Krebs' Class Blogs

Constructing, creating, communicating, collaborating, and thinking critically in grade 5.

September 10, 2015
by Denise Krebs
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So Proud of My Good Writers

A20

my name is m—- I like to play with dana I alwas play with dana aevin fatima I love dana and fatima and I love my school I love to reed I love my mom and dad .

B10

I like to reed a store is name story town and I ply with my frende with the toys thenkyo for oal hat (Thank you all that.)

B5

I like the school too much and I like my friends.

May 24, 2015
by Denise Krebs
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A Chance to Win Orlando or Polly

Thanks to our friend, retired teacher Ross Mannell, you too can have a chance to win one of these cute teddy bears.

He’s doing this in honor of the third anniversary of his great commenting for kids blog.

If you haven’t met Mr. Mannell, you really should! Start with leaving a comment on this post to win a chance to get on of these teddy bears.

Orlando Pirate and Polly Princess

Image used with permission of Mr. Mannell.

 

March 12, 2015
by Denise Krebs
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Our New Pen Pals

Hello!

We are excited to have new blogging pen pals in Iowa. Our penpals are students in Ms. Swanson’s Menagerie. They’ll be blogging at this link, and we’ll be blogging here.

We are kindergarteners in the wonderful Kingdom of Bahrain. Most of us have Arabic as our first language, though a few of us started our lives speaking different languages, like Farsi or English.

Did you know people who learn additional languages tend to grow bigger brains? Mrs. Denise (that’s what we call Mrs. Krebs) tells us about this brain research all the time. She thinks that some of your class know more than one language too. That’s great! She hopes you ALL will learn English and Spanish. When you know two languages it will make learning three and four languages easier too.

We like to remember that our brain is growing as we continue to learn.

We like to remember that our brain is growing as we continue to learn.

This week we had parent-teacher conferences. Mrs. Denise told our parents we were doing better than last time and learning very much. We also had an English book fair. Many of us bought books to read at home. Sometimes we have an Arabic book fair too.

In one week we’ll have our school carnival. We’ll be sure to share pictures with you!

We look forward to getting to know you as we blog together!

Mrs. Denise and all the KG2 students

March 26, 2014
by Denise Krebs
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About Bahrain

Bahrain is a small country of islands in the Middle East. It’s here on the map between the h and r in Bahrain. Click on the map to see a map you can zoom in on.

Bahrain on Google Maps

Our school is a K-12 private school in Manama. Children learn in both Arabic and English. The students are all bilingual. They go to Arabic and English teachers. Some of the teachers, like me, are not bilingual.

Here is a great list about where to go in Bahrain and some of the many activities you can do here. Here are some pictures of Bahrain too:

April 26, 2013
by Denise Krebs
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Global Learners

Thanks to all those who answered our three geography surveys about “What do you call it?” The surveys have been taken over 250 times. A special thanks to our friends in the student blogging challenge who took the surveys for us. We will report back our learnings as soon as we figure out how to!

 

 

May 18, 2012
by Denise Krebs
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No Bullying

We wore pink shirts today in support of No Bullying. We got the idea on Darcy’s blog in the student blogging challenge. Jade saw Darcy’s blog post on Thursday and received permission to announce to the whole school to take a stand against bullying by wearing pink on Friday. There was a great response today! We proudly said no to bullying.

January 9, 2012
by Denise Krebs
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Fortune Cookie Quote

Tyler wrote this sweet saying on the whiteboard this morning. He had seen it in a fortune cookie, and has been sharing it with the world ever since.

Before the mashup

It’s Monday Mashup, so here’s what I did with the image…

I used BeFunky.com. First I cropped the image to just show the quote. Then I edited the words with Artsy Effect, Sketcher #1. Finally, I added Photo Effect, Sunburst #1.

More info about Monday Mashup.

Students’ Monday Mashups Posts

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