Monthly Archives: September 2015

Optical Art

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This week in art we have been looking at optical illusions and we created our own illusion of falling down a hole. Everyone did a great job and here are the results:

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Group Work!

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To begin our new year, we have been working on cooperating with each other in groups.  These are the steps we are using:

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To ensure full participation, each child in the group is assigned a role- leader, reporter, equipment manager, timekeeper and scribe.

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We put the steps into practice with the Marshmallow Challenge!  The children were required to work in their groups cooperatively to build a freestanding tower with 20 pieces of spaghetti, a yard of string and tape with a marshmallow on top!

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