September 2009

Homework: Wednesday, September 30

September 30, 2009

Complete Multiplication Worksheet Read 30+ minutes.  Respond using Predicting, Connecting, Questioning, and Monitoring Practice Math facts (see below) Turn in your Who Am I? Spirit Wear is due Friday! Math Fact Links: Timez Attack ArcademicSkillBuilders.com

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Homework: Tuesday, September 29

September 29, 2009

Make a Beanie Baby Book about what students should do during Read to Someone. Illustrate it and make it beautiful Read 30+ minutes (Use your reading strategies, but you don’t need to turn anything in.) Subtraction w/s Multiplication w/s (Test Friday) Here is a “rough draft” of the chart we finished in class today. Here […]

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Homework: Monday, September 28

September 28, 2009
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Read 30+ minutes. Respond by using Predicting, Questioning, and Connection. Please write at least three items for each strategy. Don’t forget to explain your thinking using because…. Multiplication w/s Subtraction w/s Note: You should be practicing your basic math facts (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) each night for about 10 minutes. Being able to recall math […]

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Back to School Night Feedback

September 27, 2009
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Dear Parents! A big thank you goes out to those people who have already left me feedback! Your feedback on the evening is very important to me and helps me become a better teacher! If you haven’t take five minutes yet, please take a minute and fill out this feedback form. Your response will remain […]

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Homonyms / Figures of Speech

September 27, 2009

This week we discussed homonyms and figures of speech. A homonym is a word that sounds the same and may be spelled the same, but has a different meaning based on the context it is used in. For example, hair and hare sound the same but mean two different things, one is what you comb […]

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Who Am I? Week 2

September 27, 2009
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Nice job with our first Who I am. Remember, if you get three out of four right you are on track for our ice cream party. I know some  of you have figured this one out by the clues, but again, research the events that happened that year to get the date this person was […]

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Photos and Podcasts

September 26, 2009
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I just published a small selection of photos from the last couple weeks of school.  Over the year, as I take more and more photos, our online photo gallery will grow.  This photo gallery is a fun way to see what happens in our classroom and the changes in students over the course of the […]

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Homework: Friday, September 25

September 26, 2009
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Family Message Journal (FMJ): Please read your letter to an adult family member.  Remind them that you need them to write back to your in your FMJ — even if it is only a couple sentences. Please read 30+ minutes each day.  While you read, practice using your reading strategies.  While you may write and […]

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Homework: Thursday, September 24

September 24, 2009

Make a Beanie Baby Book about how you need to come into the room and be ready in the morning! (For example: put all things away, hang your bag up at the back of the rack, put homework calendar away, take books out, take homework out, check for proper heading, wash hands, etc.) Math Worksheets […]

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Internet Safety for Kids Anchor Chart

September 23, 2009
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Today Mrs. S. led the class in an Internet Safety activity.  In groups, students created Internet Safety charts.  When the students were finished the students and Mrs. S. combined all the group charts to create one class chart.  I am pasting the contents of the chart here as well as posting a PDF file of […]

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