Monthly Archives: November 2013

Kindergarten Looking Closely authors

On Friday our class Skyped with Mrs. Schmidt’s kindergarten class. Her class is situated in Woodbridge and is also engaged in the Global Collaborative Looking Closely project. One of her students wrote her own Looking Closely book and posted it … Continue reading

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Our Pond then and now

We have been looking closely during our walks to our local pond. We took some photos in October and then again in early November. It is time to go again and take some photos of the snow by our pond. … Continue reading

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Counting to four

In class we have been singing along to Fiest’s song and learning how to count and add to four. Our senior kindergartens have talked about the rhyming words in the song. We have used number lines and five frames for … Continue reading

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Budding Artists

Today our young learners worked on some artwork which was inspired by Peter H. Reynolds http://www.fablevisionstudios.com/employee.php?id=1 We took photos of each student as they entered this morning. In the afternoon we learner how to draw a picture with pencil, outline … Continue reading

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Candyland

We have a new game in our classroom, Candyland. I have been meeting with students and teaching them how to play. I’ve observed many skills that are being addressed during the playing of the game. Students are using their pincher … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Our students created poppies and made a class wreath. Two of our students hung the wreath during our assembly. Our entire class recited the children’s poem titled Poppy. I was very proud of the manner in which these young learners … Continue reading

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Inquiries

In our class we have a full class inquiry running titled Looking Closely. Within the looking closely lens, we have looked at seeds, our pond, our forest and the natural environment. We will continue to compare and contrast the forest … Continue reading

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Look what happened to our pumpkin!

Do you still have your pumpkin? If so what is happening to your pumpkin?

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Pumpkin Seed Mosaics

We looked closely at our class pumpkins. We carved pumpkins and sorted the seeds from the pulp. When we opened the pie pumpkin we were very surprised. Here are the sprouts that were inside the little pumpkin. One of our … Continue reading

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