January, 2012

Jan. 30th Vocabulary and Spelling Words

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archipelago – a group of islands isthmus- a narrow strip of land connected two larger pieces of land (like a land bridge) peninsula- an area of lands surrounded on three sides with water prairie- grassland area with no trees strait- …Continue reading →

Challenge Weekly Newsletter- January 30, 2012

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Challenge Newsletter- January 30th   Language Arts: Our weekly plan includes taking notes on our ocean creature. Please ask your child about his/her topic. They will need to get some books on their topic of choice. We will then write …Continue reading →

Challenge Weekly Newsletter- January 23, 2012

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Language Arts We will start reading a chapter book called The Cricket in Time Square by George Seldon. We will be reading it together and doing a literary analysis of the book as we go. Students’ January book reports are …Continue reading →

Spelling/vocabulary words – Week of Jan. 23rd

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Vocabulary words: Week of Jan. 23rd   Permanent- lasting  a very long time Fabric – cloth Formless- shapeless Dimension- a measure of height, length or width Abstract- consisting of designs that are not realistic Synthetic- no made in or from …Continue reading →

No vocabulary words this week- Jan. 17th

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All of the children did very well on the vocabulary test. We used the Smart Response clicker system. (Questions were posted on the Smartboard and the students used a “clicker” to mark their answers.) So, you’ll have to look at …Continue reading →

by Niklas

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Snowman at night   By Niklas   One stormy day I made a snowman. Very plump and saggy. The next day when I saw him, He was not the same at all.     His hat had fallen; his arms …Continue reading →

by Carly

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Snowman at night by Carly     One breezy day I made a snowman, Very plump and small. The next day when I saw her, She was not the same at all.   Her hat had tilted, her arms fell …Continue reading →

by Luke

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Snowman at Night Re-written By Luke   One cloudy day I made a snowman   Very high and lean   The next day when I saw him   He was not the same at all   His hat had a …Continue reading →

by Nate

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Snowman at night   By Nate   One sunny day I made a snowman, Very fat and rigid. The next day I saw him, he was not the same at all.   His hat had disappeared and his arms were …Continue reading →

by Nicoleta

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Snowman by Nicoleta   One cold winter day I made a snowman, Very short and pretty. The next day when I saw her, She was not the same at all.   Her hat at dropped, her arms had tilted, She …Continue reading →

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