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To celebrate National Poetry Month in April and prepare for our annual Poetry Picnic, we’ve been writing a LOT of poems in the library! Visit this post for a link to our digital showcase.

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mrs. Moore’s 1st Grade Class – “I am From…” Poems

The library isn’t the only place our Tree Frogs have been writing poems lately–many teachers have been doing poetry activities in their classrooms, too! Mrs. Moore’s 1st grade students each wrote an “I Am From” poem to share about their families, homes, and things that they love.

May 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shape Poems by PreK and Kindergarten

Our PreK and Kindergarten classes explored a variety of shape poem examples before creating their own collaborative concrete poems using Tagxedo!

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kindergarten and 1st Grade Opposite Poems

Our kindergarten and 1st grade students used their knowledge of word relationships to write opposite poems using ReadWriteThink’s diamante generator.

April 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Kicking off National Poetry Month with 1st grade’s acrostic poems

Last week, our 1st grade classes wrote their first poems of the season with the help of ReadWriteThink’s acrostic poem generator (and some organizational assistance from

April 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Mrs. Hudson’s Diigo Links of the Month – February/March 2013

A monthly-ish rundown of what Mrs. Hudson’s been reading and learning about lately on the web. Follow the links to articles, graphics, educational tools, and other fun stuff.

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Did you do anything fun to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 109th birthday?

Our Tree Frogs sure did!

Wacky socks, silly hats, cozy pajamas, guest readers, star stickers, and digital storytelling were just some of the ways we enjoyed Read Across America Day!

March 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

New projectors are being installed in the library!

I’ll look forward to trying out these new gizmos in the morning….

February 11, 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

100 Things We LOVE to Learn About!

A Google Presentation written and illustrated by our PreK & Kindergarten Tree Frogs for the 100th day of school!

January 25, 2013 · 2 Comments


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