December 2008


General16 Dec 2008 02:29 pm

All computer classes will be reviewing safety rules for the internet.

Older students will be taking a quiz online using the following sites:

http://iol.ie/~dromore/safety/quiz/quiz.htm

http://www.kidscom.com/games/isg/isg.html

http://www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/PageServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US&PageId=714

All students will practice on the internet. They will type in a site address, press return, navigate the site and learn how to bookmark a site.

General10 Dec 2008 02:32 pm

Best wishes for a safe and Happy Holidays for you and your family! One of the best parts of working at Beechnau is this time of the year with the young excited students ready for the holiday season.

4th and 5th grade: Students will be presenting their projects to each other in class.

3rd grade: Students will finish their Holiday Rebus poem re-write.

2nd and 1st grades: Students will listen to the story The Polar Express on the following website and have exploration time online or with PIXIE2

http://www.storylineonline.net/index2.html

K-classes: Students will use shapes in PIXIE2 to design a snowman.

PE: Classes will continue to work on jumping rope and holiday games from pecentral’s website. (see last week).

General08 Dec 2008 08:03 am

4th and 5th: Students continue to wrap up their projects in computer class, putting voice to their stories of the Three Little Pigs and their Autobiography projects.

3rd: Students will write a holiday rebus story to one of the verses of The Night Before Christmas.

Here are three links about the famous poem.

http://www.christmas-tree.com/stories/nightbeforeschristmas.html

http://www.donnasholidaysentiments.com/twas.html

http://www.carols.org.uk/twas_the_night_before_christmas.htm

2nd and 1st grade: Students will be introduced to the internet and terms that will help them navigate the internet. The following sites for practice:

http://www.starfall.com

http://pbskids.org

k-The students will be creating a santa form out of shapes and using different colors.

PE: Classes will continue to jump rope, use the exercise balls for strength and play a holiday game.

General01 Dec 2008 11:46 am

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Here is a great example of the 5th grade Autobiography Project!

Way to go Parker!

General01 Dec 2008 10:36 am

Welcome back and the snow too!

Computers

5th: Students will be wrapping up the final details of their autobiography project this week and next week make it into a slideshow.

4th: Students are working hard to make the deadline for the rewrite of The Three Little Pigs.

3rd:  Students will use PIXIE to create a paper called Let’s Roll the Dice! A math problem involving dice stickers.

2nd and 1st: Students will be read The Mitten by Jan Brett.  They will create a page that has a mitten on it with the animals from the story represented coming out of the mitten.

K- Students will draw a mitten and color it and have an introduction to stickers in PIXIE.

PE-classes will continue to work with single and long jump ropes and play the following activities:

The Hungry Snake

Reindeer Tag

Beat the Grinch!

All from http://www.pecentral.org