Taking a "Paws" to Praise Our Most Innovative and Creative Projects
Our last week of Pre-K has been both exciting and sad. We will miss our friends over our summer break, but will see each other in August to begin our year in Kindergarten. Our last unit to study has been "What Will Kindergarten Be Like?". We explored our thoughts on what we think it will be like when we go to Kindergarten, we reviewed both capital and lowercase letters. On Wednesday we had our end of the year trip to Creekmore Park and Chuck E. Cheese. We all had such a blast!! Thursday we…Continue
Added by Stace Bobbitt on May 16, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
This has been a very eventful week. We have been reviewing all week in our reading. We are working on shapes in math. We are practicing hard on the Kindergarten graduation program. We are all excited about the last days of school. and our end of the year trip to the park and Chuck-E-Cheese. We hope everyone has a good weekend and a Happy Mother's Day to all Mothers.
Added by Mary Lloyd on May 10, 2013 at 3:32pm — No Comments
Our theme this week was Summer. Our last letter/sound of the week and school year was Zz. For our shared writing we wrote about summer activities, what we like about it and what we know about it. We sang many songs about the sun. During print awareness we discussed words and spacing. We also enjoyed our…Continue
Added by Stace Bobbitt on May 10, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Students started class each day by writing in their journal, doing the Daily Language Review, & practicing handwriting. Students did Unit 13 Check-up & took the test. The following skills were covered: What is an adverb, comparing with adverbs, using good & well, & negatives. Most did well! Students did Study Island when they finished assignments.
Students did Unit 4 review & studied notes. Test will be Monday.…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on May 10, 2013 at 2:31pm — No Comments
Art II- Students painted a study of Post Impressionism. I gave a Keynote presentation on the art period.
Art I- Students studied Post Impressionism. They drew each assignment in color pencil. They studied art by Picasso, Seurat, van Gogh, and Leutrec.
Middle School Art- they studied the Middle Ages and made a castle. They also studied for an art assessment.
Added by mary woodward on May 7, 2013 at 8:54am — No Comments
Students started class each day by practicing their handwriting, doing the Daily Language Review activity, & writing in their journal. Continued with Chapter 13. Lesson Objectives: Used only one negative word in a sentence, labeled & put in order the five parts of a letter, & wrote & revised the first draft of a friendly letter. Students did Study Island when they finished their assignments.
Students did Chapter 11…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on May 5, 2013 at 7:58pm — No Comments
This week our theme was "Wonderful Water". We had a lot of fun doing little activities with water. One of their favorites was doing our bubble activity. Our magic letter this week was the letter Jj along with reviewing all of our letters we've already learned. We read a book this week "Cordoroy Goes to the beach". The kids really enjoyed this book. We read several other books dealing with water. We also did several nursery rhyme videos where the students dressed up, sang and acted…Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on May 3, 2013 at 7:25pm — No Comments
This week our theme was Wonderful Water. For shared writing we made of list of fun things we can do with water. During phonological awareness we discussed words in a sentence, we counted words in a sentence on our fingers and we also jumped words in a sentence. We did some really fun Sink or Float activities in our Sensory Center water table. Our letter/sound of the week was Jj and we continued to practice with rhyming word. Our root vegetables continue to grow and our butterflies have begun…Continue
Added by Stace Bobbitt on May 2, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
American History 8-Reviewed 18-2 "War in the East" from last Thursday. Did quiz over section. Read and discussed 18-3 "War in the West." Did worksheets and quiz over section. Read and discussed 18-4 "Behind The Lines." Finished video over "Gettysburg."
Geography 7-Finished the continent of Africa. Did worksheets and quizzes over section. Watched slide show and video over Africa.
Added by Susan Baker on May 2, 2013 at 8:48am — No Comments
Most of the classes are finishing sewing projects. Chemistry of Foods class has been discussing oils and fats ,next week they will spend time in the lab. Customer service students have analyzed work scenarios and applied ethical standards to situations that may occur when facing pressure to act unethically.
Added by Frances Crouch on April 28, 2013 at 11:11pm — No Comments
In reading first graders learned to spell words with the long i as; vcv, ie, y, and igh. They learned that igh is a trigraph. They learned more in depth about story elements such as characters, setting, and plot. Their story Blast Off! was about young children using their imagination to take a trip to another planet.
