December 2009

Homework: Friday, December 18

December 27, 2009

Please complete two reading response letters as part of your reading. Be sure to look at the guidelines and rubric before and after you write to make sure you meet all the expectations of the letter. Enjoy your time off.

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Homework: Wednesday, December 16

December 16, 2009

Read 30+ minutes. Respond to your reading with an RRL. Use the guidelines and examples + your best thinking to complete. We are still need of plates, cups, napkins, and eating utensils for Friday’s potluck. Is you can help with these items, please let me know! We are also out of clorox/disinfecting wipes. If you […]

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Homework: Tuesday, December 15

December 15, 2009

We need a few more items for our multicultural holiday potluck on Friday. Please consider bringing some food to share on Friday. Using your cards, play at least one game of “Negative vs. Positive”. Go to TheMathWorksheetSite.com to print off a number chart. Read 30+ minutes. Write a RRL in your HRL. Make sure you […]

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Homework: Monday, December 14

December 14, 2009

Complete the rest of the watershed packet. Everyone will enter the contest and your drawing will be due this Friday. Complete everything except the drawing tonight. Write a thank-you note to Zari. In your note, you must include: (1) at least two things you learned about watersheds, (2) a thank-you part, (3) what you will […]

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Homework: Thursday, December 10

December 10, 2009

Read 30+ minutes Practice math facts for 10 minutes Parent signature on HRL Do the next unit in Social Studies and answer the questions. (Unit 2 lesson 2 starting on page 118.) Complete the summary and reading check questions.

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Homework: Wednesday, December 9

December 9, 2009

Read 30+ minutes. Write a Reading Response Letter (RRL) in your HRL. Read and Print and glue into your HRL the guidelines, examples, and rubric. Practice math facts 10+ minutes We are out of disinfecting/sanitizing wipes (like Clorox wipes). Please consider donating a container or two for our class. These wipes really help us keep […]

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Field Trip: Fremont Transfer Station Notes

December 8, 2009
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Below are some things reflections from our field trip to the Fremont Transfer Station. Learn more about this facility and the 4 Rs at www.stopwaste.org Things we learned on our field trip: How to recycle things like bottles and cans. What to put into the green bin and what not to put in the green […]

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Homework: Tuesday, December 8

December 8, 2009

Thank you letters to our parent volunteers and our bus driver. (OPTIONAL) Draw a picture about our field trip. This picture should be detailed and help teach someone about what you learned today. Read 30+ minutes. Practicing math facts 10+ minutes.

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Making Salt Dough Video

December 7, 2009

Here is my latest video for those of you who want to see “Chef C.” in action. If you make some at home (like Nicole Q), please let me know!

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Reading Response Letter Guidelines and Examples

December 7, 2009
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Here are the examples, guidelines, and rubric from class. Use this information as you work at becoming a better reader and writer! Please print these materials out and glue them into your HRL for reference! Reading Response Guidelines.pdf Reading Response Example.pdf Reading Response Sentence Helpers.pdf Reading Response Rubric.pdf If you are interested in additional ideas […]

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