Classroom Peek Week of 11/26-11/30

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

In this issue:

  • Green Room traced colorful blocks of different shapes to create their own animals during the beginning stages of Math concepts.

  • Yellow Room used recyclable materials to make their own acorns and squirrels during Arts and Crafts. Students also enjoyed a lesson on plants and planting courtesy of Ethan, the Star of the Week, and his grandma.

  • Kindergarten used a Christmas theme to identify the short E sound words during a Reading lesson by choosing the correct word ornament then cutting and gluing it to their holiday tree. 

  • 1st grade used a Dreidl game to practice Math concepts in celebration of Hanukkah, and used beautiful hues of blue tissue papers and glitter to adorn Dreidl art projects.

  • 2/3 Combo enjoyed a special Christmas themed reading in the library courtesy of Aiden Montgomery's dad, Anthony, titled Santa Calls by William Joyce. 2nd Grade enjoyed a book, lesson, and oral quiz on sharks with Ben, their Friend of the Week. 3rd Grade worked on their journals with Holly, writing about the highlights of their Thanksgiving holiday! In Social Studies they learned about Caesar Chavez.

  • 5th Grade did a fun writing project based on their reading of a storybook titled, The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds. Each student had to create their own word study box that includes a definition, sentence, synonym, and picture of a word of their choosing.

  • 6th Grade wrapped up their study of ancient Mesopotamia in History by taking a closer look at Mesopotamian inventions such as the wheel, sail, and writing. 

  • 7th Grade began their study of the human heart in Science class by watching a short video on the way a heart beats.