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Happy Halloween!

We had some spooky fun in the library this week! Pre-K, kindergarten, and 1st grade read Inside a House That Is Haunted by Alyssa Capucilli, The Spooky Wheels on the … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ms. Tobie visits kindergarten: Too many tamales (or maybe just enough!)

If the kids’ excitement about this lesson was any indication, I’d say Ms. Tobie’s second visit was a smashing success, full of sensory experiences–seeing the ingredients and the story’s illustrations; hearing seeds shaking in the dried chiles; feeling the papery corn husks, leathery chiles, and sticky masa dough; and of course getting to smell and taste those steaming, spicy tamales for themselves.

March 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

A celebration of love: PreK & Kindergarten create digital valentines!

Want to create your own heart-shaped writing for Valentine’s Day? Read this post to learn how our PreK and kindergarten students made these beautiful whole-class valentines to share about the people they love.

February 8, 2013 · 3 Comments

Six more weeks of winter, or an early spring?

To celebrate Groundhog Day in the library last week, our PreK through 3rd grade students enjoyed some holiday fun integrated with narrative, informational, and persuasive reading and writing activities.

February 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Honoring our Veterans

Today, November 11th, is Veterans Day, a national holiday honoring those who have served and are still serving in all branches of the United States Armed Forces. During class library … Continue reading

November 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

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