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North Star Elementary

Posted: Wednesday, September 24, 2003

Ms. Bingham's kindergarten class is learning how to make and use graphs in math and science. This week the class drew animals and grouped them according to body coverings of either fur, feathers, scales or skin.

The intermediate readers in Mrs. Pilatti's group are reading "Wild, Woolly Mammoth" by Aliki. The class went on a "vocabulary expedition" in the classroom to learn the definitions of the archaeological terms used in the story.

Mr. Anderson's second- and third-grade class has done its first book report. The students were to read a book at home, draw their favorite part of the story and do a watercolor painting of the scene. The students then used the painting to tell about the book in class.

Students in Mrs. Matson's reading class are reading "Holes" and writing a daily diary as though they are Stanley. The students are attempting to capture his thoughts and observations. On Wednesday, "Mr. Sir," a character from the book, wrote the class a letter. The students were amazed how similar his handwriting was to Mrs. Matson's.



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