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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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Teacher Nathalie’s Kinder – SF Symphony Field Trip

On Friday January 24 the kindergarten, first grade and second grade kids all went to the San Francisco Symphony for a special concert event.  The goal of this field trip was to show the kids what the symphony is about.  It all started with a ride on a big yellow school bus.  The kids were jumping up and down when the bus arrived.  Everyone was so
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 1/24/14

Above: Miranda and Isalena at work making felt faces Today at Choice Time we were busy with a lot of creative building. This was a group effort; it’s Plants vs. Zombies Minecraft: Another group effort was a castle built of MagnaTiles: At the art tables, we continued making felt faces. Many of us made faces showing the characters we are writing about. Each felt
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 1/17/14

Above: This is Ingrid’s character, Rosi the cat. In math we’re working with addition and subtraction. Some people use number lines to help their work. For example, if your problem is “7 + 8” you put your pencil at the 7 and then move to the right 8 times until you reach the answer. Other people work with small plastic bears as counting tokens.
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 1/10/14

Above: Ben’s spectacular Lincoln Log house. “It’s just an ordinary big house, it’s not a castle or a fortress.” Today at Choice Time we continued making snowflakes as our art project. Margot made very precise cuts for her snowflake: Naomi shows her snowflake: Ingrid’s snowflakes, she added extra white paper at the bottom to show the snow on the ground: Ahndy’s proud of his
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Teacher Nobie’s K/1 Class, 12/20/13

Above: Reading the introduction to our project, My Amazing Body! at Project Open House Wow, it’s been another exciting week in class. Our project finished this week and we presented our work at Project Open House on Thursday night. We started with the whole group reading an introduction to our project. Then each student came up to read a piece that they had written
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