Multiplication Bead Board
A small group lesson about the Multiplication Bead Board to reinforced multiplication facts for the Lower Elementary East students.
A Presentation on India
The Lower Elementary East students enjoyed a lovely presentation about India by a first year classmate and her mom. We love celebrating our school’s diverse culture!
The Lower Elementary East students dove into Africa studies with a virtual “safari ride” through Kruger National Park. They saw the “big five” animals (lion, leopard, African elephant, cape buffalo and rhinoceros) and even got to touch some different artifacts that were found in the bush! Now they are delving deeper into different reading materials, maps and art activities all about this wonderful continent.
The second year Lower Elementary East students continued their Geometry studies by discovering that they could classify triangles by their side lengths.
A Lesson on Lines
The third year students continued their Geometry studies with a lesson on different typed of lines.
On Monday morning, the Lower Elementary East students were quite surprised to walk into their classroom and find newly hatched chicks!
The Lower Elementary East students observed their new classmates - newly hatched chicks from Quiver Farms!
Second and third year Lower Elementary East students enjoyed a lesson about rounding numbers.
To continue their Earth Day celebration, the Lower Elementary East class had a lesson about layers of the Earth. They represented each layer by creating a circular formation on the classroom rug.
Earth Day Meditation
The Lower Elementary East students connected to the Earth and felt grateful for all of its gifts through an Earth day meditation.
Earth is in Our Hands
To celebrate Earth Day on Monday, Lower Elementary East friends created an art project to signify that the “Earth is in our hands.” They used newspaper to help them write reminders of how to treat the Earth with kindness and respect.
With all of their baby pictures, the Lower Elementary East students played a class ‘Guess Who’ game. Thanks to LEE parents for sending in baby pictures!!
Some younger friends in Lower Elementary East enjoyed a fraction introduction lesson that started with brainstorming about how to share an apple equally.
The Lower Elementary East students continued their silhouette art pieces by completing the next part of the process!
Creating Musical Props
The Lower Elementary East students excitedly made props and costume embellishments for the Mary Poppins Jr. musical.
A Lower Elementary East Art project started with outlining each person’s silhouette. This made some of them giggle!
Science Meets Art
The Lower Elementary East students learned that some types of art involve science experiments!
Plants vs. Animals
Second year Lower Elementary East students compared and contrasted the characteristics of living things with plants vs. animals.
With the newest addition to their class library, Amazing Women (thanks to the Waterfront School Foundation!), the Lower Elementary East students compared and contrasted the lives of two inspiring women in history, Helen Keller and Frida Kahlo. Then they used their knowledge of Venn Diagrams to help them keep their thoughts organized.
The Lower Elementary East first year students started investigating reptiles as part of their continued Zoology studies. One student brought in her favorite narrative from home starring a turtle as the main character.
Discovering Math Solutions
Lower Elementary East friends got creative with numbers by finding multiple ways to solve a Math problem and then creating their own word problems.
The Lower Elementary East students worked on creative art pieces to express their inner selves through silhouette portrait drawing.