Saturday, April 30, 2011
Wow! Watch this webcam of a bald eagle's nest. Mrs. K

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Grade 5 websites to visit

We have been reading about Yellowstone National Park in class. Today we watched a webcam of Old Faithful erupting on the Smartboard:
The boys and girls also enjoyed learning about roller coasters in Science. Here is the link to the build your own roller coaster site:
Mrs. Kennedy

Monday, April 25, 2011

HW Apr 25-29

Grade 4: A new book went home: Chocolate Fever. Please have your child read 2 chapters per night
Mon: Chapters 1 & 2
Tues: Chap 3&4
Wed: Chap 5&6
Thurs: Chap 7&8
It is okay if they did not finish the other two books: Skinnybones or Nasty Sneakers. Please return them.
We will not be having a reading test this week, although I did post some vocab. games I would like the children to do. After school reading and math is scheduled for this week.

Grade 5: Sci test on Friday. A study guide went home today.
Reading HW: read 20-30 min. per night a book of your choice. A new bookmark went home today. Please sign it nightly. They also have a math wksht for tonight from Mrs. Melanson
Bake sale next Wed. run by the fifth grade. A notice went home today. Mrs. K

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

building complex machines

Ask your child about our science lesson on building complex machines out of many simple machines.
Notice the wheel and axle and the pulley

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Sunday, April 10, 2011

HW April 11-14

Grade 4: Cont. to read in either Skinnybones (one chapter) or Sneakers (two chapters) nightly and summarize (until the book is finished). See the previous post for a vocab. game for our Trophies story of the week: Fire! Test on Friday. Please make sure your child has finished the Study Is. assignment.

Grade 5:   Read 20-30 minutes nightly and have bookmark signed. Cont. to do the Study Is. math assignments I have posted.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Grade 4 vocab.

Grade 4: we will be reading Fire! in our Trophies reading book this week. Test on Friday. Here is a link for a vocabulary practice game:

Saturday, April 2, 2011

HW week of April 4-7

Grade 4: Your child will be reading either Nasty, Stinky Sneakers or Almost Starring Skinnybones.
I do not have 23 copies of either book so I will assign a book to each child.
If your child has Nasty, Stinky Sneakers have them read 2 chapters per night and summarize.
If your child has Almost Starring Skinnybones have them read 1 chapter a night and summarize.
The chapters in Skinnybones are longer.
After school help is cancelled for this Tuesday for Mrs. K and Mrs. Melanson due to a faculty meeting.

We will be reading One Grain of Rice in our Trophies book this week. Test on Friday. Here is a vocabulary practice website:

I have posted a new Study Is. assignment due April 11.

Grade 5: read 20-30 min. per night and get a parent to sign your bookmark.
SS. test on Fri. A study guide and the textbook should be going home nightly.
Science poster is due Thursday.
Please have the children work on the math lessons I posted on Study Island.
Mrs. Kennedy