Grade 1–2 Blog

Grade 1–2 Blog

October and November: Fall Exploration through an "Adopt a Tree" Project

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Every couple of weeks the Grade 1/2 students engage in an "Adopt a Tree" project by going to the ravine and making observations about a tree that they picked. This year, all the students happened to decide on a Maple tree to adopt, observe, and research. Since the beginning of the project, the students have noticed differences in their trees' leaves and bark. They have also noticed that the ground around their trees is different as the weather changes. On the most recent visit, the ravine was moving so quickly. The sounds and difference in the water was fascinating, which led to provocations of many inquiries that ignited thoughtful questions from the girls. 

Here is a quote by A, in Grade 1, "I think the weather is pretty because it is fall."

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September and October Language Experiences

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September and October Math Activities, Experiences, and Learning

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Week One: Navigating Emotions

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Tonja Armstrong-MacInnis with Grades 1–2 students.

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Week 38: June 18–21, 2018

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Week 37: June 11–15, 2018

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Week 36: June 4–8, 2018

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Week 35: May 28 – June 1, 2018

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Week 34: May 22–25, 2018

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Week 33: May 14–17, 2018

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