Two weeks ago we began our music residency- United We Sing with Ms. Rosie. The children are leaning new songs each week. For example- The Grand Old Duke of York, Pavo Pavo (Spanish song) and Frere Jacques (French Song) with each song the children incorporate different body movements. Ms. Rosie is also teaching the childrenContinue reading “Music with Ms. Rosie”
Author Archives: Kerry Calamari
Kindergarten and First Grade Writing
Students in kindergarten and first grade have begun a new writing unit. Kindergarten just published How-To books and are now moving on to Opinion writing. In this unit the students will focus on how to solve problems within the classroom, the school and their neighborhood. Students will think of problems they see in the classroom,Continue reading “Kindergarten and First Grade Writing”
Week of January 16, 2023
What’s the weather? This month your child started a new unit in project time. We began exploring weather. We have been having discussions on the definition of weather and temperature and how we can tell the difference. We also began exploring the different types of clouds, cumulus, cirrus and strata.
We have been busy in 2022! In our class we have had many celebrations like, Hispanic Heritage Month. We also explored different holidays that families might celebrate in December(Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanza) we won the holiday door decorating contest. (We have to vote on a pizza party or extra recess time) In Kindergarten (writing) studentsContinue reading
Week of October 3, 2022
Fist graders are learning to build good reading habits and use different strategies to help them become stronger readers. Kindergarten is continuing to build foundational skills such as concepts of print, phonics and phonemic awareness.