Thursday, November 29, 2012

Science Websites

Visit The Magic School Bus to play eight interactive science-based games including Monster Bugs, The Great Habitat Match, Space Chase, and more! There are also quizzes and printable coloring pages, as well as science experiments students can do in the classroom or at home.

Check out Dino Directory to view 3D models of five well-known dinosaurs, and learni about the origins of their names, how large they were, what they ate and when and where they lived.

Help make a difference at ESPECIES.  Electronic fact sheets, including photos, protection status, and info on how students can help, for over 50 endangered species.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Fun Websites

Check out some fun websites:

FunBrain has over 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading and literacy. Plus, kids can read a variety of popular books and comics on the site, including Diary of a Wimpy KidAmelia Writes Again, and Brewster Rocket.

Free Rice reviews English vocabulary and grammar at varying levels of difficulty. For each correct answer, the website will donate one grain of rice. Have your students play Free Rice when they finish early and keep track of how much rice your students have contributed to combat hunger.

National Geographic Young Explorer

Click here to visit National Geographic Young Explorer.  Can you find non-fiction text features?

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Library Books

Please return all library books if you have not already done so.

We will be visiting our school library again on Monday, November 26th. 

Ms. Alford can't wait for us to take out new books (but you have to make sure you return your old ones first!)

Field Trip

We will be going on a field trip for...


on Tuesday, November 27th!

Please return permission slip ASAP.

We can't wait to learn all about bowling and experience it for ourselves!


We have so much to be thankful for!  What are you thankful for this holiday season?

This week is going to be a quick one.  Thursday and Friday we will be off in honor of Thanksgiving.  Gobble, gobble!

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Skip Counting

Connect the dots to practice counting by 2s

Connect the dots to practice counting by 5s

Find the missing number to practice counting by 10s

Decide what comes next to practice counting

Sorting to practice odds and evens

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Veteran's Day

There is no school on Monday in honor of Veteran's Day.  Visit VA kids to play some fun games in honor of our heroes, that help to protect our country. 

Picture Day!

Thursday is picture day!  We can't wait to take our class picture.  Come with your biggest and brightest smile to school that day!

Parent Teacher Conferences

This Wednesday is parent teacher conference day!  We look forward to meeting with you and discussing your child's progress and different strategies to work on at home to further develop reading, writing, and math skills. 

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Hurricane Sandy

Thank you to everyone for your patience.  Due to Hurricane Sandy our classroom blog has not been updated for a number of days and for that we apologize.  Ms. Platt has been without any electricity for a week now!

We hope you are well.  We miss you!  And we are excited to see you in school on Monday!

Counting by 5's
at- word family
an- word family
Counting money
Writing sentences

Message from NYC DOE.