Student's Scoop-Gierman's Class
June 7th 4/5 GT class at Woodland Elementary
The fourth graders were proud to play their stringed instruments for the Kindergartners!!
Our 5th grade trip to Airtime was so much fun!!
Margaret hangs her paper she is using to experiment with color for her science methods experiment and scientific booklet
We are enjoying focusing on current events and news reading during reading time. We have Socratic Circles about the daily news to gain multiple perspectives from many diverse, sources. We strive to find the most un-biased and credible sources possible!
What we did this week
Math: Project Based Learning, workbooks, tests, khan, math murder mysteries
Writing: Creative Writing, College of William and Mary lessons, roots study
Reading: news reading, discussion, Socratic Circle
Science: -Independent studies and presentations, Citizenship/volunteerism/local conclusion
Enrichment: Scientific Method-experiments and written reports
Important News and Dates
Normal School Hours: 8:32 - 3:39 (GT dismissal 3:34)
Half Day Hours: 8:32 - 11:45 (GT dismissal around 11:40)
Early Release: 8:32-1:39 (GT dismissal around 1:34)
- June 7: Field Day
- June 11: 5th Grade picnic
- June 12: 4/5 GT Classes picnic
- June 13: HALF DAY - PM Records
- June 14: HALF DAY - Last Day of School
Our Class Schedule
8:35-8:50: Morning Work/Welcome
8:50-9:40: Writing Workshop
9:40-10:26: 5th Grade Specials
10:26-10:35: Snack (Healthy, Nut-Free)
10:35-11:30: Science/Social Studies with Ms. Martin
9:40-10:35: Science/Social Studies with Ms. Gierman
10:35-11:21: 4th Grade Specials
11:21-11:30: Snack (Healthy, Nut-Free)
4th/5th Graders Return to their Teacher:
11:30-12:30: Math Workshop
1:15-2:30: Reading Workshop
2:30-2:45: 2nd Recess
Woodland follows an “ABC” specials schedule. Tuesday, September 4th will start with “A” day and continue from there.
4th Grade students travel as a class together to specials. Their specials schedule is:
A-PE B-Music C-Art
5th Grade students are split among the three regular 5th grade classes. Their specials schedule depends on the teacher they attend specials with. It may change during the year.
Phou: A-PE B-Music C-Art
Davison: A-Art B-PE C-Music
(Gabe and Brent)
McNaughton: A-Music B-Art C-PE(Olivia and Danje)
NUT FREE REMINDER
A no peanut or tree nut product policy means that there may not be any snacks or lunches that include contains any nut in the ingredients as well as anything that was made on shared machinery. It is OK to send snacks that say that they were made in the same facility as items containing nuts.
- 5$ gift cards to subway, target, etc-I will raffle off 4 gift cards every month starting October-I just buy them if none are sent in
For the classroom/teacher:
- Fiction and non-fiction Books for grade level 6-11 or lexile 800-1200 content appropriate
- bean bag chairs
- seat cushions