Friday, January 27, 2017

The History of Donuts

We had a celebration of donuts today to celebrate hitting 1,000 Class Dojo points.  Prior to viewing the video, I gave them some preview questions.  This was a great opportunity to practice WH questions.  After, we went back and answered the questions as a class.  Their task was to make a small book called, "The History of Donuts."  For snack, I made donut holes and lemonade.

The day continued to get better.  Math buddies brought card games and taught us SLAM 10 and Go Fish with a Twist.  This afternoon, Kassie brought her Ozbots.  They were able to take their coding skills and apply them to these mini robots.  Here is the Ozbot link:  ozbot.

This afternoon, we read The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind with Mrs. Fake and then I taught the classic paper airplane design.  The day ended with plane experimentation on the playground.


Chewonki Visit

We had the pleasure of a visit from the Chewonki Outreach Program.  We talked with our presenter about Vernal Pools.  If you don't know,...