News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

April 13, 2015

April’s Unique Learning System unit is called “It comes from the Earth”. In this unit we are learning about how everything we use comes from the earth’s resources. Last week students played Vocabulary Bingo and watched some Brain Pop videos about resources. For Writing, students are choosing products, finding out what resources they are...
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Class Notes for April 13-17, 2015

April 12, 2015

It’s almost here! “It” being OMSI Science Camp at Camp Namanu next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, April 20, 21, and 23. The kids are really looking forward to this experience and so am I. It’s interesting that during my first year of teaching at Lane (before it was a middle school), I took my 6th-grade...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

April 8, 2015

Happy Wednesday! There’s a lot going on in Room 23! We are busy preparing for the Oregon Trail! Each student is taking on a new persona. Please ask your child who there character is, where they are from, what their profession is, and if they have family. We have been working on portraits, built...
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Ms. Camille’s Room 2

April 7, 2015

Poetry! Poetry!! Poetry!!! We are reading poetry and noticing all of the reasons that people write poems. Here are some students’ thoughts. Poets write about something: they like they did they saw they wonder about they dream/imagine they are interested in Students have noticed these things about poems from our reading. Poems: can be...
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Class Notes for April 6-10, 2015

April 7, 2015

OMSI Science Camp is approaching quickly. April 20, 21, and 22 will be here before you know it! Please check over the list of suggested items to bring and start setting them aside (and also note the items that they don’t want) at your house. If you need another copy of the list, let...
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Ms. Kennedy’s 3rd Grade

April 7, 2015

Thank you to all the families who provided support to make our third round of Theory of Knowledge projects so engaging. It is marvelous to see the growth that students have made in creating and presenting something of personal interest. Students were noticeably more comfortable in front of their audience. Follow this link to...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

April 6, 2015

Last week we finished up our Unique Learning System unit on types of matter, and students shared their reports on particular liquids, solids, and gases. We also did some fun activities, students dyed eggs, and they made sidewalk chalk templates of springtime images. For Writing and Art students wrote “signs of spring” haiku poems...
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Room Twenty-Two

April 5, 2015

We will be dedicating quite a bit of time this week to the Oregon Trail. Last week, students learned background information about why emigrants choose to go on the journey and learned their new “identity.” Over the course of the next few days, students will find out what their “jobs” are within their wagon...
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Ms. Sarah’s Classroom Notes

March 31, 2015

Welcome back! I hope everyone had a wonderful break. I enjoyed some relaxing down time with my family. I also spent some time grading and preparing for our next units of study! We are preparing to head off on the Oregon Trail! Our table groups are now wagon trains. We are busy making wagons...
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News from Mr. Post’s Classroom

March 31, 2015

We are back from a refreshing Spring Break, and our student teacher, Tateum Gamache (Mr. G), will now be with us full time in the classroom. Mr. G had a great start doing his practicum since January, and we are happy that he will continue to work with us through the end of the...
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