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Simpson Little IndiansSimpson Elementary
250 Worthington Drive, Bridgeport, WV 26330   |   (304)-326-7060

 

 

The first day went great!!

Don't forget to sign the agenda book daily.

I also want to thank all the parents who sent in all the completed forms. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

  


 

The students are learning Spanish in the classroom.

Here are some links to help reinforce the Spanish words.

Spanish Word Toss

Spanish Bingo

 

We go over the numeral words daily and I give some commands in Spanish.  The students enjoy this and listen carefully so they can get it right.  I am also introducing the days of the week and months of the year.

I have also introduced the following words. Some words have special marks above them, but I am unable to make those marks in this program.

grande - big          pequeno/pequena - small        caliente - hot          frio/fria - cold

rojo/roja-red     verde-green    azul-blue    amarillo/amarilla-yellow  

gracias-thank you     por favor-please     muy grande-very big   el libro-book

el chocolate - chocolate    la manzana - apple   me gusta - I like     la abuela-grandma

los dientes -teeth   los ojos-eyes   las manos-hands   por favor-please

la cabeza-head    la nariz-nose    me gusta-I like   los amigos-friends

las papas fritas-french fries    el monstruo-monster   el queso-cheese 

el tomate-tomato    el carro-car    morado/morada-purple   contento/contenta-happy

triste-sad    el gato-cat    cansado/cansada-tired    hace frio-"It's cold"    hace calor-"It's hot"

la hamburguesa-hamburger    el papel-paper   el lapiz-pencil    el pastel-cake

Yo tengo hambre-"I'm hungry"       adios-goodbye       el tren-train    el libro-book

las uvas-grapes     la leche-milk   los osos-bears      el helado-ice cream

  el zapato-shoes     los pies- feet    el agua-water    el pelo-hair   el maiz-corn

Contact me:

mmarra@k12.wv.us

 

This will be our new planning schedule starting August  14, 2014. 

Monday 12:25-1:05 - Music

Tuesday 10:30-11:10- Gym

Wednesday 8:15-8:45 - Computer

 Thursday 8:15-8:45 - Library

Friday- We will have Gym at 8:15-8:45 until Sept. 5th then we will go to Computer class at 12:25-1:05

 

Lunch time 11:50

 

  

 

The students will be reading Iris and Walter the week of Aug. 18th to Aug. 22.  Below are links to the vocabulary, spelling, and amazing words. The spelling, vocabulary, and comprehension tests will be given on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.
 

Spelling Words-short vowels

drum,rock, list, desk, job, sad, chop, sack, tag, rib, mess,

dust

Vocabulary Words

someone, friend, somewhere, country, beautiful, front

Amazing Words

investigate, rural, urban, creature, underground, brittle, dart, decision

Iris and Walter

Amazing Words -

Vocabulary Words  

Fill in the blanks-Vocabulary

Games for Iris and Walter

 

Constitution Day, Presidents, and Flag Online Activities

Interactive 13 Colonies

The American Flag  

Timeline of American Flags

 

Trivia Game: 13 Colonies
 

Link to the Presidents morphing into the next

Link to Presidents of the United States

Link to a List of Presidents

Link to Presidents in the White House

 

 http://www.school-house-rock.com/Prea.html

Constitution Timeline Quiz http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/documents/constitution/timelinequiz/
from Enchanted Learning
Click the Timeline link in the menu to read information.

Save the Bill of Rights http://www.constitutioncenter.org/explore/ForKids/index.shtml

Constitutional Convention Quiz

 http://www.quiz-tree.com/United-States-History_Constitutional-Convention_1_MC-4.html     from Quiz Tree

Constitution Q & A

http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/constitution_q_and_a.html

 

Clickable Map of Historic Philadelphiahttp://www.ushistory.org/tour/philmap.html
See Independence Hall

Congress for Kidshttp://www.congressforkids.net/Constitution_index.htm

Read about the Constitution and try quizzes over each section.

Read about the Constitution

http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/constitution/
View Page 1 of the actual Constitution.

     
 

Listen to the Preamble from Schoolhouse Rock

  

 

       

 

Body Unit Internet Sites

Digestion

http://www.e-learningforkids.org/Courses/Liquid_Animation/Body_Parts/Digestive_System/index.html

http://interactivehuman.blogspot.com/2008/05/digestion-interactive-game-for-kids.html

The Split Brain experiment

http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/split-brain/

Pavlov’s Dog

http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/pavlov/

Immune System Defender

http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/immunity/

Ear Activity

http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/ear/game/index.html

Blood Type

http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/landsteiner/landsteiner.html

The Human Body Book

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/elibrary/bodybook.html

The Digestive System

http://sciencenetlinks.com/media/filer/2011/10/13/allsystems.swf

Antibiotic Attack

http://sciencenetlinks.com/media/filer/2011/10/07/antibiotic.swf

Brain Surgery

http://www.edheads.org/activities/brain_stimulation/index.shtml

Knee Surgery

http://www.edheads.org/activities/knee/index.shtml

Putting Bones Back Together

http://sv.berkeley.edu/showcase/pages/bones.html

Keeping Healthy

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/9_10/keeping_healthy.shtml

How Our Bodies Move

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/8_9/moving_growing.shtml

Infection, Detection, Protection

http://www.amnh.org/nationalcenter/infection/

How the Body Works

http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/htbw_main_page.html

The Digestive System

http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/digestive_system.html

Heart Surgery

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/eheart/transplantwave.html

 

Below are the links, for skills that the students will be working on throughout the year.

Punctuation

Punctuation 2

Adding -ed and -ing

Nouns -Completing Sentences

Interactive Site on Nouns

Noun Games

Nouns 1

Nouns 2

Possessive Nouns 1

Possessive Nouns 2

Possessive Nouns 3

Irregular Plurals

Endings with -ed, and -ing

Proper Nouns

Nouns and Verbs

Main Idea

Main Idea 2

r-controlled vowels

r-controlled vowels 2

r-controlled vowels 3

rhyming words

synonyms

 When Two Vowels Go Walking

2nd video and activity on When Two Vowels Go Walking

 Contraction activity

Contraction activity 2

Contraction activity 3

Pick-It Adjective Game

Adjective Detectives

Adjective Adventure

 Prefixes

Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words

Prefixes and Suffixes -Test

 

Holiday Sites

Make a Pumpkin

Carve a Pumpkin

Pumpkin Matching

Thanksgiving Word Search

Countdown to Christmas

Links to Christmas Around the World

Rudolph is Missing

Christmas Around the World

Social Studies

 Clickable Map of Historic Philadelphia

Congress for Kids

Read about the Constitution for Kids

Fifty States Symbols and Games

Information on the Presidents

Braille and Helen Keller

Math

Mr. Martini's Kids Classroom

 Time

Cool Math-Addition and Subtration Games

Addition and Subtraction Games

Interactive Addition and Subtraction Activities

Roman Numerals

Roman Numeral Challenge

 Multiplication Links

Unit on Matter

 

Links

Vocabulary Matching on Matter

Grouping and Changing Materials

Solids, Liquids, and Gas

Videos on Matter

2nd Video on Matter

 

 

   

Space Unit

Links for Space

Your Weight on Other Planets

Earth From Space

Space Science

Nasa Kids' Club

Space

The Sea and Sky

The Week's Sky At A Glance

Planet Impact

Planets

Space Vocabulary Memory Game

Planets Memory Game

Space Memory Match

Interactive Moon Challenge

Comparing Planet Sizes