Thursday, October 23, 2014
A trio of musicians performed at Tenacre this morning for students. They played music from around the world, showing students on a map where the music originated. Students were invested in the performance and enjoyed participating.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Wellesley College professor and current Tenacre parent Dan Chiasson visited the third grade classroom today to talk about poetry, which the third graders are currently studying. After talking about poetry, Chiasson gave each student a card with two dissimilar words on it. Some examples include geese/song, toothbrush/sad, and dented/milk. Their task? To create a poem making a connection between the words. After finishing the poems, students were given the option of reading their poems aloud to the class.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Kathryn Otoshi, the acclaimed children’s author of “Zero,” “One,” and “Two,” visited Tenacre this morning to share her stories with every Tenacre student. Otoshi talked about important messages of tolerance, bullying, and standing up for yourself and others during her talks with students.