Morning Announcements for Final Fourth Grade Day on June 12

Zoom at 9:30 for Rising 5th Graders!

  • Certificate Slide Show of Achievement 
  • Classroom Memory Movie
  • Knighthood into 5th Grade via the Power of the Pencil
  • Summer “See Ya Later” Send-off

Morning Message is a video from a HBS
Diversified Arts Teacher in Google Classroom

Alphabet All Around Discoveries from Room 210 
Thanks for working together to find 26 Letters.

Thanks to all the Room 210 Citizens who Collaborated on this Collection!
It is amazing what we can discover together! 
Have a wonderful summer and see you in 5th Grade

Ms. Thayer

 “Looking for a Good Book?” Resources
and recommendations from classmates

2020-21 Maine Student Book Award List and Summaries

Curtis Memorial Library MSBA

Curtis Memorial Library Blog

GoodReads Children

ALSC 3-5 Reading List

50 Books All Kids should Read from Common Sense Media

Diverse books promoting indigenous people and diversity

Read Across America Summer Reading Resources

Room 210 Citizens Reader’s Recommendations

  • Percy Jackson Series 
  • Way Side School Series
  • The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane (a Maine Student Book Award nominee)
  • Snapdragon
  • Nikki on the Line (a Maine Student Book Award nominee)
  • Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Serpent Secrets Series
  • The Last Kids on Earth
  • The Space Case Books
  • The One and Only Ivan
  • Fish in a Tree
  • I recommend Fortunately The Milk by Neil Gaiman. It’s funny and about a dad who goes to get milk and comes back super late and makes up a big story. by Eli (Morning Message Post)

 

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Morning Announcements for Thursday, June 11

On Wednesday our book groups met.  Both groups are tucking away their books in a safe place for the summer, to take out again in the fall to finish together in our groups.  Thank you to Lila, Adeline, Ella, McKenna and Mallory who helped to record the characters and  summary of what we’ve read so far to help refresh our reading memories for the fall.  Thank you to Lennox, Eli and Logan who stayed overtime in group to help to do the same for the Loki Wolves group.

Daily Routine for Room 210 Participation:
1st Check out the Classroom Website for announcements
2nd Check out our Google Classroom for a Classmate Morning Message & Early Bird

Zoom Invitation Schedule

No Zoom Meetings/Groups today

Friday, 9:30 – 4th Grade Memory Slide Show, Classroom Economy, Reading and Congress Certificate Presentation, and “knighting” as 5th grade Citizens of Room 210 for the Summer!

Now, onto Google Classroom for a Morning Message by Logan. 

See you on Friday- Ms. Thayer

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Morning Announcements for Wednesday, June 10

On Monday and Tuesday there was a “Question of the Day” that many citizens responded to and it’s never too late to add your answers to our classroom collection. 

Daily Routine for Room 210 Participation:
1st Check out the Classroom Website for announcements
2nd Check out our Google Classroom for a Classmate Morning Message & Early Bird

Zoom Invitation Schedule

Wednesday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Wednesday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Each Book Group will decide on Wednesday if they want to meet again on Thursday.

Friday, 9:30 – 4th Grade Memory Slide Show, Classroom Economy, Reading and Congress Certificate Presentation, and “knighting” as 5th grade Citizens of Room 210 for the Summer!

Now, onto Google Classroom for a Morning Message by Mallory 

See you soon in book groups!
Ms. Thayer

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Morning Announcements for Tuesday, June 9

On Monday Room 210 inaugurated President Jacob and Vice President Logan for September 2020 for 5th Grade.  In September, senators and representatives will finishing discussing the current laws and voting on whether they should continue or be amended for our 5th grade year.

Thank you to the following authors for reading their picture books and sharing their illustrations:  Brendon, McKenna, Logan, Eliza, Adeline, Ella, and Jamo.   And another round of applause for Ella on sharing her Book Trailer about an Environmental Hero, Rachel Carson.  Check out the “Environmental Hero” link in the top menu of this website to listen to Ella’s video. 

Every day remember to:
1st Check out the Classroom Website for announcement updates
2nd Check out our Google Classroom for a Classmate Morning Message & Early Bird

Zoom Invitation Schedule

Monday, 10:30 – Inauguration, A New Book Trailers,
Picture Book Readings & Weekend Sharing.
Wednesday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Wednesday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Each Book Group will decide on Wednesday if they want to meet again on Thursday.
Friday, 9:30 – 4th Grade Memory Slide Show, Classroom Economy, Reading and Congress Certificate Presentation, and “knighted” as 5th grade Citizens of Room 210 for the Summer!

Now, onto Google Classroom for a Morning Message by Ella and a “Question of the Day” by Adeline.

Have a terrific Tuesday Room 210 citizens!
Ms. Thayer

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Morning Announcements for Monday, June 8

Announcements

This is our last week of 4th grade!  Our only focus is to connect as a community and use the rest of the daylight to ease into the recreational family and friend time of summer.  

Every day remember to:
1st Check out the Classroom Website for announcement updates
2nd Check out our Google Classroom for a Classmate Morning Message & Early Bird

Zoom Invitation Schedule

Monday, 10:30 – Inauguration, 2 New Book Trailers,
Picture Book Readings & Weekend Sharing.

Wednesday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Wednesday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Each Book Group will decide on Wednesday if they want to meet again on Thursday.
Friday, 9:30 – 4th Grade Memory Slide Show, Classroom Economy, Reading and Congress Certificate Presentation, and “knighted” as 5th grade Citizens of Room 210 for the Summer!

Links for the week will be emailed to parents on Monday
AND  put in your Google Classroom Early Bird Post each day. 

Now go to Google Classroom for the Morning Message by Jamo and Sam!

