Saturday, December 10, 2011

Our Christmas Card to YOU!

Turn up the volume so you can hear the readers better.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Veterans Day 2011

This veteran was a cook in the Army.
This veteran was in the Army. She worked on the phones system. She drove really big trucks.
This veteran worked for the Army. He drove tanks. He shot the guns on the tanks. He was trained to shoot big guns.
This veteran was in the Navy Air Corp. He talked about his brothers and sisters that were in the military also. He shot 2 guns from an airplane. His seat was at the bottom of the airplane. He worked with the radar and the radio. He let us look at his pictures. We took a picture with him and Mrs. Settle's mom.

Veterans Day

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Science Meets Music- Arc Attack

Lightning bolts were in the theater! Arc Attack is a group of people showing us awesome science and music. Their show was loud! The lightning was really cool when they controlled it with the guitar. They had a robot. He played the drums for the band. They built the robot and the tesla coils in their garage. The lightning came from the tesla coils. It had a a small, sharp metal tube, that the lightning came out of. One of the men got in the middle of the tesla coils and lightning touched him. He had a metal suit and rubber shoes on that protected him. Everyone was excited when they played music. It was like a concert. We screamed and shouted to the music.

At the end the of the show the men answered our school's questions. We like the Smoot theater. The theater is classy. It has a fancy chandelier. We really were glad we got to go to this wonderful show.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

A Fun Day with COSI Science

A Fun Day with COSI

We learned about weather today. We saw a scientist do some experiments. He created lightning. He made a cloud with water and air pressure. He added hot air into a balloon and it went up into the air. He pulled the balloon down and wore it like a hat. He looked funny! We learned that dust makes raindrops up in the sky. He put hot air in a Coke can and he put that in ice cold water. The can got crushed. The air outside the can crushed it. COSI did the same experiment with a barrel. The barrel was put in ice water and in 30 seconds it was crushed. COSI sent the crushed barrel to us so we could see it.

We also got to do fun science activities. We went to stations and played and learned. We did almost all the stations. We got to do a lot of things we had never done before. Here is a list of the stations we did today.

Weather Activity Stations List

Air Pressure Sleeve

Pump Up a Cloud

High and Low Front Tubes

Cloud Scavenger Hunt

Wind Current Tubes

Learned About Storms

Strong Man Vacuum Pull

Weather Map Station

Weather Card Station

Wind Speed Data Collection Station

We really had fun!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Author's Purpose To Persuade

Soccer is a fun sport. You should try soccer because it is a good game. Soccer is a sport that you get to kick the ball into a goal. Only the goalie can use their hands so you might want to try to be a goalie. You get to run really fast! You get to do tricks with a ball! You can kick the ball really high, fast, and far into the sky. You can kick it as far as you want. You can use your head to hit the ball. You should join a team. You should try soccer!

Watch a soccer movie to help you decide if this sport is for you!

Friday, September 30, 2011

ipad in the "Listen to Reading" Work Station

We are listening to "There's a Monster at the End of this Book!" "Listening to Reading" helps us to become better readers.

Reading Work Stations

The girls are writing their spelling words so they can become better readers and writers! We also practice wrting each our classmate's names.

Mudge Comes to Visit

Thursday, September 22, 2011

In the News!

Someone from my class had her picture in the newspaper! She won the most prizes on Neighborhood Day! We were so excited to see her in our newspaper in the classroom!

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Talking About First, Next, and Last

First, we came in and sat in the hallway and read at McKinley School. Next, we came into the classroom and read books with our friends. Then, we went to stations and met with the teacher. Today we went to the computer lab and then to lunch. Last, we went to the gym and played games. We went outside to play at recess. We read to someone after recess and it was fun! Soon we will pack up and go home.