I’m Dyl or Cheezy and this is about when we learned about place value. On Wednesday all reviewed place value. The place values were Millions, Hundred THousands, Ten THousands, THousands, Hundreds, Tens and Ones but there’s more. Decimal place values are tenths, hundredths and thousandths. There’s no oneths or uniths since 0.1 is a tenth of 1. After we reviewed it, we played a game. There were 5 teams, I was in the slime balls with Austin, Jaiden, Nicole and Summer. Basically everybody got a whiteboard and Ms. Goodwin gave out numbers. You had to order the numbers from millions to units.If you played your cards right, you could get a greater number but if you didn’t you would get a lesser number. Who ever got the greatest number in the team would go up against the others. Whoever has the greatest number out of everybody would get a point for their team. There were also bonus points if you were listening or discussing etc. The slimeballs and the rainbow poop emojis tied. The tie breaker was whoever could pronounce the number. I did it 1st and Annie did it 2nd. We both pronounced it right and it stayed tied. The end.
By Ethan Chan
2 weeks ago, we started something called guided reading. Unfortunately, due to the typhoon, the guided reading got delayed for quite a few days. This is how guided reading works. First, everyone gets divided into different groups. After that, the different groups get signed tasks. The tasks that there are: Newsela, which is when we read a article from Newsela, which is a kid-friendly website where there are interesting news articles that the kids can read, reading with Ms Maddie or Ms Goodwin, which is reading a book with a teacher. Another task, is activity, which only happens after the group read with Ms Maddie or Ms Goodwin. Last, there the free choice, which is when we can read anything that we want for the entire session. They are all fun activities, that are all very enjoyable. Here are what some of the students say:
- Eton-“I think it’s a good way to get students to understand the text and what the book means.”
- Jaiden-“I think it’s very fun because you get to do your own activities, and it makes it easier to learn.”
- Nicholas- “It’s fun, and we can take turns to do activities.”
Let’s hope it continues!
What are rights?
Also this week, we continued our unit – Sharing the Planet. First, we watched a video about how to draw stick figures ( like walking, jumping, thinking etc. ). After that, Ms. Goodwin sent us links to do some research on human rights. That was what our unit is about. During that, everyone learned about the Magna Carta. The Magna Carta is an old piece of animal skin that people from long time ago wrote the first Human Rights. Everyone did a great job of including stick figures into their sketch notes for human rights!!
Also, since my group finished early on our task the next day, we created the timeline of Human rights from the Magna Carta in 1215 to 1948 and the UN’s declaration of Human Rights . We got this information from all the research we completed the day before.