USE THIS LINK: https://youtu.be/CilAEinuGrg Congratulations, First grade! We are proud of you! You have worked very hard this year. We Love and miss you! Have a great, safe,and fun summer.
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES First Grade Award Presentation
https://youtu.be/CilAEinuGrg Congratulations, First Grade! We are proud of you! You have worked very hard all year! We love you and miss you! Have a great, safe, and fun summer!
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES First Grade Presentation
Thursday, May 21st: MATH Pre-K: Kindergarten: Adults are always saying you are full of energy. So, let’s burn some of that energy! Play skip counting hopscotch. Start out simply by labeling the blocks by 1s, 5s or 10s. 1st & 2nd: Grade: So, very proud of each of you. The light bulb was invented by Thomas Edison, a very famous scientist and inventor. The Edison Festival of Light is a large parade that happens in my hometown of Fort Myers, Florida each year. So, let’s see how many different light bulbs WATTS there are…. Here is a list of the different standard light bulb watts: 40 Watt, 60 Watt, 75 Watt, and 100 Watt. Halogen Light Watt 29 Watt, 43 Watt, 53 Watt, 72 Watt LED Light Watt 8 Watt, 13 Watt, 17 Watt, 20 Watt How much more watts are used in the largest standard light bulb than the smallest LED light bulb? How many watts would there be if you added the smallest light bulb in each category? How much more is the largest Halogen bulb watt than the largest LED light bulb watt? How much would the 60 watt standard lightbulb be than the 43 watt Halogen Light Bulb be? How much would all the watts be if you added all the LED wattage together? Make up some problems for your parents to solve and see if they get them right. Send me some picks and look up the Edison Pageant of Lights parade - I marched in that parade when I was in High School - back in the day. Have a great summer!!!! 3rd: I would like for you to research energy efficient home plans with an adult. Look at different house plans. Then use a piece of paper to create your own energy efficient house plan. Label your house plan with measurements then find the perimeter of each of the rooms in your house plan. Happy building!! 4th: I would like for you to research energy efficient home plans. Look at different house plans. Then use a piece of paper to create your own energy efficient house plan. Label your house plan with measurements then find the perimeter and area of each room in your house! Happy building! 5th: Blast Off! Newton's third law states that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. On blast off, a rocket pushes the propellant out, and the propellant then pushes the rocket. The propellant comes out of the engine; this is the action. The rocket lifts off the launch pad in the opposite direction; this is the reaction. A balloon rocket is propelled by air. The greater the propellant, the greater the action and thus, the greater the reaction. Let’s experiment with different amounts of air and measure the distance the rocket travels. 1. You will need drinking straw, balloons (long works best), clear tape, fishing line or long string, tape measure or ruler. 2. Thread string through straw, tie one end to the back of a chair, blow up a balloon and tape to straw, pull string tight and keep tight until measuring how far your “rocket flew”. 3. Conduct several flights changing the number of breaths used to inflate balloons. Keep an Input and Output table showing the relationship between number of breaths and distance rocket traveled. Why do you think the results were what they are? 6th: Let’s see how we can problem solve with fractions, decimals and percents.We use more and more energy each and every day. We use it to make electricity, heat and fuel. It powers our laptops and TVs, gives us hot water and warm, comfy spaces, and helps transport us from one location to another. Click on the link to solve problems about real world energy use. Renewable Energy Math Worksheet #WeirExcellenceShines
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES Math Activities
