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!
I had a fabulous summer, and I hope you did too! I am so excited to get this school year started. We have so many fun and exciting pieces of learning to complete, and I can’t wait to meet you! Please check this website often for videos, pictures, and information from our classroom. We love … Continue reading Welcome to the 2016-2017 School Year!
This week we had Innovation Week. This is where students get to pick any topic to study, create a project to share their learning, and then share their learning with other students from other classrooms. The kids did an amazing job. I was quite impressed! Check out our projects below!
We are coming to the end of an outstanding School Year! I have really enjoyed watching all of the students grow and learn so much. I have made a video highlighting some of our fun and learning this year. I can’t believe how much the students have grown since August. I am truly going to … Continue reading End of an Outstanding School Year Video