We look at one of many traditions for Thanksgiving is to watch the Macy’s Day Parade and see all of the amazing balloons and floats! We will be reading a Biography of Tony Sarg; a biography is a TRUE Nonfiction Story about someone’s life, and many times in a biography you might see a timeline.… Read More Let’s make history this year with the Thanksgiving Macy’s Day Parade!
November is the time we focus on feeling “COURAGEOUS“. What does COURAGEOUS mean? COURAGEOUS means to be making good choices, even if it is hard! It also means being brave and doing something that might scare you or make you nervous!! Ways to show being COURAGEOUS: Doing the right thing, even if others are… Read More In November, we show how Communities are Courageous!
What do you think is the most important part about being a good citizen? Being kind and helpful? Working WITH people? At William O Schaefer, we show good citizenship through our the plan shown in our Classroom Charters! On the computer, we show show digital citizenship by making good choices with our words, our searches,… Read More Let’s take a VOTE: Who will be the PRESIDENT of the Jungle?
This week we will be exploring how DOTS are a part of our world! From Braille to Morse Code, to Lite-Brite – there are so many ways that we can be creative using dots! Thanks to Peter H. Reynolds – he has written books celebrating creativity and we have enjoyed all of the Creatrilogy! We… Read More It’s Dot Week!!
What do YOU want to create, make, build, design, or invent?!?! This week is the time for you to record your creation on Ms. Nerkizian’s Flipgrid for WOS’ Virtual Maker Faire! There are a few books and also some videos of possible jobs that involve the STEAM way of thinking! STEAM stands for S =… Read More What do YOU want to create, make, build, design, or invent?!?! Creation Station = Maker Faire is THIS WEEK!
Our great friend Ms. Eyer (Library Media Specialist at TZHS) has found this AMAZING book: Emily’s Idea written by Christine Evans. This book truly reminds us: We Are All in This Together! Please look at the slideshow of how to create as many dolls as we can, just like Emily. Like sidewalk chalk and rainbow… Read More Emily’s Idea – A Little Creation Can Make a BIG Difference!
What a week of showing gratitude towards nature and all it has to offer! Earth Week! Earth Day! And today is National Arbor Day! An arbor is a garden structure on which plants and vines can grow. … In other words, the word arbor means “tree”. For National Arbor Day, Carly’s Kids Corner has so many great… Read More What a TREE-Mendous Week! Happy National Arbor Day!
We ALL miss our lives at WOS! I miss all of your faces so so much!! Ya know what I really don’t miss – THE COMPUTER SCREEN! It is easy to spend SO much time on the computer doing “online learning”, reading, face-timing with friends, but we all need a break from the screens sometimes. … Read More Happy School Library Month of 2020!! A Different Kind of School Library Month …