There are so many different favorite traditions this time of year – and so we are grateful for traditions, recipes, people in our lives, not only for Thanksgiving but each and every day can we show gratitude!! If you are curious to learn more about cultures and their traditions, or languages and how people communicate,… Read More What are you GRATEFUL for this season?
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?
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?
October is the time we focus on feeling “INCLUSIVE“. What does INCLUSIVE mean? INCLUSIVE means to be including of others!! Ways to show being INCLUSIVE: Always remember to BE yourself and to appreciate others for who they are!! Include everyone – maybe make a new friend or ask someone new to play with you!!… Read More In October, we show how Communities are Inclusive!
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!
For our youngest learners, we have so many ways to give our children the chance to learn about ways to choose friendship, to choose kindness, to choose fairness, to choose love through incredible literature, special books and spending time together. Kids, TOGETHER WE CAN! Click on a book title or video below to listen, watch,… Read More Together We Can!
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!