October 21, 2014

Ms. Tucker

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Plankhouses and a Writing Celebration

Students this week explored Chinook plankhouses. We created a storyboard in which to play out our scenarios. Students are embracing their roles and thinking like a gatherer, or like a hunter, etc. It’s been exciting to see them so immersed!… [Read More...]

Gorge Studies: Week 1

This week students took on the role of a Chinook villager. From hunter, to fisherman to basket weaver, all students have a place in our village. After studying what Chinook people wore and what tools they used, we  created our… [Read More...]

A New Year!

I love the start of a new year, with a new class. Even though many of our classmates were together last year, it’s always wonderful to welcome new friends to the mix. We’re enjoying our new classroom space and its… [Read More...]

You’re Invited!

Open House! Friday, August 22, 1:00-2:30pm  Whether you’re new to our classroom or you’re returning for a 2nd or 3rd year, I’d love to see you! Please also feel free to bring school supplies at this time. A reminder that… [Read More...]

May Catch-Up

Ali reads to her little buddy, Alex Josh and his big buddy Lucy read a book together Nick and Nathan have loved being buddies this year! Delaney runs hard for the Jog-a-Thon! Mac, Mrs. Noles and Alex enjoy the gorgeous… [Read More...]

Dates!

There is so much happening these last couple months of school! I wanted to remind you of dates and details and announce a new opportunity to come to our classroom! Music Program: Wednesday, April 30th Please have your student in… [Read More...]

EARTHQUAKE!

  Here students push together two graham crackers, moistened with water where they meet. This investigation showed us how we can see fault lines on the earth’s surface, and how new structures can form (mountains, hills). Students built solid structures… [Read More...]

Weather Investigations

Last week we investigated weather, the water cycle, and asked, “what are rainbows and clouds?” Here students make a “Cloud in a Jar” and watch their rain fall.

100 Days of School

We had a fun day celebrating 100 days of school today!

Tuesday Snapshot

Every day students rotate through English Language Arts Centers. Students journal, read to others, work on handwriting, play with words. Once a week, students take a break from these centers to create and imagine at our Imagination Station. Here they… [Read More...]