Of Rabbits and Cupcakes

My wife tried out Storybird the other day. She loves it just as much as I do. I came into the room to find her typing furiously trying to finish her story before Liam’s next feeding. It is a lovely story and a very funny story too. I think you will love it! Cupcakes For…

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Still Here!

It has been a wonderful week and the students have all been working very hard even with all the distractions with the weather and the bookfair competing for their attention. In Language Arts, students have finished looking at the organization of a story and have started their second story with this focus. We have discussed…

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Mea Culpa

It’s been a busy week and thus the blog posts have been few and far between. My apologies and I will try to be more regular with my posts. First of all, there is no spelling list or memory verse for this week due to the shortened week. We will continue with the spelling and…

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7 Tips to Help Your Child With Their Writing

I found this interesting post the other day on some ways to help your child with their writing. Whether they are writing a thank-you letter or writing their own little stories at home, you may be wondering if there are any ways you as a parent can help them while not taking over the writing…

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Storytime!

Here are two new stories from Storybird. If you have not gone to Storybird yet, click on the link and get going!!! Storybird is the most fabulous website to write stories with and have fun. The first one was written by Faith and the second one was a story I wrote. Curl up with a…

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An Amazing Day!!!

Today, the students made it to 30 mins sustained reading. It was incredible!!! The students each have a box of books that have been leveled to their reading level. These are the books they are using for our Daily 3 program. Every week, students get to pick new books to add to their box based…

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Three Things!!!

Monday was a great day!!! The students are having a lot of fun but are also able to get right down to work when we need to get stuff done. Our Daily 3 reading program is really going well and students have made it to 21 mins with non-stop reading!!! In writing, we are working…

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How are you today?

A short assembly and more work on -ly words rounded out another busy day in class. We handed out some student of the month awards. We then came back and try out our skills at using -ly words in an actual paragraph. While it was slow going at first, students quickly got into it and…

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