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Protected: Class 4 Update – January 29, 2013

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Dear Parents, A few updates and reminders: *February 14th – Early Dismissal *February 15-18 – Winter Break, No School *February 22nd – Assembly, 9:00 From the bitter cold of last week to the unseasonably warm days we are having now, the world seems unsure how to find its balance. Likewise the children in the class are seeking balance of their own in all areas from what to wear to how to focus their attention toward the many things going on in class. Last week we continued our work with the Norse Myths, composing descriptions of different characters and working to use different parts of speech, especially prepositional phrases, to develop their writing.  This was a great challenge for many of the students, and I would encourage you to work with them on...

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Class 4 Update – January 14

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Dear Parents, Some updates and reminders: *Friday, January 18th – Early Dismissal – 2:00, Winter Program – 7:00 (Students in classrooms at 6:30) *Monday, January 21st – MLK Day – No school *Tuesday, January 22nd – Class Meeting – 7:00   Returning from winter break the students were ready for new challenges, to continue the work we had begun and to take the next steps forward. Though the weather felt more like spring, they faced the new material of our Norse Myths with the attention of winter work. In class last week we heard the stories of the traditional Norse myths, the stories of the gods and giants and the struggle between the two.  Themes of honor and integrity mingle with temptation and trickery to bring up...

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