Friday, February 12, 2016

Friendly Friday

We are adrift in Valentines!

I will post more later!

This long weekend at home....

  • complete the Fables and Myths packet
  • finish the Go Math Review. We corrected the Evens today. We will test on Wednesday.
  • finish the following pages in the Conversation Heart Packet: Addition/Subtraction ( fist column only), Arrays ( all),  Multiplication/Division ( 5 of each).  We will work through the remaining skills next week. Feel free to work ahead.
  • The West Foldable is due next Friday. The completion of this work will be done at home.  All of the content can be found on Edmodo.

Don't forget that there is no school on Monday!

Thursday, February 11, 2016


 This evening at home...

  • Read Zomo's Friends. Complete the Text to Self  AND the Text to Text.
  • finish today's Hercules classwork.
  • Complete the Even questions in the Chapter 7 Review
  • Don't forget that tomorrow is our Valentine's Day celebration is tomorrow.  There are 31 kids in our class. Please do not address cards or treats to individual students. 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

What's Your Favorite Food Wednesday

  • R Notebook page 217 and 218
  • 4 Problem Solution Myths ( 2 full pages) Add icons and color
  • Math 7.10: The end of the chapter aprroaches...da...da..daaaaaaaaa!

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Tad Late Tuesday

Hello 201 Families,

I apologize for the late post. I had to leave early today. The kids can fill you in!  This morning was an exciting one. All 201 students received their cpsgoogle accounts.   Mrs. Simenson was in to help us get started.  This is an exciting step for your child! A letter went home today and should be in the green folder. Within the next week, we will be launching Google Classroom.

What else is new?

  • Thanks to those who have turned in Chapter 6 Math corrections. Please check your child's score on Think Central. Corrections should be completed on a separate sheet of paper. All work must be shown!
  • Valentine's Day is quickly approaching! 201 students may bring cards or individually wrapped goodies to share this Friday!   Please make sure that you have something for everyone! There are 201 students in our class. We will dedicate last period to the celebration.  
  • Next week, 201 will embark on an exciting pilot project from the designers of Espark: Frontier Learning. 
What is Frontier? Frontier is a web-based project learning experience. Students a topic....explore podcasts, interactive graphics, videos and online articles...explore and develop questions.research and take notes... use the writing process...give and provide feedback for peers.....and finally... create a digital presentations that showcase their learning.

Frontier asks...

What do you ? What do you ? What will you ? What will you ?

I can't wait to get started!

This evening at home....
  • Complete the homework and practice for Go Math lesson 7.9
  • Complete the first two Hercules pages in the Readers Notebook. This kids wrote down the page numbers. These are the "comprehension" pages that begin each chapter!

Monday, February 8, 2016

Mythology Monday

 This evening at home.....

  • Finish the Before You Read if you didn't do it in school.
  • Complete the double sided Hercules activities.
  • Complete Go Math homework for 7.8

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Feels Like Friday Thursday

This weekend....

  • complete Go Math 7.7
  • complete the Maniac activity
  • read and record.
  • If you are not done with the Animal adaptation creation, finish it!
Spend some time on IXL and ST Math.
Remember, there is not school tomorrow!

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Wholes and Parts Wednesday

Today we spent some time thinking about Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions.    We also began our foldable project on The West. We read and discussed some Maniac Magee, and had some good discussions about this week's Journeys selection, The Right Dog for the Job. Adverbs were also a part of our day. Or should I say a fraction?

This evening at home....

  • finish the Right Dog for the Job questions we began in class today.
  • read and record on your log.
  • complete the Go Math homework and practice for lesson 7.6.  If you want to do the classwork too, you may.  Otherwise, you can work on in the morning.   
  • Yes, we will have a Reading /L.A. test tomorrow
Parents, Chapter 6 Math Results are on Think Central. All kids who score less than 80% must do corrections.  Please get these to me  by Monday.