Amy Cooper’s kindergarten class has been learning all the Bethesda Dragon Traits so they will have a safe and successful year of learning. They are all enjoying being scientist using their 5 senses to investigate. They have been building stamina by reading to their self while increasing their time of reading. Her students especially enjoy getting to walk to the Bethesda Library once a month to check out more reading materials for the classroom.
Kirsten Peck’s third grade is learning about continents and oceans. This week they will label a map including important items such as: a compass rose, cardinal and intermediate directions, symbols, scale, map key, latitude and longitude, the Equator, Northern and Southern Hemispheres and many more. It’s exciting to know where we live in our world!
Judy Welch’s 5th graders are excited about reading! Students are reading a realistic fiction novel, Frindle. They are enjoying opportunities to read independently from books they have selected for their book boxes, partner reading, and working collaboratively in small groups for word work.
Jill Moore and Richard Herzog’s Physical Education classes just finished Crab Soccer and are starting Fitness Testing with grades 4th and 2nd.
Shelly Bosarge’s fourth grade students are learning about the interaction of living things in their environment. They are gathering information that will help them understand what is observed when the critters arrive. There will be millipedes, Dwarf African frogs, and fiddler crabs in the classroom soon. These animals will be adopted by students when the unit of study is completed.
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