Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Spelling Sorts

The students work in pairs to do a buddy blind sort.  One student reads the words out loud and the other identifies the column where the word fits.

Spelling 009Spelling 001  

      Spelling 004Spelling 006

Spelling 002Spelling 005

Spelling 007

Thursday, November 4, 2010


Question Answer Relationships


Right There
The answer is in one place in the text.  Words from the question and words that answer the question are often "right there" in the same sentence.

Think & Search
The answer is in the text.  Readers need to "think and search," or put different parts of the text together to find the answer.  The answer can be within a paragraph, across paragraphs, or even across chapters and books.


Author & Me
The answer is not in the text.  To answer the question, readers need to think about how what they already know and the text fit together.

On My Own
The answer is not in the text.  Readers need to use their own ideas and experiences to make connections and answer the question.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Science: Gravity

  • Gravity is an invisible force that pull together any two objects. it pull us down toward Earth and hold us connected to it.
  • Gravity pull all objects, not matter what their mass, with equal acceleration towards Earth.

This week we started multiplication. Everyone was SUPER excited!

Monday, October 4, 2010

This week...

Here is a snapshot of what we are working on this week:

Math:  3-digit subtraction with regrouping.  Addition and subtraction word problems.

Reading:  Finish reading assessments that will be shared at parent conferences.  Lessons on thinking as you are reading and how to track your thoughts as you read.

Writing:  Continuing to take a paper through the writing process.

Social Studies:  Finishing research on important historical figures

Science:  Experiments on matter