What a wonderful week we had leading up to our Spring Break! We spent more time in the forest which is always a wonderful this. As the weather continues to improve we will continue to increase our time outside.
During our ELA block, this week students engaged in a forest egg hunt, searching for sight words, nouns, as well as metaphors and similies. Even with the bright orange and pink eggs, the forest proved to be a fantastic hiding place. Students also completed forest journals each morning when in the woods. It was wonderful to see just how much their descriptive writing has improved since the beginning of the school year. I hope you take a moment to read through your child's work when they bring it home on Monday.
During our Math time, students completed a fraction pizza project. It was wonderful to see everyone's creative side come out when building their unique pizzas. Students worked with fractions to build their pizzas, customizing toppings according to the fractions they choose. At the end of the week, each student presented their pizza creation to the class. As students have more opportunities for public speaking, they are proving to be more confident in themselves and the material they present. Thank you to everyone who helped their child with their homework this week. I could tell how invested they were in their project as a result. Hopefully, you were able to see your child's finish project they brought home last Friday. I know a few kiddos were hoping to get real pizza for all of their hard work.
With the temperatures continuing to climb, students are more eager to get back to the brook while continuing to play in the field. It is certainly tick season again so be sure to spray your kiddo before they head off to school. Wearing tall socks, tight pants, and hair tied-up are all great preventative measures to keep the ticks away. Daily tick checks at home are strongly recommended.
Here are some pictures from the week:
|ELA egg hunt|
|Spanish class was held in the forest this week|
|Although our maple season is over, some of our trees were still running hard last week!|
|Adding the sauce!|
|On Wednesdays, we were pink in support of Mrs. West's battle against breast cancer!|
|Pizza presentations to the class|