Mariposa Elementary kindergartners study and report on animals

Students in Greta Hyatt’s kindergarten class at Mariposa Elementary created an animal report using tree maps.  Tree maps direct students on creating reports by providing research strategies at a primary level.  The students were directed to find information about their animals by answering the following questions: What does your animal look like?  Where does your animal live?  What does your…

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Northport K-8 kindergartners cultivate writing skills

Northport K-8 kindergartners in Megan Castiglia’s class  showed off their writing skills to parents and grandparents at a Young Authors mini program recently.  Students in Mrs. Castiglia’s class, affectionately known as Mrs. M.C.’s Little Hammers, wrote Young Author books following the school-wide rubric.  They also made a main character poster following in the footsteps of…

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Palm Pointe families enjoy CSI Family Mystery Night

With almost 600 people in attendance, Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition’s CSI Family Mystery Night was a huge success!  Assistant principal Latricia Thompson and fifth grade teacher Michelle Powers organized the event, which encourages critical thinking and the scientific process skills.  There were many different labs set up for parents and students to test…

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