Thursday, February 28, 2013

4th Grade Kerpoof Draw a Picture

Use Kerpoof's Super Doodle to create a sign for your favorite 4th Grade Super Bowl player or performer. Send to the color printer when done.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Guide to the 4th Grade Super Bowl

Make sure to visit for your complete guide to the 2013 4th Grade Super Bowl.

2nd Grade Spelling Activities

Hope you have been practicing your spelling skills. these three games are going to test out your spelling accuracy! Use these two handouts for help (Dolch 1st, Dolch 2nd). 



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Kindergarten Mouse Practice

All about using the computer mouse today. We will practice clicking and dragging, cursor control, and single clicking. Check out the great activities at

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

2nd Grade Telling Time Part 2

First, watch this short video that reviews how to read an analog clock:

Next, join a public game or create your own private game at ArcademicSkillBuilders.

1st Grade What Makes a Good Friend?

What makes a good friend? what can we do to make our friends happy? What kinds of things should we not do to our friends?

Step #1: Watch this BrainPop Jr. Video about friends:

Step #2: Watch this Crawford's Corner Video:

Step #3: Draw a picture that shows you having a good or bad playing experience using Kerpoof's Draw a Picture. Be ready to talk about your picture!

Monday, February 18, 2013

3rd Grade Math -

Let's practice our math skills today. We will be one of our favorite math sites:


4th Grade Grammar, Ninjas, and Baseball

We are going to visit the free demo portion of Help Me 2 Learn: Grammar. Let's learn the difference between nouns, pronouns, verbs and adjectives.

Grammar Ninja is next. Can you find the correct parts of speech?

Bonus baseball games for the hard workers:

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

1st Grade PBS Kids Math

Some math practice today with the great activities at PBS Kids. Make sure to follow Mr. Horne's directions to find the correct math activities.

Keyboarding - Dance Mat Typing &

We are introducing a new keyboarding site today, But first, we will warm up with one of our favorites, Dance Mat Typing.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

2nd Grade Telling Time

First, review some basics of telling time from 

Next, take turns setting the clock and quizzing your partner the correct times

Now, spend a few minutes at each of the following time telling games.
Telling Time Online Exercises 

For those that would like more challenges:
Clock Games      Second Grade Telling Time Game - Bang On Time

Kindergarten Counting

How well can you count? Two great activities for us today.'s Marble Math and Leon the Math Chameleon.


Sunday, February 10, 2013

5th Grade Inaccurate Information Online

-Teachers & Parents: (Handout)

Do all websites tell the truth? Is every statement you read online a real fact? How can you tell if a website might be biased or contain inaccurate information?

Visit the websites below. Mark on your paper if you think each website is "true or "false". Remember to add at least one reason to support your claim.

Website #1: Dog Island
Website #2: Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus
Website #3: Inside The White House
Website #4: Mankato, MN
Website #5: No Way Obama Graduated From Coulmbia
Website #6: Smart Phones & Steak

This video walks evaluates the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus:

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

3rd Grade Spell a Picture

How many "Kerpoof Koins" can you rack up in the Spell a Picture activity? Spell as many words as you can, but make sure the words you spell match the scene you chose! We will print out our completed scene when done.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

2nd Grade Sorting with Science

TESiboard has some excellent science activities that we will use today. We are going to sort animals, sort living and non-living objects, sort images of forces, and sort food groups into Venn Diagrams.

Escaped Animals activity    Living and Non-living Sorter activity
Forces Sorter activity     Food Sorter activity

Monday, February 4, 2013

1st Grade Silly Lilly and the Four Seasons

What do you know about the four seasons? Today, we are going to identify, compare, and contrast the four seasons. We are going to to read Silly Lilly and the Four Seasons from Toon Book Reader. First we will brainstorm some activities we do in each season and describe the weather from each season. Then we will read the book Silly Lilly online. Last, we will compare two seasons in our Venn Diagrams.
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