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Published on August 18, 2011 By admin

While reading a story set on the prairie, fourth graders are learning about it’s setting, which is a big part of this story. As a hands on activity, the class marched out to our beautiful Nature Study Site to look at it’s setting. An acre of native prairie and flowers, grasses and trees, its a […]

Favorite Things

Published on August 18, 2011 By admin

During the first week of school, 4B kids brought one of their favorite things to school. They wrote a paragraph explaining why their choice was a favorite. They colored their name and glued it onto the paragraph and also glued a photo of them and their favorite thing. Some students brought stuffed animals or toys. […]

93 Degrees in the Shade

Published on August 30, 2010 By admin

17 wilted fourth graders experienced nature today in our school’s Nature Study Site. Clipboards in hand, they used four of their five senses to receive and record information about all the life around them during this hot late summer day. From the colorful Butterfly Garden, to the Stone Circle, to the fragrant Sense Garden filled […]