Crystals and construction

Hi Families, Thank you to everyone for meeting with me this week. I enjoy the chance to hear your insights and share a picture of your child at school. I also find that as I do the formal assessments and write the narratives for each child it helps me focus my teaching. Theme: Weather The colder weather has allowed us to do some very close observations of frost. Why does frost follow the veins of a leaf? Why does it linger in certain parts of our school yard and melt in others? What sorts of patterns and crystal do we see? This week we almost finished our water droplet stories. I let the children dictate their stories because I wanted some of the richness of their language to be preserved. T

Water droplets

Hi Families! I'm looking forward to meeting with each of you on Monday. We'll talk about your child's progress academically, socially, and emotionally at school. It's a chance for you to share observations from home and ask any questions. When I first started teaching, I was very nervous about parent-teacher conferences, and then I went through my first round. It was truly satisfying. One of the gifts of a small class is that I know your children's school selves pretty well. Our Theme: Weather We worked on making water droplet stories this week. All of our practice with our puppet water droplets has helped everyone have ideas about where water can be in the world. We made circle books for ou

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