In math we have been making bar graphs and tally charts. We will begin geometric shapes soon.
Added by Lisa Leming on April 25, 2013 at 4:19pm — No Comments
This week we have learned syllable blending, segmentation, and deletion. We worked on word blending and word building. We introduced the phonogram -ug. We have reviewed the high-frequency words, we, have, and, see, give, and that. For comprehension, we have discussed real and fantasy. We have learned the different parts of a thank you note and how to write them. In math we have worked on the number 20 and counting by tens.
Added by Mary Lloyd on April 25, 2013 at 3:52pm — No Comments
We have had a wonderful week learning all about "The Garden", our unit. We learned our theme song "Plant some seeds as well as sang lots of other songs. We watched videos on the planting process and how the roots grow from seeds.
We planted radishes, carrots, and onions, in our root viewer and are anxiously waiting for our seeds to sprout roots and grow. We also received our caterpillars and they have already spun into their cocoons awaiting them to become beautiful butterflies. …Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on April 25, 2013 at 3:29pm — No Comments
Students started class each day by writing in their journal, doing the Daily Language Review, & practicing handwriting. Continued with Unit 13 Adverbs. Lesson Objectives: Used good & well correctly in sentences & wrote sentences using good & well. Students did Study Island when they finished their assignments.
Students finished Chapter 11 W.S. & using new words W.S. They continued working on their research over the…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on April 25, 2013 at 2:48pm — No Comments
This week we had EOI Testing. Since this was a short week we worked on make-up work in all my history classes. The students also participated in Jeopardy ( U.S. Government). U.S. History and Democracy took a variety of quizzes on my Moodle site (History.com).
Added by gary stacy on April 25, 2013 at 2:04pm — No Comments
Time is flying by! Lots of students in the online classes are working overtime to get the coursework finished before the semester is over. Our kindergartener is working on Get the Egg, and learning how add -ing and -s to words. She also wrote a paragraph about animals to submit for assessment. 1st Grade PRIDE worked on lessons in Children's Music Journey. 2nd grade did not meet because of Early Release time. 3rd Grade PRIDE found out who won their "How I Became Flat"…Continue
Added by Carol Ann Ford on April 24, 2013 at 3:16pm — No Comments
This week in Pre-K our theme was In the Garden. Our theme's song was Plant Some Seeds and that is exactly what we did. First we discussed the sequence of planting then got everything ready and planted root vegetables: radishes, carrots, and ball onions. We placed them into our root viewer planter and the students are very excited about seeing the seeds sprout. For our shared writing topic we made a garden chart listing things we might find in a garden under the headings: Plants, Tools, Bugs.…Continue
Added by Stace Bobbitt on April 24, 2013 at 1:40pm — No Comments
American History 8-Started Chapter 18 "The Civil War." Read and discussed 18-1 about the beginning of the Civil War. Did worksheets and quiz over section. 18-2 "The War in the East" read and discussed. Started video over "Gettysburg."
Geography 7- Finished Chapter 18. Read and discussed 18-2 and 18-3, did skill worksheets and quizzes over sections. Did assessment over chapter. Started and finished Chapter 19-1 and 19-2. Did skill worksheets and assessment over chapter.
Added by Susan Baker on April 24, 2013 at 10:23am — No Comments
Art II- Students learned about Impressionism. I gave a presentation on the art period. Students learned about artists such as Monet, Renoir, Degas, Rodin and Claudel. They began a two week painting project.
Art I- Students learned about Impressionism. I gave a presentation on the art period. Students learned about artists such as Monet, Renoir, Degas, Rodin and Claudel. They chose an art work by each artist and created a "study." They must provide the name of the artist and art…Continue
Added by mary woodward on April 23, 2013 at 8:37am — No Comments
This week in Kindergarten we substituted initial, medial, and final phonemes. We learned the letter Qq and reviewed /ku/q, /z/z, and /j/j. We learned two new high-frequency words, that, and have. We worked on reading for comprehension. We also practiced writing invitation.
Added by Mary Lloyd on April 19, 2013 at 3:29pm — No Comments