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Wednesday, March 31, 2010
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Ughhhh... home sick again!!!
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Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Fun Pop Quiz!
This is a quiz to see how well you follow directions. Do only number 25.
1) Tear off the blank piece of paper stapled to this quiz.
2) In the upper right-hand corner of the blank paper, write your name.
3) In the bottom right-hand corner, write the name of a person sitting near you.
4) In the center of the page, draw three stars.
5) Below the stars, draw a box.
6) Write the number of siblings you have to the right of the box.
7) At this point, quack like a duck, out loud!
8) Turn the paper you’ve been writing on upside down.
9) Write out today’s date in the upper left-hand corner.
10) Shout out your home address.
11) Under today’s date, write what 6 x 5 is.
12) Under 6 x 5, write what 4 x 7 is.
13) Under 4 x 7, write what 3 X 8 is.
14) Under 3 x 8, write what 12 / 4 is.
15) If you think you got all four of these math questions correct, shout out loud “I am a mathematical genius!”
16) In the bottom left-hand corner, draw a smiley face. J
17) In the center of the page, say “woooooooooooooooo!” as you draw a swirl.
18) In the bottom right-hand corner, write numbers one, two, three, four, and five.
19) Stand up and reach for the sky!
20) In the top right-hand corner, write letter K backwards.
21) Stand on one foot and say the alphabet skipping letter D. If you mess up, start over!
22) Sit back down and fold your paper in half lengthwise (the long way).
23) Fold it in half the other way.
24) Write your middle name on a blank spot on the outside.
25) Ignore directions one through twenty-four and enjoy watching everyone else do this activity wrong.
Well, here is a video of the students taking the quiz:
Thursday, March 18, 2010
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Thursday, March 11, 2010
In Daily 5 we've been learning reading strategies that will help us with our comprehension, accuracy, fluency, and vocabulary.
In unit 7 we are working with fractions. The pattern blocks shown below help us to visualize fractions of a whole, but during her free time Talia makes a beautiful pattern/design with them!
Also, today we spent time cutting out fraction cards.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
And then, our very own Josh helped him to turn a single white handkerchief placed into an empty bag into a long strand of colors!
But in addition to the tricks, David taught us three important lessons about writing a story.
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
But if we add another light bulb with our one D-Cell, each bulb lights more dimly:
Our challenge was to see if we could arrange the components in our circuit to make the light bulbs light as brightly as they had with just one bulb in the circuit. After a few hints, students came up with some ideas!
In the end, we discovered the difference between a series circuit:
and a parallel circuit: