In Mr. Singer’s class were are working on robots and building robots. The other classes are working on studying the planets and stars for science. Later we will be switching which class is studing what.
News from the Social Studies Department (By Zach M.):
We watched the week-in rap and had a long group discussion about duct tape dresses and prom stuff. I have no idea why!
News from the Math Department (By Graeme):
We are working with decimals in our bits and pieces three book. We are studying the powers of 10 right now.
News from the Reader’s Workshop Department (By Hailey E.):
Today on Friday we just had to turn in our non-fiction book covers. Basically we read a non- fiction book and get a cover to decorate with certain stuff about the book from a rubric.
News from the Writer's Workshop Department (By Eva):
We are working on our persuasive writing piece. We are editing it online.
News from the Music Department (By Marissa):
We were just working on making our own song. It was fun.
News from the Physical Education Department (By Hailey H.):
Right now we are working on hokey. It’s going to be fun!!!!!
News from the Art Department (By Zach L.):
We are finishing up on our coiling. Next, we are going to do 3-D drawing.
Free Choice Area (By Maria):
This week we have Wisconsin’s bad weather awarness week. Today we are going to do a tordado drill.
Teacher's Corner (By Mr. Singer):
Looks like the April showers are finally here. That must meet that it will bring mayflowers and then pilgrims! This has week has also showered us with a lot of things too. The presentation of bullying, SCAN presentations, tornado awareness week, parents night at Fox River, etc.
This next week begins the last round of MAPs testing. We will be doing reading next week, math after, and finally language arts the final week. This is the last test and shows us what the student’s level o f knowledge is after this year so far. I will make sure to send a copy of the results once they are submitted to us.
Yesterday was the opening of the progress report checking period for the third trimester. I will be checking the results of your visit in two weeks. Please check the progress of your students for the period of April 19th to May 3rd. Thanks to everyone for checking on Skyward so far.
If you are interested in any other information, please paruse the website and enjoy. Our class rules, pictures from the year, and much more can be found. If you ever have any questions, or comments, please email me!