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Welcome Back!

Friday, April 9, 2021

Welcome Back!

Reading Readers finished Love That Dog by Sharon Creech this week and were excited to move onto reading the sequel: Hate That Cat. Hate That Cat follows Jack as he moves to the next school […]
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Hopping into Spring!

Friday, March 26, 2021

Hopping into Spring!

Reading Students recorded videos of themselves reading picture books to their Kinderbuddies this week! Students were so excited to be able to share a story with their buddy, and were incredibly thorough in picking out […]
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Rainbows, plants, and fractions!

Friday, March 19, 2021

Rainbows, plants, and fractions!

Math Students have been working extra hard this week to understand fractions and how they work. This week we started out by talking about how fractions should all be equal sizes. By the end of […]
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Seed Scientists!

Friday, March 12, 2021

Seed Scientists!

Science Scientists were so excited to move into our science unit this week! We kicked off our seed investigations by taking a look inside four different seed bearing fruits and comparing and contrasting the characteristics […]
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On to Bigger and Better Things!

Friday, March 5, 2021

On to Bigger and Better Things!

Writing Writers started the week off by having their self-assessment conferences. Writers have worked so hard to complete and practice their self-assessment and they were finally able to share all of their hard work with […]
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Looking Ahead!

Friday, February 26, 2021

Looking Ahead!

Reading Readers this week have been learning about what it means to compare and contrast, how to dig deep in their text and think deeply about it, and cause and effect. These topics helped to […]
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Formulas, Self Assessment, and Artifacts!

Friday, February 19, 2021

Formulas, Self Assessment, and Artifacts!

Writing This week in Third Grade, students circled back to Self Assessment. We’ve worked super hard this week to write our rough drafts and begin drafting our final copies to prepare for our student-led conferences. […]
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Hooray for Valentine’s Day!

Friday, February 12, 2021

Hooray for Valentine’s Day!

Reading Readers have continued to work on becoming experts on their Asian Animals. Students have been working hard with their research groups to find important information about their animals. We’ve been working on finding interesting […]
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Elephants, Tigers, Pandas, Oh My…!

Friday, February 5, 2021

Elephants, Tigers, Pandas, Oh My…!

Math In math this week, we wrapped up our Multiplication Properties Module and now we are ready to dive right into our Multiplication and Area Module! We began Area by investigating the area of 2D […]
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Last of January

Friday, January 29, 2021

Last of January

Art At The Cooper School, we love when we get to work across the curriculum on our projects and presentations! One way we did that this week was to explore Bamboo during Art. Miss Libby […]
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Third Grade: Reneé Bratton

Reneé is so happy to be continuing at The Cooper School as the Third Grade teacher! She received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the College of Charleston and moved to Charleston 5 years ago from Columbus, Ohio. She has a 3-year-old daughter, Charlotte Jane, who amazes her every day. She loves visiting the beach and cooking with her family.