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Today for “Fiesta Friday” (we had it on Thursday since there is no school Friday) we learned about different things you can make with apples. One of the things you can make is Apple Cider. Students got to put apples in the power juicer (with supervision) and help put in ingredients and stir our apple cider. When the cider was ready we used some of our senses to talk about what the cider smelled like, looked liked, and tasted like.

Then we talked about opinion writing and what it means to write an opinion. Students wrote if they liked apple cider or not. We also made sure to add important details into our drawings so that the readers knew were (such as drawing things we see in the classroom; carpet, whiteboard, desks, chairs, word wall), and what we were doing (drinking apple cider). They also practiced making a simple sentence with some of the sight words we’ve learned so far.


We continued our Polar Express unit and yesterday we read the story Night Tree and we talked about how both of the story were different and the same.  The biggest thing we noticed were that in both stories, the characters had hot chocolate.

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We then brainstormed describing words about hot chocolate using our senses.  We took those words and wrote them on mugs and decorated those mugs with cotton ball “marshmallows”.

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