Mr. Jenkins understands that students in third grade make the shift from learning to read to reading to learn. He also understands that there are some words students must know by sight. If students have memorized the sight words then they have access to up to 75% of what is printed in almost any piece of children’s literature. Take a peek as Mr. Jenkins provides a hands on way to help strengthen students' retention as they play Sight Word Bingo.
Take a look as Mrs. Trythall's fourth grade students investigate the processes of erosion and how erosion can change and move soil.
"The Prevailing Winds" is woodwind quintet that presents music spanning 300 years of musical history. Students enjoyed classic to popular music from films, such a Harry Potter and Star Wars.
Students learned many aspects of music, such as how it can convey emotion, and how it can enhance specific events. The program was educational, as well as entertaining.
In Mrs. Grovers’ classroom, a small group of students are seated around a table. Mrs. Grover is seated with them. She appears to be simply watching them read a story. But there’s a powerful strategy at work here. It's called guided reading.
The main goal of guided reading is to foster confidence, proficiency, and foster a love for reading. Mrs. Grover has met that goal. Look at the independent readers in her classroom!
Mrs. Turner's students are not intimidated when writing a persuasive essay. They can write an essay with skill and knowledge. Fourth graders wrote persuasive essays on the chromebooks. Take a look as her fourth grade students analyze and learn from each other.
Mrs. Olsen's first grade was feeling very Irish on St. Patrick's Day. Enjoy their Irish Jig!
Mrs. Peterson knows how to teach sight word recognition using visuals and hands-on activities in order to make learning fun and effective!