Monday, April 19, 2010

Candy World

When we laid out all the student work it looked like a small city. The students named it Candy Land and Candy World.

Building Square Pyramids

Square pyramids have four faces that are triangles and a square face on the bottom. They also have five vertices and 8 edges.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Cubes and Rectangular Prisms

Remember, all the faces of a cube are square, and all the edges are the same length.

Constructing Rectangular Prisms

After building cubes and triangular prisms we moved on to rectangular prisms.

Triangular Prisms

Remember, the attributes of a triangular prism are 4 faces, 4 vertices, and 6 edges.

Making Geometric Shapes

Today we used toothpicks, Dots, and Twizzlers to build cubes and triangular prisms.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Blending -- Adverbs, Compound and Multiple Meaning Words

Here is some more practice to keep you on your toes!

Blending -- Adverbs, Compound Words, Multiple Meaning Words

Look for the base words as you read the adverbs. What suffix is on the end of these words? What two words make up the compound words? What are the different meanings of the multiple meaning words?

Why Did the Dinosaurs Disappear?

Read along out loud to improve your fluency.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Blending -- Even More Multisyllabic Words

Keep practicing!

Blending -- More Multisyllabic Words

Here are more words from the list we made in class. You're really quite remarkable!

The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard -- by B.G. Hennessy

Read along at home to be ready for Friday!