Cook Chronicles

Weekly Updates for the week of May 9th

Glass Barn Field Trip

Field Trip Details

  • Monday, May 9th
  • Leave school at 9:15
  • Return to school at 2:00
  • Dress for the weather
  • Sack lunch needed - no carbonated drinks
  • Please have your child wear tennis shoes

Project ACES

Night Zookeeper

On Tuesday, I will be getting the students set up in Night Zookeeper. Night Zookeeper is an online creative writing website. The students will be creating different animals and will then complete writing missions based on their animals. I can then assign them different writing missions to complete as well. The students are given specific writing skills to work on and power words to try to use in their writing.

This is a two-week trial to see if it is something we would like to implement next year. The students can work on it at home as well.

The website is I encourage them to try it at home!

What's Happening This Week

Writer's Workshop:
We will be editing and revise our poetry. We will then publish our poetry books.

Reader's Workshop:

We will be studying fairy tales. The students will be identifying the elements of fairy tales. The students will also be identifying story elements in fairy tales. We will also be reading various versions of fairy tales. We will then compare and contrast the different versions.

Math Workshop:

We will be starting our Measurement Unit. We will be learning about the US Customary Units. The students will be using appropriate unit of measurements for various objects. We will also be doing measurement conversions within the measurement system.


We will begin learning about Measuring and Simple Machines. Our big question this week is "How are properties of materials measured?

Social Studies:

Last week, we learning about our National Government. This week we will be talking about our State government and the different state government positions.

Specials Classes this Week

Monday: Art

Tuesday: Music

Wednesday: PE

Thursday: Computer

Friday: Art

Upcoming CRES Events

May 13th: $1 Hat Day for CRES Scholarship fund

May 20th: Hawaiian Day~ Wear your favorite Hawaiian Shirt

May 26th: Last Day for Students