During our library time this week, Ms. Somerville's Grade 10 English class prepared some poetry centers for Grade 1 as an extension of Poetry Month. Students worked in pairs to write rhyming poems about outdoor activities and practiced reading "poems for two voices" about insects....

Thank you to families who came to school last Saturday for the Music Showcase! It was wonderful to see all the students perform and show off their musical talent! Check out our class website for photos. Students learned to compare and contrast books and group books based...

I hope everyone got a chance to see the awesome Music Showcase performances this weekend! The G1 students showed off their musical talents in songs like "Sakura," "Shake It Off," and "You Are My Sunshine" under the wonderful direction of Miss Iris. What a fun...

As readers this week, students focused on looking for the lesson in a story and to keep it with them to use in their own lives. We also met with our G5 reading buddies on Wednesday to wrap up Poetry Month. Students shared several poems with...

On Wednesday, G1 met with our G5 reading buddies to wrap up Poetry Month. Our class shared poems from our poetry notebook and G5 students helped us write poems with different rhyme schemes. We had fun coming up with rhyming words about our favorite animals...

Here are some photos from the Music Showcase rehearsal. Grade 1 especially is looking and sounding phenomenal! Looking forward to seeing everyone Friday and Saturday for the performance! [envira-gallery id="1228"]...

In reading this week, students learned to reread to notice more about a character by looking at the pictures and the words. We used what we learned to really "become" our characters and make our voices match their feelings as we read. Students learned how to...

Today we celebrated the end of ASA Season 3 with demonstrations from many of the activity groups. The assembly kicked off with a song from the whole elementary school, including G1 solos! Then we saw some reader's theater, aikido, guitar, break dancing, piano, hand drums,...

This week in reading, students learned to connect parts of the story together when rereading. We also began a new shared reading book, Mr. Putter & Tabby Drop the Ball, in which our goal is to learn all we can about the characters. Students worked on showing, not...

This morning author Ammi-Joan Paquette visited us! This was her second visit to Lincoln School. Joan talked to us about her writing process, getting ideas for books, and how she became an author. She told us more about her first published book, "The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking...