Classroom Peek Week of 11/12-11/16

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

In this issue:

  • Green Room practiced their cutting skills while making cut-outs of their hands to craft Thanksgiving turkey crowns.

  • Yellow Room practiced kindness and gratitude by making crafty thank you cards for the first responders who risked their lives to save others during the recent California wildfires.

  • Kindergarten studied the "tricky teens" in Math this week, using colorful clay and activities to help them identify "-teen" numbers.

  • 1st Grade wrote notes of kindness on rectangular scraps of paper that they linked together into a giant kindness chain in honor of Kindness and Compassion Week.

  • 5th Grade used wooden spoons and materials to make their cultural ancestor dolls based on their heritage as an art component to a bigger presentation in History class.

  • 6th Grade used clay and pointed skewer sticks to transcribe symbols and letters from the language of Ancient Mesopotamia in History class.

  • 7th Grade students brought in their own ingredients and calculated data to create energy bars that adhered to a specific content formula and budget in Science class.

  • 8th Grade students created Zentangle tiles in Science class by following a process to create an individual nonrepresentational art piece without knowing knowing the end point, but by dividing the tile into several segments, and then following simple, meditative steps to fill the spaces.

  • Upper school students enjoyed a special presentation of a new graphic novel, Deadlift, about a superhero born without legs written by Coach Jeremy’s brother!