Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mystery Reader Amazes Us Once Again!

Our last Mystery Reader was Mrs. Anderson, Hannah’s mom.  She amazed us with not one, but two great books about Halloween.   I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll and My New Neighbors by Keith Faulkner. Both books were great fun.  We … Continue reading

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Fall Leaves Haiku

The beautiful fall leaves inspired us to write some poetry over the past weeks and we have put it together into a Voicethread.  As writers and poets we did a lot of preparation before we started our writing: We gathered … Continue reading

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Dr. Rumsey: Our Resident Salmon Expert

Today salmon expert, Dr. Rumsey, spoke to us about Pacific Northwest Salmon.  We learned that many salmon are endangered and we looked at some the factors that have led to this.  We have learned that KNOWLEDGE IS POWER.  The more … Continue reading

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Gadzooks! It was Gaga!

Well, our next mystery reader was our one and only “Gaga”, who some know as Edna Gaston, Ross’s Grandma.  We were excited to hear her read one of her favorite books, Room on the Broom, written by Julia Donaldson.  How … Continue reading

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The Salmon Eggs Have Arrived!

We are happy to announce the arrival of 500 Chinook salmon eggs in our second grade fish tank!  They have been entrusted to our care for the next 6 weeks or so until they reach the “fry” stage.   At that point … Continue reading

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