Friday, May 27, 2011
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
In our classroom we are learning about the features of an effective paragraph. One of the most important features is making sure that your sentences have a variety of beginnings.
We read Toreka's story called "What an Ambush" and then highlighted all the beginnings of her sentences. We have put those beginnings into Wordle.net to give us an idea of the variety that she used.
Friday, May 6, 2011
Monday, May 2, 2011
75 straws and a roll of tape, do you think you could build a tall tower with those materials? This was our challenge for our first morning of Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger. Our new topic is all about improving things and making them even more awesome.
We started off quite unsure of where things would head, but with communication, thought and creativity we managed to make, well, something at least.