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Happy Spring Break!

March 29, 2007

What are you doing on your week off? Where are you going? Who are you going to see? What kinds of fun things do you have planned? Post a comment for your classmates and feel free to respond to your classmate’s posts. Enjoy your time off!

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.

Sailing Away with the Arts

March 5, 2007

Congratulations to the fourth graders from our class that did such an outstanding job Saturday.  You are so talented, and it was fun to watch you perform!  Great job Zach, Alex, Heather, Nick, Peter, Sarah, Meagan, Amy, Melanie and Andy!  If you attended the Creative Arts Festival on Saturday, what did you like best and […]

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 […]

Lighthouses in Michigan

February 2, 2007

Wow! We’ve been learning so much about our lighthouses. What is the most surprising thing you have learned about the lighthouse you are researching? Would you like to visit your lighthouse? Why? Post a comment!

It’s a blizzard!

January 28, 2007

It’s Sunday afternoon and I have just come in from shoveling off our upper deck. My husband and I are always careful about not having too much weight on that deck, so we have to shovel it! Our road has not been plowed and our driveway has about 17″ of snow! I wonder when it […]


December 4, 2006

December is here, and it’s time to think about about Christmas. What are your hopes and dreams this Christmas?

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23, 2006

Hello to my class and their families! We are enjoying some family time in Kenmore and Dunkirk, New York, with our daughters and families. This is the first year that we will not be with our youngest daughter, Katie, because she is moving from Houston to Seattle this weekend. As I write this, I am […]

Introducing blogging to the class…

November 8, 2006

Today in the computer lab I showed the Room 119 Reflections blog to the class. A number of kids responded with comments. We found out you have to have an email address to respond. Some of the students used their parents email address. I even got a response from a fifth grader! Thanks, Grant!

Sunday Night

November 6, 2006

Here I am blogging on a Sunday night! I have actually started a blog for my classroom, and I’m beginning to see some of the possible ways it may be useful to me and my students and their parents. An update of classroom activities, a list of homework assignments and spelling words all come to […]