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Poem a Day Challenge #12

Good morning students! I had a great time meeting your parents for the conferences this week. You should all be proud of the growth you’ve made already this year as a learner. 🙂

Please continue to keep up with the challenge during the weekend.

Please post the link to your poem in the comments section.

Don’t forget to leave comments on other people’s blog!

Here is a photo of the larvae we saw in 1B’s  class! Maybe this will inspire you to write a poem about it! 🙂

larvae

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Oobly Oobleck Fun

For Read Across APIS day this year, we had a Dr. Seuss theme.

I read the story Bartholomew and the Oobleck and then we made our own oobleck.

Directions for oobleck: Mix 4 tablespoons of cornstarch, with 2 tablespoons of water, and food dye. Then you have your lovely oobleck!

Here is a poem I wrote about it:

An Ode to Oobleck

Oobly oobleck

Drip, drop, and ooze.

On our clean hands, shirts and floor.

Our classroom is covered.

Oobly Oobleck

Drip, drop and ooze

What are you?

Neither solid nor liquid

Oobly oobleck

What do you think? 🙂

Volcano Models are Almost Done!

Look at our fabulous volcanoes & surrounding villages! : )

Stag Beetles and Larvae, and Caterpillars! Oh, My!

Wow, it has been an exciting & short week for team inspire. We had so many visitors to our classroom. Take a look at Christopher’s guests:

Can you see the larvae?

Egg-cellent!

What a nice home!

It's a stag beetle!

Crawling away!

What did you think of the guests?? 🙂

Making Volcanoes!

For science, we are busy making volcanoes for our landforms unit. We will be able to share the volcanoes when we teach the second graders.

adding flour

measuring 6 cups of flour

Mixing it together!

Mixing the food coloring with our hands!

Rolling out the dough!

Gluing the newspaper balls!

The volcano slowly forms!

Putting the playdough to make the volcano shape!

Exploring Seoul’s Topography @ Namsan

Last Friday, we had a fun time going to Namsan Tower for our field trip. Here are some of the photos from our trip! We rode the cable car, went to the Teddy Bear Museum and went to the top of the Namsan Tower!

  • What was your favorite part of the field trip?
  • What did you learn about the topography of Seoul?
  • What types of landforms did you see at the top of Namsan Tower?

New Science Page

Hi Team Inspire!
There is a new science page on the top. Please check it out! There are new science links on it!

https://mskimgrade5.wordpress.com/science/