Welcome to the Thanksgiving week! I am so thankful for all of my wonderful, hard-working, and lively students!! They make learning so much fun! I am also thankful for all the wonderful, supportive, and caring parents and guardians that have helped to make sure that their son/daughter is working hard at school and taking care … Continue reading Week of November 23rd-27th!!
Fourth grade students turned into engineers as they were challenged to build an earthquake-proof building for our plastic bears to be protected in. Students went through the engineering design process by first planning and drawing a design. Students then used marshmallows to represent bricks and glue sticks to represent the cement. When building time was … Continue reading Building Earthquake Proof Buildings
Today some of our students brought rock collections to share with their classmates. Check out the pictures below!!!
Welcome to a rainy week . I guess we shouldn’t complain with some of the beautiful weekends we have had this fall already. We have a pretty regular week this week with just a few reminders: 1. Pencil Palace takes place this Wednesday. 2. We will have early dismissal on Wednesday at 2:50. 3. Keep … Continue reading Week of November 16th-20th
Happy Monday everyone! We have a pretty normal week to look forward to. Please remember that K.I.S.S. forms are due back to school tomorrow, November 10th. Our Kids Invite Someone Special day will take place on Tuesday, November 24th at 2:15 pm. I am looking forward to meeting some very special people! ELA: We will … Continue reading Week of November 9th – 13th!
We did not get to two video today in science, so I am posting them here for you. You can watch these videos about earthquakes and volcanoes to help you review for our test next Friday! 1. Study Jams Earthquake Video 2. Largest Volcano Eruption Video (45 minutes long)
Can you believe it is already November? This year is flying by! I hope everyone had an enjoyable and safe Halloween, and enjoyed the extra day off on Monday. We have a pretty regular week with only the Wildcat Assembly at 2:45 planned on Friday. Friday will also be popcorn day, so bring your 25 … Continue reading Week of November 2nd-6th!!
Check out our pictures for Red Ribbon Week’s “Join the Fight Against Drugs” and “Be A Superhero and Be Drug Free” days.
Today we created models of weathering in our classroom. We built hills out of dirt and then had a gentle rain (spray bottle mist) applied, heavy rain (stream of water), and flood (cup of water). We measured the hill height after each type of weathering to see which caused more weathering. We also looked for … Continue reading Modeling Weathering!