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Complimentary Kindergarteners

Friday, January 22, 2021

Complimentary Kindergarteners

One Word We were very excited to introduce Kindergarteners to an old Cooper School tradition, One Word for the New Year! In a class discussion, students considered the aspects of their life they’d like to […]
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How To Be A Kindergartener

Friday, January 15, 2021

How To Be A Kindergartener

How-To BooksWe spent a lot of time this week working on building our How-To books, as Kindergarteners explained all of the things that they feel they’ve mastered. Students walked us step-by-step through how to do […]
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Happy New Year!

Friday, January 8, 2021

Happy New Year!

Kindergarten Avid ReadersThis week Kindergarteners investigated what it means to be an avid reader. We discovered that avid readers are readers that love reading so much that they can hardly bear to stop reading! Kindergarteners […]
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Happy Holidays!

Friday, December 18, 2020

Happy Holidays!

Happy DongZhi Festival!Kindergarteners spent the week looking at and learning all about DongZhi Festival, the celebration of the Winter Solstice in China! Students made new discoveries about delicious DongZhi dishes, listened to new music, and […]
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Chilly Days in Kindergarten

Friday, December 11, 2020

Chilly Days in Kindergarten

Word Part Takeover!Kindergarten word part power is exploding in our classroom! Kindergarteners continued exploring word parts during our study of phonics this week. Our word part power is allowing us to read and write more […]
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Grateful Hearts!

Friday, November 20, 2020

Grateful Hearts!

GratitudeEvery November Cooper School students and staff begin their discussion of Gratitude.  This unit culminates with the final copy of Gratitude Books prepared with love, for families and friends.  These books are a labor of […]
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Happy World Kindness Day!

Friday, November 13, 2020

Happy World Kindness Day!

Grateful HeartsStudents kicked off their next Writing unit this week by considering all of the things in their life that they are grateful for. Kindergarteners started by making lists of the things that mean the […]
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So Much Kindergarten Love!

Friday, November 6, 2020

So Much Kindergarten Love!

Halloween Part DeuxKindergarteners returned this week for a special Halloween celebration. We were so excited to welcome them back in costume for a day of Halloween hijinks. We spent our day crafting Jack-o-lanterns and spiderwebs, […]
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Happy Halloween!

Friday, October 30, 2020

Happy Halloween!

Well Wishes to Our Winged FriendsKindergarteners have been investigating the life cycle of butterflies with a focus on the incredible monarch migration to Mexico. Young scientists have been eagerly awaiting and observing as our butterflies […]
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Pumpkins! Pumpkins! Pumpkins!

Friday, October 23, 2020

Pumpkins! Pumpkins! Pumpkins!

Kindergarten Book FactoryBrave writers used all they knew about writing “Show & Tell” books to write books they wished existed in the world. These thoughtful writers brainstormed ideas about the people, places, and things that […]
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Kindergarten: Marsha McCoy