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Sunday, November 20, 2011
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Now that is what I call stuck on reading! This week Mrs. Phillips was duct taped to the wall in honor of reading. In an effort to make sure that all kids reach their Million Word Campaign this year, she has plans to celebrate each 9 weeks in a way to motivate kids. All students that reached his/her goal this 9 week period were treated to seeing Mrs. Phillips duct taped to the wall for 2 hours. Of course she made good use of her time by reading! We can't wait to see what the reward for reading will be for the 2nd nine weeks!
Last week we finished our Pumpkin Unit in Science. What a great couple weeks we had learning about them. What colors can a pumpkin be? What are some names of pumpkins? How big do pumpkins get? How do pumpkins grow? Do pumpkins sink or float? We also used math as we learned about pumpkins. We made estimations on the circumference of our pumpkins and measured things using paper pumpkins. We even carved a pumpkin out to see what it looked like on the inside. We ended our unit with a 5 senses unit on about pumpkins. Here are some highlights from the unit. '