This week, first and second graders completed a word study review, wrote in memory books, and enjoyed quiet reading. Children developed unique and beautiful illustrations for this week's poem about making change in the world "with my own two hands." The repetition in this poem was very much enjoyed as many children recited these lines. Children also did some more hard work on our long term writing project, memoirs. These longer stories have given children the opportunity to experience planning writing, developing several drafts, and editing their work.

In Math, we played a new game called place value roll in which children roll one die depicting tens and another depicting ones. Then, they must compose the number and compare with a friend. An extra challenge was adding the two final numbers together. We also explored skip counting and estimation more deeply through whole group discussions and problem solving.
In Science with Shan this week, children used last week's p…

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