Class Notes for March 9-13, 2015

March 8, 2015

I Am Malala (Young Reader’s Edition) is our current read aloud and it is getting rapt attention from the class. This is the inspiring autobiography of the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan was shot by the Taliban in 2012 for speaking and writing about her right...
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Room Twenty-Twp

March 4, 2015

On Friday, students learned how to measure angles using protractors. It was a lot of fun and we will continue to practice this week. We will also be learning how to find the measure of an interior angle of a triangle when two angles are given. This is my favorite math unit to teach...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

March 3, 2015

In Room 23 we are busily working on several projects! We are finishing up our Native American art pieces. In math, we have started to focus on angles. Students seem to have a good base knowledge of angles, which is great! We have been watching a lengthy, but really well done movie about the...
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Ms. Camille’s Class Notes

March 3, 2015

Storyline News: This week we wrap up our Giant Tree Storyline. We are finishing our portfolios which will be books documenting the Storyline. Math: This week we play a new math game called Race You to 15 cents. Students work with pennies and nickels. Recognizing that a nickel is equal to five cents and calling coins...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Graders

March 3, 2015

Welcome to our first March 2015 version of classroom notes for Room 17. I find it encouraging that the mornings are getting a bit brighter each day, and it is not quite so dark when I walk home in the afternoon. There is a quince bush in full bloom along my route and it...
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Class Notes for March 2-6, 2015

March 2, 2015

We are wrapping up division for a while and head into the land of fractions for the next couple of weeks. The class will focus on adding, subtracting, and understanding equivalences between fractions. We will review long division from time to time in class, but practice at home is still a good idea. We...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

March 2, 2015

Last week we wrapped up our unit on My State History, and students are now sharing their state reports. For Writing and Art, students are finishing their “Favorite Things” passages, and most everyone has finished taking pictures for the project. Now we are putting it all together in Google Docs. For Math, some groups...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

February 25, 2015

For Writing and Art we are still working on our “Favorite Things” project. Many students have taken pictures of their favorite things, and they are working on combining the pictures with their passages using Google Docs. Some students have started sharing their photos and drafts of their passages. We also painted glaze on our...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

February 24, 2015

BOOK REVIEWS ARE DUE FRIDAY!! Each month, I give daily reminders, I hold my breath and cross my fingers and hope that this month everyone will get their work turned in on time. Unfortunately, this has not happened, so I need YOUR help! Please offer your child whatever support they need to get their...
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Music & Tech Notes – February 23

February 24, 2015

The family dance was another success thanks to the fabulous 5th grade parents who volunteered their time and efforts in organizing and hosting the event. I’d also like the thank the members of the Lonesome Teacher Trio and Friends for coming out on the Friday night. Having live music really makes an event like this. If...
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