Book Challenge and Learning

We are kicking off a book challenge for the end of the year.  Students can read non-fiction (true to life) books and keep a book log of how many books they have read.  Our theme is that “Reading Opens Our Eyes to Hashem’s World.” Students can earn an extra rides for our end of year field trip to Oaks Park.


We have had a week full of learning at Maayan.  Students are involved in many different projects and assignments throughout the school.

Preschool classes went on a field trip to see The Very Hungry Caterpillar.



Mrs. Shenk’s class worked in reading groups on individual words and sentences.


Mrs. Gore’s class shared their long journal stories with each other in class.  Students continued their stories each day.  One student even wrote a story that was 26 journal pages long!


In Mrs. Kalter’s class, students worked together with friends at their table to identify root words in text as a preview for the upcoming lesson.Ejy8EQU8RQqdSeUi0Mxq%ATUW7qsBgR5abXAkuiRX5GA

In Mrs. Bagley’s class, students worked on writing answers to comprehension questions about their novel, Who Was Harriet Tubman?


In Rabbi Kalter’s class, students worked on seeing how nekudot, vowelization, changed the meaning of words with similar letters.


In Mrs. Depew’s class, students presented group literature slide shows about small group books.


In Dr. B.’s class, the girls started working on alebraic formulas and how to use them in word problems.  They also are working on creating their own summary books about their literature novels.


In Mrs. Skolnik’s class, students worked on discussing and writing about Rashi.


The Yachad boys had a live math lesson about the zero method with Frontier Charter Academy.




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