A big THANK YOU to all the parents that came today, organized and helped us out with our winter party! The kids loved it and so did I! Happy Holidays and see you in 2013! I also wanted to thank … Continue reading
Please click on Invention Convention Timeline and Guidelines to find more information about the Invention Convention. Your children may have already an idea of an invention they want to create. If not, please help them to start writing their ideas on their … Continue reading
Last week we met our buddies and, using an app called “Sock Puppet,” we created a digital story about an invention we have ben studying in social studies. Today we got together again and we learned new things about inventions while … Continue reading
(Find a book or go online to research the following information.)
- Where was your inventor born?
- When was your inventor born?
- What inventions is he/she famous for?
- Can you find any interesting details about the inventor’s life?
- How did your inventor come up with the idea for their invention?
- What are some fun facts about an invention your inventor created?
- Find a photo and/or a picture of your inventor on the internet.
- Print it out and paste it on your card.
This afternoon students worked collaboratively in small groups by reading a text about inventions. They had to get some ideas from the text, write them down as well as sharing them with the whole group. One of those small groups … Continue reading
This morning 3A students learned how to develop the plot of their story. After reading a book called Peter’s Chair, we created a story mountain using the struggles of the main character, Peter. 3A writers realized that the conflict in … Continue reading
This afternoon we estimated the perimeters of four polygons (square, large rhombus, small rhombus and triangle,) and marked off the estimates on line segments . After rolling the pattern blocks along the line segments we realized that three of … Continue reading
The last two days 3A students have been working on developing characters for their story. Yesterday we developed a character as a whole class by adding both, internal and external features. Then, together with their partners, 3A writers choose a … Continue reading
Mrs. Louise came to our room this morning and she told as a cool story. Then, we got together with our writing partners and using ideas from our “Bing Books” we practiced telling stories to each other, acting out and using … Continue reading
Click “Fun Run” for more information Saturday December 8th 2012 What is this? A fun run, to the winter bazaar! It is a 5 kilometer fun run around Jing Shan. You do not have to run if you do not want … Continue reading