Mr. Miller's 7/8 Class

Where learning comes to life!

Upcoming Events

Brown Bag Lunch

Wednesday, Sep. 25th, 11-11:45am

1800 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, IA

Please come and enjoy lunch with your child! While you're here, why not learn a little about your child's school day. We look forward to seeing you in the library!

Very Important!!! Since there is another brown bag lunch directly after us, and there is limited space and parking, we are asking parents to please free up the parking spaces for other parents directly after the brown bag lunch. Thank you so much for being understanding about this situation.

Our Classroom Schedule

8:15- 8:30 Calendar, Expectations

8:30- 8:45 Fact Fluency

8:45- 9:45 Math Workshop

9:45- 10:30 Writing Workshop

10:30- 11:00 Word Wizards/ Handwriting

11:00- 11:30 Recess

11:30- 12:00 Lunch

12:00- 1:45 Reading Workshop

1:45- 2:30 Project Discovery

2:30- 3:00 Specials

Monday- P.E.

Tuesday- Library

Thursday- Music

Friday- Art

3:00- 3:15 Clean up, Rest and Read, Close Day

3:15 Dismissal

What We're Working On...

Reading: Choosing good fit books and comprehension.

Writing: The writing process. Writing an experience story about Meals from the Heartland

Math: The power of 10. Using 10's.

Our First Project is...Ice cream!

we made ice cream!!! What did your child think was the best part?!

All about Mr. Miller

I'm so excited to be teaching at the Downtown School working with the 7/8 classroom! This is my seventh year of teaching, and I can't believe it! The first six years were spent in Virginia where I taught kindergarten, 2nd, and 3rd grade. I graduated from Old Dominion University with a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education in 2006. Last year, my wife and I moved to Iowa. So far, I'm really enjoying Iowa and the winters. :)

How to reach Mr. Miller

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

Our class social contract! Please ask your child about it!

Our time at meals from the heartland

Thank you to my parent volunteers! I don't know how I would have done it without you! We had an awesome time, so ask your child about their experience helping others in need!

Remember children do what they see us do, so taking your child to volunteer when and where you volunteer is a great way to create life long good helpers and citizens!