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Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Good day all!

I hope everyone is having a wonderful break, I am now that we are nice and comfy in our new house!

For my kids...I will search the net and see what fun games I can add to the blog. Please play the fun ones a lot, cause you guys know if it's not "educational" than ya can't play it when we get back to class!!!

Happy Holidays,
~Mrs. Wright

Ps- My Dear Josh,

No my friend, the Holiday Packet is not a grade. However, many of the students finished in class and I did look them over. The activities in it were skills that we have discussed, except the tan part of the Weekly Reader. If you are having trouble then you can bring it back when school opens and I will be happy to help you figure it out, ok?

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Hey everyone!

This week we will be checking out some new stuff-

Reading- Fables
Writing- Paragraphs
Math- Collecting Data
Science- Force

I'm looking forward to studying our new topics, hope you are, too!

Friday, November 7, 2008

OK, y'all! This week's Reading Comprehension Strategy was a really important one to remember so, here it is again in case you forgot...

Monitor and Clarify

  • reread
  • read ahead
  • look at the pictures
  • think about what you already know

Sometimes one strategy might not work for what you are trying to figure out. If that happens, keep trying the others until you get it!

Monday, November 3, 2008

This week...

Good day!
This week we are going to...

Reading- Monitor and Clarify (to make sure we understand what we're reading)

Writing- Revising, Editing and Publishing

Math- Finishing Story Problems


Social Studies- Elections and Voting


Enjoy the week!
~Mrs. Wright

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Hello!
This week we are going to study:
  • Reading- Catergorizing and Classifying Information
  • Writing - Using Author's Crafts and Revising
  • Math- Story Problems
  • Social Studies- 3 Branches of Government

Some of you are still able to get the free lap pass!

~Mrs. Wright

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

FYI...

This week were are working on-

Reading- Facts and Opinions

Writing- Believable Solutions/Conclusions

Math- Counting coins up to a dollar
How many ways can you make $.73?

Social Studies- Government and Political Leaders

Hey...
Joelys
Cami
Josh

Jose
Mitchel

Dorien
Rose (email)
Good job replying!


Y'all have earned 1 day no laps!!!
~Mrs. Wright

Monday, October 20, 2008

FREE LAP PASS

Reply to this post and get a Free Lap Pass!

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Grades...

Hi all, I left a stack of papers at school that I meant to bring home and post the grades this weekend, sorry! I will post them on engrade Monday pm.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

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Hi! I hope everyone is having a nice day! Here are the topics for this week...

Reading: Compare & Contrast, Questioning

Writing: "Juicy" Details...creating believable events

Math: Counting $...combinations of $.15 and $.25

Social Studies: Communities & Government

Hey kids..."Free Lap Pass" To get it just figure out how to respond to this blog. Don't forget to type your name!


~Mrs.Wright

Saturday, October 4, 2008

Hey there!

This week we are studying:

Reading- Poetry

Writing- Believable Characters

Math- Multiples of 2, 5, & 10

Social Studies- Communities

~Mrs. W

Monday, September 29, 2008

Hey y'all!

Hope everyone is well. FYI-progress reports went home today, please sign and return them ASAP!

We are working on:

Reading- Predicting/Inferring

Writing- Narratives (great beginnings & juicy details!)

Science- Finishing up our Study of Matter

Math- Counting using Multiples of 2, 5 and 10.

Take care!
~Mrs. Wright

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Hello, hello!

I hope everyone has had a restful weekend. Here are some things we are working on in class:

Reading- Fantasy & Realism

Writing- Story Structure

Math- Number Strings

Science- Changing States of Matter

Ask your kids to explain these things to you!

~Mrs. W

PS- DON'T FORGET TO CHECK OUT THE NEW LINKS OF THE WEEK!
;-)

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Hello everyone,

I hope you all are well.

I had to miss school because my husband had to spend Wednesday night, Thursday and Friday at the hospital. He is feeling better now, and I will be back on Monday.

Good news for students...no spelling test on Wednesday since I was unable to do the pretest on Thursday.

I will begin working with students one at a time during centers to check reading levels, comprehension (how well you understand what you read), and fluency (how easily you read without mistakes).

Centers will begin to change a bit, too. I will officially make the computers a center, as well as having a writing, and listening center, too. It will take a few days to get our "new" centers up and running, but I know they will be fun and help us become better readers and writers!

I am ready to get back to school and I can't wait to see you all there!
~Mrs. Wright

PS- Practice your doubles in Math...we are going to make doubles riddles on Monday!

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Nice to see You...

Hey kids,

It is great to see that ya'll are visiting the site.


I look forward to hearing some silly stories over the next few days. Be thinking of some silly ideas to write about, we are each going to choose one of our stories and publish it... soon!

Also, when your hangin' out at home, think about "matter." Ask yourself, "is this a solid, liquid or gas.?" Notice the properties of the things you have! Here are a few interesting items to explore:
Solid? Liquid? or Gas?
  • egg
  • soap
  • sponge

Oh yeah, if you use the Math link and do the drills I bet you will know all the ways to make 10 and all know doubles to 20...without having to count on your fingers! :-)

~ Mrs. W

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Hello everyone!
I hope you will find our webpage interesting and useful. I would like for the student (or parent) to please respond to this post by making a comment...just a-"Hi, Mrs. Wright!" or something like that would be great, thanks!
Mrs. W

PS- Also, would you please take the poll below so that I can get an idea of how often our classmates log on to the internet?:-)

Sunday, August 31, 2008

Check out the "links of the week" to help with what we are studying in class!

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

What a storm!

Wow, what a way to start off our school year! At least we all got a few more days to rest. :-)

It's time to get down to business in room 156, so put your thinking caps on!

Monday, August 18, 2008

Our First Day

Our first day has come and gone and it was a great sucess! The students are just as sweet as the can be and I feel so blessed to be a part of each one of their lives. We are going to have a wonderful year and make some meaningful memories. I can hardly wait!
~Mrs. Wright

Friday, August 15, 2008

Back to School!

Well here we go, off on an exciting new learning adventure!