Sept. 29-Friday Letter

Another week of school has passed—these days fly by and sometimes the kids argue about what day it is on Friday, because they can’t believe the week is almost over. We are reading a Ramona story right now in class and everyone gets to read aloud.  The kids are still...

Friday Letter March 16th

Dear Ones, So many things to tell you. I’ll try to be brief. We are finishing up our book “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing” and the kids are really flying along—examining the motives of different characters and laughing at the antics of Peter’s little brother. We are...

Moving into Winter

Dear Folks, This week we tried something new. We had assignment sheets with work listed for several days at once. Kids could choose which items to start on and periodically a page would be completed with the entire group at once. This worked pretty well, although it...

8/28-9-1 Friday Letter

Hello Mighty Oaks! This week has been great! Monday everyone had the pleasure of just relaxing in the classroom by playing board games and icebreakers to get us familiar with each other. I enjoyed playing games like checkers  and connect four with my students. In...

Getting in the Groove!

This week is a “get in the groove” kind of week. We are beginning our reading of Sam the Man and the Chicken Plan and I think everyone will get a kick out it–it’s super funny. We’ll be reading about ten pages (as a group) each day....