While reading the novel, Shoeshine Girl, fourth graders in Ms. Zarrilli’s class used the website, “Wallwisher”, to post their responses to “thick” and “thin” questions. Here are their ‘online post-it’ answers to the question of the day.
We need your help with our Cultural Ex‘travel’ganza. We will be celebrating our cultures with a night of food, crafts, displays and entertainment.
We would appreciate the involvement of all the Reeds Road families and friends to either participate or attend this magical evening. ‘Booths’ will be set-up to display various cultural items (clothing, artwork, hand crafts, etc.) along with a craft of the culture to be made by participants. Do you have a special dance, music or other presentation you’d like to share? Maybe you have a favorite dish or food item you could supply as a sample of the cuisine. All are encouraged to wear traditional fashions.
Date: Thursday, June 10th, 2010
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Reeds Road School
Interested but need more information please call:
Barbara Somers – 748-1250 ext. 1585
Emery Keeler – 748 – 1250 ext. 1578
Mar 22nd, 2010 by monroek
Miss Novasack and Mrs. Bruscato’s third grade class worked with Mrs. Monroe in the computer lab to participate in an online collaborative project called, “On the Same Day in March”. The springboard for this project was the children’s book written by Marilyn Singer with the same title, “On the Same Day in March.” This book took the students on a tour to 17 different locations around the world to examine the weather “on the same day in March”. Participating classrooms from around the world observed their weather “on the same day in March,” which also happened to be St. Patrick’s Day. Each class recorded the information and posted the information, as well as any culminating projects, on this website: http://onthesamedayinmarch.wikispaces.com/. From this experience, the students were able to support their learning about geography, map skills and weather. They were also able to seamlessly integrate technology into these activities. The best part was skyping with a 4th grade class from Regina, Saskatchawan, Canada whom also participated in the online project. You can check out our class contributions at: http://onthesamedayinmarch.wikispaces.com/Galloway+Twp%2C+NJ+USA.
Jan 22nd, 2010 by monroek
After reading the story, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs, by Judi and Ron Barrett, Ms. Zarrilli’s fourth grade students got busy creating their own versions. After writing and illustrating, the students recorded their stories through Photostory. Enjoy some samples by clicking below. If you would like to see more, you will find them on Ms. Zarrilli’s eboard.
PhotoStory1, PhotoStory 2, PhotoStory 3.