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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 5/2/14

Above: Nathaniel laid out on the floor and had his friends make a Magna-Tile outline around him. This week’s art project, inspired by our lovely warm weather, is windsock. What is a windsock? It’s a decoration designed to be hung up, that sways when the wind blows. It’s sort of like a visual wind chime. Our windsocks were made this way: Take a toilet
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SFC Runs for Recess

Above: part of the SFC team running the 5K SFC staff, students, and families participated in the Playworks Run for Recess event on Sunday, 4/27/14. It was a foggy, drizzling morning, but the event had a big turnout to raise funds for our beloved Playworks program. The event started at 8am at the bandshell on the Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park. There were
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 4/25/14

Above: What does it mean to be a reptile or fish? Our spring project is about animals, so we’ve been learning about the different types of animals. What does it mean to be an amphibian? A souvenir from our trip to the California Academy of Sciences: Lots of building at Choice Time today! Here’s Derick’s block creation: And here’s Adrian’s: Meanwhile, over in Magna
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Photos of SFC families enjoying good food and good company at Tacolicious. Through Tacolicious’ generosity, 15% of proceeds every Monday in April go to SFC. We’ve got one Monday left, so come join us on April 28th!

Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 4/18/14

Above: Isalena is writing about cats and dogs. You can also see some of Margot’s writing about birds. Today during Writing Workshop we wrote about animals. When we were done, we had the opportunity to read our work aloud. After that we moved on to Math. Some people had a worksheet with several steps: 1) count the items in each rectangle and write the
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 3/28/14

Above: Ben made a fierce warrior out of pattern blocks Today our energy level was really high because everyone was excited about Spring Break. At the art table we continued making masks: Adrian shows his mask: Christopher made a Spiderman mask: Ahndy’s mask: Camilo is coloring his mask: Justin shows the Catwoman mask he made for his sister:We had some students visiting from Ms.
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 3/21/14

Above: Hard at work with math! This afternoon we were working with math. Some people prefer to work at their group table and work with a friend: And some people prefer to work by themselves on the rug to focus more:Ben and Camilo finished early, so they are playing a card game. Each person flips over a card and compares the total value of
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 3/14/14

Above: Ingrid shows her postcard. Today at Choice Time, Ben is eager to show his new pattern block design: Forts were made: Naomi and Jocelyn used the magnet shapes to make new creatures:At the art table, we made postcards to send to children that got placed at SFC for next year, welcoming them to our school. Happy Pi Day and have a great weekend
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 3/7/14

Above: Jacob laid down on the floor while his friends laid Magna Tiles around him This afternoon we were doing math work after lunch. Jocelyn has identified the number of dots in each rectangle, now she’s going to cut them apart and paste them in order: After we were done with our worksheets, we could move on to play some math games. Ahndy is working
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 2/28/14

Above: Ingrid shows her paper quilt square. “It’s our class carpet!” In today’s circle after lunch recess, Teacher Nobie reminded us of the importance of focusing on our work. We’ve had a lot of visitors to our class this week, and some of us have done a great job of staying focused on our task and not being distracted, but others have had more
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