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It’s more than a dot…

Wow!  See what our amazing Karin Hallett has been working on with third grade in this video.  Keep in mind we’ve had only 14 days of school. 3rd Grade International Dot Day from MJGDS Classrooms on Vimeo.

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Building A Reading Life in 3rd Grade

She’s the Michael Jordan of educators. And she’s whispering in my ear as I teach. Well, not exactly. But I feel like I hear her voice as I talk to my students about reading and writing. Who is this amazing … Continue reading

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First Week of Third Grade/Kitah Gimmel

Our first week in third grade was full of learning and fun!  In both general studies and Jewish studies students learned about respect – kavod כבוד.  We established routines and procedures and created our class rules.  We did a variety … Continue reading

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The Magical Cafe

Good afternoon from the happy owner of The Magical Café! We had a very successful opening (and closing) of our restaurant. I am delighted that the staff of The Magical Café did such a wonderful job preparing the food and … Continue reading

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General Studies Update for week of March 6, 2017

Good afternoon! It was great to see so many families at the Purim Carnival this morning. Here are a few things coming up, and some photos of the students. Math – On Friday we began learning about probability and the … Continue reading

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General Studies Update 2-10-17

Good afternoon! What a perfect Shabbat afternoon – blue skies and cool temperatures. Here are a few updates about things going on in third grade general studies. First, we had a terrific field trip to Tree Hill Farm, and the … Continue reading

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General Studies Update 1-15-17

Good evening! I hope you have had a terrific weekend and are going to enjoy an extra day off tomorrow. I read students an award winning picture book about Dr. Martin Luther King on Friday called Martin’s Big Words. Students … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2017! General Studies News

Hello and welcome back from winter break! It didn’t feel too much like winter, but it was really great to spend time with family and friends and celebrate Hanukkah. Here is what’s happening for the next couple of weeks in … Continue reading

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General Studies news from the week ending December 9 Good evening! I hope everyone had a terrific weekend. Here is an update from the week and our plans for the coming week. Last week students continued to practice multiplication facts … Continue reading

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3rd Grade general studies highlights from the week and looking ahead: It’s been a busy week and third graders are learning academic and social skills. Our morning meeting is progressing nicely. Students are giving each other compliments and looking for … Continue reading

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