Let’s explore different parts of Mexico from foods, to languages, to traditions, to comparing ways of living in Mexico to America! This connects to our Pick a Reading Partner book: Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring by Angela Cervantes! We all get to work independently today – we have so many different… Read More Connecting to the Culture of Mexico and Having Fun with our Estaciónes
March is Women’s History Month! So many amazing women have made (and are still making) a major impact in our world today! Do you know which famous woman created her own selfie? Frida Kahlo was a famous artist who was born in Mexico and lived in a home named Casa Azul – which means blue… Read More Celebrate Women’s History Month with Frida Kahlo!
This week we will be learning a bit about the culture in Mexico! Did you know that there are 10 different pyramids in Mexico? There are so many amazing things to explore in Mexico!! I mean who doesn’t love Mariachi Bands and Piñatas to be a part of a celebration! So this is your FIRST… Read More All About Mexico / Todo Sobre Mexico
Today the winner of the Caldecott Medal was announced!! Did you pick the winner???
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!
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!
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!