By: Elliot G.
Written on Tuesday, March 21, 2017
We edopted baby chicks we have one more day intill they hatch . Some of the chicks mite hatch on Thursday when the chicks hatch we will get to tuch the chicks. Frist we have to wash are hands. Chicks grow up to be hens or rosters. did you know all your eggs come from hens.
how the chick grows.
Theres thing calld the embreo its the starting of a chick on day two the hart froms. On day three the blodvessles form. Have you seen a chick.
We've been learning all about the 7 Habits of Happy Kids and Leaders this year! As part of our school-wide initiative to teach all Parkside students about the 7 Habits and incorporate them into our lives, Mrs. Hayes has been featuring a class each week to teach other students in the building about a habit. Our class was chosen to teach Habit 3: Put First Things First. Check out our video below!
With the return of the holidays, we have begun learning about place value to prepare for adding two digit numbers. We started with building teen numbers to gain a better understanding of the number 10. Then, we started building bigger numbers and comparing them. Check out our videos below!
With Thanksgiving being two days away, we took some time to celebrate all of the things we are thankful for spend some time together as a "school family".
We started our day by making pumpkin pie in a cup.
Then, we decorated the tablecloth for our Thanksgiving feast.
Next, we dressed in our best indian and pilgrim costumes and began our feast of pizza!
Of course, we had to "do a cheers" to the best Thanksgiving ever!
You may have heard your child talk about Go Noodle throughout our first weeks of school. Go Noodle is an online channel of brain breaks that we use often in our classroom. Research shows that incorporating short breaks that allow movement increases student focus and academic gains. Because our recess times are limited to lunch and the end of the day, we use Go Noodle to take these short breaks.
Donorschoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy help classrooms in need. Teachers request supplies to make sure their students have the materials they need to succeed. Donors can give as much as they like and as little as they want to specific projects that they would like to support. Every penny counts and your generosity is greatly appreciated.
I have submitted a project for our classroom requesting two 15-inch black Hooki Stools. A Hooki Stool is a stool with a convex bottom that allows students to safely move while working. Our project is called
You can help our project in two ways:
1. Make a monetary donation to our project using the link below.
2. Help spread the word about our project by sharing the link below with friends and family via email,
social media, or word of mouth.
Your donation will have a direct impact on at least 19 students this year, in addition to all future students who will use the Hokki Stools. In return, you will receive awesome photos of our donation in use and a heartfelt thank you from my students and me.
Thank you for taking the time to help our class with our exciting project!
Research has supported that music and movement increase student success in school! We begin every morning with math calendar and skill review time. This time includes a song that is the student of the day chooses. Here are a few of the songs we love to sing and dance to!
This blog is written by the students of Mrs. McClure's class to record their learning and adventures in first grade!