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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 Padlet.com).

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

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

Mrs. Hudson’s Diigo Links of the Month – January 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.

January 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cool tech tool: Wordwall

As our school district continues to roll out new and exciting technology (read more about this on the CCSD technology blog!), I am especially thrilled that teachers are getting our … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mrs. Hudson’s Diigo Links of the Month – December 2012

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.

December 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mrs. Hudson’s Diigo Links of the Month – November 2012

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.

November 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

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