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
Happy Rockland Read In Day!! If you are looking for some books to listen to, here are some fun libraries for you to check out – so many books that you can choose from! They are PERFECT for this time of year (and any other time that you want to listen too)!! 😊 🎊 💌… Read More Happy Rockland Read In Day!!
During the cold winter seasons, each culture has their own way to spread light and bring smiles (and sometimes even gifts) to people’s faces. Well, think about that when you are lighting your Menorah, or your Christmas Tree, or your Diyas – or maybe when you go to church or synagogue or just in your… Read More Be the LIGHT this holiday 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!
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?
This week we will be exploring how DOTS are a part of our world! From Braille to Morse Code, to Lite-Brite – there are so many ways that we can be creative using dots! Thanks to Peter H. Reynolds – he has written books celebrating creativity and we have enjoyed all of the Creatrilogy! We… Read More It’s Dot Week!!
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!