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Who knew seeds could grow without light!
Over the last quarter we have spent lots of time learning about plant tropisms. We learned that plants respond to different stimuli; light, gravity, water. We did an experiment with mustard seeds, a damp paper towels and baggies. After placing our (More)
Is this a drill?
So, you know how we practice fire drills a few times a year? And how the kids always ask \"Is this a drill?\" Well today my answer to that questions was \"NO\"! Toward the end of our district benchmark testing today, the fire alarm went off! As al (More)
First week of school!
The 2014-2015 school year is upon us! We came back to school on Tuesday, August 5th and got right into it! Take a look at some of the awesome things we did during our first week of school! School/class poster: I got this idea from a Pinterest post (More)
More About Water!
As we were learning about water last week, we started asking some really good questions! Miss Holmquist had us spend some extra time researching the answers to these questions. Here are some of our presentations showing the questions and answers we w (More)
Great day!
Today we had our Back to School Fair at Four Peaks! It was such a great day! I spent the morning in my classroom welcoming our new group of 6th graders. I had the chance to meet a bunch of new kids as well as see some familiar faces! After seeing the (More)
Making Inferences
Hello my 6th grade students and followers! This week we are making inferences in reading. We know that an inference is when you combine evidence from your reading (words the author uses) with your schema (what you already know-prior knowledge) to (More)
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