Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Day 92 - Helping Others and Learning Too! - Mrs. Visocchi - Pine Glen Grade 4

This post first appeared on Mrs. Visocchi's Blog

For the past few weeks, the 4th Graders of 207 have been helping out younger students in various ways. 

"Do You Wanna Build A Snowman?"
We visited our Kindergarten Buddies in Mrs. Parnell's room to do some snowman activities.  First, we did a Snowman Glyph to learn some similarities and differences between the fourth graders and the kindergartners.  Then we drew snowmen based on the information from the glyph on our iPads using Drawing Pad.  As a class, we created a graph of our data and compared the 4th-grade information with the Kindergarten information.  Finally, we went outside and worked on our problem-solving skills, communication and compromising as we made snowmen in the snow.  "We learned a lot and had fun too," said a 207er.

"Aw, We're Halfway There!"

Today is day 90, halfway through the school year.  To help Miss Varrell's second graders celebrate, we helped them learn about symmetry by finding items that are symmetrical by cutting them in half.  We brainstormed a bunch of shapes and items in our world around us that are symmetrical.  Next, we drew them and cut them in half to prove that they have a line of symmetry.  We made headbands and necklaces that portrayed some of the amazing symmetrical objects.  This will help us as we move into our fraction units in the next few weeks.  The 207ers had fun "being teachers" they said and clearly, you can tell a great time was had by all!

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