Monthly Archives: May 2012

Birthday Book Club!

Update: Harry, The Dirty Dog by Gene Zion has been rescued! Caleb has generously donated Harry for his birthday book this year. We will have a photo as soon as the book arrives. Thank you, Caleb! We are thrilled to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Story of the Three Bears

Have you ever wondered where the real three bears live? I think I found them at our place in northern Wisconsin~here is a photo from our trail camera!: The original Three Bears story was written by British author and poet … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Student Power!

Here’s a fantastic new blog by a nine year old student in Scotland. “Veg” (the pen name of the writer), decided to detail her school lunches with reviews and photographs. In only about 8 entries, she was able to help … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Summer Reading

Here’s an interesting article from┬áThe Washington Post┬árecommended by our fabulous computer and math teacher, Sharon Webster. What can parents and teachers do to prevent a summer slide in reading achievement? To start with, parents can make sure their child reads … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Tesse, Our Fearless Reader!

Here is Tesse in 3rd grade. Tesse, as you may have seen in a previous post, loves to read series books. She is such a wonderful and enthusiastic reader-my favorite kind! This time Tesse read all of our Who Was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Did You Know…?

…that Alice In Wonderland used to be banned in parts of China? In 1931 General Ho Chien, governor of the Hunan Province, said: “Bears, lions and other beasts cannot use a human language. To attribute to them such a power … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Reader Of The Week!

Here’s Helene immersed in two timely books. One is about Mother’s Day (which is coming up soon!)–Mother’s Day Mice by Eve Bunting. The other one is one of my favorite new books (see previous blog) called, Here Come the Girl … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment