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Sunday, June 24, 2012

If you liked Hunger Games.

Disclaimer:  I don't know enough about these books to endorse them, but I saw this online and thought I would share it.  I've seen many of you reading some of these, so I wanted to pass it along!  How many books have you read so far this summer?  I just finished one and started another...

Have a happy day!

-Miss K  :)

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Missing you already!

I hope that everyone is enjoying their summer vacations!  I have actually been pretty busy on mine already!  I've been doing all of the errands that were difficult to accomplish while school was in session.  Today, I am going to spend some time cleaning around the house.  I hope that you are having fun and were able to beat that awful heat from a couple of days ago!  That was nasty!

Here's something funny that made me laugh (after it made me yawn!)

-Miss K  :)

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

I bet that you are super jealous.... NOT!

I'm at school right now doing work!!!!  I admit that I have music blasting and I am signing along in my horrible voice, but other than that, it is work, work, work!  I hope that you are all enjoying your first day of summer!  I miss you already!!!

-Miss K  :)

Monday, June 18, 2012

Cutest thing ever!

Obviously no homework!  Have a good last night of the school year!

-Miss K  :)

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Found this while going through some files...

One of my favorite videos from the year!  I was showing an optical illusion on the SmartBoard and you guys needed to move your head to make it work.  This is what class looked like from my perspective!  Goofy Kids!

-Miss K  :)

Friday, June 15, 2012

Lake Compounce Today!


Have fun and be safe!

-Miss K  :)

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Melty Brain!

Tests are graded and grades are entered!  (Unless you are in green class since you haven't taken it yet!  They will be done by the end of the school day though!)  Tomorrow we have one topic to cover and then we are pretty much DONE!  Then it's summer!

-Miss K  :)


There's a cricket in my classroom and it's going to drive me crazy today!!!

-Miss K  :)

Tuesday, June 12, 2012


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-Miss K  :)

So you want to study for the final test of the year...

Good!  You should!  This test is manageable, but the more you prepare, the better you will do!

Want to practice a particular skill?  Go to this link and print out worksheets (and answer keys) on various topics!  Adding, subtracting, and comparing and ordering!

Want to work on word problems?  This link has worksheets with word problems.  The site asks you to sign up, but I was able to view and print the worksheets without signing up.  There's also a game on the bottom of the page!

More printable worksheets from EdHelper.com!

Examples of writing expressions and solving word problems from class:

Remember to think of little story problems in your head as you work on these types of math problems.  Examples:

9 + (-7) = ____    Story:  I have 9 dollars (the positive amount) and I owe my friend 7 dollars (the negative amount).  How much will I have left after paying her?  Since I have more than I owe, I will have a positive amount left over, $2.

-21 + (-3) = ____ Story:  I owe Miss M $21 and I owe Mrs. Phelps $3.  How much do I owe in total?  Well, I owe 21 and 3, so I owe 24 dollars, or -24.

13 - (-5) = ____  Before the story, we want to change the problem so that we add the opposite.  The problem would then look like 13 + (+5) = ____ and the story would be that I had 13 dollars in my pocket and 5 dollars in my purse, so I therefore have a total of $18.

Please review your previous assignments, use that purple sheet to practice (answers are in this post), print out extra review sheets for any topics that you want to practice, watch the videos, play the games and read the notes from this previous post.

Good Luck!  Study!  I know that you can all do a great job on this test!  Finish off the year with a bang!

-Miss K  :)

Monday, June 11, 2012

Final Test of the Year on Wednesday!

Keep studying!  We will correct the white paper in class tomorrow.  I will post the answers to the purple paper too, but thought I would put them up on here in case you wanted to correct the paper at home or want to continue doing work and correcting tomorrow!  Good Luck and keep up the studying!

Addition Side

Subtraction Side


-Miss K  :)

Friday, June 8, 2012

Reviewing adding and subtracting integers.

Here's a million things to review this weekend:  I will add more when I can!

This one is great and very clear.  We don't use absolute value yet, but if it makes sense to you, go for it!

A video created by students.  This uses the number line.

Game:  Make your teacher walk the plank!

Game:  Jeopardy!  (just do the adding and subtracting categories!)

Game:  Drive a car forward and backward to solve problems!

Game:  Line Jumper!  Determine where a plane will be on a number line.  Try the Really Hard or Super Brain levels!

Practice:  Play with chips to solve problems!

Practice:  Another one that uses chips to practice!  Subtraction!

Game:  Select two values to equal an integer in the middle of a spider web!  Multiplayer game!

Practice:  Printable worksheet (and answers) to practice adding and subtracting!

Practice:  Printable worksheets!  Scroll down and select either adding or subtracting worksheets to help you practice!

Notes:  How you can add and subtract integers!  This one uses a number line.

Notes:  Another lesson on adding and subtracting integers.  This one uses counters/chips.

Study, study, study.  Practice, practice, practice!!!

-Miss K  :)

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

This is weird, but also kind of cool.

Can you name them???

I'll miss you guys tomorrow.  Good luck on the assignment!  I'm going to sleep for about 18 hours to try to feel better!

-Miss K  :)

Ray Bradbury

 - Letter Of Note of the Day

Fahenheit451rb.jpgIf you haven't read it yet, make sure that you read "Fahrenheit 451" at some point in your life.  Ray Bradbury, who sadly passed away today, was one of my favorite authors and "Fahrenheit 451" is among my favorite books.  His short stories, novels and communications often involve Science Fiction, but always have a strong element of humanity that resonates no matter when they are read.

-Miss K  :)

Adding and Subtracting Integers

Here are some videos to help you with the adding and subtracting of integers... Remember to take your time working on the homework.  I am more concerned about you understanding the concept than getting it done quickly.

-Miss K  :)

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Integer War Pics!

-Miss K  :)