Archive forJanuary 18th, 2016

2 vowels go walking, the first does the talking!

To kick off a new spelling rule this week, Miss Michie (our student teacher) talked about what can happen when 2 vowels are stuck together. Then the kids did a massive search around the classroom to find words that followed this rule. Below are the RED and GREEN word lists that the students will be […]

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Ghost Towns

Today we started talking about Ghost Towns. Check out the picture below to see what the kids already “know” about ghost towns…. http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-is-a-ghost-town –> click on the video to watch the Johnny Cash song with pictures of abandoned places Challenge: What are some reasons why places are abandoned and ghost towns develop? Talk with your families and […]

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Some more magnet videos….

Compasses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqCiY7MAT2U Magnetic Games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wpmuttxolt8 Speakers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AP2Nu4MZJRs MRI Machine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BBx8BwLhqg Auto Wrecking Lots: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8RHMbfGAi4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBWy9gzGGd4 Cow Magnets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97XKLmJWac8 River Cleaning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJ6pNy80sE0 Recycling Depot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvJFFIzAwqI&ab_channel=Conveyortek What happens when a magnet is close to different technology: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yEu2R1gYSs  

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