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Yearly Archives: 2020

Book Report: Brooklyn Bridge by Karen Hesse

First Name: Aya Age: 12 Book Title: Brooklyn Bridge Author: Karen Hesse Fiction Genres: Historical Fiction Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The setting of the book is Brooklyn, New York, in the summer of 1903. The children often visit Prospect Park when their babysitting […]

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Book Report: Pinkalicious and the Perfect Present

First Name: Hili Age: 9 Book Title: Pinkalicious and the perfect present Author: Victoria Kann Fiction Genres: Short Story Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The setting is Outside at a yard sale in somebody’s front yard, there’s a lot of junk sitting around, including […]

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Book Report: Fancy Nancy Hair Do’s and Dont’s by Jane O’connor

First Name: Hili Age: 9 Book Title: Fancy Nancy Hair Do’s and Dont’s Author: Jane o’connor Fiction Genres: Short Story Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The setting is Nancy’s Classroom, There are pictures of Animals, And her teacher’s name Is Miss Glass. List all […]

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Book Report: Arthur’s first Sleepover by Marc Brown

First Name: Hili Age: 9 Book Title: Arthur’s first Sleepover Author: Marc Brown Fiction Genres: Short Story Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The setting is in Arthur’s backyard, There are sheets hanging up to dry and a big tent set up for the sleepover. […]

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Naturalist Report: Wild Grapevine

First Name: Aaron Age: 6 Specimen or Artifact Name: Wild Grapevine Where did you find it?: Thaddeus S. “Ted” Lechowicz Woods Write a paragraph about your item. Some ideas of information to include are: Is it old or new? What species is it from or what is its classification? Why is it important? What is […]

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Book Report: Arthur’s Underwear by Marc Brown

First Name: Hili Age: 8 Book Title: Arthur’s Underwear Author: Marc Brown Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The setting is Arthurs School. List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.: Arthur: is funny. […]

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Snowflakes

The class started off with a reading of The Mitten. Afterwards, the children made decorative snowflakes out of coffee filters which were beautifully colored with watercolor paint.

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Yearbook Portraits

              This week Jeff brought in a bunch of cool equipment so the Photons could experiment with lighting and take portraits for the yearbook.

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Math Art

Today, we made spirolateral math art. I can’t quite put into words what that means, but find an Electron and they should be able to show you! We used multiplication, skip counting, graphing and patterning in our art.

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Peer Reviews

We continued peer revision, with everyone offering feedback to three more of our young authors. Six more muons need to share and gather feedback, maybe two more classes? Then we will spend some time writing new and improved 2nd drafts!

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