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  • Friday, March 27, 2015 | Filed under REAL Reflections

     

    This first grade journal demonstrates the scholars' understanding that living things depend on nonliving things in order to survive in the great cycle of life.

    We used natural plant resources to color, measured air temperature, and reviewed the properties of matter in this short experiential learning lesson.




    Ms. Alexander is seen here experiencing this writing lesson with her students. The garden is a natural teacher...it wants us to read, write, and research her.

    Scholars worked in teams to explore and read plant labels. Students practiced being authors to help inform the school about their favorite plant....

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  • Thursday, March 26, 2015 | Filed under REAL Reflections

       REAL WORLD MEASURMENT


    Upper grade students practiced identifying measurement units within the customary and metric systems using natural objects found outside.


    Scholars also predicted the air temperature using what they know and the outdoor clues (inferential thinking) in both Fahrenheit and Celsius  before actually reviewing the thermometer.  

    REAL WORLD MEASURMENT

    Upper grade students practiced identifying measurement units within the customary and metric systems using natural objects found outside. 

    Scholars also predicted the air temperature using what they know and the outdoor clues (inferential thinking) in both Fahrenheit and Celsius  before actually reviewing the thermometer.  
    REAL WORLD MEASURMENT...

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