Allapattah Flats K-8 Second Graders are bursting with text features in informational texts! Students are paired with partners to rotate around the room with non-fiction texts. Students took turns answering questions about specific text features such as captions, subheadings, and bold key words. Students gave examples of each text feature, how it helped them, and…Details
Ms. Strunk’s 2nd grade class drew clock faces on their desks with white board markers. The students used licorice hands to show the times that Ms.Strunk wrote on the board. The students had so much fun!
Mrs. Ridle, media specialist, explained to Shirley Gomez that when reading graphic novels, it’s important to ‘read’ the pictures AND the words. The picture of the map shows that the location of the popular graphic novel, Sunny Side Up, takes place in our hometown! If we hadn’t looked closely, we would have missed that really…Details
Fort Pierce Magnet School of the Arts fourth and fifth graders were pleased to host special guests from South Africa on Friday, March 18.
The South Africa team shared about the culture, wildlife, economy, and schools of South Africa. Students enjoyed this opportunity to learn about another culture and even sang and danced!
In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Day on March 21, 2016, Ms. Woodard, the mother of one of our 1st grade students, Emily Tustin, came to St. Lucie Elementary this week to read to the students a story where the main character is a boy who has Down Syndrome. It was an engaging way in…Details
Media Specialist PJ Price goes over and above to make learning fun at Rivers Edge Elementary. Turning science questions into a live Jeopardy game, 4th graders at REE did not even realize they were learning as they answered questions about animals, physical science, energy, geology, and matter.
Ft. Pierce Magnet School of the Arts received many helping hands for a campus clean-up project on Friday (3/19) and Monday (3/21). Superintendent E. Wayne Gent led the volunteers along with teams from Custodial Services, Grounds, Maintenance, and District Office. Everyone rolled up their sleeves to pressure clean, paint, and landscape the historic school building and…Details