Monthly Archives: October 2013

Looking Closely at the Forest

In our class we have read a series of books by Frank Serafini titled Looking Closely. We have gone for walks and looked closely in our schoolyard and by our pond. Today we took a bus to a local forest … Continue reading

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Patterns are everywhere!

“I am wearing a pattern!” Today we looked at our clothing and identified patterns on our clothes. Our senior Kindergarten students works in partners to design new t-shirt patterns. You can help at home by pointing out patterns in your … Continue reading

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Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf

We finger painted again today. I’m sure you are able to tell by looking at your child’s finger nails or clothing. I even saw a steak of orange paint in someone’s hair! Finger painting enwbles students to learn about mixing … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

In this week’s newsletter I provided an outline of how our students created observational paintings of ornamental corn using Q-Tips. Here is the colour version of their work. I hope each child was able to deliver their card.

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http://letsfindout.scholastic.com/issues/10_03_13/book#/2 Our class learned about fire safety while reading and rereading this Shared Reading text titled It Takes Teamwork! We looked at the pictures and talked about ways to get out of the house safely in the event of a … Continue reading

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Sorting

This month we have been consolidating our sorting skills. Some students are learning how to sort by one attribute (colour) while others are able to sort by two attributes. (Size and shape). Many students are able to sort and then … Continue reading

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Library books and picture day

The book fair is now set up in the library and it will be open on ¬†Thursday night during our Meet the staff event. One group of students were in the library when the book fair shelves arrived, so they … Continue reading

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