Happy Passover! Happy Easter! Happy Patriots' Day!

Just think ~ if you lived in Massachusetts or Maine, you would have an official Monday holiday to observe Patriots' Day to honor the first battles of the Revolutionary War.  In Wisconsin, schools are supposed to educate students about this important event in American history.  I'm feeling lucky to live in Massachusetts these days.

I'm also lucky to link up with Doodle Bugs for:

http://doodlebugsteaching.blogspot.com/2017/04/five-for-friday-april-14th.html


Morning Messages

This week we continued on with suffixes and Douglas Florian poetry:




On Display in the Hallway

The kids made these adorable cloud/fraction crafts (you can check this activity out here):


To supplement, I cut out my Doug Florian poems from my Morning Messages ~ adorable!  Special thanks to Mrs. Borselli for hanging out the clouds!


Student Authors!

A few weeks ago I read New Nonsense from the North ~ a book written by third graders:


My students - Isabella, Sierra and Paige - loved this book so much that they made their own version at recess, no less!  I thought it was so original and creative that I had to feature it here!


Massachusetts in the American Revolution

We have started learning all about the reasons for the American Revolution like the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party:



I'm in the process of making a new Powerpoint to accompany this new chapter in Social Studies.



Amazing You Tube History Videos Using Legos!

Thanks to my students who have their very own You Tube channels, I decided to investigate myself and came up this perfect video about the Boston Massacre:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxDV6frUnKc


Click here or on the picture to watch the video.

Enjoy your weekend!                 

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