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What’s going on this month at Mapleridge?

April Blog Post: April weather, rain and sunshine both together.

During the month of April, our learning focused on animals and creatures that live underwater. We explored ways these animals and creatures move, what they might eat as well as some of the characteristics that make them unique. We read our most favorite book this year (every class!), “I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean!” by Kevin Sherry and used characters cut out of felt and our felt board to assist in the children’s memorizing and retelling of the story. Memorization and the retelling of favorite books can be a wonderful strategy to incorporate in supporting your child to learn to read.

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Deborah Teppler
March Blog Post: "A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning." - Brad Henry

This month we explored the topic of “life on a farm”. We had many interesting discussions about the various jobs that people may have on farms. The children had endless great ideas about the sorts of jobs that they would like to have on a farm such as shearing the sheep, collecting eggs from the hens, milking the cows, tending to the crops and, my personal favourite, washing the muddy pigs!

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Deborah Teppler