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Farmer Appreciation Day: Poster Making and Set Up

Students wanted to create special posters for decorating our classroom on Farmer Appreciation Day.  We brainstormed messages together and students decided whether they’d like to work with others on big banner posters or individually on smaller posters.  Students worked really … Continue reading

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Farmer Appreciation Day: Learning from a Failure

Since we were scooping cookies until the end of the day on Friday, I had to put some cookies in the oven to bake after students left.  When I took the pumpkin molasses cookies out of the oven, I knew … Continue reading

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Farmer Appreciation Day: Baking Cookies

Once we returned from our successful grocery shopping trip last Friday, we were ready to start baking cookies for Farmer Appreciation Day.  We had a quick meeting at the learning carpet so I could go over the plan with students … Continue reading

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Farmer Appreciation Day: Grocery Shopping

Once we’d made our pumpkin puree, it was time to get the other ingredients to bake cookies forFarmer Appreciation Day.  As a reading and writing activity, we reread the recipes we’d selected and wrote a list of ingredients we would … Continue reading

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Farmer Appreciation Day: Making Pumpkin Puree

When students decided they’d like to make their big pumpkin into pumpkin cookies, we asked a parent who grows pumpkins to share a “tried and true” recipe.  We read the recipe together as part of our text type study.  One … Continue reading

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Farmer Appreciation Day: Recipes

Class Decision Making: We are planning to make farmers a special treat for the Farmer Appreciation Day we are hosting.  After much discussion and a couple of rounds of voting, we decided to bake chocolate chip cookies and pumpkin cookies.  … Continue reading

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Farmer Appreciation Day is in the works!

I’ve been neglecting my blogging with the whirlwind of activities going on at school.  From speech festival and the Remembrance Day service to professional development days and report card writing, it’s been a busy couple of weeks for this Grade … Continue reading

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