Friday, January 31, 2014

Who Will Win the Super Bowl?

We graphed our predictions and made quarterbacks with our 3rd grade buddies.

Will the groundhog see his shadow on February 2nd?

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

How to Wake Up a Groundhog

Click the image above to read our book about How to Wake Up a Groundhog

Monday, January 27, 2014

Star of the Week

Book It and Reading Club Orders

January Book It! reading logs are due on Monday, February 3rd.  Book orders will be due on Wednesday, February 5th.  If you need to download a new reading log, you can do so here.  If you would like to order books online, you can do so here

Estimating and Measuring

We used this site with our interactive whiteboard to practice estimating and measuring length.  The kids learned that estimating is making a smart, thoughtful guess.

Hibernating Animals

Today we made a word cloud (using Cloudart on the iPad) of animals that hibernate.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Hot Chocolate Science

We used this great unit from Cara Carroll to experiment what happens when you mix hot chocolate mix with cold water, and what happens when you mix it with hot water.

Groundhog Day Cupcakes

On Monday, February 3rd, we will make groundhog cupcakes to celebrate our study of Groundhog Day!  This is also a fun time to talk about sequencing of directions.  If you can provide any of the following supplies, please let me know!
- chocolate cupcakes (20)
- chocolate frosting
- mini Nilla wafers
- chocolate chips
- butterscotch chips
- mini marshmallows

Student of the Month

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Class Cloud

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Star of the Week

Monday, January 20, 2014

Sealants for Smiles!

Dentists and dental hygienists will be visiting our school through the Sealants for Smiles program.  This is a statewide effort to improve the dental health of children by providing cavity-preventing services to children in school.  Information will be sent home this week. Please return the form ASAP to give your child permission to participate in this great program.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

PTA Meeting Tonight @ 7:00

Just a reminder about the PTA meeting tonight at 7:00 at the school. PTA can really use some new members, so I encourage you to go.  It is a fun group that does a lot for our school!  If you can't make it tonight, but are interested in finding out more about PTA or how to be involved, please let me know.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Star of the Week

Friday, January 10, 2014

If I Lived in a Snowglobe ...

We used a great idea from Deanna Jump and the kids brainstormed ideas about what they would do if they lived in a snowglobe.  They had some great ideas!  Check out what they wrote here.  The art projects turned out very cute!

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Star of the Week

Monday, January 6, 2014

Puzzle Donations

Hi!  Mrs. Huck is looking for puzzles to be donated to the library.  She is looking for floor sized or regular sized puzzles.  If you have any that you could donate to her, please send them in.  Thanks!