We also put on our electrical engineering hats this week and created scenes that were wired for light! Each student made a switch and used a bulb and battery to illuminate a shoebox scene. 3rd grade classes and our Little Buddies visited us and let us show off our talents. This was a great project that required students to use their creativity and problem solving skills. The boxes will be on display next week in the hallway outside our classroom.
Author Barbara O’Connor visited the 4th grade on Tuesday. She shared how events and objects in her own life are sparks for writing. She also shared how she has lived like a writer since she was in elementary school. We saw her writing, all marked up by her editor and then her published books. Her books have been published in many different languages all around the world! Her best advice to become a better writer is to read, read, read!
We continued to work with fractions this week in math. Thanks to Mr. Cahillane for helping with math games and photocopying on Friday!