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Summer Scrapbook Guide

Summer Camp 2015 Scrapbook Guide


2015 Expectations

  • This year, the program requirement is for each Summer Camp classroom to create a scrapbook (rather than 1 per camper).
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What does a Literacy lesson look like with Elmer the Elephant?

Continuing on with the letter “E”, this week I am going to focus on the awesome book by David McKee that is, Elmer the Elephant. Over the past few weeks, I have been participating in our schools PLT planning meetings & in our Primary Learning Centre, we discussed the unit topic of “Touch and Texture” & immediately this book came to mind! 860 more words

Should we wear school uniform at school?

We have been writing discussion texts this past week and together have written about whether we should have school uniform or not.

Parents – what do you think? 6 more words


The Problem with (Most) Units of Study

There are hundreds of people making hundreds of thousands–some, even millions– of dollars off of the business of developing units of study for reading and writing. 1,183 more words


Vocabulary, Connectives, Openers, Punctuation (VCOP) activities #8

Continuing to share the weekly activities to help improve student’s writing. Why not use them with your class, download them here.

How do I download the activities? 197 more words

Clive Madge

BIG WRITE - Taking a ride

In our class we regularly do a BIG WRITE, using a writing prompt to start our writing. Here’s our next writing prompt. See what story you can come up with, submit it for consideration to be published on our site.

Clive Madge

Writing Books in Preschool

Over the last few weeks we have discussed different ways of keeping a record of the progress of children’s writing. Every child in our setting has a learning journal where we store observations and photographs as well as a selection of art work that relates to children’s interests or next steps. 288 more words