Hello Room 16! Can you believe that fall starts later this week? I guess it still feels like summer thanks to this hot weather we are having. Here are some important upcoming reminders: Wednesday, September 21st: early dismissal at 2:50 Thursday, September 22nd: chorus Friday, September 23rd: reading logs due (must be signed!) Friday, September … Continue reading Week of September 19th-23rd!
I hope everyone had a chance to enjoy this beautiful weekend! My children marched in a parade with the Cub Scouts, and we were able to enjoy time outside at our town’s annual Homecoming celebration. Here are some important dates for this week: Wednesday, September 14th- PTA meeting @ 6:30 Thursday, September 15th- chorus and … Continue reading Week of September 12th-16th!!!
I had such a relaxing Labor Day weekend, and enjoyed some quality time with my family. I hope each of you also got to spend some time together as a family, relaxing, and having fun! Here are some important dates: Friday, September 9th: reading logs due-I sent them home last Thursday night in case some … Continue reading Week of September 5th-9th!!!
We spent this week learning how to measure matter. We measured mass using balances, found the volume of boxes, used graduated cylinders to find the volume of liquids, and found the volume of irregular objects through water displacement. Check out these pictures:
It seems just like yesterday I was welcoming the class to the first week of school and now we are getting ready to start the second month of school. We have worked really hard practicing our classroom expectations and rules. Students have been given extra time for missing homework and Friday reports, but next week … Continue reading Week of August 29th-September 2nd!!!
Hello room 16! Here are some upcoming important dates: 8/24- early dismissal at 2:50 9/2- no school due to teacher meetings 9/5- no school Labor Day ELA: This week we are practicing words with the -aunt sound pattern. Examples include taunt, flaunt, haunt, jaunt, daunt, and gaunt. The first spelling test will be next Friday … Continue reading Week of August 22-26th!!!
Today we did a very exciting activity. We made model lava lamps to help us learn about density. We combined two liquids with different densities, and then added alka seltzer tabs to watch them bubble. We even held them over flashlights to help them light up. We learned that water is more dense than oil … Continue reading Lava Lamps Teach Us About Density
We have arrived at our first full week of school! We have completed rules, procedures, getting to know you activities, and organizational tasks last week, and are ready to jump into some real learning. Here are some important upcoming dates: Wednesday, August 17th- Summer Reading Forms are due Friday, August 19th- Behavior Guide Forms are … Continue reading Week of August 15th-19th!!!
In science class today we talked about how we want our science groups to treat each other when we are working on projects. To come up with ideas, we participated in a marshmallow tower challenge. Groups of 4 students worked together to try and build the tallest tower using only marshmallows and toothpicks. We then … Continue reading Marshmallow Towers
We had a great first day of fourth grade! Check out these great students!