Classroom Peek Week of 10/22-10/26

Take a look inside to see what vibrant lessons were happening inside TCS classrooms this week!

In this issue:

  • Red Room practiced their counting skills during a skeleton art lesson using strips of paper and glue sticks.

  • Blue Room used glue, pipe cleaners, and googly eyes to craft their own spooky creatures in anticipation of Halloween.

  • Kindergarten practiced spelling, counting, and sorting during a Halloween-themed word scavenger hunt, and worked on their Halloween journals telling the story of visiting the Pumpkin Patch.

  • 1st Grade used flour, water, and cooking oil to mold their own volcanoes during a Science lesson. In Art, students learned about sugar skull Art in anticipation of Dia de los Muertos, then used white and colorful paints to create their own sugar skulls.

  • 2nd Grade read Halloween-themed books then constructed book reports to show the beginning, middle, and end parts of the story. For their “Friend of the Week” assignment, Cree’s dad came to teach basketball skills to the students outside on the Dream Court.

  • 4th Grade used pairs of dice and the erasable white boards to practice their multiplication skills during a Math lesson.

  • 5th Grade broke into groups to create their own golf courses as an art component to a lesson on professional golfers Nancy Lopez and Lee Trevino in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. In the spirit of competition students broke into groups and used painted pumpkins, clay, and other art materials to make mascots that represent the class.

  • 6th Grade continued their lesson on Ancient Mesopotamia by creating their own comic sketches and fact trading cards in History class, and in English they presented the culmination of their Fairy Tale projects and dioramas to the 5th Grade and Administration.

  • 8th Grade enjoyed recess time, playing games of Magic!