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A Logic Puzzle is a Problem

A Logic Puzzle is a Problem

The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca This story is a biography, B GRA, about how Temple Grandin shows her perseverance and how she thinks differently, how her thoughts are in pictures. It is that same ability to think in pictures that led her to solve a real-life problem. […]

Arthur’s Tooth by Marc Brown

Arthur's Tooth by Marc Brown

Arthur’s Tooth by Marc Brown Arthur’s whole class has started losing their teeth-but not Arthur. His loose tooth wiggles but won’t come out. Everyone seems to think they have the best solution. But none of their ideas work! What is a toothbrush? The toothbrush is an oral hygiene instrument used to clean the teeth, gums, and tongue. […]

March Challenge: Dinner Party

Judy Chicago created a three-dimensional artwork titled, The Dinner Party. This art represents thirty-nine place settings of famous historical women. From Sojourner Truth to Susan B. Anthony, each woman has a unique place-setting that includes a hand-painted china plate, ceramic flatware and chalice, and a napkin with an embroidered gold edge. In honor of Women’s […]

February Heart Challenge

February Heart Challenge

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Pull out your scissors and create an adorable heart animal for this year’s Valentine’s Day Challenge! Build your animal from hearts! Your animal creation should include as many hearts as possible!  Use hearts for your  animals’ ears, toes, tails, etc….. And do not forget the cute Valentine’s Day […]

What is a Magic Square?

What is a Magic Square?

The Magic Square Puzzle!  An excellent way to build math and critical thing skills. The puzzles are believed to have been discovered in China about 4000 years ago. In a Magic Square, every row, column and diagonal all add up to make the same total. In a traditional 3 by 3 magic square, the digits 1 […]

How to Catch a Star

First, we will read, How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers. Next, students will break out to tables. Then, optimistic students will follow easypeasyandfun step-by-step directions and learn “How To Draw A Star”. Finally, students will burst with pride and share their accomplishement with every one! Congratulations you have just learned how to draw […]

Share a Coke with a Book Character!

Share a Coke with a Book Character!

An ice-cold Coke tastes best when shared together with friends, family and even strangers! That is the message behind the 2018 version of the “Share a Coke” campaign…I am sure you saw the advertisments! This campagian has been running for five consecutive summers.  Today, it is your turn to create your own “Share A Coke!” Which […]

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