Students in Miss Williams first grade class have started their ABC countdown until the end of the school year. Some of our favorite activities so far have been B- Bubble Day and E- Exercise Day!
5 days ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Mrs. Wilken's kindergarten class went on a "camping trip" after filling up our "warm fuzzy" bucket. Everyone brought their favorite stuffy and books to read in their tents. We went on a word hunt around the school with our flashlights to find words we know. We also wrote about our favorite part of camping and told why. Some children like the fire. Some children like sleeping in tents. But most of the children said they liked the s'mores the best! We can't wait to fill another warm fuzzy bucket!!!
5 days ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Ms. Stone's second grade class had a blast during ACES Day! We warmed up with Ms. K and did the Cha Cha Slide before going for a walk. It was fun to be outside exercising with everyone at Kelly Lane!
10 days ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Students in Mrs. Garfield's 2nd grade class are working on discussing character analysis, setting and text to self connections and much more in their series book clubs!
19 days ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Mrs. Kibby's 2nd Grade class celebrated Earth Day by planting and observing a variety of seeds as well as writing ways they can all help to heal the earth. Happy Earth Day!
24 days ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Miss Stryker’s first grade class is learning place value to 100 through interactive and engaging games that promote peer discussion and reflection.
28 days ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Mrs. Kibby's Kindergarten class and Mrs. Kibby's 2nd Grade class got together to share some Buddy Reading time. We made some new friends and enjoyed some great books!
about 1 month ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Miss Simonetti's first grade class is hard at work writing book reviews in our current opinion unit! We are learning how to persuade our reader through stating our opinion, giving a sneak peek of our chosen book, adding supporting details and using sparkly descriptive words.
about 2 months ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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When supporting students we use fidget toys to improve learning as they allow the brain to filter out extra sensory information, helping students to actively listen, pay attention and focus on the task. Social Emotional books help students learn coping strategies, by helping them to develop empathy and let them know that others can experience the same emotions they do.
about 2 months ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Mrs. Diemer's second grade class is running an experiment to test the durability of different kinds of paper. How many cubes can each paper hold when it is wet and dry?
2 months ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Mrs. Lo Presti’s first graders are having fun exploring phonics patterns!
2 months ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Books, books and more books! Mrs. Curley's kindergarteners have been reading with their buddies and enjoying some big books together!
2 months ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Early release for Granby Public Schools today. There will be no pm preschool. Pick-ups will start at 12:45.
2 months ago, Colleen Bava, Principal
In Ms. Costas's second grade class, we are learning how to be engineers! Students are building fly traps and then turning them into "something that flies!", just like our book Rosie Revere, Engineer.
2 months ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Students have been analyzing books from the perspectives of both a reader and a writer. On the first read of a book, students think about the book as a reader and on the second read, they think about the book as a writer. You can try this work at home, too! On the first read, ask your child questions about the plot of the story. On the second read, ask your child questions about the way the author wrote the book. Here's a writing example! In a story that shows persuasion like, A Pet for Petunia by Paul Schmid, you might ask: What are some of the reasons Paul gives to convince his reader? Where does Paul use sparkly words to convince his reader?
2 months ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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In Mrs. Hagstrom’s first grade class students have been working hard on exploring the genre of Opinion Writing. We brought special collections from home and have been sharing our opinions about them.
3 months ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Students in Mrs. Buder's kindergarten class are doing a great job rhyming! We have been using our "Part Chart" to write words from the same word family! Our class mascot, Mabel, loves to rhyme with us!
3 months ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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In Miss Porter's Preschool class we have started our unit on transportation. We started the lesson by brainstorming types of vehicles. Students thought of everything from a car to a jet to a wagon! During learning centers, some students used magnetic letters and letter cubes to spell out different vehicle names. Other students used pattern blocks to design vehicles, while others matched vehicles with letters on them to a letter board. For science, students used trains to make ramps and roads to observe and discuss what happened when trains rolled, spinned, slid, or even collided! Students are very excited for this new area of exploration!
3 months ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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In Ms. Stone's second grade class, we began our new science unit on matter! We designed and created an initial model of the Fourth Little Pig's house after exploring a variety of materials like wax paper, play-doh, and blocks. Our job is to keep the new pig safe from wind and weather!
3 months ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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Mrs. Budlong's 2nd grade class had a blast celebrating "Backwards Day"!
3 months ago, Kelly Lane Primary School
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