Have a wonderful week.
Happy 4 day week! We want to celebrate by not having any homework this week. Please take the week to finish up any work that is not done. Make sure to check out Google Classroom to make sure you have turned in everything that is due there!
Have a wonderful week.
Spring break is just around the corner. Remember it starts on Friday, March 25, so there is no school on the 25th.
Math Homework: Work on Zearn.org (we need to be on Lesson 13 by the end of the week) I also sent home a math practice packet. Just a few practice problems from each lesson this week. It is due on Friday!!
ELA Homework: There are several project that are due this week.
Great Horn Spoon comprehension packet (we did most of this in class)
Great Horn Spoon final presentation (in Google Classroom)
Please make sure to bring back your Great Horn Spoon book on Friday as well.
I will also be out of the classroom on Thursday and Friday of this week. I will be in Palm Springs at the CUE conference. Excited to see some new technology trends in action.
Please let me know if you need anything or have any questions.
Happy Leap Day! Make sure to check out our newest CallieCast to learn about why we have a leap year.
Work on the writing assignment in Google Classroom - Due Wednesday
Each night it is important that you complete the ZEARN.org lesson for that day.
Monday: Lesson 0 and 1
Tuesday: Lesson 2
Thursday: Lesson 3
Have a great week!
Did you know that this is a leap year? 29 days in February this year.
ELA: Great Horn Spoon Research Chapter 8-9 Due Monday
(See Google Classroom for documents)
Much of The Great Horn Spoon is written as if it were a tall tale, but some of the wild stories are true. Search online and see if you can find which of these Gold Rush stories are probably true and which are a tall tale: If you can find it, copy the link and paste it below the “truth.”
• $10 to take a bath ($254 today)
• $25 passage on a riverboat ($637 today)
• Sending clothes to China to be washed
• Getting gold out of miners’ hair
• Marrying someone you’ve never met
• Selling a pick and shovel for $100 ($2,547 today)
• Towns named Hangtown, Rough and Ready, etc.
• A Chinese laundryman wearing his hair in a pigtail.
Math: Multi-digit Multiplication practice website - See Google Classroom.
Please let me know if you need any help!
Happy Short Week! - I mean happy President's Day/Valentine's Day. Just a reminder that we do not have school on Friday or Monday. So go out and do something fun and enjoy the day with family and friends.
ELA: We are continuing to read By the Great Horn Spoon. Head over to Google Classroom and continue to work on the assignments there.
Math: ZEARN.org lessons 26-30
Remember that if you did not complete the lesson at school, you need to work on it and complete it at home. By the end of the week, you should be at lesson 30.
Valentine's Day Celebration.
We will be passing out valentines on Thursday afternoon. If they would like to bring valentines, we have 28 kids in our class. I will add the names to the Google Classroom.
Have a great week!
We are going to start some mission research. Follow the directions below to get started.
1. Click on this site, and look at the mission that you would like to research.
2. Use the same site, this site and Google to find the following information about your mission.
a. purpose of missions?
b. how many missions?
c. What road are the missions along?
d. Who was Father Serra, why was he important?
e. your mission's founder's name
f. year it was founded
g. 4 interesting facts about your mission.
h. What was the daily routine at a mission like?
i. three problems that your mission faced.
j. What is your mission made from? Materials used to build it.
k. Where is it located? What city is it near?
3. Take the information you have found and create a Google Slides presentation.
Slide 1: Mission Name, Your name and picture of your mission.
Slide 2: Answer questions a-d
Slide 3: Answer questions e-f
Slide 4: Answer questions g
Slide 5: Answer questions h-i
Slide 6: Answer questions j-k
There are many different sites to find the information about the missions. Feel free to use Google and look for other sites.
What a great week we had last week, and this week is starting out just as wonderful!
Homework this week will be daily - we are working on a couple of projects, and what they do not finish in class will be homework.
Figurative Language poster and worksheet
Erosion Readworks Text dependent questions packet
They need to Zearn all the way through Lesson 14. Each day this week we will work through one lesson, so by Friday they need to be done with lessons 14, 15, 16 and 17.
Head over to Google Classroom and answer the question.
It sure was nice seeing all of the smiling faces today! It sounded like everyone had a wonderful time over break. So many fun adventures.!
ELA: Complete Lemonade War by wednesday.
Math: Zearn.org - Zearn is a great website that goes right along with classroom lessons. Today we introduced it and started working on a couple of lessons that we have already completed. This helped to build their understanding of the website, while reviewing the material. The goal is to be finished with Lesson 11 by friday. Remember that you can also work ahead! Remember to use your Google login.
We will also be starting a new book this week. "Lemonade War" will be coming home to be read at home for the next two weeks. There will be a comprehension packet that goes with the reading. I will attach a digital version of the packet to the Google Classroom, if you misplace your paper one.