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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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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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K/1 Room 104 – Big Changes!

There are some serious changes happening in the K/1 at SFC.  Room 104’s teacher Nathalie is leaving.  As challenging as this can be for our youngest kids at SFC there has been an amazing out pour of help and support from the SFC Community and specifically the parents of Room 104. Fortunately, we have a new teacher – Lauren Goss – on the way who will start
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 2/14/14

Above: Ahndy shows the heart he cut out of red paper. Today was a busy exciting day in K/1! It was the last day of Spirit Week, Pajama Day, so lots of people wore their pajamas to school. And of course it was Valentine’s Day! At the end of the day we had a Valentine’s celebration. First, we each decorated a bag to put
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