Archives for Specialist Classes

Moving to the Music

Here are the Ravenclaws doing a South African dance. They created all of the formations and are proud to show their musicality! Read full article »

Rainbow Flowers

A few months ago we created an idea to make flowers with Ms. Hartley in our art class. We were inspired by a photo we saw of flowers covering a ceiling. We decided to make the flowers out of many materials and make it into any size or shape. We put our flowers hanging down upon our reading corner. A Read full article »

Literacy

Literacy this year will involve: Thinking like an author, book clubs, genre studies, creating or maintaining a passion for reading, reading responses, developing effective communication skills, planning presentations, using appropriate resources, developing interesting vocabulary, enriching voice, finding purpose within reading and writing, and integrating IT skills.

Numeracy

Numeracy this year will revolve around: Core concepts from Investigations and Erma Andersen, Marcy Cook critical thinking and exploratory games, inquiry-based projects and integrating IT skills.

Units of Inquiry

Our units this year will include: Learning to Learn Together: Creating a Classroom Community, Media Literacy, Migration, Child Rights and Thinking Like a Scientist.