It’s that time again. Socktober! It’s totally awesome. It was started by Kid President’s brother. He wanted to collect socks for the homeless. Did you know there are almost 600,000 homeless people in the U.S.? Let’s do something to help out. Check out Kid President’s video all about it. Bloggin’ Frogs are doing a… Read more Socktober!
It’s time for us to start participating in biannual Edublogs Student Blogging Challenge. During this challenge you will learn all about blogging and connect with other classes all over the world. Start by reading Week 1’s post by Miss W. Next, do Activity 1 and 2 by yourself. In Activity 1 you’ll think about your… Read more Hello, who are you?
Check out Olivia’s booktalk on the Australian Platypus.
Hello class of 2015-16 and welcome to our fabulous class blog! In the past Bloggin Frogs have participated in the Edublogs Student Blogging Challenge. It begins in September, and so soon we’ll make connections with other classes through our blog. But before that I’d like a few enthusiastic bloggers to be our guest contributors on… Read more Welcome to our blog!
What’s on your summer bucket list? A day at the beach, a picnic by the bay, hiking the Sequoias, making a giant ice-cream sundae? Whatever you do this summer I’m sure it’ll be fun. Let us know how you spend your summer.
The Spanish missions were built in California, called Alta California at the time, between the years 1769 and 1833. There were 21 missions built during this time period. The missions were built to spread Christianity in Alta California and to secure Spain’s claim to the land. What was life like for the native California Indians… Read more A Mission Tale
Kid President has a pep talk for you. You’re awesome! You don’t need a cape to be a superhero. What are you not okay with? Think about it and take a small step to do something about it. We all have a hero inside of us so be the hero you were meant to be.… Read more The World Needs a Hero and It Could Be You!
Check out this Kid President video on How to Change the World. It’s really inspirational and makes us feel like we want to do something to make our world a kinder, gentler, nicer place. Max came up with a great idea. We are collected canned goods for the homeless and calling January (what’s left of… Read more Let’s make the world a kinder place
On Tuesday, November 11th we will have a day off school to honor our veterans. This holiday is a special day to honor all the brave men and women who served in the armed forces, like the army, navy, marines corps, air force, and coast guard. These people risked their lives to make sure the… Read more Veterans Day Around the World
Kid President wants to sock it! Sock what, you say. Homelessness. According to Kid President on SoulPancake, every night in the United States an estimated 600,000 people live on the streets. So this October, even though we are getting a late start, we want to help SoulPancake and Kid President by participating in the Socktober… Read more Socktober! Change the world
We are reading Robert Frost’s poem, The Road Not Taken. What do you think the poem is about? Photo Credit: Indy Kethdy via Compfight The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down… Read more The Road Not Taken
Kid President believes we’re all teachers and we’re all students. What are you teaching the world? Who are you learning from? Share this with a special teacher in your life! And don’t forget to comment below.
Every month you will present a booktalk to our class. You may also record your booktalk and either post it as a podcast or video on SchoolTube. But what is a booktalk? Check out this video on SchoolTube.
We just read Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days. In this story a boy named Milo accidentely finds a book in the libary…actually it falls off of a shelf and hits him on the head. The book says that it can teach him how to be “perfect” in exactly three days. Milo really… Read more Be a perfect person…or not
“You were made to be awesome!” according to the one and only Kid President. We all need a little encouragement every now and then since it’s not easy being awesome all the time. And, don’t forget you need to have hopes and dreams to reach for. It’s the start of a new school year and… Read more Boring is easy, so be awesome!
Did you know California was once a Spanish colony? It was known then as Alta California. The coastline was dotted with 21 missions, all about a day’s walk from each other. The Spanish built these missions to secure their land claim. Local natives were rounded up and forced to live on the mission where the… Read more The Mission Era, Three Perspectives
Today our school counselor came to visit and we talked about a very important topic–empathy. What is empathy? And how do we show empathy towards others. We role played how people can show empathy towards others especially when we don’t have anything in common or we are not friends. Afterwards, we shared our thoughts on… Read more What is empathy?
It really is a small, small world here at Curie Elementary. Many people call America the “great melting pot” and that’s because our country is like a great big pot filled with people from many different countries. Our school is no different. We have people from all over the world…Russia, Mexico, Korea, Japan, Israel, Germany,… Read more It’s a small, small world
Welcome friends all over the world! We’re so glad you’re visiting our blog. It’s been a while since we’ve posted but we are on the brink of posting tons of work. We are busy working on opinion pieces right now and hope to have them posted to our blog in the next week. We are… Read more Update from Bloggin’ Frogs
From 1850 to 1930 thousands of kids were living on the street and were made fun of and considered “street urchins”. From 1854 to 1928 Charles Loring Brace began the Children’s Aid Society. Later, he decided to help the poor children he knew were innocent. His idea was to make a train that carries children… Read more Orphan Train Riders