News from Ms. Lytle's ALERT
2nd and 3rd Grade Classes
Learning and Practicing the Habits of Mind
Learning continuously and Persisting to complete our Expert Research on a plant or animal from Jones Gap State Park.
Gathering data through all senses and Taking responsible risks on our nature hike and river study at the Jones Gap.
Thinking and communicating with clarity and precision as they complete their field study packets in ALERT quality.
Questioning and Posing Problemswhile creating our survey projects
Making Qualitative Observations of the River
Ranger Tim is encouraging the students to use their senses to make qualitative observations to describe the Middle Saluda River.
Learning on the trail with Ranger Jackie
Lyric, Caydence, Zachary, and Daniel working on a timeline activity for Environmental Detectives.
We've got boots and we're ready for the river.
Every student braved the cold water while wearing tall boots. They collected macroinvertebrates which we later observed up close on the microscope in the lab.