Today all of the fifth grade students participated in the American Math Challenge. This challenge is our practice run for the World Math Day Challenge in March. The students answered many math problems and are gaining in their math fluency (in spite of computer issues… Hopefully we won’t have these issues for World Math [...]
Archive for October, 2010
Wow…it’s finally here! Logan Elm students (and teachers) are beginning their five-day break for the 104th Circleville Pumpkin Show! Also known as THE GREATEST FREE SHOW ON EARTH, this event attracts THOUSANDS of visitors each day. The streets of downtown Circleville are lined with rides, games, and every food item that you can think of-all made [...]
Congratulations to the winning Design Teams in each classroom! These teams designed the most (in their class) rectangular flower beds that had a perimeter of exactly 32 feet: 5B-Haylee, Mason, and Emily; 5A-Molly, Brylee, and Joey; 5C-Bailey and Austin!
I have been very pleased with the fifth grade class so far this year! They are working hard and giving their best effort. Many students are also doing extra math at home on IXL or Tutpup! Fifth grade students have completed over 40,000 math problems on IXL so far this year (Lexi is leading fifth grade-she has [...]
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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