March, 2014

Weekly Newsletter- March 31, 2014

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Language Arts-  OAA practice packet Narrative Writing- Focus lesson Example: We’ll read The Wild Horses of Sweetbriar by N. Warnock http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/389227.The_Wild_Horses_of_Sweetbriar   Daily Edits Journal Writing Final Project for Mixed Up Files- Create a room in a museum around a theme (group work) …Continue reading →

Vocabulary Words- Week of March 31, 2014

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Vocabulary words- Week of March 31, 2014 based on “How to Ride a Horse” article   1. migrate- to move from one place to another 2. canter- gallop 3. retreat- withdraw or move back 4. shuffle- to slide the feet …Continue reading →

Week of March 17, 2014

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Language Arts- Finishing up Mixed Up Files. Final project (mostly done in class)- Goal will be for each group to create a room in a museum. We will link boxes together to make a museum (picture a dollhouse/different rooms) *We …Continue reading →

Weekly Newsletter- March 10, 2014

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Language Arts– Subject Verb connection Finishing up Mixed up Files chapter book (mystery novel) Gorillas (reading fiction and nonfiction articles) Vocabulary words only this week (no spelling) based on Gorilla reading packet.   http://staff.bbhcsd.org/lantj/2014/03/vocabulary-only-no-spelling-week-of-march-10-2014/ Daily Edit packet Math– Continuing with Fractions Equivalent …Continue reading →

Vocabulary only- (no spelling)- Week of March 10, 2014

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Words based on an essay called “Gorilla Watch.”- March 10, 2014 Goal: Using context clues to figure out meaning   1. adventurous- seeking new experiences 2. disrespectful – rude 3. humble- not proud 4. curious- eager to know more 5. …Continue reading →

Weekly newsletter- Week of March 3, 2014

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Language Arts-  March book report– due 3/31 NON fiction book Book report sent home last week. (look for green paper). Students will need to find vocabulary from the book, so keep that in mind as they read. Mixed Up Files- Book …Continue reading →

Mark your calendars- May important dates

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Please mark these important dates down: Thursday, May 1st Reading OAA test (9:30-12:00) Tuesday, May 6th– Math OAA test (9:30-12:00)   3rd grade Field trip to Progressive Field and Lolly the Trolley Tour of Cleveland- Tuesday, May 13th (most likely on …Continue reading →

Happy Heart Quilt- Created for Mrs. Lant on Valentine’s Day

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Students and parents helped create this keepsake for me on Valentine’s Day. It has pockets, so it’s as functional as it is pretty. Thank you for this gift!

Weekly Newsletter- Week of March 3, 2014

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Language Arts-  March book report– due 3/31 NON fiction book Book report sent home last week. (look for green paper). Students will need to find vocabulary from the book, so keep that in mind as they read. Mixed Up Files- Book …Continue reading →