THE BATCAVE WAS CLOSED
If your child mentioned that “Ms. Huber’s Batcave was closed” last Friday, they weren’t kidding. The mechanics in the door lock fell causing our door not to open. We had to call a locksmith to provide a service (social studies vocabulary) . It took hours…so, we went to the computer lab for the day and we traveled the world virtually via Google Maps. I taught them how to navigate it. We visited our homes & neighborhoods, the White House, Mount Rushmore, the Eiffel Tower, Disney World, Lego Land, Dubai, Bora Bora, Yemen, and more. Then we watched Matilda because we have been reading a chapter a day and we only had 2 chapters left at the time. We also went on the playground to enjoy the last warm day of the season. We were flexible and made it work. The door is fixed now and we’re back to our regularly scheduled curriculum & instruction.
The students had the opportunity to be independent and shop at the “mall” (cafeteria) with their money. They could walk around with friends or by themselves to shop for goods or services. 10 teachers were floating around to supervise and assist. The kids seemed to have a lot of fun. If anything, I just wish we could have stayed a little longer! Nevertheless, it was a wonderful event that the 3rd grade teachers invited us to as guests!
Here are some pictures that Ms. McDonald (3rd grade teacher) took.
THANKSGIVING COMMUNITY SNACK FEAST
The feast truly enhanced our day of showing thanks and giving. Thank you for contributing a baggie sized or more! =) We ate our snacks after reading the biography of Pocahontas – during the Disney Movie.
NATIVE AMERICAN UNIT
FALL FAMILY READING NIGHT
Thank you to all who came! I wish I could have stayed but I had prior obligations!