For language arts jobs, first graders were introduced to singular possessive nouns, homographs, and analogies. Students also sorted verbs based on their tense (past or present). Second grade students were introduced to singular and plural possessive nouns, homographs, and analogies. Students also completed work with pronouns. Third grade students were introduced to singular and plural possessive nouns and homographs. Students also reviewed analogies and wrote sentences with interjections.
For math jobs, first graders practiced completing large subtraction problems, found the position of straight lines within our classroom, and practiced measuring objects with a ruler. Second grade students reviewed subtraction, were introduced to the different types of angles, and practiced finding the area and perimeter of rectangles and squares. Third grade students solved problems with all operations, reviewed how to convert decimals into simple fractions, and reviewed how to find the area and perimeter of rectangles and squares. Third graders continued to solve algebraic equations using the Hands On Equation materials.
For cultural jobs, students learned about the Underground Railroad and conductors like Harriet Tubman. In science, students explored the body parts and functions of the invertebrate animals called porifera (sponges). In geography, students discovered the various layers of the ocean and identified animals that live at each level.
Tuesday, February 14th - Vision Screening (5K through 5th grade) and Valentine's Day Party (more information to come)
Wednesday, February 15th - Lower Elementary Classrooms 1 and 2 to the Birmingham Southern Environmental Center.
Thursday, February 16th - Lower Elementary Classroom 3 to the Birmingham Southern Environmental Center
Friday, February 17th - Peace Ceremony
Monday, February 20th - No School due to President's Day holiday