Thursday, May 21st: MATH Pre-K: Kindergarten: Adults are always saying you are full of energy. So, let’s burn some of that energy! Play skip counting hopscotch. Start out simply by labeling the blocks by 1s, 5s or 10s. 1st & 2nd: Grade: So, very proud of each of you. The light bulb was invented by Thomas Edison, a very famous scientist and inventor. The Edison Festival of Light is a large parade that happens in my hometown of Fort Myers, Florida each year. So, let’s see how many different light bulbs WATTS there are…. Here is a list of the different standard light bulb watts: 40 Watt, 60 Watt, 75 Watt, and 100 Watt. Halogen Light Watt 29 Watt, 43 Watt, 53 Watt, 72 Watt LED Light Watt 8 Watt, 13 Watt, 17 Watt, 20 Watt How much more watts are used in the largest standard light bulb than the smallest LED light bulb? How many watts would there be if you added the smallest light bulb in each category? How much more is the largest Halogen bulb watt than the largest LED light bulb watt? How much would the 60 watt standard lightbulb be than the 43 watt Halogen Light Bulb be? How much would all the watts be if you added all the LED wattage together? Make up some problems for your parents to solve and see if they get them right. Send me some picks and look up the Edison Pageant of Lights parade - I marched in that parade when I was in High School - back in the day. Have a great summer!!!! 3rd: I would like for you to research energy efficient home plans with an adult. Look at different house plans. Then use a piece of paper to create your own energy efficient house plan. Label your house plan with measurements then find the perimeter of each of the rooms in your house plan. Happy building!! 4th: I would like for you to research energy efficient home plans. Look at different house plans. Then use a piece of paper to create your own energy efficient house plan. Label your house plan with measurements then find the perimeter and area of each room in your house! Happy building! 5th: Blast Off! Newton's third law states that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. On blast off, a rocket pushes the propellant out, and the propellant then pushes the rocket. The propellant comes out of the engine; this is the action. The rocket lifts off the launch pad in the opposite direction; this is the reaction. A balloon rocket is propelled by air. The greater the propellant, the greater the action and thus, the greater the reaction. Let’s experiment with different amounts of air and measure the distance the rocket travels. 1. You will need drinking straw, balloons (long works best), clear tape, fishing line or long string, tape measure or ruler. 2. Thread string through straw, tie one end to the back of a chair, blow up a balloon and tape to straw, pull string tight and keep tight until measuring how far your “rocket flew”. 3. Conduct several flights changing the number of breaths used to inflate balloons. Keep an Input and Output table showing the relationship between number of breaths and distance rocket traveled. Why do you think the results were what they are? 6th: Let’s see how we can problem solve with fractions, decimals and percents.We use more and more energy each and every day. We use it to make electricity, heat and fuel. It powers our laptops and TVs, gives us hot water and warm, comfy spaces, and helps transport us from one location to another. Click on the link to solve problems about real world energy use. Renewable Energy Math Worksheet #WeirExcellenceShines
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
Today is the last day for the Spring Grab and Go Feeding program! 10:30-12:30pm at CCHS, FCE and WES. We will start back with the Summer Feeding Program in June! Thank you to all the volunteers that have prepared and served meals during this time!
over 2 years ago, Charger Media
School lunch
https://youtu.be/GDwTYiKXMdA Science experiment about Buoyancy and Density. What makes an object sink or float? #WeirExcellenceShines
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
https://youtu.be/YEy3T-Wg5xE Ms. Shows is a teacher at Choctaw High School, and she is reading a book that she wrote called, "The River Fairy's Wish". We are very proud of her accomplishments as a writer.
