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!
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?
Is it TRUE that Halloween is on October 31st? Are witches REAL? Are scarecrows really scary – or is that FICTION? Do you like to read about TOPICS that are REAL or a STORY with CHARACTERS? Let’s talk about NONFICTION and FICTION and what is the difference! If you want to hear Ms. Zatarga explain… Read More Library: It’s a FACT that Halloween is Coming!!
Global Read Aloud is celebrated starting October 5th and the book chosen this year is Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal! As the theme of the month of October is Communities are Inclusive – we know that everyone has a story! In this beautiful book, Alma finds out the true story… Read More Happy Global Read Aloud! What’s Your Name – Where Did It Come From?
This week we started with International Peace Day on September 21st!! We are discussing ways to bring our minds, our bodies, and our breath back to a peaceful state. “I am at peace when I am reading” said a student from Ms. Sommers’s class – and a lot of us feel this way, especially Ms.… Read More Peace & Parr: Be Who You Are!
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!!
September 8, 2020: Welcome Back to the Library! Click on an image – it will take you on an adventure or lead you to a place to listen to a read aloud! Find the little yellow speaker and you can hear Ms. Zatarga telling you about all of the fun places to go in this… Read More Welcome Back to the WOS Library!!
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!