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Throwback from Ms. Eyer’s Library Critical Thinking Challenges: Then and Now

Realtor, John Patrick Schutz writes ” Harvesting of ice for storage purposes and meal enhancement at restaurants began commercially in the USA in 1805 and demand skyrocketed as modern convenience and the middle class both expanded to become part of the everyday life of the young USA. The ice was stored in three ice houses, […]

Only One

Only One

Is it possible to put math and reading together in a meaningful way and have fun doing it? You bet it is! This week Mrs. Kuhn, Mrs. Schaefer and Mrs. Bolte’s  students will read, Only One by Marc Harshman. This book is centered around a county fair and features inspiring, delightful illustrations that show how single things can […]

Callling All Photographs: Then and Now

Dear Families, Second grade students are about to embark on a Social Studies unit titled, “Then and Now”. Students will examine, recognize and identify patterns of continuity and change in communities as well as ask geographic questions about where places are located and why. In order to ask students to effectively research the history of […]

Novel Games: MatchSticks

Novel Games: MatchSticks

Challenge yourself with this game of MatchSticks! The rules of Matchsticks seem very easy, but the puzzles can be much more complicated than you have thought! Your goal in this game is to take away a required number of matches so as to form the required quantity of squares. When the game starts, 9 small […]

Winter Writer’s Celebration

Winter Writer's Celebration

Mrs. Yelin’s and Mrs. Narciso’s first grade classes have been working hard with all types of writing: personal narrative, small moments and nonfiction how-to! A classroom celebration will be held On December 22nd Students will share their writing piece, make a small winter craft and have a yummy snack. The student “How-To” publications were turned […]

Proposition or Opposition

Proposition or Opposition

The  recent monthly challenge, research a bird of your choice, has ignited the conversation of animal sanctuaries, conversations and zoos. When visiting the library this week, second grade students will post a proposition OR opposition response to the statement: Resolution: Zoos Provide Educational Opportunities. You must use evidence from the articles and videos provided on this page to support your position. Remember […]

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