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
Ms Shows reading her story "The River Fairy's Wish"
Tuesday, May 19th: Writing Kindergarten: Go outside and look at the sun. Write three sentences about the sun. Think about its color, how it feels to you, and the shape of it. 1st & 2nd Grade: Make a list of things the Sun does to help us everyday. Example: warmth, gives light 3rd &4th Grade: Why is ENERGY important? How do we use energy? Write a paragraph telling the importance of energy and ways that we use it everyday! 5th & 6th Grade: Go on a scavenger hunt around your house and find items that use energy. Make a list of all of the items that you can find! #WeirExcellenceShines
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES Writing Activities
Smiles to go is still available to serve our schools through teledentistry. Below are the links to the Smiles to Go app and eVisit website for students. Android App https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.evisit.app.smilestogodentistry iPhone App https://apps.apple.com/us/app/smiles-to-go-dentistry/id1490004846?ls=1 Desktop site https://s2g.evisit.com
over 2 years ago, Chris Threadgill
EVisit smiles to go
Smiles to go logo
Kindergarten: https://youtu.be/wBs3GIaAWek . This is the link to the read aloud Energy from the Sun on YouTube. Listen to the story with an adult or friend and talk about how the sun makes energy or find a book on Epic about the Sun. Think about the ways you use energy. 1st & 2nd grade: The Sun is a form of Energy. Find a book on Epic about the Sun. Watch out for things the Sun does as a source of Energy. 3rd and 4th grade: Search on EPIC about Energy - read a book about it ENERGY that you would enjoy! When you are reading, write down three facts about energy that you think are important. 5th & 6th Grade: Read, “Our Resources” on Epic! There are many other books on Epic! that explain energy. Find some books on your level and have fun reading! #WeiExcellenceShines
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES Reading Activities
Kindergarten: https://youtu.be/wBs3GIaAWek . This is the link to the read aloud Energy from the Sun on YouTube. Listen to the story with an adult or friend and talk about how the sun makes energy or find a book on Epic about the Sun. Think about the ways you use energy. 1st & 2nd grade: The Sun is a form of Energy. Find a book on Epic about the Sun. Watch out for things the Sun does as a source of Energy. 3rd and 4th grade: Search on EPIC about Energy - read a book about it ENERGY that you would enjoy! When you are reading, write down three facts about energy that you think are important. 5th & 6th Grade: Read, “Our Resources” on Epic! There are many other books on Epic! that explain energy. Find some books on your level and have fun reading! #WeirExcellenceShines
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES Reading Activities
Virtual Awards Day Will be Posted Thursday, May 21, 2020 Weir Elementary School Pick-Up Dates & Times Wednesday, 27th 9 am - 12 pm Thursday, 28th 4 pm - 7 pm *belongings left at school *Special Item *Book Gift *Awards *Report Card ***INSTRUCTIONS*** Starting at 9:00 am, Wednesday, May 27th parents can enter the car rider line Enter the car rider line by turning left on Ragon Street. Take a left on Marion Kelley Drive Stay in your vehicle. When you get to the awning (the walk way), you will receive your bag of goodies. Please bring your library book or anything else that belongs to the school. We will follow the same procedure on Thursday, May 28th for parents who need a later time to come to the school. We will start at 4:00 pm and finish at 7:00 pm #WeirExcellenceShines
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES Awards and Pick up Information
Virtual Awards Day Will be Posted Thursday, May 21, 2020 Weir Elementary School Pick-Up Dates & Times Wednesday, 27th 9 am - 12 pm Thursday, 28th 4 pm - 7 pm *belongings left at school *Special Item *Book Gift *Awards *Report Card ***INSTRUCTIONS*** Starting at 9:00 pm, Wednesday, May 27th parents can enter the car rider line Enter the car rider line by turning left on Ragon Street. Take a left on Marion Kelley Drive Stay in your vehicle. When you get to the awning (the walk way), you will receive your bag of goodies. Please bring your library book or anything else that belongs to the school. We will follow the same procedure on Thursday, May 28th for parents who need a later time to come to the school. We will start at 4:00 pm and finish at 7:00 pm #WeirExcellenceShines
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES Awards and Information for Pickup
