Friday, February 27, 2015

Video to Help Us with Subtraction!

This helped them a lot! The Subtraction Poem says:

More on top, no need to stop!
More on the floor, go next door and get ten more!
Numbers the same, zero's the game!


Peek At The Week

What a fast week! I'm so thankful we had a full week to get right back to learning and fun!

Here are some of the things we did:

In Math: 
  • Practiced regrouping using 2 digit numbers on top and bottom
  • Used the number line to subtract
  • Checked subtraction using addition
  • Discussed ways to subtract such as mental math and paper and pencil

In Social Studies and Writing:
  • Revised our facts and created our class book on North America
  • Added illustrations, captions, and labels to make it great
  • Began what we think we know about our assigned continent for the next research report 
  • Wrote a friendly letter about our week using leader/follower
  • Learned about Chinese New Year and Abraham Lincoln through Scholastic Magazine with videos
In Fundations and Reading:

  • Worked on the sounds of /a/ (a, a-e, ai, ay)
  • Played trick word relay
  • Learned new vocabulary complain and delayed
  • Practiced dictation
  • Took our Unit 10 test
  • Read Lionel and Amelia and A Friend Like Ed. They are both stories about mice who are best friends. 
Dr. Seuss Day was today! We had a special high school student who was the sister of one of my students! :) So fun!

Check out the fun photos!

Have a great weekend! I can't believe it's March already on Monday!

-Mrs. Farrand :)

Friday, February 6, 2015

Peek At The Week

It's February and we are all wondering will the snow ever stop? More snow is supposed to come, but where will we put it? :)

*The Field Trip has been rescheduled to June 4th!! 

Here's a peek at the short week!

In Math:
  • Practiced place value with hundreds, tens, and ones
  • Students solved addition problems with bar diagrams
  • Students took our Topic 8 test
Please continue to work with you child on their math facts :)

  • Used Animals in Danger to work on questioning using the 5 W's
  • Practiced making words
  • Played trick word relay 
  • Students took Unit 9 Fundations Test 
In Writing and Social Studies:
  • Students went to the computer lab to research more about North America and took notes in their research notebooks
  • Discussed and practiced writing facts in their own words
  • Worked with a partner to read and record facts
In Science:
  • Learned about icy weather using Scholastic Magazine

Here's some pics of us working on our research!