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“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ― Aristotle

The Sun is Out!

To celebrate the reappearance of the sun, I took the class outside between recess and lunch. Before heading out we practised reading sight words and a new poem.

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I took a tray of 100 new pieces of sidewalk chalk outside. Everyone had to write at least one sight word on the ground prior to being permitted to play on the playground

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Enjoying the sun . . .

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Some beautiful sidewalk art:

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While we we were outside we were fortunate to view an eagle soaring overhead.

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Hundred’s Day

Today was a very special day as it was our one hundredth day of school together. We started off our day by making crowns and adding one hundred dots to them.

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Next we completed a hundred’s chart.

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Once the chart was completed students covered the squares with Fruit Loops and Cheerios. (I told the class that I consider Fruit Loops candy as its first ingredient is sugar, but as today is a special day I brought it in as a treat. )

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Once all the squares were covered I came around and tied a ribbon around their wrist. It took a long time to thread all the pieces on. Finally I knotted the ends together to form a necklace.

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Other tidbits:

Today I showed the class a new yoga pose: pigeon. I also taught everyone a couple of new words: regal and royalty.
We listened to Beethoven’s Eroica symphony while creating our necklaces.

I’ll be doing some more one hundred days activities on Thursday.

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Hip Hop!

Live footage

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Freeze Dance

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The Dougie Dance

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Free styling

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Theresa “Tree” Walsh was our instructor today. She did a fabulous job. She was enthusiastic and related well to the children.

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