MIDDLE ELEMENTARY (Zorro’s):
Our middle elementary class this year will largely be doing 3rd through 4th grade work. However, as in all our classes due to the INDIVIDUALIZED attention they receive, some students will be able to work ahead or catch up as needed in various subjects.
This class usually takes tennis as the sports elective, but they will also have a social studies and/or art project time daily with Ms. D, so they will be busy as can be this year.
We intend to have a science fair again this year in February/March and possibly an art show sometime in April.
These Foxes are brilliant and have amazing imaginations. We have been learning our Spelling and Vocabulary lessons weekly. Often these words tie into our Reading, Social Studies / History, or Science lessons helping the word to be more than just a random word to...read more
What's Happening This Week:
Dear Ones, So many things to tell you. I’ll try to be brief. We are finishing up our book “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing” and the kids are really flying along—examining the motives of different characters and laughing at the antics of Peter’s little brother. We are...read more
Thursday, February 15th, the water oaks will be going to the Carlos Museum to see a "real museum" in action. This trip goes with finishing up our book: The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and will give us a chance to do a little quiet exploration of our...read more
Wednesday morning of this week, we’ll be visiting chickens! We finished up our reading of Sam the Man and the Chicken Plan and after learning alot about chickens and discussing chickens endlessly, we decided we needed to see real chickens “close up” and the Fernbank...read more
We tested out our boots yesterday and we didn't talk much about scientific facts, because science was all around us! Robert tried to catch a tiny mudpuppy, Eliot started making a dam, Garrison collected up some rocks to examine later, everyone discovered that water...read more