Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Science - Classify Animals By What They Eat!

Food Chains, Producers, Consumers, Decomposers, Herbivores, Carnivores, Omnivores, Predators, Prey...
these are some of the vocabulary terms you hear in our science classroom this week!


Login and check out this BrainPop video:
http://www.brainpop.com/science/ecologyandbehavior/foodchains/


This website is one that practices these topics:

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/gamesforkids.htm


Can you identify herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores?
What about producers and consumers?
How skilled are you at building food chains?


To learn more and review what we've learned, check out these sites:

http://www.gamequarium.org/cgi-bin/search/linfo.cgi?id=8451 (Bill Nye video clip about Food Webs)



You can find many other animal websites at the "science" tab at the top of the blog.

Suffixes

The skill this week in word study is suffixes.

Check out this BrainPop video about them!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Student Council September Meeting


At last night's meeting we learned that red ribbon week is October 27-29 and the food drive is October 14-29 and October 29 is were we might have to wear are Halloween costumes the shoe drive is still going on we have a few  of suggestions we should  have recycling bins by the trashcan. Cookie fundraiser  and go go gardener is like rocking roger. Our next meeting is October 9 that is all we have thank you for your time

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Student News September 26, 2014

Click to watch the latest news report from room 215!

Essay Contest!

The VFW Post and Auxiliary #6504 of Waterloo, IL is having an essay contest for 4th and 5th graders!

The theme this year is "What Veterans Do for Me and My Community."

The essays should be no longer than 200 words.

Essays should be neatly typewritten or handwritten in ink.

A cover sheet should be attached that includes the student's name, school, grade and home telephone number.  The back of the cover sheet should include VFW/Auxiliary #6504 and District 14.

The latest date for entries is December 15, 2014

WCUSD #5 App

WCUSD #5 now has an app for iPhone and Android users!  The app is called WCUSD#5 and can be found in your App or Google Play Store for FREE.

Features of the app:
Calendar: dates, times & location for all district events 
Athletic Events: dates, times, & location of all WJHS and WHS athletic events 
Schools: address, phone numbers, & link to websites for each school
Cafeteria: links to each school’s site with cafeteria menus
Facebook: feed of the WCUSD#5 Facebook page
Twitter: feed of @WCUSD5Athletics 
Skyward: mobile login to check grades, cafeteria balance, etc. for your child