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Holiday Couplets

December 9, 2008

One of the easiest types of poetry is the COUPLET.  Each couplet is a two-line thought that rhymes.  Read the couplets below and post some of your own! In the winter when it snows, I catch a cold and blow my nose. Presents wrapped under the tree, Some for you and some for me. Have […]


November 12, 2008

A THANKSGIVING TWIST is an activity that my students love every year.  Here is how it works:  Think of something that you might complain about.  Now twist it into something that you for which you are thankful. For example: I’m thankful for my alarm clock waking me up so early in the morning because that […]

Survival in the 4th Grade

May 16, 2008

OK, class, this is your chance to help next year’s 4th graders have a great school year.  What are your recommendations to survive the 4th grade.  Post your comment here for everyone to see! Mrs. McC.

Thanksgiving Twists!

November 12, 2007

We have talked about all the things we are thankful for, but now we are going to think about this differently. In class we discussed the fact that sometimes we complain about things, but we can be thankful for those things too. For example, a student from last year came up with these 3 Thanksgiving […]

Fractions Jeopardy

April 20, 2007

Try this fun Jeopardy game!

Video Conference with our Friends in Wales

March 22, 2007

Check out this link to see what Ben said about our video conference with Wales. It’s titled “Giggling and Poetry Across the Atlantic.” You have to go down the page a little way to find it. Then you can make a comment on the MACUL blog! Click here for the website.

A Very Important Day Activity **Extra Credit

February 15, 2007

We read about different families who traveled to New York City to become citizens of the United States of America. Wouldn’t it be interesting to know where your family comes from? Talk to your parents to trace your family roots and find out where your ancestors came from and how they came to the United […]

Super Sentence Expansion

December 11, 2006

Rewrite the following sentence to make it more interesting. Remember to: 1) Substitute new words for nouns and/or verbs 2) Add describing words – adjectives – to tell what kind or how many 3) Add prepositional phrases – adverbs of time and place – to tell where and/or when The boy wrapped a gift. Post […]