Technology and communication/Tecnología y comunicación

We are going to continue to use our blog and Instagram postings this year. We are going to be adding Remind. Remind is an app that allows us to communicate directly from our cell phones. I am found that the text message style of communication makes it easier for us to respond to one another. I look forward to being able answer your questions and share community events with you.   Vamos a seguir usando nuestro blog y las publicaciones de Instagram este año. Vamos a agregar Remind. “Remind” es una aplicación que nos permite comunicarnos directamente desde nuestros teléfonos...

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ELD 2017-2018

Just a reminder that we will continue to create and post videos based on our various projects. Also we will be using the class Instagram account. Our class Instragram account is ms_mcintyres_eld and continues to be a  private account. If  you already have an account please find us and request to follow. If you do not, please go to Instagram. It is a free account and can be done from phones, tablets, or computers. As always, if you have questions please feel free to call us (541-461-6424 ext. 2550) or e-mail me at jeannine.mcintyre@bethel.k12.or.us It is going to be another...

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“Leave a book/Take book”-“Deja un libro/Tome un libro”

Many of you may have noticed extra books coming home with your students lately. In ELD we have started a program called “Leave a book/Take a book.” The idea is very simple. We know that reading is great for children and we know that the more books students have access to the more the will read, so in ELD everyone started with one book and when they finish it they can bring it back and trade it for a new book. Many of the books are in English but we do have a number of them in Spanish. We do not have as many books in Spanish and other languages as I would like and if you have...

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Animal books

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Where has the year gone?

While we have been busily learning our new curriculum this year it appears as though some of my old learning, about getting blogs updated regularly, has been forgotten! While this year has been full of new for us as a classroom many of our favorite spring events are happening soon. We are getting prepared for our Mother’s Day celebration with Maestra Mago, learning our songs for this year’s Multicultural Fair, and just getting excited for Malabon’s Carnival and Eugene’s We Are Bethel event. Maesta Mago is excited to invite all of our families to a Mother’s Day...

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“Are we there yet?” Use the time spent in the car or bus for wordplay. Talk about how jam means something you put on toast as well as cars stuck in traffic. How many other homonyms can your child think of? When kids are highly familiar with the meaning of a word, they have less difficulty reading it.     “¿Ya casi llegamos?” Use el tiempo que pasan en el auto o en el autobús para juegos de palabras. Hable de cómo sobre significa encima de algo, pero también es donde se ponen las cartas antes de enviarlas por correo. Cuando los niños están muy familiarizados con el...

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I know that the teachers in your life are always encouraging you to read with your child. That is because we have seen the research and know that it is one of the most important academic skills a child can learn. Here are a few things to try so that you can help your child with this skill. If you are already doing thing, that is wonderful! Please share this with your family and friends. As always, I encourage you to do all of these skills in your family’s primary language. There is a time each day when the T.V. is turned off so that my child can read or draw. I tell stories to my child...

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Play sound games Practice blending sounds into words. Ask “Can you guess what this word is? m – o – p.” Hold each sound longer than normal. Juegue juegos de sonidos Intente mezclar sonidos con letras. Pregunte: “¿Puedes adivinar cual es esta palabra? mmm – aaa – nnn – ooo.” Haga cada sonido más largo de lo normal This information is found at...

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Silly Sentence – Frases Divertidas

Mr. Ferguson (Mr. Ferggie) is a wonderful helper in our district. He let our students practice writing present tense sentences by coming up with some pretty silly things about him. Please go to our classroom Instagram account (ms_mcintyres_eld) to view the videos we made. El Sr. Ferguson (Sr. Ferggie) es un ayudante maravilloso en nuestro distrito. Dejó que nuestros estudiantes practicaran la escritura de las frases del presente presentando algunas cosas divertidas sobre él. Por favor vaya a nuestra Instagram de salon (ms_mcintyres_eld) para ver los videos que...

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Using adjectives – Usando los adjetivos

Third grade is practicing using adjectives. Here is their class paragraph about Mr. Hutch. El tercer grado está practicando usando adjetivos. Aquí está su párrafo de clase sobre el Sr. Hutch.

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