See you at 10: 30,
Ms. Thayer

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Friday Morning Announcement for Room 210

Book groups met yesterday again.  In the girl’s group we also had two presentations.   A cat breed Slide Show with fascinating facts by Sophia and Mallory.  A chicken slide share with helpful tips on how to care for these birds.   In the Boy’s Group we learned about the 9 worlds of Norse Mythology.    

Reminder for drop-off at 32 Federal Street:

  • HBS Library books
  • Picture books with completed illustrations
    Pick-up:  Music Recorders for those who left them behind at school back in March.

Zoom Invitation Schedule

Monday, 10:30 – Classroom Congress & prep for elections
Tuesday, 1:00 – Scholastic News Jeopardy game anyone is welcome
Wednesday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Wednesday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Thursday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Thursday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Friday, 9:30 –Campaign speeches, Picture Book & Project sharing

Today’s Morning Message is in Google Classroom from McKenna.  

PS – A musical recreation opportunity today.
The link has been sent to parents by HBS email blast.  

PS 

 

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Morning Announcements for Thursday June 4

On Wednesday our 2 book groups met with a lot of reading accomplished with many expressive voices sharing in the character dialogue.  Today both groups will continue reading together and in the 10 am Group we will have two project presentations with an invited guest from Mrs. Joyce’s class.   

Our candidates for the September 2020 5th Grade Term of congress are preparing their speeches for elections tomorrow.  Friday’s Morning Meeting will also feature sharing picture books and two project presentations.

WOW!  All Choice Topic Projects are completed. 

Reminder for finishing up: 

  • Finish illustrating picture books to drop off at 32 Federal Street for scanning. 

Zoom Invitation Schedule

Monday, 10:30 – Classroom Congress & prep for elections
Tuesday, 1:00 – Scholastic News Jeopardy game anyone is welcome
Wednesday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Wednesday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Thursday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Thursday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Friday, 9:30 –Campaign speeches and Picture Book & Project sharing

Today’s Morning Message is in Google Classroom from Braydon.  

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Morning Message for Wednesday, June 3

 

Zoom Scholastic News Jeopardy yesterday had a special treat with 3 players from Mrs. Joyce’s 4th grade class joining us.  Here’s a shout out to all the strategy using players who worked in cooperation with their teams:  Mallory, Sam, Brendon, Jacob, Logan, Bryce, Lila, Graham, Braydon, Sophia, Jacob (Frank) and Tommy!  

Elections for our congress of September 2020 in 5th grade will at Zoom on Friday.  Our candidates are preparing their speeches.  We will also decide on our Senators, Representatives, and Speaker of the House positions.  

Reminder list for finishing up: 

  • Finish illustrating picture books to drop off at 32 Federal Street for scanning and sharing.  We will start reading some of them on Friday at Morning Meeting.
  • Finish Choice Topic Projects

Zoom Invitation Schedule

Monday, 10:30 – Classroom Congress & prep for elections
Tuesday, 1:00 – Scholastic News Jeopardy game anyone is welcome
Wednesday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Wednesday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Thursday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Thursday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Friday, 9:30 – Elections, Picture Book Sharing and Game

Today’s Morning Message is in Google Classroom from Brendon.  

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Morning Message for Tuesday, June 2

Yesterday during Classroom Congress the legislators started deciding on what laws from 4th grade should carry over into 5th grade.  Decorating Desk Day once a month was not passed for carrying out in 5th grade.  However, having choice sitting places and special chairs for SBAR and Read Aloud will continue for next year.  
Campaign speeches are being prepared by our candidates Jacob/Logan and Sam/Graham for our Friday Elections for our September term president and vice president. 

Today’s Zoom Community Activity will be Jeopardy at 1 pm.  The Scholastic News issue for answering questions is located in your Google Classroom.  All are welcome to come and we may even have some guest students from Mrs. Joyce’s class.

Reminder list for finishing up: 

  • Finish illustrating picture books to drop off at 32 Federal Street for scanning for sharing.  We will start reading some of them on Friday at Morning Meeting.
  • Finish Choice Topic Projects
  • Submit a Morning Message in Classwork under Community Building.

Zoom Invitation Schedule

Monday, 10:30 – Classroom Congress & prep for elections
Tuesday, 1:00 – Scholastic News Jeopardy game anyone is welcome
Wednesday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Wednesday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Thursday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Thursday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Friday, 9:30 – Elections, Picture Book Sharing and Game

Today’s Morning Message is in Google Classroom and it is from Jacob with a
“Question of the Day”  from Bryce.  

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Morning Message for Monday, June 1

Today’s Morning Message will be from Lila about a discovery with a “Question of the Day” to respond to.  Check out our Google Classroom Early Bird Post for the message.

Announcements

For the next 2 weeks we will NOT do paperwork, but focus on community building to transition from 4th grade to 5th grade and continue our group reading together.

No packets, assignments or other expectations.   
Just finish Choice Projects and do a Morning Message in Classwork under Community Building, if you haven’t already. 

Room 210 Daily Routine for the last 2 weeks of 4th Grade 

1st Check out the Classroom Website for an announcement update
2nd Check out our Google Classroom for Early Bird with a Classmate Morning Message

Zoom Invitation Schedule

Monday, 10:30 – Classroom Congress & prep for elections
Tuesday, 1:00 – Scholastic News Jeopardy game anyone is welcome
Wednesday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Wednesday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Thursday, 10:00 MSBA read aloud The World Ends in April
Thursday, 11:00 Loki’s Wolves – Norse Mythology
Friday, 9:30 – Classroom Congress, Elections and Game

Links for each day will be emailed to parents on Monday
AND  put in your Google Classroom Early Bird Post each day. 

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