Did you know that reading to your child is one of the most powerful ways to boost his or her brain power? The simple and enjoyable act of sharing books helps your child learn pre-reading skills such as understanding the sounds letters make, developing a bigger vocabulary, and building background knowledge—all important skills that help prepare your child for learning to read and entering kindergarten. Please see Mrs. Zimmermans school website for more information.
Mrs. Jacob’s 4th grade AIG students at New Town Elementary completed a global unit on Ancient Egypt. Throughout the unit, students read informational text on Ancient Egypt. Students enjoyed learning about the Egyptian gods and goddesses, pharaohs, hieroglyphics and the Rosetta Stone. Wanting to direct her students’ attention to the text