Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Bubble Gum and Writing

Our class had a blast writing "How To's". Every child was given a piece of bubble gum and they had to write down step-by-step instructions on how to blow a bubble. It was so much FUN! Ask your child about this activity and check out the pictures below! 

The kids were upset that the activity was over. 

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Mr. T the Turkey

Mr. Louie brought in his pet turkey for all of our students to see. Here are a few interesting facts that we learned about this turkeys:

*Mr. T is Black Spanish turkey.
*He was born this spring in April. 
*He weighs about 30 lbs., but the females weigh     about 15.
*The male turkey is called a tom.
*The female turkey is called a hen.
*Baby turkeys are called poults. 
*Turkey eggs are a light tan color with brown           freckles they usually take 28 days to hatch.
*In the wild turkeys eat insect and different grains   they might be able to pick up.
*The thing that hangs down the male turkey beak     is called a snood. This is displayed when he is   
  showing off.
*The red skin flap under the turkey neck is call a   

Monday, November 14, 2016

Math Conversations

One thing I love about our new math program is that the students get to have meaningful and engaging conversations about math and strategies! It is so fun to listen and watch them discuss math! 

Friday, November 11, 2016

Veterans Day

You Student Council and Ms. Hall organized a program for local veterans. It was awesome! 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Turkey Recipes

This week our class has been working on "How-To" writing. I showed the students many examples of step-by-step pieces. Then we talked about recipes. The kids wrote recipes for their families on how to prepare a Thanksgiving turkey. Let's just say that I noticed the kids in Room 16 love Ranch dressing, sugar, hot sauce, and lemon in their turkeys! I hope you enjoy reading their recipes!

Planning Stage:

Final Product: