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Traveling the World With Flat Stanley at Fox Hill

This week in second grade we’re traveling the world with Flat Stanley! This was a really fun project that Ms. Scheffer and I worked on with Mrs. Tigges and Mrs. Lewis. Second graders read and learned about many different places in the world through Flat Stanley’s adventures across the globe. After students read their book, they wrote summaries and then used iMovie to record their summaries, and assembled illustrations from…

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This Week’s Fox Hill First Grade Book

This week’s Fox Hill 1st grade book is Even Monsters Need Haircuts by Matthew McElligott. Let’s Raise Readers! Wolfie the Bunny – Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora Gaston – Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson The Curious Garden – Peter Brown Horrible Bear – Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora William and the Missing Masterpiece – Helen Hancocks Library Lion – Michelle Knudsen and Kevin Hawkes Mother Bruce – Ryan T. Higgins Little Elliot, Big City – Mike Curato…

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This Week’s Fox Hill K Book

This week’s Fox Hill K Book is A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead. Let’s Raise Readers! Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come – Nancy Carlson No Fits, Nilson – Zachariah OHora Stop Snoring, Bernard! – Zachariah OHora Creepy Carrots! – Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown My Cousin Momo – Zacharian OHora Peter Brown – You Will Be My Friend Twenty Yawns – Jane…

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Showcasing Student Voice: Third Grade Digital Book Reports at Fox Hill

Over the past several weeks, Mr. Murphy and I have been working with Mrs. Lisano and Ms. Saia’s third graders to bring biographical books to life and showcase student voice using the applications Book Creator, Chatter Pix, Tellegami, and Green Screen by DoInk. These applications allowed students the opportunity to display their learning in their own unique way and practice their reading fluency skills, an essential part of the third…

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Read Across America – Dr. Seuss’ Birthday at Memorial School

Memorial students celebrated Read Across America in the library this week by listening to Dr. Seuss’ stories. 3rd graders -“Bartholomew and the Oobleck”.  Students made and studied oobleck (which was created based on Dr. Seuss’ 1949 story); 1st and 2nd graders – “Cat in the Hat” and completed a STEAM project of engineering and building a tower of Dr. Seuss hats using paper and red cups. Kindergarteners read “One  Fish,…

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Read Across America Day at Pine Glen

Today Pine Glen is celebrating Read Across America Day and the birth of Dr. Seuss. This morning we had an all school reading celebration in the gym as all students and staff members read independently. Classroom teachers orchestrated guest readers to come into their classrooms. Many classrooms are getting together with other classrooms to read to each other. And the cafeteria is serving green eggs & ham for lunch. What a…

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3rd Grade Plays Name That State, City And Body Of Water

Memorial third grade students have been working on a mapping activity in Notability.  Students have been playing a mapping game to locate cities, towns, bodies of water, bordering states and products that are all found in Massachusetts.  Students have been learning how to use the tools in Notability to create their map and share it with their teachers to tie into the social studies curriculum.  It has been a great…

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See Saw Pilot at Fox Hill

One of the goals of the BPS EdTech team for the 2016-2017 year has been to explore digital portfolio options for our elementary students. Mr. Murphy and I are thrilled to have six (and counting) Fox Hill teachers piloting the device agnostic See Saw digital portfolio application. These teachers include: First Grade-      Tara Carroll Second Grade- Natalie Stone Third Grade-    Heather Lisano Fourth Grade- Dave Daley Fifth…

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Fox Hill Third Grade Biographies

This month we’ve been working with Ms. Saia’s third graders on biography reports. This is one of our favorite projects! After researching, note taking, and writing, students display what they’ve learned about their subject in Book Creator, and we use our green screen and other apps like ChatterPix to really bring our projects to life! We’ve been making great progress so far and can’t wait to share out our final…

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This Week’s Fox Hill K and First Grade Book

To celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss, our K and first grade book for this week is I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! Happy Dr. Seuss Day! Let’s Raise Readers! Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come – Nancy Carlson No Fits, Nilson – Zachariah OHora Stop Snoring, Bernard! – Zachariah OHora Creepy Carrots! – Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown My Cousin Momo – Zacharian OHora Peter Brown – You…

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