Friday, March 9, 2018

Finishing February - onto March - a VERY busy few weeks!

Hi everyone!
Check out the photo essay to see all of the good work we have been up to over the last few weeks!

February 26th
we finished painting the glaze on our penguins statues

We created our own penguin math problems!

 February 27th
First Grade Concert!

Backstage action!

Penguin Art!

Story problems -we solved each other's problems!

 March 1st

We shared our final penguin books with our reading buddies

Then we shared them with our parents and special adults!

 March 2 -Last Day of Lunar New Year
We were lucky enough to have the district Mandarin Immersion Teacher Leader visit the class to teach us some Chinese and some wonderful information about the Lunar New year.

We have had a wonderful, fun Filled few weeks....thanks for all of the support from home.  The penguin unit was quite a success! Now...onto rocks...time to understand what our world is built upon!

Friday, February 16, 2018

Valentine"s Day, Field Trip, 100s day...whew

Hi everyone! This week was packed full of action - check out the photos below for a glimpse into our busy week!
First we got a glimpse of out wonderful auction project - thank you Eggers family for all your hard work!

 Monday, we measured, drew, and painted life size penguins!

 On Wednesday, we created Valentine boxes

 Then we got on the bus for a ride to the are a few kids who had their first bus ride!

 Pete the Cat was great!
 When we returned, Valentine delivery!  and candy eating...

 Back on Tuesday, we wrote ideas to help others learn about penguins...

On 100's day, we began with a scavenger hunt to find all 100 Hershey Kisses...then we figured out how to divide 100 by 24 so we could eat the kisses!

 We wrote 100's charts

 We made necklaces out of 100 pieces of cereal.

 Then we had a Kona Shave Ice party - thank you Rebecca!

Whew...a very busy week - thanks for all of the support from home and have a great 3 day weekend!