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I can’t believe it’s already December! We were super sad to say, goodbye to Miss Goodall today. She will definitely be missed. She promises not to be a stranger though. She will be in the school subbing, and she’ll also be coming in every now and then to help me... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Mrs. Whire's Blog
Update on learning... Phonics/Grammar: Our spelling words this week included suffixes. Students should be consistently capitalizing sentences, using correct punctuation, capitalizing proper nouns, and punctuating dialogue correctly. Reading: We are reading the chapter book, The One and Only Ivan. We began discussing the character traits and motivations of our main... Continue reading
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AR Party Its AR challenge time! We have given the kiddos a challenge this quarter to earn 5 AR points. TONS of kiddos are making great progress with AR so far! We are proud of how hard they are working on their reading! Stocking Stuffers “The stockings are hung by... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Mrs. Beames' Bulletin
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Homework: None, unless you still have research to do for your final informational writing piece! Today, we had Super Specials, did a retake of our Reading Touchstone to see how we've grown, and took our Spelling/Suffix test. I also shared some IMPORTANT NEWS! Please keep an eye out for a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving Break! We are now fully into the holiday season! We are busy making plans for our holiday party, so look for information from our Room Moms coming soon! Mellow Mushroom in Hiram will be furnishing pizza for our class! :) Thank you to everyone... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Harris Herald
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Homework: Study for Spelling Test and test on suffixes tomorrow! Read 20 minutes--try using our close reading strategies as you read! Reflex--Steven was the FIRST TO HIT 100% FLUENCY IN MULTLIPLICATION AND DIVISION FACTS ON REFLEX!! CONGRATULATIONS TO STEVEN!! WHAT AN ACCOMPLISHMENT!! Reminders: Face Painting is TOMORROW! You MUST have... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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Homework: Read 20 minutes--take notes/annotations: "What just happened?" and "What does that make you THINK?" Study Spelling Words Reflex! Please, please, please be practicing your math facts! There is a huge gap between those students who do their Reflex every night and those who aren't in terms of fact fluency!... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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Welcome back! We had a great first day back! We jumped right into it by learning about suffixes and how they change the meaning of a word, reading The One and Only Ivan, and getting an introduction to our next important person, Susan B. Anthony! In math we started working... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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Happy Thanksgiving from the Media Center! Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at The Media Center @ Kemp ES
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I hope all of my students know how thankful I am for them this year! Please have a wonderful week off with your friends and family and come back ready to learn and laugh on Monday, November 28th! Best wishes, Mrs. Lake Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2016 at Learning with Mrs. Lake
Happy turkey time!!! We had a great week! The class stayed busy this week. They enjoyed creating a James Oglethorpe foldable that included important information about him. We learned how to add and subtract two digit numbers with regrouping. The kids used base-ten blocks this week as their strategy. They... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2016 at Mrs. Whire's Blog
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Thank You! Thank you so much for everything y’all sent in today for our Thomas Jefferson Feast. The children had SO much fun, and… We had a special visitor! Thomas Jefferson himself dropped by today to visit with the children during the feast! Pictures are coming...I promise!!! AR Party Its... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2016 at Mrs. Beames' Bulletin
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Today was a fun day! Since we are working on building our writing conventions, we wrote to a prompt today: Who would I rather invite to Thanksgiving dinner: Paul Revere or Frederick Douglass, and why? The students had a ton of fun explaining themselves, and I have seen a huge... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2016 at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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Homework Read Reflex Study spelling words **Progress reports will go home tomorrow ONLY TO THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE IN DANGER OF GETTING A '1' ON THEIR REPORT CARD. ** Frederick Douglass video: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2t3r69_frederick-douglass-for-kids-cartoon-biography-educational-videos-for-students-black-history-month_shortfilms Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2016 at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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We had so much fun at Kemp Spirit Night at Mellow Mushroom in Hiram! I hope you can join us next time! I am going to send another reading log home with your child! When they get it filled out, they can take it in to Mellow on Monday night... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2016 at The Harris Herald
FIND OUT WHERE YOUR STUDENT WILL BE GOING FOR SPECIALS! CHECK OUT THE CALENDARS BELOW Download DePriest Nov Specials Download Wadsworth Nov Specials Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2016 at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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What a great day back! Today we got our new spelling words, started finishing up our Paul Revere WebQuests, started learning about Frederick Douglass, continued reading The One and Only Ivan, and reviewed the Powers of Ten! We will be working on multiplication and division word problems this week! I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2016 at Learning with Mrs. Lake
GOOOOOOO Dawgs! Sick em!! Miss Goodall and I are optimists. :0) It’s crazy to me that it’s already Friday! The kiddos really enjoyed listening to one of our veterans, Mr. Williams, talk about his 35 years of service in the air force. They listened intently, and asked some really awesome... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at Mrs. Whire's Blog
Important Dates: Book club meeting 3 sheet: Thursday, November 17th Explorer test: Nov. 17th Explorer Projects Due: Nov.18th Explorer Feast (Breakfast): November 18th @ 8:15 http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b45a4ab2ea1fc1-explorers Book celebration #2: Week of December 12th Math Extra Credit Due: Dec.16th Reading Fourth grade standards require students to describe a character in a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at Mrs. Otte's Blog
Important Dates: Book club meeting 3 sheet: Thursday, November 17th Explorer test: Nov. 17th Explorer Projects Due: Nov.18th Explorer Feast (Breakfast): November 18th @ 8:15 http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b45a4ab2ea1fc1-explorers Book celebration #2: Week of December 12th Math Extra Credit Due: Dec.16th Reading Fourth grade standards require students to describe a character in a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at Mrs. Otte's Blog
Check out below to find out what we've learned in each subject area... Phonics/Grammar: We learned about irregular past tense verbs. Students should be consistently capitalizing sentences, using correct punctuation, capitalizing proper nouns, and punctuating dialogue correctly. Reading: We began our chapter book, The One and Only Ivan. We began... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at Mrs. Smith & Ms. Noone's Class Blog
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Thanksgiving Lunch Thank you to all the parents that came out for the Thanksgiving lunch this Friday. The kids had a blast eating a Thanksgiving meal with their families, and we LOVED getting a chance to chat with y’all! Thomas Jefferson Feast In the coming weeks, we will be learning... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at Mrs. Beames' Bulletin
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I am still shocked that we are starting our last week before Thanksgiving Break! We have a busy week ahead with our Explorer Feast coming up! Don't forget to sign up to fix a breakfast dish or to come in and help us set up, serve or clean up!! I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at The Harris Herald