Candy Grams

January 30th, 2015 by sahone

4th Grade will be selling Candy Grams February 9th – 12th during lunch for $0.50 each.  Send them to friends, siblings, teachers, etc.  Your treat will be delivered to your recipient on Friday the 13th for Valentine’s Day (February 14th).

Help support our fundraiser! 

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Color 1/2 of a Square…

January 29th, 2015 by sahone

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The Story of Perseus and Medusa

January 29th, 2015 by sahone

We are enjoying our Greek Mythology stories.  Here is a picture/diagram that we used to help us comprehend the story plot.IMG_4058

 

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Field Trip 1/27/15

January 28th, 2015 by sahone

 We had SOOO much fun at the Environmental Center.  Thank you to everyone that helped, participated, made it possible, etc.IMG_2760IMG_2764

 

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1/26/15 Writing Prompt

January 26th, 2015 by sahone

“On January 24, 1848, gold was discovered in California.  That started the gold rush.  People poured into California hoping to get rich.  Finish the following gold rush tale:

________ (man’s name) had just arrived in California from ________(which state?).  He had a thick beard and _________ (describe his face), he was wearing _________(describe clothes), and…”

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1/23/15 Writing Prompt

January 23rd, 2015 by sahone

“What do you think it’s like to be a polar bear?  What do you think goes on in a polar bear’s mind?  Are they happy, funny, hungry?  Imagine that you are a polar bear.  Then, write a story from a polar bear’s point of view.”

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1/22/15 Writing Prompt

January 22nd, 2015 by sahone

“Adding something strange to a normal situation can start a story.  You and your family are at the table eating dinner.  That’s pretty normal, right?  But when you pour yourself a glass of milk, the milk carton says “Moooo.”  There’s the start of a story.  Finish it.”

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1/21/15 Writing Prompt

January 21st, 2015 by sahone

“January 22 is Answer Your Cat’s Question Day.  What a weird day!  But what if a cat could ask you questions?  What would it ask? Write down five cat-to-human questions — and your human-to-cat answers, too.”

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1/20/15 Writing Prompt

January 20th, 2015 by sahone

“Imagine that the season of winter is on trial for being too cold, too long, and too boring.  You are a lawyer and it is your job to defend winter, telling the jury the good things about winter, such as making snowballs and drinking hot chocolate.

This will help you get started: “Ladies and gentlemen of the jury.  Before you today sits winter, accused of being too cold, too long, and too boring.  But I would like to argue that…”

Now, complete this speech and convince the jury that winter is a good season.

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1/16/15 Writing Prompt

January 16th, 2015 by sahone

“January is National Soup Month.  Pretend you are a chef and you have created a secret recipe for something called Silly Soup.  Silly Soup has 25 different ingredients!  They are the wackiest things you can think of – bubblegum and ice cubes and cat food and wristwatches.  Write down your recipe for Silly Soup, and don’t forget – a good batch requires 25 different ingredients!”  –Marvelous Month-by-Month Writing Prompts

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