Sunday, April 3, 2011


Our story this week is Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, by Judi Barrett. It is about the town of Chewandswallow where the weather comes three times a day, at breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but in the form of food and beverages! The students will have fun creating some wacky weather forecasts, after reading this story!

Skills include: judgments and decisions, root words, summarizing, and reading and identifying signs that inform or persuade; as well as recognizing propaganda.


We have been studying helping and linking verbs, and will be moving on to commas in a series, and combining sentences.


We have finished up telling time to the minute and elapsed time, and will be moving on to bar graphs and line plots.


We have been working long and hard on natural resource powerpoints with our partners, to wrap up our geography unit. There will be a special presentation of these for parents on Friday the 15th, at 2:30 p.m. Next up is our Jamestown colony unit of study.

1 comment:

therd grade said...

Fantastic blog! I teach third grade in Athens, Georgia. Earlier in the year, my students wrote their own versions of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs during a unit on narrative writing.

This weekend I created a classroom blog, and you've given me a number of ideas. If you have any tips, please pass them along. Thanks, and keep it up!