Mrs. Simmons

Mrs. Simmons Grade 3/4

Posted: December 21, 2017

Posted: December 17, 2017

Merry Christmas my Superstars!! Only 4 and half days left until Christmas holidays begin.  Friday is a half day of school. Dismissal is at 11:00.

This week is Christmas Spirit Week at Gretna Green and everyday has a theme.

Monday is Christmas Hat Day.

Tuesday is Twin Day.

Wednesday is Ugly Chrismtas Sweater Day.

Thursday is Jersey Day.

Friday is PJ Day!  Also on Friday there will be a student\teacher basketball game. Go teachers!

Amongst all this fun we will still be working on our Daily 5, Subtracting Large Numbers and our Healthy Kids projects.  We will probably find some time to do Christmas Art as well!

Let's have our last Superstar week of 2017!


Posted: December 14, 2017

Posted: December 10, 2017

The count down continues my Superstars!! Only two weeks of school left until Christmas holidays!!  Unfortunately I am not feeling well enough to be with you at school on Monday but hopefully I will be back on Tuesday. You guys sure know how to make your teacher feel loved. The cards you made for me were fantasic. They brought happy tears to my eyes!! Thank you!

Congratulations to Rhylee on reaching 100% Fluency with Addition and Subtraction...and congratulations to both Alexander and Evan who both reached 100% fluency in Multiplication and Division. I will take your pictures and tweet them out when I return. 

Monday you will have rehearsal for the Christmas Concert. Remember if you have Reindeer ears and sunglasses bring them in as soon as possible.

Our Christmas concert will take place on Thursday morning at 10:00.  Make sure your parents know so they can come watch the songs you have been working so hard on!!

...oh yes...there will be no more homework or multiplication quizzes until after Christmas...Merry Christmas!

Language Arts - this week we will be working on Christmas Language Arts activities.

Math - We will work on subtracting big numbers.

Health - We are going continue looking at Personal Hygene and exercise this week.

I know it is going to be another SUPERSTAR week!

Posted: December 4, 2017

Posted: December 3, 2017

The count down is on...only three more weeks of school until Christmas holidays!! You can feel the excitment in the air.  Remember that we are still focusing on "Choosing Nice".  This is a great skill to practice for anytime of year but an especially good to practice a Christmas.  I wonder when our class elf will show up!? 

Basketball for Grade 4/5 girls this week is a practice after school on Thursday from 2:30 - 3:30. The game that was on the schedule was cancelled. I'm not certain what the boys schedule is.

On Monday we will get to see the dress rehearsal for the play that the Drama Club has been working hard on. This will take place in the gym at 10:00.

Language Arts - This week we will continue working on Quoatation Marks and we will be doing a few Christmas activities.

Math - This week we will be learning mental math strategies to subtract large numbers.

Health - This week we will be focusing on Personal Hygene and Exercise.

Let's have another Superstar week!!

Posted: November 29, 2017

Posted: November 29, 2017

Our Superstars have read 100 books so far this year!  Students have worked very hard during Daily 5 to reach this goal!! Bravo!! Now we get to celebrate with a Pizza Party. Tomorrow students will not need their lunch as they will be treated to Pizza and Garlic Fingers made by our very own Chef Maurice!


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