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  • Interviewing Community Members

    Posted by Elizabeth Bradeen on 11/21/2018

    What is school, and why are schools important was our guiding question in Expedition this term.

    Inga Bender

    Inga brought some of her things she used when she was in school and the students loved seeing her slate and school bell.

    Ellen Burke

    Ellen went to school in Hawaii and went to school in a very large community.

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  • Place Value

    Posted by Elizabeth Bradeen on 11/21/2018

    Build It, Draw It!

    Students used base ten blocks to help them work on place value.

    Working together and checking our thinking is important!

     

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  • Fossil Hunting

    Posted by Elizabeth Bradeen on 11/7/2018

    Fossil Expert

    Stone Rose fossil expert explaining the different types of fossils.

    Stone Rose Fossil Site

    Students were so excited to go look for fossils!

    Working together to find fossils.

    Students used Habit 4: Think Win-Win and worked together as a team to look for fossils and break apart rocks with their tools.

     

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  • Schools From Around the World

    Posted by Elizabeth Bradeen on 10/17/2018

    Students are discussing and writing about the similarities and the differences between our school with schools around the world.

    Comparing and contrasting our school with schools around the world

    I can build on others' ideas while participating in a collaborative conversation about how schools are different.

    Building on others' ideas

    Students are sharing ideas and working together to use evidence from their text.

    Sharing ideas and working together

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  • Mathematicians at Work

    Posted by Elizabeth Bradeen on 10/5/2018

    Explaining their thinking

     

    Students first grapple with a difficult math problem to work on perserverance and learn their own strategies.

     

    Then students share their thinking with a partner.

     

    Sharing their thinking

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  • Helping Our Community

    Posted by Elizabeth Bradeen on 10/4/2018

    Assembly line of volunteers

     

    Students work together to form an assembly line to fill the goodie bags for the Balls and Chains Fundraiser.  In our Expedition work we have been exploring how school is an important place to learn about ways to make our community a better place.

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  • ADVENTURE!

    Posted by Elizabeth Bradeen on 10/3/2018

    Drawing the scenery

     

    Students are working on drawing the scenery and taking it all in. We live in a beautiful place!

     

    Bike Ride

     

    This adventure students went on a bike ride out in the country.

     

    Hiking Trails

     

    Students also got to hike some trails and experience to great outdoors!

     

     

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  • Working on Being Proactive!

    Posted by Elizabeth Bradeen on 10/3/2018

    Mrs. McKern

     

    Mrs. McKern came to our classroom and read aloud Soda Pop Head to the class. This book gave students strategies for what to do when they get frustrated and how they can calm themselves down.

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  • Spelling

    Posted by Elizabeth Bradeen on 9/19/2018

    Practicing spelling

    Practicing Spelling

    Practicing Spelling

    Practicing Spelling

     

    Practicing spelling words with 'ai' and 'ay'.

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  • Think-Pair-Share

    Posted by Elizabeth Bradeen on 9/19/2018

    Thinking hard

     

    Do work that is hard and makes your brain think in new ways.

    Pinky Partner Up

    Finding partners can be fun!

    Knee-to-knee sharing

    Sharing ideas and hearing new ideas!

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