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Metric Math


1.  List the all the customary units you would use to measure the weight of something from least to greatest.

2. List all the metric units you would use to measure the weight of something from greatest to least.

3. Name 3 things you would measure using pounds.

4. Name 3 things you would measure using ounces or grams.

April 22, 2007 Posted by | Math | 5 Comments

Math Review


1.  Solve the following problem and explain step by step how you did it.

    45 X 6. 

2. Write a multiplication word problem for other groups to solve that has 2 digits times 1 digit. Be sure to use key words!!

(Don’t copy mine!!) Example: Mr. Schweers has 32 students in his class. He decides to give each of his students $8 for behaving so well while he was away.  How much money will Mr. Schweers have to get from the bank? 

3.  Measure the perimeter of a student Math book in centimeters and put the answer.

4. Name 2 units that could be used to measure long distances like from Irving to Mexico.

March 28, 2007 Posted by | Math | 5 Comments

Fantastic Mr. Fox


1. Name the main characters from this story.

2. What is the setting for this story? Why is it important?

3.  Describe the types of farms that the 3 farmers had.

4.  What would your group do to stop the foxes from stealing?  Give details.

5.  Who was your favorite and least favorite character? Why?

March 28, 2007 Posted by | Language Arts | 9 Comments

Open House!!


Hello parents.  Thanks for taking time to come check out your student’s classroom.  I know they really appreciate you coming even if they don’t tell you.  


1. What was your favorite subject in school growing up?  

2. What other job would you like to try other than the one you have now?

3. What foreign country would you like to go visit the most?

March 7, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | 6 Comments



1. What is the difference between congruent and similar?

2. Name 3 letters in the alphabet that have 2 lines of symmetry.

3. List 3 new plane figures.

4. Give real world examples of the following 3 D shapes:

a. sphere

b. cylyinder

c. cone

d. cube

e. rectangular prism

March 6, 2007 Posted by | Math | 3 Comments

Reading Review

1.  Name 5 opinion words.

2.  Name 2 prefixes with examples and definitions.

3.   Name 2 suffixes with examples and definitions.

4.  List 2 settings where a story could take place.

5.  What are the 4 main purpose an author writes a story?

6.  Name a movie and 2 cause and effect relationships from the movie.

7.  List 4 positive feeling words and 4 negative feeling words.

February 18, 2007 Posted by | Language Arts | 6 Comments

Graph it up!!


1.  Name the parts of the above graph.

2.  About how many car thefts ocurred in 1998?

3.  Which year had the least amount? How many?

4.  About how many more were there in 2001 than 2002?

5.  What is the total of the 2 highest months?

January 21, 2007 Posted by | Math | 1 Comment

Cause & Effect!!

 1. Name at least 2 effects to the following problem: A boy goes out into the woods and gets lost.  What could some effects be?

2. Name at least2 causes to the following problem:  The little girl is crying. Why? What are some causes?

3. Name a cause & effect relationship from a: home,  b: school,  c: grocery store

January 7, 2007 Posted by | Language Arts | 4 Comments



1. List the 4 main purposes that an author has.

2. Which are you effected by the most? How?

3. Give an example of a book title for each of the 4 purposes. PIEE

December 11, 2006 Posted by | Language Arts | 4 Comments

Multiply Me!!

multiplication.gif1. How are multiplication and addition similar?

2. List as many multiplication words as you can.

3. Name as many different ways as your group can to solve the following problem.


4. What addition sentence goes with the multiplication fact of 4X9=36?

December 11, 2006 Posted by | Math | 2 Comments