Tagged with ELE 10

3D Solids! Making, Naming and Analyzing

3D Solids! Making, Naming and Analyzing

Our class has been looking carefully at 3D solids in math, recognizing and naming them by using their base shapes, as well as identifying how many faces, vertices and edges they each have.  Today students got a chance to make their own choices of solids using a variety of materials.  Take a look at how … Continue reading

Measuring Perimeter!

Measuring Perimeter!

Last week in math the 3Js were focusing on perimeter of larger areas, and they had a project to complete.  Groups of 2 or 3 had to work together to estimate, measure, calculate and record the perimeter of 2 different rooms or hallways around the school.  After they were done, groups that measured the same area … Continue reading

The 3Js are 100 Years Old!

The 3Js are 100 Years Old!

  It was 100 Day at IREC today, and the 3Js did a writing project to surmise what they would each be like when they were 100 years old.  Ms.J aged pictures of them using a photo app, and students added them to their own writing projects.  Below is a slideshow of their projects, as … Continue reading

Constructing & Testing Bridge Design!

Constructing & Testing Bridge Design!

Over the past couple of days, the 3Js have been busy building bridges, testing the strength of each design, and discussing what they learned.  Student teams each built a beam bridge and a truss bridge, then created a screen cast explaining what each looks like, how they made it, and which one they think will be … Continue reading

Math BINGO!

Math BINGO!

We’ve been working on consistency with our addition and subtraction to 1000 in math class.  Yesterday students completed a set of questions with a partner, with a direct emphasis on verbalizing their thinking to each other. After students completed their questions and corrections, they transferred their answers onto BINGO cards.  Today we got to play! … Continue reading

Showing We Know: Geographic Thinking

Showing We Know: Geographic Thinking

Investigating life in several diverse countries around the world has been what the 3Js have been focusing on over the past several weeks.  They’ve used the Google tool My Maps to locate the countries and to add information we’re learning about each.  Yesterday students were introduced to the Chrome extension Screencastify.  After a bit of practice using … Continue reading

Wolf Creek Giant Country – Part 1

Wolf Creek Giant Country – Part 1

For the #GlobalReadAloud, classes around the world have been simultaneously reading certain books.  The 3Js are reading The BFG by Roald Dahl.  As we have been reading about the giants of Giant Country from the book, we decided to create our own giants of Wolf Creek Giant Country.  Below is a kid cam showing our planning process … Continue reading

Digital Stories!

Digital Stories!

Well, the 3Js have proven to be over-achievers! Students independently wrote “super short, funny stories” using the memory writing strategy we learned about a little while ago.  Our focus was to add more details as well as adjectives and adverbs into their writing. The final product, however, was to be in the form of a digital … Continue reading

Rock Properties and Sorting

Rock Properties and Sorting

During Science class today, students were given several piles of rocks and some magnifying glasses.  Their task was to look at them very carefully and decide on some similarities and differences between them.  After we discussed these, students came up with some properties of rocks and decided on how we could sort them.  Each student … Continue reading