The Day Before Spring Break

We maximized opportunities to work with a lot of content before tracking off for our spring break. We did a “Quiz-Quiz-Trade” around perimeter, read bout Juan Ponce de León and European exploration of North America, used Writable to refine our understanding of introductions, applied for new classroom jobs and introduced the prefix “anit-.” We also…

Donations for our Classroom Economy

Donations for the classroom economy have been arriving since June. These will be auctioned off throughout the school year to students who take seriously the goals of our classroom: be nice and work hard.

Donated Items for our Classroom Auction

We have been receiving donations all summer from companies interested in helping with our classroom economy and our auctions. Lots of great stuff has been shared and we are fortunate to be getting these things. Look through what has been donated and consider saving for those things that interest you most.

The First Auction of 2017

Today marked our fourth classroom auction. Impressively, this class has a number of savers who have been sitting out these events in favor of buying their desks and turning them into condominiums. A big part of a successful auction is receiving donations. Over our winter break, 19 different companies and people contributed items for the…