Rykers' Ridge Learning Commons
Creativity, Curiosity, Innovation
April 2016 News
Mrs. Stevenson and Mrs. Schmitt
An acrostic poem is a type of poetry where the first, last or other letters in a line spell out a particular word or phrase (vertically).
Students LOVED using their first names and did a really good job brainstorming adjectives for their names.
Buncee Buddies: Earth Day 2016
Earth Day is a day to stop and think about what we are doing to our Earth and how we can make it a cleaner and better place to live.
For our Earth Day project, classrooms were paired up with Buncee Buddies from around the world. Students created Buncees about Earth Day and what they could do to help make our Earth a cleaner place to live.
- Get students excited about the library space and learning.
- Give students opportunities to work on engaging tasks.
- Provide spaces to work collaboratively, think critically, and creatively.
Also, to transition to a place where students DO stuff, not simply a place where students GET stuff.