Reptiland Visits FMES!

Apr
30

Elementary students participating in this year’s Science Fair received a special educational treat on April 27. Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland came to visit. Students learned a lot about reptiles, and they got to see a tortoise, alligator, iguana, rattlesnake, king snake, and python. Many students were excited to touch the alligator and the python.  

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Building Teamwork in First Grade

Apr
27

The counselor lesson for this month in first grade was focused on teamwork. After reading and discussing the story, The Crayon Box That Talked, by Shane DeRolf, students decorated their own crayons.  The crayons show the students’ favorite colors and also a hobby they enjoy.  The goal of this lesson was to show that we all […]

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Short and Long Vowel Fun

Apr
27

Kindergarteners, in Mrs. Rotz’s Title I Reading room, are working on vowels.  Shown below is a promethean board activity for them to review the short vowels a and e.  The students take turns trying to get 30 words done in 5 minutes.  To review long vowels, they are playing Bingo.  The students take turns pulling […]

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April Showers Bring Math Flowers

Apr
26

The wall outside of the Title I Math room is bursting with fact family flowers. The kindergarten students who come to Title I Math have been working on basic addition and subtraction facts.  We have now started to incorporate fact families into these lessons.  The students choose a number greater than 10, but less than […]

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LEARNING FUN ON TABLETS!

Apr
26

On Fridays when students have completed our guided reading lessons in 2nd grade, the students are given time to work on tablets.  Mrs. Rotz and Mrs. Reasner use a website called Education.com. This program is paced for each student, and it focuses on skills like vocabulary, sight words, listening comprehension, and grammar.  The kids seem […]

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