It’s hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is coming soon. A day that many of us will spend with family and friends and eating an embarassingly large amount of food. A day when we are to think about all that we have to be thankful for (but shouldn’t we do that EVERY day?) I know I am [...]
Archive for November, 2010
Laurelville Elementary honored our veterans today. The Honor Guard from AMVETS Post #2256 presented colors and played Taps at the end of the ceremony. The student leadership team explained the significance of the white table, based on the book America’s White Table. The third-sixth grade students also sang the theme song for each branch of [...]
This week we have been working on converting units of length using the customary system (inches, feet, yards and miles). This has been a difficult task for many students. This is a task that requires many skills. Students first have to figure out if they should multiply or divide to make the conversion, then they [...]
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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