After morning meeting we had fun with some creative writing. Mrs. Smith put a fun picture up on the board and we had to write about it. Some of us thought it was a picture of our ANNUAL COLOR RUN, but it wasn't. It was a TERRIFIC way for those creative juices to start flowing! After writing we jumped right in to math and worked on a paper from Friday that had been a little tricky for us. I helped the kiddos finish it up today, because it was a great review of place value and our CHAPTER TEST will be this THURSDAY. After our paper, we played a fun game of I HAVE, WHO HAS and then had time for one math station rotation.
After our morning recess we spent some time with a CONTRACTION SURGEON. We have lots of really, really good nurses in here and after lots of operating and patching up our CONTRACTIONS were all healed and taken of. We love our surgeon. Our spelling words are all contractions this week which will be an easy study for us as long as we know where those apostrophes go. Our test will be on FRIDAY.
This afternoon we took care of our 10 IMPORTANT SENTENCES. This is a SUPER neat story about freedom and about moving to a new country. Mr. Kang has taught us a lot about these two things. Our selection test will be on Thursday so don't forget to reread the story between now and then.
We ended the day with Genius Hour. We problem solved the same way the crew of Apollo 13 did. The "Mission Control" group had to explain how to build a probe to the "Moon" group out in the hallway. With different forms of technology like walkie talkies, sticky notes, Chromebooks, and a cell phone, different groups tried to build the probe model. No group successfully built the probe, but we learned a LOT about teamwork and good communication.
Your only homework to take care of is your reading calendar. Any other extra time you have needs to be spent studying spelling words and multiplication facts. Take some SELF-RESPONSIBILITY at home and make yourself a better student.
Have a SUPER evening! I know I can't wait for tomorrow!