Testing the Temperature

Testing the Temperature

Design Thinking Process How does temperature and the sun affect the way we dress? What is the relationship between the sun and heat on the earth’s surface? Kindergarten has learned all about weather and the seasons. The science curriculum, redesigned in the past year,...
Writing Blessings in Color

Writing Blessings in Color

Grade 4 students recently learned about the Tanzanian Kanga cloth in Art class with Ms. Smiley. The Kanga cloth has colorful patterns with messages and blessings. They then created a version of their own! This project combines elements of the Grade 4 curriculum around...
Above! Next to! Across!

Above! Next to! Across!

In social studies,  Kindergarteners learned directional words and ways of describing places to prepare for learning about mapping. After listening to Mrs. Findlay read “Gossie” by Olivier Dunrea, the children noted all of the directional words they heard....
Rashi Buddies

Rashi Buddies

Written by Melissa Rosenblatt, Grade 4 Teacher Reading Buddies in Grade 4 and Grade 1 has been a staple at Rashi for more than a decade. A few years ago, we changed the name to just “Buddies” as we realized the time together across grades could be so much...