Monthly Archives: January 2014

Olympics Project: The Momentum Continues

As I explained in my most recent post, my students and their families have really taken ownership of our Olympics project and they have been working on research at home.  More students came this morning with information to create their … Continue reading

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2014 Winter Olympics

in Sochi, Russia February  7-23 some events are hockey, figure skating, ski jumping, snowboarding PT

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Olympics Project is taking off!

Our Olympics project is off to a strong start! Yesterday morning, I had planned a “normal” morning of mini-lessons, Daily 5 English Language Arts, guided reading groups and student conferencing.   As we gathered at the carpet for our first mini-lesson, … Continue reading

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Olympics Learning

Nations participating- 88 Athletes participating – 2500 estimated Opening ceremony – February 7, 2014 Closing ceremony – February 23, 2014 Stadium – Fisht Olympic Stadium CVR

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Olympics Research

After our skype call on Tuesday, all of us had jobs to do. Our job in kindergarten was to find the answers to three questions. We thought that we could look on the internet, visit the library, and ask people. … Continue reading

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Olympic Facts

Is there a summer Olympics? Yes. There are summer and winter Olympics. Other information: The winter Olympics happen every 4 years. The winter Olympics were held in Vancouver, British Columbia 4 years ago. This year’s  winter Olympics are held in … Continue reading

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Olympics Project: Modeling Internet Research & Encouraging Digital Citizenship

My hardworking and curious group of Grade 1s has jumped on board for our Olympics learning project.  After our Skype call launch with the OLCS Kindergartens on Tuesday, our class did some research together to answer two of their inquiry … Continue reading

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