Wishing everyone a safe and restful Spring Break! Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Happy Easter, Happy April Fool’s Day! See you all on Tuesday, April 3rd!
Book exchange started our day today. We then did our encouragement speeches before doing a little spring cleaning while we finished our read aloud novel. We then headed to the gym where we worked on our badminton skills. After recess, the students were off to French class. In the afternoon, we didn’t have time for the movie but we were treated to presentations on fashion design and slime. We then did a little more cleaning before we had some time for Maker Space.
Circle of Power and Respect started our day today. We then had presentations on Ferraris and M&Ms before the kids wrote their Math4today assessment and do some work on their Albanesi cards. Read aloud was before recess. After recess, kids did their final literature circle and some set about selecting a novel for next terms independent novel studies. After lunch, we heard a presentation about the sense of smell. Students then worked on their passion projects or selecting one for next term. We then tried to pick an Earth Day song. It was a tie. They ended their day with French. (Don’t forget your encouragement speeches for tomorrow.)
We started the day by going through the three choices for the play: Harriet the Hamburger, Forces and Motion and the musical: Pirates of Grammar Island. We narrowed it down to two and then it was decided that we do Forces and Motion. We will start auditions after the break. (Mark Thursday, May 31st on your calendars!) We then read the story Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi for Pi Day. Students then wrote their own Pi-ku (three syllables, one syllable, four syllables_ on any topic. Read aloud was before is recess. After recess, students used the digits of Pi to make bar graph city scape picture. After lunch, students worked on their encouragement speeches, due Friday, and then anything they need to work on like their journal entries or their literature circles (due tomorrow.)
Daily Physical Activity and Circle of Power and Respect started our day today. We then heard science presentations on the effect of music on heart rate, optical illusions, hand-eye coordination, music and the ability to remember choreography steps, Read aloud was before recess. After recess, we did Math4today week 13 day 4 and then students worked on their Albanesi cards. After lunch, we heard passion projects the longest words in the English language and Sonic. Students then had a little time to work on their explorer journals before our buddy class arrived. We read If You Give a Cat a Cupcake then we played games from MouseCookieBooks.com before we were able to enjoy some cupcakes of our own.
We started the day with our class meeting. Students then worked on their comments for their Albanesi reports and their term two reflections. After recess, students continued to finish up their reflections before we headed to the gym for PE. In PE, we worked on some serving and rallying in badminton. After lunch, students worked on finishing up their explorer historical journal entries (due Thursday) and their science projects. We ended the day with the students having time to finish reading their literature circle novels and completing their preparation sheets.
Book exchange started our day today. We then had silent reading and read aloud before we headed to the gym for PE. In PE today we played indoor soccer. After recess, the kids finished off their French projects. After lunch we had our appreciation circle and then students worked on their reflections before we had Maker Space time to end the day. (We also had a fire drill toward the end of the day!)
I have not figured out a way to update the blog when I am away, sorry there is no update for Monday through Wednesday. I do know that they were in Mrs. Murphy’s capable hands.
We started the day with our Circle of Power and Respect. We then heard science projects on optical illusions and reaction times. Students then worked on their Albanesi cards. Read aloud was before recess. After recess, students broke into their literature circle groups and shared their preparation sheets. After lunch, students had time to work on their passion projects. (I hope to see some of those presentations next week.) We then did our Daily Physical Activity before the students headed down the hall for French class.