Charting The Course To Excellence
Reading/Spelling: Our class has been working on the story, Fly Traps! Plants That Bite Back. We are working on skills such as using word relationships to determine the meaning, reading and understanding an informational narrative selection, and spelling contractions correctly.
Added by Jennifer Casey on May 19, 2015 at 11:50am — No Comments
This is our last full week of school. This week we have been reviewing many things we have learned this year. Colors,
shapes, letter and sound recognition, number recognition, words we learned and several other things. During center time we got in groups and created buildings built out of building blocks. We also did graphs and counted linking cubes to see what color had the most links. We had fun going on the hill and taking our last class picture. It has been a busy week…Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on May 15, 2015 at 3:23pm — No Comments
Students started class by writing in their journal. Finished up Unit 11 Pronouns. The following skills were covered: Identifying pronouns, singular & plural pronouns, words that pronouns refer to, subject pronouns, object pronouns, using I & me, identifying possessive pronouns, using possessive pronouns, contractions with pronouns & pronouns with pronouns. Most did well on the test! Students did…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on May 15, 2015 at 2:54pm — No Comments
Reading/Spelling: Our story this week is Paul Bunyon and Babe the Blue Ox. My class worked on distinguishing between fact and opinion, reading and understanding a tall tale selection, and spelling words with the VCCV correctly.
Science: We started Unit D Chapter 1. We discussed how…Continue
Added by Jennifer Casey on May 15, 2015 at 10:11am — No Comments
This was our final week in our reading series. We worked with word play, reading sentences fluently, and writing personal narratives. In Math we finished up Chap. 11 on position words, comparing size and length, and weight. Everyone is very excited about the end of our year and can hardly wait for graduation!
Added by Stace Bobbitt on May 14, 2015 at 1:09pm — No Comments
This week in Kindergarten we continued word play, building words, taking them apart, putting them back together. We also are working on sharpening our writing skills with narrative writing. In Math we began our Chapter 11 discussing position and direction words.
Added by Stace Bobbitt on May 12, 2015 at 11:53am — No Comments
Reading/Spelling: We finished up state testing and began a new story. Our story we started today is Paul Bunyon and Babe the Blue Ox. We discussed vocabulary words, reviewed fact and opinion, and spelling words with the VCCV.
Science: We began Unit D Chapter 1 by discussing the…Continue
Added by Jennifer Casey on May 8, 2015 at 2:56pm — No Comments
Students started class each day by writing in their journal & practicing handwriting. Lesson Objectives: Combined pronouns & verbs to write contractions, used an apostrophe in place of missing letters in a contraction, distinguished between the homophones its/it's; they're/their/there; & you're/your. Students did IXL or Study Island when they completed their…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on May 8, 2015 at 8:49am — No Comments
This week we discussed ways to travel. We have began our review of all our learned through out the year. We practiced writing thank you notes and in math we discussed 3D shapes and positional words.
Added by Stace Bobbitt on May 4, 2015 at 12:27pm — No Comments
This week our theme was "Wonderful Water". We have 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 went outside and read a book this week "Cordoroy Goes to the beach", then took lots of fun pictures. The kids really enjoyed this book and of course had fun going…
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on May 1, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Students started class each day by writing in their journal, doing the daily review activity, & practicing handwriting. Continued with Unit 11 Pronouns. Lesson Objectives: Used I & me correctly in sentences, naming self first, identified possessive pronouns in sentences, & substituted possessive pronouns for possessive nouns in sentences. Students did IXL or Study Island when they completed their…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on May 1, 2015 at 12:32pm — No Comments
5th, 6th, and 7th grade did state testing this week, so 4th grade had an enjoyable week of movies, pe, and recesses.
Added by Jennifer Casey on May 1, 2015 at 10:17am — No Comments
Students took their achievement tests this week.
4th S.S.- Finished up their president's project.
On Thursday, the 4th grade went on a field trip to Victor Landing.
Added by Shawna Oglesby on April 24, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments
We have had a great week learning all about "The Garden". 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 made several graphs this week about plants, tools and bugs we need and see in the…
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on April 24, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
This week in K we wrapped up our unit on Animals, it was such a fun and interesting theme. Our caterpillars have weave into their chrysalis' and we are eagerly awaiting there metamorphosis into butterflies! I introduced our last two high frequency words of the year: have,that. In Math we finished up Chapter 9 on two dimensional shapes and took our test on Friday.
Added by Stace Bobbitt on April 24, 2015 at 12:26pm — No Comments
Our 4th grade classes did their reading and math OCCT Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. On Thursday, our 4th grade attended a field trip to Victor Landing where they experienced outdoor classrooms. On Friday, our students had a reward day by watching a movie for all their hard work this week.
Added by Jennifer Casey on April 24, 2015 at 8:58am — No Comments
This week in Kindergarten we were introduced to two new sight words: give, little. We continued working on reading comprehension discussing details and main idea of a story. In phonics we reviewed sounds in words, beginning, middle, and ending. In Math this week we learned about circles, squares, and triangles, discussing curves and vertices.
Added by Stace Bobbitt on April 19, 2015 at 10:11pm — No Comments
This week our theme was Space/NIght/Day. Our theme song was Mr. Sun. For our vocabulary words we added night, sleep, dark, day, stars, moon, sun, and planets. For our phonological awareness we did onset rhyme blending. For letter/sound recognition we learned the letter Yy, and reviewed the number 1-10. For our shared writing we named things we do during the day and night. We read several books like: How the Sky Got its Stars, The Solar System and What Makes Day and Night.
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on April 17, 2015 at 3:31pm — No Comments
Students started class each day by writing in their journal, doing the daily review activity, & practicing handwriting. Students took Unit 9 test over Capitalization & Punctuation. Started on Unit 11 Pronouns. Lesson Objectives: Identified pronouns in sentences & distinguished between singular & plural, identified subject pronouns in sentences, substituted pronouns for nouns as the subjects of…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on April 17, 2015 at 2:56pm — No Comments
Reading/Spelling: Students have been working on OCCT prep materials and computer practice for the state test, which starts Monday, April 20.
Science: We finished up Unit C Chapter 4 test on the planets. Students have been preparing for the state test and learning more about the solar system by watching Discover Education.
Added by Jennifer Casey on April 17, 2015 at 8:16am — No Comments