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Saturday, November 22, 2014


Many of our math activities these next few weeks will focus on comparing numbers.
New game- Stacks! 
Is my tower more, less, or the same as your tower? What could I do to make both our towers equal? 

Thanks to Maya's Mom for sharing her expertise with weather as our Mystery Reader this afternoon! 

Thursday, November 20, 2014


Writing how-to books! 
Each child started to draw a map of their choice today.. Interesting to see such a wide range of maps!! 

Wednesday 11/19

New unit for writing- how to writing.  
Writing down 5 topics we might write about
Touch and tell- tell your partner what you are going to write. 

Read Aloud:

Visit this link to get a free pass to the discovery museum! 

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Tuesday 11/18

What a fun trip to the Discovery Museum in Acton!  Thank you to the PTO for sponsoring this great learning experience for our first graders.
 A few sneak peak pictures... An IMovie will be coming out shortly! 

Monday 11/17

Word games- practicing first grade sight words and bonus letter words. 

A picture from the weekend at my best friends wedding! 

Monday, November 17, 2014

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Thanksgiving Food Drive
Thompson students are participating in a food drive along with the Board of Youth Services to help provide Thanksgiving dinner to Arlington families who need extra support. Gift cards to local grocery stores can be dropped off with Vicki; fresh produce should be dropped off on Tuesday/Wednesday, November 18 & 19; non-perishable items should be dropped off in the main lobby in the bins provided. All donations must be received by Wednesday, November 19

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Thursday 11/13

I spent the day at the iPad Summit in Boston.
My favorite slide of the day from Meghan Zigmond:

It sounds like the kids had a great day at school!  Picking their own video clip to watch today during Social Studies about an American symbol, song or holiday was a big hit.