Thursday, April 27, 2017

Rising Fifth Graders

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From Dr. D'Entremont:

Some parents of 4th grade students may not have been able to attend the meeting on April 25 regarding the transition to Lebanon Middle School for the 17-18 school year.
We've added a section to our LMS school web page "17-18 transition."  All of the information that was discussed at the meeting is there for parents to access.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Eastern Brook Trout

Peek a boo!  Here's one of our trout we've been raising since January.  This fish is 95 % developed.  We'll release it at the end of April.  
Did you know the eastern brook trout is New Hampshire's state fish?

Monday, January 30, 2017

Trout Books

Here's one of our very own students working on her picturing writing story:

Hello Everyone!
We've been very busy here at Mount Leb!  A couple of things to bring to your attention:

  • Report cards were sent home today!
We're working on geometry in math.  We kicked off the unit with tessellations (see one of our pics below).  Have you seen this video on MC Escher?  His work is fascinating!  I think I smell an art project....

In writing, many of the students are working on putting dialogue into their written pieces.  Here's a helpful tool when helping your child properly punctuate dialogue.  Students can access much of their writing at home through Google Drive.  

Daily 5 is moving along at a good clip.  Many of our students are reading books about dogs.  Because of Winn Dixie, How to Steal a Dog, and  A Dog Called Homeless are some of the titles we're working with.  Additionally, we're working on comprehension and being thorough in our work by putting the questions in the answers. 

Our trout have arrived and are being housed in Mr. Wetmore's room.  In class, we are making books using the Picturing Writing method.  Students are currently brainstorming silver dollar words such as crimson (for red), ebony (for black), and skittering.

As always, please feel free to contact me by email if you have any questions or comments.  Thank you for allowing me to teach your children every day.  It is an honor.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Dancing with the Sugar Plum Fairy

Last Friday, Mount Lebanon School attended Clara's Dream at the Lebanon Opera House.  Today, in class, we read the book The Nutcracker retold by Jean Richardson and illustrated by Francesca Crespi. Then, students watch a video on how nutcrackers are made.  After the video, students learned how to draw their own using this video.  Stay tuned for the finished product!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Conferences are coming up!


Dear Families,
It’s time for parent-teacher conferences!  I am excited to meet with each of you to discuss your child’s progress!  Conferences are being scheduled the week of October 31st. November 2nd and 3rd are early release days.  Conferences will be about 15 minutes each.   Please fill out the form below and return it to school by Thursday, October 27th. Make your choices by ranking them 1st, 2nd, or 3rd choice and I will do my best to accommodate your needs.  If you are scheduled for a meeting with the school within the next few weeks due to an Individual Education Plan (IEP) meeting, it is not necessary for you to attend an additional meeting as we can combine the conference with that meeting.  Thank you for your cooperation! I look forward to meeting with you!

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Parents’ Names ______________________ Email __________________________

Phone Number: _______________________  Child’s Name ______________________

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GRAY BOXES =  Times Ms. Allen is NOT available ** = EARLY RELEASE

Friday, September 30, 2016

Things we love about fourth grade...

  • My teachers (they're cool)
  • The art projects
  • Class Dojo
  • Reading Time for Kids
  • It's organized
  • We have fun when we play games at morning meeting
  • Read aloud with Ms. Allen because she changes her voice for different characters
  • Layers of the earth clay models
  • My friends
  • The Terrible Two
  • The rainbow projects - our goal setting activity
  • Our little French man's impersonations
  • Yodeling
  • Quizzes on tiny paper
  • Bright walls and lots of decorations
  • Our teacher's voice