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I missed you!

December 11, 2006

Hi kids! I had a wonderful experience at my conference, and now I am excited to come back to class. I missed you! We have only a couple of weeks left before Christmas break, and we will have lots of fun together. This week we get to watch the dress rehearsal for “The Nutcracker” by […]


November 30, 2006

Now that we have completed Traders in Time your assignment is to write a letter from Nick. Role: Nick Audience: Your parents Format: Letter Topic: Going back in time Strong verb: Explain You are Nick from the book Traders in Time. Write a letter to your parents explaining in detail your trip back in time […]

“Turkeys with Dressing”

November 15, 2006

All of the fourth graders did a terrific job dressing their turkeys for display in the hallway. Our turkeys will also be part of the decorations for the Thanksgiving dinner on Friday. Writing descriptively, can you post a comment about your turkey? If your turkey was in a fashion show, how would you describe what […]

Preserve the Fruit Belt…..our field trip

November 13, 2006

On Friday all of Clarke’s 4th graders boarded a bus and headed for The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center (formally The Heritage Center.) We toured the exhibit “World’s Largest: The Benton Harbor Fruit Market and Southwest Michgan’s Fruit Belt” which presents the history of the fruit industry in Southwest Michgan. We also listened to a […]

A Science activity to try!

November 9, 2006

The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits Here is a really great site that introduces electric circuits and then tests your knowledge. Try out the activities and see if you can get a top score and get a certificate. This site is an excellent way to review for our science test next week! Let everyone know […]

Welcome to our new student!

November 7, 2006

Sarah H. joined our class today! She previously attended Lincoln School, and we welcome her as our 22nd student!