Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Thank You

I would like to thank you for making Teacher Appreciation Day so special.  I love my decorated classroom door and the letters the children wrote were beautiful.  Also thank you for the generous gift certificate.   You truly made my day and I am so lucky to be teaching your children!

Friday, May 4, 2018

May Book Report

The May book report packets were sent home.  This month you get to pick any genre and any project.  Have fun and be creative!

Friday, April 27, 2018

Thank you

Thank you for bringing in MCAS snacks and drinks.  The students loved the snacks and it helped them power through their test.  Thanks for all of your support!

Sunday, April 22, 2018


Our ELA MCAS is Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27.  I would like to thank the volunteers who offered to donate snacks to our class.  Thanks for your support.  We are ready to rock the test!

Thursday, April 5, 2018

April Movie Book Report Directions


For this book report you will be required to create a movie poster based on the theme of the book you have read.
You will be graded on your creativity, attention to detail, as well as the information that you provide. The poster
will be presented in class and explained. It should look like a movie poster that you see in the theatres—
informative and interesting to the viewer. DUE DATES: 4/30/18 (Poster)
Project Requirements:
Book is chosen– genre is ―funny fiction, min 120 pages. Approved by _________
Must be created on a large poster board (min 11x16)
Title of novel must be in large writing and should stand out on your movie poster. Must
say ―Based on the book by (list the author’s name)
Your name will appear on the poster as the director.
A major illustration should be the focus of your poster. It must contain original art to
represent the theme of your novel. (Do not copy the book cover or any existing
Two quotes from the critics about the book—can be actual quotes from actual critics
(works cited on the back of poster).—check Barnes & Noble at (
List THREE famous movie stars and ―cast them in the main character roles for your
―movie. The ―stars of your ―movie should be named and pictured on your poster (you
may print or cut out pictures of these actors).
The movie poster must have a catchy line that interests the audience and describes the
basic plot/theme of the movie. (For example: Shrek used ―The greatest fairy tale never
told and Charlotte’s Web used ―Help is coming from above)
You must fill out the Book Report Sheet and turn it in with your poster.
WARNING: If you choose a book that has already been made into a film, DO NOT use
anything from the film in your report! All ideas and work must be your own.

Fable Recommendations
Tall Tale Recommendations
Myth Recommendations

Friday, March 2, 2018

March Historical Fiction Book Report

March Historical Fiction Book Report

The March Historical Fiction book report directions went home this week.  The book report is due March 29th.  Have fun and happy reading!  Below is a list of Historical Fiction Book Recommendations.

 Historical Fiction Recommendations

Monday, February 5, 2018

February Biography Book report

February Biography Book Report

This month students are asked to select a biography to read.

Project Timeline:
Book selected by 2/6
Book read by 2/23
Bag started by 2/24
Bag complete by 2/28

Follow the book report directions page that was sent home to complete the bag.  Happy reading and I look forward to hearing your book report presentations. 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Valentine's Day

 Students received a Valentine's Day list with all the names of the students in our class. On Valentine's Day we will exchange valentines.  Here is a list below of the students in our classroom. Please have a valentine for each student.  Thank you and Happy Valentine's Day.

Valentine's Day List

Noah Wilkerson
Noah Withee

18 students

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Reading Celebration Reminder

Don't forget to return your reading chart every Thursday signed by your adult.  Happy Reading!

Tuesday, January 23, 2018


The Reading Celebration has started! Our goal is to have the students read five hours a week. Of course they can always read more.  Please record your child's reading and return the chart to school on Thursday.  Happy Reading!

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

January Fantasy Book Report

The optional January book report directions were sent home today.

Below is the suggested timeline:

Please choose a book by January 11th
Read the book by January 22nd
Sandwich started by January 25th
Sandwich handed in on January 31st.

Happy Reading!