https://youtu.be/0b1aR7WpGfI "The Energy Bus" part 2 read aloud by Mrs. Wise with permission from Wiley and Sons Inc. #WeirExcellenceShines
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES read aloud by Mrs. Wise
https://youtu.be/0b1aR7WpGfI "The Energy Bus" part 2 read aloud by Mrs. Wise
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES Read aloud by Jackie Wise
1st: Famous Mathematicians, how old were they? (subtract the smallest number from the bigger number). Benjamin Banneker Live: 1713-1806 Elbert Cox Live: 1895-1969 Euphemia Haynes Live: 1890-1980 Annie Easley Live: 1933-2011 How old are they right now, subtract birth year from 2020 Fern Hunt Live: 1948 - present Mark Dean Live: 1957 - present Katherine Johnson Live: 1918 - present Valorie Thomas Live: 1943 - present Lonnie Johnson Live: 1949 - present John Urschel Live: 1991 - Present Mae Carol Jemison Live: 1956 - Present 2nd: Find out how old each famous American would be if they were still alive… it is 2020, so subtract their birth year from 2020 and you will find out… Thomas Edison (inventor) Born: 1847 Rosa Parks (Civil Rights Activist) Born: 1913 Henry Ford (Car Inventor) Born: 1917 Amelia Earhart (female pilot) Born: 1897 Abraham Lincoln (16th President) Born: 1809 Benjamin Banneker Born: 1731 (Mathematician & Scientist) Dr. George Carver (Scientist) Born: 1864 Florence Nightingale (Nurse) Born: 1820 3rd: Using a computer, tablet, or phone research and find 5 famous Americans. Read about each one and find the age of each of your famous people. Once you have the age, order them from least to greatest and greatest to least. Have fun finding your favorite 5 famous Americans!! 4th: It’s time to multiply with famous people. I would like for you to research and find 3 famous mathematicians. Read about the mathematicians you find and discover what year they were born and what their accomplishments were. Use their birth year and multiply it by 9 to find your answer. Once you’ve completed that, do the same thing using 3 famous people of your own choice! Then take your 6 answers and order them from greatest to least! 5th: Mathematics did not drop from the sky. I know that, of course, but do you? What a greater appreciation you can have for mathematics as a living science if you learn about the ideas in math from heroes past and present! It all begins with "I wonder." Read about the contributions of 3-5 American Mathematicians. How would the study of math be changed if their contributions had never been? For example, to see how to approach your thinking for each mathematician’s contribution, if an American mathematician had created the idea of the number 0, what would the world be like without it? 6th: Mathematics did not drop from the sky. I know that, of course, but do you? What a greater appreciation you can have for mathematics as a living science if you learn about the ideas in math from heroes past and present! It all begins with "I wonder." Read about the contributions of 3-5 American Mathematicians. How would the study of math be changed if their contributions had never been? For example, to see how to approach your thinking for each mathematician’s contribution, if an American mathematician had created the idea of the number 0, what would the world be like without it?
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES Math Activities
1st: Famous Mathematicians, how old were they? (subtract the smallest number from the bigger number). Benjamin Banneker Live: 1713-1806 Elbert Cox Live: 1895-1969 Euphemia Haynes Live: 1890-1980 Annie Easley Live: 1933-2011 How old are they right now, subtract birth year from 2020 Fern Hunt Live: 1948 - present Mark Dean Live: 1957 - present Katherine Johnson Live: 1918 - present Valorie Thomas Live: 1943 - present Lonnie Johnson Live: 1949 - present John Urschel Live: 1991 - Present Mae Carol Jemison Live: 1956 - Present 2nd: Find out how old each famous American would be if they were still alive… it is 2020, so subtract their birth year from 2020 and you will find out… Thomas Edison (inventor) Born: 1847 Rosa Parks (Civil Rights Activist) Born: 1913 Henry Ford (Car Inventor) Born: 1917 Amelia Earhart (female pilot) Born: 1897 Abraham Lincoln (16th President) Born: 1809 Benjamin Banneker Born: 1731 (Mathematician & Scientist) Dr. George Carver (Scientist) Born: 1864 Florence Nightingale (Nurse) Born: 1820 3rd: Using a computer, tablet, or phone research and find 5 famous Americans. Read about each one and find the age of each of your famous people. Once you have the age, order them from least to greatest and greatest to least. Have fun finding your favorite 5 famous americans!! 