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Month: October 2011

Week 4 of the Global Read Aloud Project

This week we finished up chapter 5 in Flat Stanley and took assessments to see if we understood the story.  There were a lot of great scores on these assessments and I was impressed with the kids’ comprehension of this chapter book!  What a great book to start the year with! Although the Global Read Aloud project was supposed to last just 4 weeks, we will c0ntinue for at least one more week while we receive back the Flat Stanleys we mailed out.  We will also start to talk about our Flat Stanley bag and what Stan has been doing…

Week 2 of the Global Read Aloud Project!

We continued to work on the Global Read Aloud Project by reading chapter 3 in the book Flat Stanley.  We colored and cut out our own Flat Stanleys to send to our families and friends all over the state and country!  We’re sending one out to Missouri to Mrs. E’s son Doug, aka PFC Eschweiler, in the U.S. Marines.  We’re even sending one out to Las Vegas, Nevada and one to Canada! This week, we also got to “Skype” with two classes- Ms. Wilson’s first grade class from Atlanta, GA and Ms. Bonds’ third grade class from Michigan. We showed…