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an “enlightening” word detective discovery, thanks to our Spanish speakers!!

As we seek to understand all the energy vocabulary words, we naturally use our word detective talents. one day we were talking about solar energy, and I turned it into a quick word study inquiry. “What do you think is the word sum for this?” I asked. Some students very quickly came up with theories, based […]

an “enlightening” word detective discovery, thanks to our Spanish speakers!!

As we seek to understand all the energy vocabulary words, we naturally use our word detective talents. one day we were talking about solar energy, and I turned it into a quick word study inquiry. “What do you think is the word sum for this?” I asked. Some students very quickly came up with theories, based […]

A Picture says a thousand words… tuning into the newest Unit of Inquiry – Systems of problem-solving & Predicting…weather patterns!!

It has been a super week of further Tuning In to the unit understanding of “the Earth is in a constant process of cyclical change“. Our 3 Guiding Questions for all investigating are: why does the Earth go through periodic cyclical changes? how does human activity affect the Earth’s seasonal weather patterns? how does WHERE […]

A Picture says a thousand words… tuning into the newest Unit of Inquiry – Systems of problem-solving & Predicting…weather patterns!!

It has been a super week of further Tuning In to the unit understanding of “the Earth is in a constant process of cyclical change“. Our 3 Guiding Questions for all investigating are: why does the Earth go through periodic cyclical changes? how does human activity affect the Earth’s seasonal weather patterns? how does WHERE […]

Integrating the inquiry… from weather to word study!!

The power of this spelling approach known as RealSpelling and Wordworks is that children see how understanding spelling and the English language system will help them in every aspect of life and work! Case in hand, this week we integrated Literacy with our Unit of Inquiry with word study… practising our comprehension skills of weather patterns […]

Integrating the inquiry… from weather to word study!!

The power of this spelling approach known as RealSpelling and Wordworks is that children see how understanding spelling and the English language system will help them in every aspect of life and work! Case in hand, this week we integrated Literacy with our Unit of Inquiry with word study… practising our comprehension skills of weather patterns […]

Robots and word study??! Really…?!

 Ah yes, Mrs. McGrath somehow always manages to find word study in anything we do -haha!! Before setting off to the CMC for a special opportunity to watch the High School Robotics Olympiad, we had an impromptu word study inquiry… Does anyone know how to spell the word “robotic”? Well, put on your Xray glasses […]

Robots and word study??! Really…?!

 Ah yes, Mrs. McGrath somehow always manages to find word study in anything we do -haha!! Before setting off to the CMC for a special opportunity to watch the High School Robotics Olympiad, we had an impromptu word study inquiry… Does anyone know how to spell the word “robotic”? Well, put on your Xray glasses […]

Robots and word study??! Really…?!

 Ah yes, Mrs. McGrath somehow always manages to find word study in anything we do -haha!! Before setting off to the CMC for a special opportunity to watch the High School Robotics Olympiad, we had an impromptu word study inquiry… Does anyone know how to spell the word “robotic”? Well, put on your Xray glasses […]

Robots and word study??! Really…?!

 Ah yes, Mrs. McGrath somehow always manages to find word study in anything we do -haha!! Before setting off to the CMC for a special opportunity to watch the High School Robotics Olympiad, we had an impromptu word study inquiry… Does anyone know how to spell the word “robotic”? Well, put on your Xray glasses […]