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Teacher Appreciation Week May 7-11

posted May 2, 2018, 7:52 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated May 2, 2018, 7:57 PM ]

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 7-11, 2018

A friendly reminder from you PSES PTO:

Don't forget your amazing teachers during the week of May 7-11!

Visit our Teacher Appreciation Lists to treat your teacher!

Shop the Book Fair Online until 3/12!

posted Feb 27, 2018, 9:46 AM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Feb 27, 2018, 9:47 AM ]

Shop the book fair online until March 12 HERE!

Read Across America Dress Up Days

posted Feb 22, 2018, 7:26 PM by Natalie Beach

Lego and Literacy Night with Book Fair

posted Feb 22, 2018, 7:24 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Feb 22, 2018, 7:25 PM ]

Prescott Reads! The One and Only Ivan Updated Schedule

posted Jan 22, 2018, 3:34 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Jan 22, 2018, 3:34 PM ]

Reading Schedule for The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

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Listen to PSES teachers read aloud! 

Reading Schedule for The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Day One—Monday, January 22nd Read: pages 1-18 (including glossary)

Discussion Questions: Does Ivan see humans in a positive way?  Use details from the text to back up your answer.  Describe Julia.  How does Ivan feel about her?

Day Two—Tuesday, January 23rd  Read: pages 19-37

Discussion Questions: Ivan thinks Stella’s trunk is a “miracle.” What can she do with it?  What can’t she do?  Using evidence from the text, describe Bob.

Day Three—Wednesday, January 24th Read: pages 38-66

Discussion Questions: Why does Ivan wish the grass was sometimes there, and sometimes not?

Day Four—Thursday, January 25th Read: pages 67-96 

Discussion Questions: Why do you think Ivan likes drawing?  Why does he draw different pictures for Ruby?

Day Five—Friday, January 26th  Read: pages 97-125

Discussion Questions: Explain why Ruby has to go into the ring without Stella.  How does Ivan feel about this?  What happened to Stella?  Why?  To comfort Ruby, Ivan tells her a story.  What does he reveal about his past


Day Six—Monday, January 29th  Read: pages 126-156

Discussion Questions: Explain what Ivan did with the cake frosting.  Why?

Day Seven—Tuesday, January 30th Read: pages 157-187

Discussion Questions: Ivan now called his “domain” a “cage.” Why?  Illustrate one of Ivan’s paintings on a blank piece of paper.


Day Eight—Wednesday, January 31st  Read: pages 188-221

Discussion Questions: How does Ivan finally show his anger?  What is the reaction of Julia and George?


Day Nine—Thursday, February 1st  Read: pages 222-255

Discussion Questions: People arrive with signs and sticks.  Why? Describe Ivan’s feelings about going into the box.

Day Ten—Friday, February 2nd  Read: pages 256-300

Discussion Questions: Explain what happens the first time Ivan enters the gorilla exhibit?  Why does this happen? Who is Kinyani?  How does Ivan feel about her?  Why does he need Bob’s advice?  Explain what Ivan does to the new white wall.  Why does he do this?


Day Eleven—Monday, February 5th Review and Reflect


Family Partnership Survey

posted Jan 13, 2018, 2:38 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Jan 13, 2018, 2:41 PM ]

Please complete the following survey link to help

support and improve Prescott South Elementary School.  

Spanish survey

CSI Night November 17

posted Nov 6, 2017, 6:41 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Nov 6, 2017, 6:42 PM ]

Trash to Fashion: Help Us Collect!

posted Nov 6, 2017, 6:39 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Nov 6, 2017, 6:40 PM ]

STEM @ Home: Repurpose Challenge

posted Oct 31, 2017, 7:41 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Oct 31, 2017, 7:41 PM ]

As a family, create something that serves a different purpose than it was originally intended.  Due Wednesday, November 15. 

Career Awareness Dress Up Day October 31

posted Oct 2, 2017, 7:09 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Oct 2, 2017, 7:09 PM ]

On October 31, Halloween costumes are not allowed, but students may dress as their future/favorite career!

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