Maple Room News

Children at Work 5.9 - 5.13

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Persuasive Writing Shared With Compass Community

Within and outside of our Writing Workshop, Children spent time preparing for this past week's publishing party. In preparation, children put final touches on their persuasive pieces. They also created front and back covers to accompany their work.


On Friday, children shared their pieces with members of the Compass community. We enjoyed light snacks, as children read their work to visitors.

Purposeful and Imaginative Use of Materials: Use Only a Piece of Paper and Glue Stick to Assemble a Building You've Seen in Fort Greene.

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This guided exploration of paper and glue sticks will support us as we continue to use a variety of materials to show our understanding of Fort Greene. As you can see, children were incredibly resourceful. They experimented with two and three-dimensional pieces and used their imaginations to stretch their designs when they felt they could go no further with limited resources.

The Farm Stand Reopened this Week: Isa, Jerri and Sophie Helped Out!

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Important Dates:


Whitney Trip and High Line Lunch: Tuesday, May 17th


If you typically send a lunch with your children, please do so today as well. We will be eating at the High Line. The school is also providing us with bagged lunches.


Additionally, we will be taking the subway to and from The Whitney.