In science, we are studying how animals can adapt to their environment to survive. So in writing, we all chose an animal to research and learn more about. We created an online poster on a website called smore.com. Here they are:
What a great year!! We have shared many books together and traveled the US talking with other classes using skype! Here is the video that Mrs. DeBoer made!!
This week, we chose a person we wanted to research. We then used www.smore.com to create a poster about our person. Please look at the amazing work the students created!
Jackie Robinson by Cameron and Dylan P.
Helen Keller by Jordan and Braylen
Tony Hawk by Connor and Oscar
Lebron James by Asmir
Albert Einstein by Leanna
Helen Keller by Sue
Anne Frank by Oo Meh and Lisa
Martin Luther King, Jr. by Isaac
Albert Einstein by Jasmine
Abraham Lincoln by Roshan
Susan B. Anthony by Brin and Maihquevil
We were inspired by a song by Sara Bareilles called Brave to talk about how we would be brave at school. We also talked about what kinds of students we want to be here at Meadowlawn. This is what we came up with:
Today was our Walk-a-thon! Our class brought in the most donations for the Upper Elementary - with $118. This morning we also skyped with a class from Forest City, Iowa. We had to ask them questions to decide where in the United States they were located. The students did a great job figuring it out and had a great time. Enjoy the pictures of both events
Welcome to a new school year! We are so excited to teach your children. Technology plays a big part our lives and we would like to use this technology to help us communicate with you. We will be emailing you with important information throughout the year. A note should have come home with your child asking for your email address, but a link has been attached here in case you didn't receive it.
Parent Contact Form
Here is a reminder on how to sign up for remind 101.
Send a text message to (616)965-7987. In the message line, type @mrswalbec and you will be all signed up to receive reminder text messages.
I have also attached a link to the 4th grade supply list. Please remember that this is a recommended list - you are not required to purchase the items. Please avoid trapper keepers and rolling backpacks - we do not have the space to store these items.
Supply List K-5