Friday, April 15, 2016

Spring Updates

Works in progress from the ELL classroom:
4th graders matching government terms
 and definitions. 
5th grader writing a letter to a candidate for State Representative
3rd graders learning about "Growth Mindsets"

1st graders planting a seed 

2nd graders learning how to take care of the Earth for Earth Day, April 22nd. 

1st graders reading The Earth Book
1st graders playing a baseball game for Red Sox Opening Day! 

K students practicing their "Turn and Talk" skills 

Here are some local events for the vacation week ahead:

Free and fun activities for kids at the Burlington Library

Events this weekend through Tuesday in neighboring Lexington to commemorate Patriot's Day and the start of the American Revolution, (*3rd and 5th grade Social Studies Connection :)

The Boston Marathon will on Monday, April 18th. See runners from around the world compete in this historic 26.2 mile race. The marathon can be viewed in many Boston suburbs, as well as at the finish line in downtown Boston. Check the website below for details and course map.

**Special note to parents of 3-5th grade students: PARCC  English Language Arts testing will begin Tuesday, April 26th through April 28th (PARCC Math testing May2-5th). Remember:
The keys to success on the test,  
Are a good night's rest
And a healthy breakfast! 
                                                                         ~ From the poets Mrs. Moussa and Mrs. G :)