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

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Today's Morning Meeting Sharing: If I Had a Million Dollars

  • I'd save for college, buy a house and have three rescue cats.  I'd also save enough money to have them neutered.  
  • I'd buy a house, a car, a dog, and I'd replace my computer
  • I'd buy a pit bull and a truck
  • I'd buy a chimpanzee
  • I'd pay the rent and bank the rest of the money
  • I'd buy an apartment building and a restaurant with a house in it
  • I'd give the money to a homeless shelter
  • I'd help my mom pay her rent
  • I'd give all the money to my mom
  • I'd buy a marmoset and a bunny
  • I'd help people get back on their feet
  • I'd use mine for groceries
  • I'd buy airspace defense
  • I'd give half of it to healthcare and then buy a camera
  • Pay the bills 
  • Hire a private nurse for my grandma
  • Invent a tube like they have at the bank so I could go visit my family easily and quickly
  • I'd hire a personal assistant
  • I'd stock food pantries
  • I'd buy three houses  - one in Florida, one for my son and his three kids, and one for my other son in the Dominican Republic (he has to travel there a lot)
  • I'd buy a house in Prince Edward Island and then invest the rest and give the interest to charitable causes

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The Fourth Day of School

Today in Daily 5, we learned how to pick good fit books. To help us pick good fit books, we use the acronym I-Pick. I-Pick stands for Independent, Purposeful, Interest, Comprehend, and Know.