October 20, 2017

Ms. Tucker

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A Day in K/1 May Include…

Reading narrative “small moments” to a writing partner! Participating in Word Choice Time! Painting a spawning salmon! Reading to a parent volunteer!

Adventures in Math

Constructing, designing, and measuring oh my! Students have been exploring numbers these past several weeks. We’re building our number sense through flash cards and fact practice. We’ve been skip-counting by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s to 50 or 100, forward and… [Read More…]

Naturalists Inside and Outside the Classroom

We are naturalists! Our Artist in Residence, Diane Jacobs, teaches students how to mix colors as they water color their salamanders, snakes and turtles. Students visited Wildwood Recreation Site this week, hunting salmon and wildlife. We saw salmon fry, a… [Read More…]

First Days

Our class is settling into the year, getting to know one another, and learning routines. We’ve been exploring our classroom, our school, and our outdoor classroom. We’ve started classroom meetings, to help each other brainstorm problem-solving. We’ve been building our… [Read More…]

May Days

We took a wonderful, wet trip to Gorge sites we’ve learned about this year: Women’s Forum, Vista House and Crown Point, Bridal Veil and Latourell Falls. Thanks to chaperones for being troopers on our wettest field trip in recent memory!… [Read More…]

Spring Fun!

Our friends at ECO took us outdoors this month to zoom in on nature. These magnifying glasses gave us a top and bottom view of small things. Our first Friday school day became an art day. We explored art projects… [Read More…]

April Showers

Students are weather explorers! Here we used water, shaving cream and food coloring to simulate a rain cloud: Mrs. Chiu led us in an art project where students drew umbrellas and painted rain. These are displayed outside our classroom!

March Slideshow

Last Thursday, students planted trees at Thousand Acres, followed by a hike. What a beautiful sunny day we got, but there were still enough puddles to make for some fun! Getting our directions on where and how to plant our… [Read More…]

Ice Dam Challenge and Author Visit

Students were challenged to build an ice dam (marshmallows and frosting) strong enough to withstand a pool of water (blue jello). They worked in groups of 3 to construct their walls, and then took them outside to flood them. The… [Read More…]

Hibernation Day & Diorama Museum

Friday was a double-whammy of fun, between our Hibernating/Reading Day and our Diorama Museum. Thanks to those of you who worked hard to complete a diorama, and those of you who were able to come view them. They turned out… [Read More…]