Entries from September 29, 2009

We like Insects

September 29, 2009 by mrspatterson · 15 Comments · classroom, Student posts

We have been learning about insects.  We created our own insects with cut paper.  We even learned a song to help us identify the parts.  See if you can hear it in the video.

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The O.R.E.O. Project

September 22, 2009 by mrspatterson · 6 Comments · classroom

We participated in an online project with classrooms all over the world. It is called the O.R.E.O. project. (Our Really Exciting Online Project)  Each class averaged the number of oreos they could stack. You can look at the results here.  Keep checking back because classes will be adding their results  until October 16th.

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September 19th is Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 17, 2009 by mrspatterson · 8 Comments · classroom

A pirate says “arrr” here is a video about three pirates by our favorite artist Eric Herman. Do you know any good pirate jokes, riddles or funny sayings? My husband and Mr. Smith (the principal at Dalton) pretended to be pirates the whole time we were on a trip one time. They would say things […]

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Abby’s Beetle

September 16, 2009 by mrspatterson · 18 Comments · classroom, Student posts

Abby brought a beetle to school. We enjoyed looking at it under our digital blue microscope.

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Leave a Comment

September 11, 2009 by mrspatterson · 14 Comments · Uncategorized

Hi!  We are learning how to leave a comment on the blog.  We are going to be teachers and teach our parents how to do it too!  We really liked this cute song.  Watch it and then tell about what you like best about First Grade in the comments.

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Practice addition

September 8, 2009 by mrspatterson · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

We played this game today in math.  The kids really liked it and wanted me to send the link.  You can also access it through our portaportal.  The portaportal site holds all the sites we will visit this year plus many more. If you play the game write in the comments what you liked and […]

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Wonderful Group of Kids

September 2, 2009 by mrspatterson · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

We are having a fabulous start to school.  You have wonderful kids and we are enjoying getting to know each other.  Today we talked about words that start with the “r” sound.   We wrote words on post it notes and then I typed them into “wordle”.  We made a picture to share with you. Wednesdays […]

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