Thursday, December 3, 2015

Art Homework

Your Art Photo is due: Friday, December 4th

Pig Cupcakes for Addi's 3rd Pig Party
Homemade Mac & Cheese 

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Moon Crater Lab

Students are learning which drop height would create the largest crater.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Learning About the Moon Phases

The students are learning that the changing appearance of the moon depends on its position relative to the position of the Sun and Earth.  Ask your child to tell you the order of the moon phases!

Friday, September 18, 2015

Floating Fruit Lab

Today we practiced using the scientific method with the floating fruit lab.  Many students were surprised which fruits floated and which ones did not.  Ask your child why the apple, orange, grapefruit, banana, pear, and tomato floated and why the lime and seedless grape did not.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

ECHOES Creative Writing Workshop

ECHOES Creative Writing Workshop

Today we had Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in our classroom to teach a mini lesson on creative writing.  Thanks PAC!!!

Marshmallow Activity

Marshmallow Activity

As a class we worked with new peers to try and build the tallest free standing structure that could hold one marshmallow on top only using 20 spaghetti pieces, 1 yard of tap, and 1 yard of yarn.
Here are some pictures of teams working and some finished towers. 

Our Winning Team 
14 1/2 inches tall

Monday, September 14, 2015

Our character trait: Integrity

Today we had a great discussion about our character trait - Integrity.

We read the book: The Bad Case of Stripes and watched a viedo.

Bully Video

We then read through different scenarios discussing what we'd do to show integrity in different life situations.

Group Activities

Sharing your "What math means to me" posters.

Brainstorming "what it takes to work in a successful group"

Here is what we all came up with grouped into 4 categories.

Critical Thinking

Cup Activity to start practicing the 4Cs

Learning about how a picture can teach us about history.