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Today we continued with our multiplication studies. The students finally got to use our Cobb County program, Conceptua, to practice what they learned in class. In Reading, we talked about "hurdling" over unfamiliar words. How can we face our reading challenges? We took our READING GRIT test to see how... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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Posted yesterday at Cooper's Corner
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If your child has an August or September birthday, they were given a Birthday Book Club form to take home last week. The Birthday Book Club gives family members the opportunity to donate a brand new book to our media center in honor of their child! For a donation of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Media Center @ Kemp ES
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It's hard to believe that our superheroes have already completed 4 weeks of school! It's great to have everybody back checking out books! It's been a fast and fun month of August in the Media Center! We've been learning about our media center and libraries in general. Dr. Cochran talked... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Media Center @ Kemp ES
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Happy Monday Everyone! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. Last week, our class LOVED performing our Reader's Theater. The two groups did an amazing job reading with expression and some even memorized their lines! Woohoo! Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Kale also joined us to watch the two groups perform.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Cooper's Corner
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Today we started learning about how to multiply!! We also worked on our writing by writing our very first FLASH DRAFTS! We practiced our NEW spelling words (See document below). We also created Rock Riddles! What a great day! Spelling Words: Download WOTW Aug 29th Homework: Read/Reflex Study Spelling Words!... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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Today we started learning about how to multiply!! We also worked on our writing by writing our very first FLASH DRAFTS! We practiced our NEW spelling words (See document below). We also created Rock Riddles! What a great day! Spelling Words: Download WOTW Aug 29th Homework: Read/Reflex Study Spelling Words!... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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specials calendar Download September 2016 Continue reading
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Well, another week has flown by and we have completed our Map Unit. It is time for our next unit which is........ you guessed it! WATER!! Look for some exciting (and tasty!) experiments to take place during this unit!! Hopefully, you have been able to see some grades showing up... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Harris Herald
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www.elementaryshenanigans.com TODAY WAS SUCH A GREAT DAY! We continued working on our storytelling writing, using Show, Don't Tell strategies. Some of these stories are starting to get GOOD! :) We also took our worked on adding/subtracting and word problems! We will start MULTIPLICATION and DIVISION on Monday!! We finished reading... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Learning with Mrs. Lake
Happy Friday! What an awesome week! This week in the classroom, we had fun working on our reading fluency through reader’s theater. The kids had a blast practicing fluent reading through their play. We really worked on reading smoothly, paying attention to punctuation, and reading with expression. The better students... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Mrs. Whire's Blog
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Class T-shirts! A HUGE thank you to all of our parents that have sent in their order forms for our first grade t-shirts. We are only missing a few now. PLEASE try to have your order forms in as soon as possible. We need to get these ordered before our... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Mrs. Beames' Bulletin
Reading This week we will continue to practice our 2nd reading strategy with nonfiction text, "What did the author think I already knew?” This strategy requires the students to think about parts of the text that seem confusing to them and to then think about what they need to do... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Mrs. Otte's Blog
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Happy Thursday! Today we played Sparkle to practice our spelling words (for tomorrow's TEST). We also began our O.P.P. (Operation Passion Project) folders! We read What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada. Then we watched a short video on what Genius Hour is. We talked about how... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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Today, we learned about how to HOOK our readers by creating great leads in our narratives! We can use dialogue, description, or bold statements to get our readers hooked on our writing! We also read more of Stone Fox--we're almost finished! For Content, we continued learning about rocks, and we... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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Spelling Words this week: Download WOTW Aug 22nd Homework: Study spelling! Read--Strategies to use: Check for Comprehension, Visualizing, Fluency Check, etc Reflex Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2016 at Learning with Mrs. Lake
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It was so fantastic to be back and see everyone's smiling faces! Today we worked on our writing, talked about UNUSUAL plurals, continued with our addition and subtraction unit, and continued reading Stone Fox! Do you think Willy can save the farm? We also talked a LOT about rocks! We... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2016 at Learning with Mrs. Lake
Check your reading level: https://lexile.com/fab/ Reading This week we will begin practicing our 2nd reading strategy with Nonfiction text this week, "What did the author think I already knew?” This strategy requires the students to think about parts of the text that seem confusing to them and to then think... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2016 at Mrs. Otte's Blog
Wow! Can you believe it? We have three weeks of school under our belts! I am so proud of your students for working so hard the past three weeks! Last week we focused on writing stories from the heart in writing, which I have LOVED reading. I can't wait to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2016 at Cooper's Corner
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Happy Friday! This week flew by! Everyone looked adorable on picture day! We worked hard this week in room 216. We read Ruby’s Wish, and The Story of Ruby Bridges. We focused on the main characters in each story, and described their character traits. We also focused on the challenges... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2016 at Mrs. Whire's Blog
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What an INCREDIBLE week of learning we have had this week! We took our first math quiz this week and the kids did fantastic! We are starting to get the hang of our classroom procedures and working on becoming independent learners and thinkers! The kids received their classroom jobs on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2016 at The Harris Herald
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Remind Texting If you have not added yourself to our text message system, PLEASE do so! Just text to 81010 with the message @beames. Treasure Box Thank you to parents who sent in items for our class treasure box! We appreciate all of you and all of your items! We... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2016 at Mrs. Beames' Bulletin
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Sorry for the late post today!! Our Target students had their second Target day today! Those who stayed with me got to talk about Show, Don't Tell strategies in our writing! We played a charade game where the students "showed" an emotion, and then we described it. We also continued... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at Learning with Mrs. Lake