News from Mr. Frank’s Class May 2017

New LEAPS logo I feel like April has been a whirlwind of activity. We had Easter and testing and Earth day as well as Photo day. In preparation for testing we did a wide variety of work trying to fill in any gaps in Knowledge we might have missed. We spent a lot of time on parts of speech and on science. We covered ecosystems and habitats and went in depth into the composition of soils (pun intended). Continue reading “News from Mr. Frank’s Class May 2017”

News from Mr. Frank’s Class April 2017

Easter Graphic In Mr. Frank’s class we are still doing Singapore Math and have moved on to the second book. This method of math teaching is heavy on learning why we do things in math and has lots of word problems. In class we read the book “Matilda” by Roald Dahl and the children got very into the book, towards the end one could even say they were enthralled. Continue reading “News from Mr. Frank’s Class April 2017”

News from Mr. Frank’s Class February 2017

Heart Graphic Mr. Frank’s class has been working on a number of things. In science we studied disease and sickness. We also did a unit on Technology including the exciting field of nanotechnology; learning what bucky balls and nanotubes are. Now we are learning about plants and how they have a symbiotic relationship with humans. Continue reading “News from Mr. Frank’s Class February 2017”