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Mes de febrero

In keeping with the “Can do statements” from World Languages, during the first half of February, our third Grade Knights will review previously learned vocabulary associated with immediate and extended family members.  They will describe themselves or other family members in a written paragraph, with particular attention to the placement of adjectives.  During the second […]

Mes de febrero

In keeping with the “Can do statements” from World Languages, during the first half of February, our Knights in Kindergarten will be exposed to vocabulary relating to the family. In first grade, our Knights will review previously learned vocabulary and expand on it by identifying words of extended family members. They will also work on […]

February 13

What would happen if there was no television?  Why would this be good?  bad? You need a TV because if you do not have an iPad, then you’ll have a TV to entertain you.  And think of the channels like ABC, Disney Jr., and Cartoon Network.  TV is like sugar: you need a little bit of […]

February 6

This week’s quest comes from JoeJoe in Ms. Johnston’s 3rd grade class.  If you could change your class mascot, what would it be and why? If I could change my classroom’s mascot it would be Ms. Mendelson’s Marvelous Monkeys. I would choose that because it has an alliteration. Also, as monkeys swing to different trees, […]

Student Writing Workshops!

  The Northern Virginia Writing Project is hosting writing workshops at George Mason University, Fairfax Campus this winter!  There are workshops for grades 1-3, as well as workshops for grades 4-12. They are even offering a Family Writers Workshop that includes Kindergarten-aged students.  Students choose from a wide array of topics.  Click here for all the […]

January 9

If you could be any age, how old would you be and why? If I could be any age I would be 18 because I can vote.  And I can go to college and I can get a dog.  And I can make new friends and learn new languages.  And I would be an adult.  […]

Mes de enero

¡Feliz Año Nuevo! The next unit of study for our Knights in third through fifth grade is clothing and the seasons.  Students will review previously learned vocabulary on clothing, as well as expand on it.   In addition to learning and/or reviewing the vocabulary on clothing and the seasons, students will learn the conjugation of the […]

Mes de enero

¡Feliz Año Nuevo! The next unit of study for our Knights in kinder through second grade is clothing and the seasons.  Students will be exposed to vocabulary about clothing items.  To demonstrate understanding, students will then identify the clothing associated with each season. Please see our links in the FLES Blog under the Nottingham web […]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest Winners Announced!

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest winners were announced today.  Nottingham Elementary proudly boasts two recognized contestants.  In the Visual Art category, 5th grader Sarah Furches placed third in Grades 3-5, and 2nd grader Luc Penella placed second in Grades K-2.  A hearty congratulations to Sarah, Luc, and all Knights that […]

December 19/January 2

What would happen if children ruled the world? If children ruled the world, prices for snacks such as Doritos, Cheetos, Hershey’s, and Snickers, would go down to 10¢. Instead of bills and coins, it would be Yugioh cards and Life Saver Rings.  School would only be on Tuesdays, and instead of school buses, there would […]