Monthly Archive: October 2015

Oct 21

Writing our Community Interviews


The students of 3rd grade are working diligently on their interviews.  They have learned how to take part of the question and combine it with the answer, to make one terrific sentence.  For example:  If the question asks “how does his or her job contribute to the community”, they have to write:  “Her job contributes …

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Oct 16



In Third Grade, we talked about the function of the leaf.  We learned that leaves need CO2, water, and sunlight to make food (sugar) and also oxygen.  The water in the bottle below will turn blue when it has oxygen.  We predicted that as photosynthesis happens, the water will turn blue – as soon as …

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Oct 14

Reading Class

In reading, we have  been  learning about   garbage.    55%   of  garbage is plastic.      It takes  some  plastic 1000  years  to break  down.   All nature   makes waste.    There  are  liquids that are garbage  that  sink to water systems.  Some landfills have  protection for that.  There is so much  waste!  There is a landfill in New …

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