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about 14 hours ago, GDRSD Parent Resources
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In PE, grades K-4, are learning hockey skills for the month of December. Each grade is a progression of skill and expectations. K&1 start with all station and non-contact based skills, while 2-4 begin playing small skill builder games like Keep Away, Shark Attack and Messy Garage.
2 days ago, Nicole Pelletier
Second grade practices puck handling
First grade practices wrist shots
Shark attack!
1st grade practices aiming for passing skills
Second Grade enrichment program by the MA Horticultural Society - Plant Mobile. Students were immersed in a hands-on learning experience as they dissected the parts of a plant (petal, stamen, pistil, sepal, and stem) to learn about its ability to reproduce and the important role of each part.
7 days ago, Jill Jarvis
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The first graders brightened up the first grade wing in their sunshine yellow.!
9 days ago, Amy Codyer
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Mrs. Rozzi’s class is showing their Swallow Union pride!
9 days ago, Amy Codyer
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Mrs. Mulligan presents on a TouchView LCD panel with third graders, who will be performing a library scavenger hunt.
12 days ago, Luke Callahan
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Fourth Graders in the Tech Lab are designing posters using Canva, a graphic design platform. Their posters display what they are feeling thankful for this year. 😀
17 days ago, Amy Codyer
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Today, Mrs Pelletier’s PE classes enjoyed a trail walk. They discussed mindfulness and using your five senses to help you be present in the moment. They also learned box breathing to calm their bodies. The skills are all great to practice as a family through the holiday season. Ask your students to teach you as a great family connection point!
17 days ago, Nicole Pelletier
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fourth grade practicing box breathing and being mindful
3rd grade practicing mindfulness
2nd grade exploring the trail
Students in Mrs. Schott's classroom hard at work and rocking yellow for Color Wars!
18 days ago, Jill Jarvis
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Mrs. Rozzi’s class is sharing pictures of who they are thankful for!
23 days ago, Amy Codyer
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In the art studio at SU, students in grades 2-4 have been engaging in "painting boot camp". A "boot camp" in the studio is the opening exercise used to practice foundational skills in a particular media prior to the opening of that center in our choice-based TAB art studio.
23 days ago, Amy Codyer
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Mrs. Mulligan reads the “Thank You Book” by Mo Willems during interactive read aloud time with Mrs. Olson’s kindergartners.
30 days ago, Luke Callahan
Mrs mulligan reads to students
Third graders in Mrs Keegan’s class working with Digi Blocks
about 1 month ago, Amy Codyer
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3 Keegan’s first Mystery Reader!
about 1 month ago, Amy Codyer
mystery reader
Shout out to Karen Gartland for her Professional Development on Digi-Blocks! The third graders were entranced with these manipulatives. They first experimented with the "one" blocks by building a castle as a group. They were then given containers that they eventually figured out would pack ten ones into a ten! After they made packs of ten, they were given bigger containers that they eventually figured out would pack ten tens into a hundred! Finally, as a whole group we put all the hundreds into a thousand container! The conversations around place value were astonishing and they really understood the concept of how many 1's make up a ten, hundred, and thousand, how many tens make up a hundred and a thousand, and how many hundreds made up a thousand.
about 1 month ago, Amy Codyer
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Kindergartners in the Innovation Lab used Beebots for the first time today! They learned about code, sequencing and algorithms!
about 1 month ago, Amy Codyer
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In the Tech Innovation Lab, Fourth graders met Dash, the robot! Groups completed coding puzzles to learn how to program Dash. So fun!
about 1 month ago, Amy Codyer
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Fourth graders in Mrs. Jankowski’s class held debates about the read aloud of The Tiger Rising. Students listened to each other respectfully as each group presented evidence to support their claim about the book. What a great way to develop our listening and speaking skills!
about 1 month ago, Amy Codyer
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First graders make stick puppets with Mrs. Mulligan to retell the story The Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds.
about 1 month ago, Amy Codyer
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Second grade has risen to the challenge of choice based art. They are coming to class with thoughtful ideas and plans for creating. Here you see one student trying their hand at one point perspective and another pair making a kinetic sculpture! These are quite advanced skills! I couldn't be more proud of my Swallow Union artists!
about 1 month ago, Amy Codyer
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