Happy National Outdoors Month!! Remembering Eric Carle who LOVED Nature too!

The month of June is such a beautiful month – weather is getting nicer – so much fun to be had in the Great Outdoors!!  This month is National Great Outdoors Month and one way of many to celebrate is to write poems about nature, about outdoor fun activities, about friends – you can write… Read More Happy National Outdoors Month!! Remembering Eric Carle who LOVED Nature too!

Connecting to the Culture of Mexico and Having Fun with our Estaciónes

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

Let’s make history this year with the Thanksgiving Macy’s Day Parade!

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!

In November, we show how Communities are Courageous!

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!