News from the Social Studies Department (By Desirae): This week in social studies we focused on Latin America. We learned about the geological features of Latin America, the climate of Latin America, and natural and non natural resources of Latin America. We also finished up one other Canada presentation done by Chloe and Jillian about Newfoundland and Labrador. Another thing we learned about Latin America is the different features for ex. The Pampas, the Andes, the Amazon, etc.
News from the Math Department (By Quinn): We just got done with Badger Testing, and now we have started a new unit (unit 8). Also, we have created a math video with some of the class included! I'm in it myself.
News from the English/Language Arts Department (By Justyce): In ELAe we are starting a new collection and reading two new passages in are collections book. We are answering questions on one passed in our close reader.
News from the Music Department (By Caleb): In Music, we are doing stations, like guitar, autoharp, and piano.
News from the Physical Education Department (By Torie): This week we are doing archery. Our archery activity is based off of the hunger games. We each get points for shooting and doing archery the right way:)
News from the Art Department (By Haley): In art we are doing 3-D sculptures out of wire. We are then going to papier-mâché them.
Free Choice Area (By Chloe): I am so excited to make soap this weekend and play outside. Also I love jalapeno hush puppies.
Teacher's Corner (By Mr. Singer): This week was busy. We completed our math portion of the Badger Exam, created some PSAs in science, and the PTO even hosted Skate night too! It looks like the students earned their weekend break.
Next week the students will be doing the ELA part of the Badger Exam. The students will be completing the test with Mrs. Krueger on Thursday and Friday. Please make sure you check with your student that they have headphones for this test portion.
Like I mentioned earlier we created PSAs to finish up our STEP program. Check them out on the website. Go to the pictures page to see our class in action, pictures page. To go to my Flickr account directly too. The link is https://www.flickr.com/photos/bradsinger/..
Next Friday will be our next movie night. For upcoming important dates, including days off, Market Day pick up, etc. go to our Calendar.
I wanted to inform everyone of one more communication tool that I implemented into our school community to use. Along with the Remind101 text system we now have a Twitter account for the class. Go to www.twitter.com/mrsingerclass to see news and updates from the school day, etc. I am posting pictures, reminders, educational resources, etc. You can also gain access by clicking on the Twitter tab in the top right corner of our website, www.mrsinger.weebly.com. PLEASE stay connected to what we are doing in our classroom.
Remember to check the assignment notebook board daily for homework updates.