Posts Tagged: 2nd grade

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Acting out
January 19, 2012
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Nothing puts Life Skills to the test like an elementary class performance. Kids have to practice responsibility, flexibility, problem-solving, and integrity – all within 30 minutes. And they have to do it in front of an audience. On Wednesday, 2nd graders demonstrated their mastery of these Life Skills with a presentation of Aesop’s Fables, which […]
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Smooth like butter
December 15, 2011
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You may not typically associate butter with high drama, but in Sarah Simon’s 2nd grade class, drama, butter, and honey seem to go hand-in-hand. Drama #1: the disappearance of honey bees. This is what prompted the class to undertake a honey butter-making endeavor. They were sitting in their morning meeting not long ago when one […]
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On Food and Thanks
November 22, 2011
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If I had to choose between eating pumpkin pie and attending the elementary students’ Thanksgiving All School Meeting, the All School Meeting would win hands-down. Today was my lucky day. I went to the meeting, then 3rd grade teacher Melanie Benefiel shared her pie. Double happiness. All School meetings at the elementary campus bring every […]