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Honey Bunches of Notes February

The “How My Community Works” section of our theme work continues with a Food Systems unit of study. During this unit students will be working to develop the following understandings: Understand that my community is a system. Understand that I am part of many interconnected systems: community, economic, food, farming, etc. Understand that when something […]

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Honey Bunches of Notes January

We’ve begun our next theme unit: “How My Community Works”. This unit includes a unit on Fairness and a unit on Food Systems. The understandings we wish for students to develop through How My Community Works are: • Understand that my community is a system • Understand that I am part of many interconnected systems: […]

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Honey Bunches of Notes December

Our How Things Work theme for the year continues in each K-1 classroom. We’ve continued our discussion of rules and responsibilities and fairness. The children have been further practicing their problem-solving skills with I-Statements and S.O.S. and have discussed just what fairness means here at school. We define fairness in the following way for the […]

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Honey Bunches of Notes November

We will soon begin our second theme unit, How My School Works. The verse of our theme song that corresponds to this next unit is as follows and can be sung to the tune of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star:   How my school works at Honey Creek We problem solve and act responsibly Being fair, […]

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Honey Bunches of Notes October

Early Elementary classrooms are off to a great start. This year, our theme is “How Things Work.”  We will use this theme to help our students develop an understanding of what systems are, how they work, and how one part of a system affects the rest of the system. We call this “teaching for understanding” […]

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