Posted: October 29, 2012
Mrs. Simmons Grade 3/4
Posted: October 28, 2012
This is Halloween Week in Grade Three and at Gretna Green! Monday is Scary Hair Day and pumpkin decorating day. Tuesday is Buddy Writing Day and Inside Out/Backwards Day. Wednesday is Orange and Black day and we will have our Parade of Customes in the gym at 1:15! You will also have an opportunity to Wrap the Mummy....I guess that means...wrap me in toilet paper! It is going to be a fun week! * Mad Science will not take place this week on WEDNESDAY night because it is Halloween. It will be re-scheduled for November 14th. * Our Roots of Empathy instructor, Kim, will be here on Thursday for a follow up lesson from our baby visit! Language Arts - We will be finishing up our Halloween Stories and helping our Reading Buddies write a story! Math - We will start Lesson 2: Modelling 2 Digit Numbers Art - We will have Art on Monday and we will be making black cats! Let's have another Superstar week!
Posted: October 20, 2012
*It is not much longer until Halloween! This week there will be a Guess the Candy contest all week. You can make a guess for .25 cents. The jar and tickets will be outside the cafeteria! *Our Roots of Empathy classes will start this week! Our instructor, Kim Lenhart will visit on Monday and our baby, Elena and her mom, will visit on Thursday!! Yeah!! Language Arts - I am very pleased with how our Daily 5 rotations are going. We will continue to try to have 3 rotations each day! Mini lessons this week will be on the Writing Trait of Ideas, making sentences and we will add a new strategy under Comprehension and Acuracy on our Cafe wall. Spelling - We will have a SPELLING TEST on Friday for our October words! Math - We will be counting large numbers. I have a yummy peanut free surprize for you to count! We will also look at the Expanded Form of 3 digit numbers. Social Studies - We will be finishing up our Atlantic Region projects. You are doing a fantastic job!! Keep up the great work! Let's have another Superstar week and welcome to our newest Superstar, Landon, who will be joining us on Monday! ...and welcome back Emma-Ann and Bethany. We missed you!
Posted: October 19, 2012
Emily's mom brought their new puppy, Bella, in for a visit today. Thanks Emily's mom! We loved Bella!