Friday, August 28, 2009

Space the Final Frontier

We have been studying about space all week long. We had a space treat today. We ate orange Tang and Moonpies. We read a book all about Mars. We made moon landings with Neil Armstrong's footprint.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

We wrote a story with our reading buddies today. The stories were about our planets. We made up new planets to live on instead of Earth. Ask about what planet we live in tonight. Ethan's planet is Doctor Death. Macy's planet has a blue-green and violet red sky. Homework is due tomorrow.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

A Great Wednesday

We went to gym today. We got a new water fountain. We learned a space song. Brandon brought a space book to share with us. We learned about the planets in the sky. We used blocks in math. We practiced our subtraction. We have a spelling test tomorrow.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Today we read about astronauts who explore space. What do you think it would feel like to take off into space? Peyton thinks it would feel very good. Kendra tells us about the rocket that took off on the playground. Macy remembered that the sun gives us heat. Sarah told us about the Earth going in circles around the sun. Jeffrey heard a song about space.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Explore Space

Astronauts fly somewhere into space. They can fly around our beautiful Earth. Why would anyone want to explore space? Jeffrey says there are alot of neat things in space to see. Isaac says that the Earth will be even more beautiful in space. Sarah tells us that you can play with the rocks on Mars. Brandon thinks we should go to space for our field trip. Macy says that in space you can see UFOs. Phoebe says that you can discover planets and find something new. Michaela wants to take a little piece of the moon.

Friday, August 21, 2009


Today we had so much fun. We spelled our words on the computer. We took several tests to show how smart we are. We glued our building together to make a city.

Thursday, August 20, 2009


We painted our boxes to make buildings. Tomorrow we will make a city with them. Today everyone stayed on green. We hope we stay on green tomorrow. We had a great day. We had fun learning about urban and rural places. Ask us about Iris and Walter tonight.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009


Today we will read more about the forest. What plants could we investigate in the forest? Isaac says ferns. Peyton suggested trees. Ethan said poison ivy. Phoebe wants to investigate daffodiles. Scotty wants to look at trees, too. Michaela will look at wildflowers.

Sarah told us about finishing our maps. Riley played the WII in the gym. We played password with our vocabulary words.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009


Today we read about a girl named Iris. We made a map. We played with our best friends. We found a new book by our author of the month, Kevin Henkes. We played in centers. Brandon had a good day today. We had fun in music. We used the shakers in music.

Friday, August 14, 2009


We chanced our names in computer class. We wrote a letter to an illustrator. His name was Kevin Henkes. He wrote Lilly's Purples Plastic Purse and Chrysanthemum. We had so much fun. We finally got to do social studies.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

A Good Day

This morning we met our reading buddies. Mrs. Short's Shining Star are our reading buddies this year. Every Thursdays we will read books with them. We also illustrated our Camper book today. We all think we had a pretty good day.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Together all day

We had a exciting day. We listened to music from books. We practiced the rules in all places. our rules are Just show respect. Enter ready. Take responsibility. Stay safe. Michaela says it was an exciting day because it was the first real day of school. Shelby found some of her friends in her class.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Finally here

We have just finished our first day of school. I was so excited to meet all my students and their families. I am looking forward to a great week with you. This week we will focus on learning the rules and procedures in the classroom, as well as, getting to know each other better. In math, we will be reviewing addition facts. Social studies will start out with learning about communities and rules. Everyone has a break from spelling this week.