Today Grade 1 visited Chobar Gorge and Taudaha Lake on a Nepali Studies field trip about their unit on "Legends of the Kathmandu Valley." Students saw where the water was drained (according to legend) from a large lake and made to flow to the South, creating...

Grade 1 was pleased to celebrate their hard work in reading by sharing audiobooks that we created with the P1 class and our G5 reading buddies! Each student in our class practiced reading a book from his/her book basket to record as an audiobook. Students worked...

 In reading this week, each student recorded an audiobook to share with the P1 students. We practiced using all our tools to solve tricky parts quickly and reading with fluency and expression. We look forward to sharing our audiobooks with P1 on Monday! Parents can...

We really enjoyed our visit from author John Coy this week! Students learned a lot about the book publishing process and heard many of his books read aloud. We got to listen to "Vroomaloom Zoom," "Their Great Gift," and "Two Old Potatoes and Me" on...

Grade 2 had a packed house!   This Wednesday we celebrated finishing our non-fiction reading unit by inviting people to the class to “learn from the experts”. Over the past several weeks, Grade 2 students have been working with a partner and reading many books on the...

Grade 2 had a packed house!   This Wednesday we celebrated finishing our non-fiction reading unit by inviting people to the class to “learn from the experts”. Over the past several weeks, Grade 2 students have been working with a partner and reading many books on the...

This week in reading, students learned more strategies for understanding their reading. We practiced making movies in our minds, keeping track of who is speaking, and what to do if you don't understand a word. In writing, students worked to revise sentences in his/her book review...

This morning the Elementary School celebrated the 2018 Winter Olympics at our Fabulous Friday assembly! Grade 1 did an awesome job reading a poem called "Salute to the Olympics." Grade 4 shared profiles of different olympic athletes who are competing in PyeongChang. Mr. Craig also showed...

This week in reading, students focused on rereading to be sure to understand what is happening in the book and practiced talking to a partner about what might happen next. Over the mini-break, ask your student to teach you the "This Just In" game! In writing, we wrapped...