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Researching Terms

Researching Terms

Students are beginning to learn about diverse countries around the world in Social Studies.  To set up a strong base for understanding, they first researched vocabulary terms that will help us all learn about the countries.  They accessed an online dictionary to learn the key terms, then chose two that they needed to create their own … Continue reading

Streak Tests and ID’ing Rocks & Minerals

Streak Tests and ID’ing Rocks & Minerals

SUCH a busy, productive science class – whoot!  We’ve been studying the different properties of rocks and minerals over the last several days, and today we continued on with doing streak tests.  We learned about what a streak test is and why they are important, and then students got to perform their own streak tests … Continue reading

Asking Questions – A Comprehension Strategy

In Language today we began a William Steig Author Study while learning about a new comprehension strategy as well: asking questions.  While Ms.J read Amos & Boris she was thinking aloud about different “whos” and “whys” and “hows” about the story.  After the students identified her strategy as “asking questions”, they thought about why asking … Continue reading