Week 3 with Mrs. Farley

I hope y’all are enjoying school so far this year. This past week really came together and it feels like we are now in full swing/school mode! It was fun to watch all of the kids present their brown bag “treasures”. The other kids took turns taking pictures of the presenter. I printed the pictures for the kids, then realized my head was cut off in a lot of them… oh well! I hope it was a memorable experience for your child. In writing, the Sentence of the Week was...

September 16, 2018 Read more

Math Update for Week 2

We had a great week in our classroom with math!  Both classes worked on the different elements of the balanced math program and I can tell that it is going to help us be more successful mathematicians!  We rolled out our review, mental math, daily concept and problem solving portions of our day.  I am excited to see these students take off. 4th Grade: We studied numbers using the standard, word and expanded form of a number up to the millions.  We learned about how a digit’s place...

September 14, 2018 Read more

Math Update for Week 1

One of my favorite picture books is “Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse” by Kevin Henkes.  Throughout the book, the above sentence is repeated often.  This week I kept saying it over and over in my mind.  Wow!  That’s about all I can say, wow!  We have such a fabulous class and we are incredibly grateful to be able to spend our day with your children! Math started on Wednesday and we started right off with our Figure Me Out Posters.  They gave clues about themselves that...

September 9, 2018 Read more

Week 1 is in the books!

Hello Parents and Students! We had a great first week of school, and I wanted to share some of the highlights! Tuesday was filled with excitement as all the students unpacked their supplies, formed table groups and started familiarizing themselves with the classroom and procedures. Each student personalized their own pennant which will be hung in hallway on our “Bravo Board”. Wednesday and Thursday were spent introducing and reviewing our Tribes Agreement ( mutual respect, right to...

September 8, 2018 Read more

Welcome Room 11 4th Graders!

We hope you had an awesome summer with many fun and relaxing times. We can’t wait for Tuesday and finally getting to share our day with your fabulous 4th graders.  We wanted to explain what your child’s day will look like.  We look forward to getting to know you and your children as we go through the year. Mrs. Sorensen will be in our classroom from 8:00am – 12:00pm.  You will reach out to her if your child is sick, or running late, or you have any other...

August 29, 2018 Read more