Blog Archive

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Pumpkin Seed Project!

Today we counted pumpkin seeds as a part of an online project for students across the US. Our pumpkins totaled over 1,900 seeds! We will be submitting the numbers online. Special thanks to the families who donated pumpkins for this project!

Google Classroom

Today we used Google Classroom for the first time and the students did awesome with it!!! This is something that the students can use if they are sick at home to access our morning work for the day!  I made a screencast to show the students how to use it.  You can view the screencast here:

Monday, October 26, 2015

Practice for Friday's Reading Test


1. Which word has the same vowel sound as book?
a. Toon
b. Bus
c. Stood

2.  Which word has the same vowel sound as put?
a. Run
b. Crook
c. Fume

3.  Which word has the same vowel sound as hood?
a. Should
b. Fun
c. Boom

4.  Which word has the same vowel sound as pull?
a. Dust
b. Mule
c. Food 

5.  Which word has the same vowel sound as good?
a. Mood
b. Blood
c. Hook

Social Studies Unit 3 Test Wednesday!

Today we played this Kahoot to help us review for the test:

Friday, October 16, 2015

School Quilt Project

Post school related verbs on our padlet:

Superintendent Ritz

Today I got to meet Glenda Ritz, Indiana Superintendent of Public Education! 

Thursday, October 15, 2015


Kids, check out book and movie reviews and current events:

ICE Indiana

Today I'm learning lots of new tech ideas!

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Columbus Day

Introduction to Reading Skills: Author's Purpose 2

ea as in meat - phonics

'ea' - Big Face Face-Off (The Electric Company)

Danny's 'ea/ee' - Prankster Cam (The Electric Company)

Between the Lions: "Double e" Song (performed by Fonix)

Between the Lions: "When Two Vowels Go Walking"

Verb Song from Grammaropolis - "Lights! Camera!! Action Verb!!!"

Verb Rap Song

Verb | Schoolhouse Rock! | Disney Shorts

Citing textual evidence

What is text evidence?

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Pumpkin Donations

We are in need of 7 pumpkins donated to our class for a project.  If you are willing to help out, please click the link below to go to the Sign Up Genius!  Thank you!!!
pic from a natural difference

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Compare and Contrast

Today we learned about comparing and contrasting. After discussing and watching a short video we compared and contasted snacks on a Venn diagram. 

IU Health Change the Play

Our class is participating in IU Health's Change the Play program! We heard a message from Andrew Luck and discussed and practiced stretching.