4th: It’s time to multiply with famous people. I would like for you to research and find 3 famous mathematicians. Read about the mathematicians you find and discover what year they were born and what their accomplishments were. Use their birth year and multiply it by 9 to find your answer. Once you’ve completed that, do the same thing using 3 famous people of your own choice! Then take your 6 answers and order them from greatest to least! 5th: Mathematics did not drop from the sky. I know that, of course, but do you? What a greater appreciation you can have for mathematics as a living science if you learn about the ideas in math from heroes past and present! It all begins with "I wonder." Read about the contributions of 3-5 American Mathematicians. How would the study of math be changed if their contributions had never been? For example, to see how to approach your thinking for each mathematician’s contribution, if an American mathematician had created the idea of the number 0, what would the world be like without it? 6th: Mathematics did not drop from the sky. I know that, of course, but do you? What a greater appreciation you can have for mathematics as a living science if you learn about the ideas in math from heroes past and present! It all begins with "I wonder." Read about the contributions of 3-5 American Mathematicians. How would the study of math be changed if their contributions had never been? For example, to see how to approach your thinking for each mathematician’s contribution, if an American mathematician had created the idea of the number 0, what would the world be like without it?
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
4-County has partnered with TVA EnergyRight to host a second, free Eye Spy Energy Virtual Kids’ Workshop on Thursday, May 14 at 11:00 am ET/10:00 am CT. The one-hour virtual workshop will be facilitated by a professional educator and is a great opportunity for children ages 5-12 to learn about where energy comes from in the Tennessee Valley, how we use energy in our everyday lives, and ways to save energy around their homes using the adorable and popular Energy Monsters. It's free and easy. Just register to attend by filling out a simple form at https://energyright.com/residential/energy-monsters/. Then you'll get registration information for the virtual workshop via email as well a reminder email before the workshop begins.So sign up and get ready to have some fun and learn about energy! #WeirExcellenceShines
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES TVA Kids' Workshop
Tuesday, May 12th: Writing Pre-K: Who is your favorite Famous American? Dictate a sentence to your parents about why you like them. Kindergarten: Sentence starter: My favorite Famous American is ____________. Write the sentence starter then finish the sentence by writing who is your favorite famous American. Tell what they are famous for (playing baseball, football, fighting for civil rights, the president). Be sure and illustrate your sentences with a pretty picture of him/her! 1st & 2nd Grade: 1. When was your Famous American born? 2. What were they interested in as a child? 3. What did your Famous American do that made them famous? 4. List 3 more interesting facts about your Famous American. 3rd &4th Grade: Imagine that you are meeting that famous person for the first time. Write a story about the two of you meeting and going on an adventure together. 5th & 6th Grade: Pick a famous American that you admire. Research some information about the person you have chosen and write 1-2 paragraphs about him/her. #WeirExcellenceShines
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES Writing Activities
Reading Pre-K: Find a book on youtube about famous people - look up the series Little People, Big Dreams and choose a book with an adult or learn about a famous person from an adult. Kindergarten: https://youtu.be/W1eOq2P906U . This is the link to the read aloud Climbing Lincoln’s Steps on YouTube. Listen to the story with an adult or friend and talk about the different famous Americans discussed throughout the story. Choose your favorite famous American and discuss with an adult why he/she is your favorite. 1st & 2nd grade: Go to Epic and find a book and read about a Famous American you would like to know more about. Remember some facts you will use for your writing assignment tomorrow. 3rd and 4th grade: Go to Epic and find a book and read about a Famous America you like to know more about. Remember some facts you will use for your writing assignment tomorrow. 5th & 6th Grade: Pick a famous American that you admire. Log into Epic! and search for books about the person you have chosen and have fun reading! #WeirExcellenceShines
over 2 years ago, Julie Chase
WES Reading Activities