|*This schedule is flexible and most often not strictly followed with these exact times given (except for starting and ending the day).|
|8:30-9:30||Morning Group Time—The "person of the day" (rotating based on alphabetical first name order) chooses a pledge and a song. The group discusses current events, classroom topics, and daily plans. Teacher gives occasional whole group lessons and often reads a short picture book. A classical song is played (the same song every day for a week) and the teacher reads a small blurb aloud about the composer and instruments involved in the song.|
|9:30-12:00||Work Time—Every student begins the day by writing their own schedule (younger students write a daily schedule every day, while older students write a weekly schedule every Monday). Every child is required to complete a Math and a Language work every day, along with supplemented work from lessons given. They write a prompted Journal every Tuesday and a free-write Journal every Friday. Everyone fixes any Spelling Book corrections on Mondays and then completes two pages of Spelling Book every day Tuesday through Thursday, testing on Friday. They are welcome to complete their daily work in whatever order they choose.|
|1:00-1:30||Group Read Aloud—Teacher reads a couple chapters of a chosen novel aloud and students may quietly do work with yarn such as knitting while listening.|
|1:30-2:00||Silent Reading—children read silently to themselves or quietly aloud to a teacher.|
|2:00-3:00||Second Work Time|
|3:00-3:20||Job Time—Each child has a designated job for the week.|
|3:20-3:30||Final Group Time—Teacher reads a small book aloud and ends the day with any closing thoughts.|
The June 2020 Newsletter is out.
The 2020 Elementary Summer School Flyer is out.
Primary School Re-Opening with COVID-19 Precautions
March 20-June 17: Distance Learning
Our YouTube channel showcases some of what we did during virtual schooling. We miss seeing each other in real life but we made the best of it.
We make the best of nature materials on our last day together. Unfortunately we will have to make the transition to distance learning as we stay home to fight COVID-19.
„There are many little ways to enlarge your world. Love of books is the best of all.” -Jacqueline Kennedy
On a very warm March 3 (Tuesday), we remember to vote and make fresh squeezed lemonade.
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