Mrs. Smith's Scoop
April 1, 2016
School Calendar for 2015-2016 School Year- UPDATED
Progress Goals for 2015-2016 School Year
If you could plant a garden of anything, what would be in it?
Draw a picture of what you picture your garden would look like.
Q. When do monkeys fall from the sky?
A. During Ape-ril showers!
April Fun Facts
Symbols of April
- Birthstone: Diamond
- Flower: Daisy and the sweet pea
In the initial Roman calendar April was the second month of the year until January and February were added in 700 BC. It is thought that the name April comes from the Latin word "to open" and describes the trees opening at springtime. It could also be that the name comes from the Greek goddess Aphrodite.
April in Other Languages
- Chinese (Mandarin) - sÃ¬yuÃ¨
- Danish - april
- French - avril
- Italian - aprile
- Latin - Aprilis
- Spanish - abril
About the Month of April
- April is the 4th month of the year and has 30 days.
- April is the month when the professional baseball season begins in the United States.
- It is the second month of spring. It is a time of planting and spring cleaning.
- In the Southern Hemisphere, April is the same as October in the Northern Hemisphere.
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Getting Started in Lower School with Mrs. Smith
November Coach to Coach Session Recording
December Coach to Coach Session Recording
Janurary Coach to Coach Session Recording
WORK SAMPLES for 2015-2016 School year
We will go over these during our 1:1 conferences this year.
You will scan and save them as pdf, or take a picture and save as a jpeg. Then you will send them to me with the new File Sharing Option in the OLS. Video on how to file share: http://screencast-o-matic.com/watch/coQ6IlfHjn
Work Samples For 90 Day students ONLY- Terms 7b, 8b, 9b, 10b, 11b, 12aa and 12bb
Class Connect Recording Links 15-16 School Year- Check Here for Past Recording Links
Class Connect Recording Links
Click on the link below to view recordings related to that course.
Language Arts & Math+ Blue
Language Arts & Math+ Green
Language Arts & Math+ Orange
Language Arts & Math+ Purple
Language Skills 4 & Math+ Red
Language Skills 5 & Math+ Yellow
American History A:
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If you have an iPad, Kindle, tablet, etc. that you allow your kids to use, they may be missing out on some really cools apps that K12 offers. You should visit the full list at http://www.k12.com/mobile-apps/k-8#.VDdUx_ldWSo.
Many of the Apps are FREE, with only a couple that cost a few dollars.
There is an app for each grade level in K-2 that has all of the K12 Classic Reader Stories. They include the pictures and the story can be read aloud.
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