Saturday, January 31, 2009

We wrote thank you notes to the lady who donated to DonorsChoose to purchase our Flip Video Camera.

Students were trying out the digital camera!

Friday, January 30, 2009

Story Time!

You and a partner have to create a short story that deals with TIME! On your mark, get set, Go . . .

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Mr. Pilson needs our help!

At Mr. Pilson's blog, he needs our help writing a song about animals from different continents. Can you help him write some lyrics? He needs a short poem about whales, elephants, seals and penguins. Can you write a short poem about these?

Visit his blog to post your poem as a comment

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Holiday Words Images

We listed as many holiday words as we could think of. We sat in a circle and went aroubd listing words several times. We started out with words related to Christmas and other December holidays, and then towards the end we were thinking of all kinds of holidays, like President's Day, Mother's Day, and Grandparent's Day as well as birthdays!

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Creativity flowing

You are an explorer on an archeological dig. You find this oddly shaped blue container. Your mind quickly fills with questions and ideas. What is this object? What was it used for? How could you use an object like this today?

Monday, November 17, 2008

Miss Smith's Incredible Storybook Adventure

What details do you remember from the story?
What was your favorite part?
If you could make any story come to life, which one would it be and why?

"Whoever knew reading could be this fun . . ." :)

Friday, November 14, 2008

Pickles to Pittsburgh

You are a news reporters and are sent to the town of Chewandswallow to report on the things going on there (based on Pickles to Pittsburgh). You have to decide what information to include in a 2 minute news report to be aired on the 6:00 local news channel. What details from the story do you think should be included?