Today was Movie Day for the 5th graders. Each class has worked all year long to fill in their “Movie Reward” chart. Each class earned three letters by giving MORE THAN 110% on their achievement tests. Those three letters were the last three needed for 5A and 5B. 5C needed one more letter and earned [...]
Archive for April, 2010
The Ohio Achievement Assessment week is here for the 5th graders. My last post asked students what % effort they would put into their test. I was pleased to read all of the comments describing how they would put forth 110% effort this week! Yesterday the students took the Reading Achievement Test and I am [...]
Well, two weeks from today is the 5th Grade Ohio Achievement Test for Math. It is hard to believe that the test is just around the corner. This week we will be finishing our strand on Patterns, Functions and Algebra and next week will be spent on reviewing EVERYTHING that we have worked on all [...]
As our Spring Break finally approaches (finally…it has been a l-o-n-g month!) I thought I would recognize some “egg-ceptional” students in the 5th grade at Laurelville. The following students have had NOT ONE write up the ENTIRE school year! RHIANNA LUCAS, TIFFANY CLEARY, ALEX HETTINGER, HEIDI VINING, VANESSA VINING, ASHLEE JUSTICE and ANDREW MCJUNKIN. These [...]
Welcome to my blog! I teach 7th grade Language Arts at McDowell Exchange School in the Logan Elm School district. I previously taught 5th grade at Laurelville Elementary (in the same district)-math for the last three years and language arts prior to that.
My hope is that this blog serves as a sort of newsletter for our class, keeping parents and students informed of class news and assignments for our Language Arts Class. I also intend for it to be a place where students can share their writing and their thoughts on books that they are reading.
In March 2009, my blog was showcased by Sue Walters on The Edublogger site. As a result, this blog has had visitors from all around the world. It has been so exciting to see new dots appear on my clustr map! (see the clustr map below as of 9/24/09) Thanks again, Sue!
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