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For the week of June 4, 2007

Posted by alicemercer on June 3, 2007

With just three two weeks left of school, we still have work to do. This week we will be working on our unit projects on Going East, and finishing up work in our Open Court textbook.

Here is Homework for the week of 6/4/2007.

Our links for the week:

Comments from last week:


How did your week go?

Posted in 04/16/2007, 06/04/2007, Main Weekly Post | 6 Comments »

Mathematics for the week of 5/29/2007 & 6/4/2007

Posted by alicemercer on June 2, 2007

Here is a review of our favorite sites:

Villainy, Inc. | Maryland Public Television

Tessellations, like Busy Beetles puzzle

more tessellations

and, Fun Brain


This week’s question, make up a question for Math…
What’s bigger, one quarter of 200 or half of 100?

Posted in 05/29/2007, 06/04/2007, Mathematics, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

Language Arts links for the week of 6/4/2007

Posted by alicemercer on June 2, 2007

Here are discussions from the last two selections:

Class Discussion on 5/31/2007
on “Bill Pickett: Rodeo Ridin’ Cowboy”

Class Discussion on 5/24/2007
on “The Coming of the Long Knives”

This week we will be reading a tall tale, “McBroom, the Rainmaker”

Here is a link to a really great comic story done by an elementary class.

Posted in 06/04/2007, Language Arts, Unit 5 | No Comments »

Book Report

Posted by alicemercer on May 29, 2007


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Language Arts Links for the week of 5/29/2007

Posted by alicemercer on May 28, 2007

This week, we will read about a true American character (someone who is interesting), Bill Pickett, a famous rodeo cowboy.

Here is the introductory PowerPoint for our selection:

[slideshare id=56916&doc=bill-pickett-16685&w=425]

Links about the subject of our selection:

Links related to our study skills for the week:

Posted in 05/29/2007, Language Arts, Unit 5 | No Comments »

For the week of May 29, 2007

Posted by alicemercer on May 27, 2007

With just three weeks left of school, we still have a lot to do. This week we will be working hard on our unit projects on Going East.

Here is Homework for 5/28/2007.

Our links for the week:

Comments from last week:

Here is a video from last week’s dodgeball game:

Download: Posted by mizmercer at TeacherTube.com.

And pictures of our picnic on the grass:


How did your week go?

Posted in 05/29/2007 | 16 Comments »

For the week of May 21, 2007

Posted by alicemercer on May 21, 2007

This week, we continue our work in Unit Five on Going West, and finish up lessons in our math text.

This week’s homework: Homework for 5/21/2007

Comments from last week to read:

Links for this week:

Here are places to leave a comment:

or leave a comment on how the week is going by clicking on “Comments” below…

Posted in 05/21/2007, Main Weekly Post | 9 Comments »

Language Arts Links for 5/21/2007

Posted by alicemercer on May 20, 2007

This week we will be reading a story about what happened after white settlers meet with Navaho Indians in The Coming of the Long Knives. Here is our introduction:

[slideshare id=52542&doc=long-knives-29572&w=425]

CPW for Coming of the Long Knives
Links to our selection subject:

Links to our selection skills:

And from last week, class discussion on 5/16/2007 on “The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung”
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Posted in 05/21/2007, Language Arts, Unit 5 | No Comments »

Science Links for 5/21/2007

Posted by alicemercer on May 20, 2007

This week, we study the nervous system. This is a very important part of what we studied last week when we looked at muscles. Here are our links:


Question of the week: Why is the nervous system important for muscles?

Posted in 05/21/2007, Life Science, Science | 1 Comment »

Social Studies Links for the week of 05/21/2007

Posted by alicemercer on May 20, 2007

Since we are still studying about the Spanish colonization of America, and last week’s question has not yet been answered, we’re keeping the same links:

Question of the week: Were the conquistadors right to take over land from the Aztecs and Incas?

Posted in 05/21/2007, Social Studies, Unit 2: Age of Exploration | No Comments »