Last week we began our new unit, Sharing the Planet. Students are inquiring into the central idea which is that human choices impact the environment and living things.
So far the students have amazed me with how much prior knowledge they have on this topic! They have already discussed the importance of recycling, reducing our use of natural resources and protecting our earth. For the final project students will be choosing one topic related to their learning this unit and create a presentation for their peers in order to educate our ISM community and inspire action!
In Daily 5 we will be focusing on fluency and comprehension strategies. Students are building words and writing stories as well as doing lots and lots of reading.
In Maths we will return to measurement and learning to tell time on an analog clock as many students expressed their desire to learn this important skill.
Please send in costumes for the spring show by this Friday!! :)
Lots of Upcoming events here at ISM!!
The Open House is this Saturday from 11-2. Again we ask for your help in inviting friends, new families and/or family members who are looking for a school in the fall. If you can attend on Saturday that would be greatly appreciated as what you have to say about our school has a large impact on new families.