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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 5/23/14

Above: Our scrap pile of materials! It’s been an exciting week in Room 102! We’ve been doing lots more work on our spring project, “Vertebrates All Around”. We worked as a class on our bulletin boards to illustrate animals in their habitats. Bats have been very popular in our class, here is a flock of bats coming out of their cave: A group of
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Ms. Lauren’s Kinder – Soccer!

  On Tuesday May 20th the kids from Ms. Lauren’s Kinder played a friendly game of soccer against their principal Nora.  This game was an auction item that was up for sale at SFC’s 2nd Annual Pie Social and Auction.  The item stated, “the lucky winner of this item will get to organize their own soccer team for the privilege of playing a match
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 5/16/14

Above: Getting packed up at the end of the day We’ve been working hard on our Animal Project this quarter. Everyone in class has picked an animal to focus on. Today we were making sketches of our animal’s habitat. How do we determine what is our animal’s habitat? Where does the animal sleep or rest, spend its waking hours, and what does it eat
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 5/9/14

Above: Camilo’s Magna-Tile outline Today at Choice Time we finished making windsocks. Derick and Nathaniel at work: Ahndy shows his finished windsock: Iisis finished hers right at the end: Our Choice Time was a little shorter than usual today because we had a presentation by Edventure More. They were originally going to come see us in the morning, and then had to reschedule for
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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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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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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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Ms. Lauren’s Kindergarten Room 104

Room 104 has been through a lot of changes this year.  Ms. Lauren has stepped in and in just under a couple months, the students are in a new routine learning and growing.  She has brought a different twist to the kids usual day.  In stead of doing a longer “work shop” in their reading, writing and math the kids are now broken into smaller groups
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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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