There's no shortage of rewards programs to spur on our young readers, programmers and composers! Enjoy the events & FREE activities this summer put on by these community contributors.
This summer, put reading first!
Our 2nd grade team of FMLM's are diligently studying the 10 composers for this year's competition. Here are the songs in our Hicks Media Channel to listen & practice. Please sign in with your LISD Go Account for access. #Copyright
I recently discovered The Legend of Rock, Paper and Scissors by Adam Rex and couldn't help myself. Being a math teacher at heart, I had to tie this into a statistics/probability lesson that can easily be simplified for Kinder up to our ever-changing 5th graders.
Statistics_ the Legend of Rock, Paper and Scissors by Tevyan on Scribd
Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock!
To spice it up for our soon-to-be-middle-schoolers, I thought I'd share the hilarious theatrics of "Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock!" from Big Bang Theory. Again, this can be as simple as creating a Thinking Map of how the rules work to statistics to game theory--it just depends on your kids' cup of tea.
A long, long time ago... I used to work as a Library Page at the Lacey Branch of the Timberland Regional Library near Olympia, Washington. I truly loved the librarians and staff there that helped create these lists---so much so that I hope that you check out some of these for your family's reading pleasure! **The links are to books at TRL libraries, not here at Hicks Elementary yet.**
All students K-5 at Hicks will be creating a project entitled “Oh the Places You’ll Go!”. This project will be shared during Open House on March 8th. Below you will find 2 examples of what the finished product might look like. This project will need to be created on your child’s Google Drive as the Drive is something that will follow your child all the way to 12th grade! Your child will choose any location in the world that they would like to visit and create a Google Slide presentation. Here are the specifics:
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Here are my ever-improving LP's and resources.
EasyBib: the bibliography maker.