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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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Master’s Project Complete!

Good afternoon!  I am writing this post with a sparkle in my eyes.  I finished my final Master’s project and am very excited.  I created a web-site which shows the work third grade students did in learning about the rainforest.  … Continue reading

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What’s new in general studies?

What’s new in 3rd grade general studies? It’s been a while (too long, I know) since I posted an update about what’s going on in our class. I’ve been working really hard writing up my Master’s thesis, and I’ll send … Continue reading

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General Studies Homework 10/2016

October, 2016 A few notes about general studies homework Please be sure to sign your child’s reading log every night! Reading at home for a minimum of twenty minutes is absolutely essential to your child’s reading development. When your child … Continue reading

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General Studies Update 9-30-16

Good afternoon and Shanah Tovah! Your children have been very busy learning in both Jewish studies and general studies. Here is what they’ve been working on in general studies: Writing, revising, and editing their personal narratives Writing conferences with me … Continue reading

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General Studies – Week beginning 9/19/16

Hello! I hope you had a restful Shabbat. Here is a brief update on what’s coming up in general studies in the next several weeks. Students will be working on the math vocabulary “sum” and “difference”, adding and subtracting with … Continue reading

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