Tuesday, December 1, 2015

December 1 Reflections

Today is Tuesday, December 1st. Today is also my friend Elaine's birthday! HAPPY BIRTHDAY ELAINE! Since today is her birthdaay, Elaine's mom brought up cookies and treat bags for the class! 
Before we get to all the exciting adventure suff I want to tell you what's new about the blog. 
Instead of mommy typing what I say at the end of the day, I type what I say! 
OK, now for my school day! I walked into my fourth grade class. Ms. Kendall told us to begin DEAR time.(Drop Everything And Read)
I started to read From the mixed up file of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.
"Trade 4.2 to 4.1 and open your book to page 299." Ms. Kendall demanded.
Ms. Kendall's class sooned ended, so we switched to Mrs. Kelley's class. GT time rolled around the corner so fast. After GT we had Free Play in PE. Sooooooo exciting! 
Mr. Adams class ended so fast and we all enjoyed Elaine's sweets! 
What does the Gingerbread Man put on his bed?
A cookie sheet! 
                                         Claire Boyette     

Monday, August 25, 2014

First Day of Third Grade

Claire and Paul before school.
Claire is in the third grade at Bruce Shulkey Elementary.  This year she will switch classes midway through the day, which she is very excited about.

Mom: What's something good that happened today?
C: We decorated a paper that says it's okay to make mistakes, or something.  She had this cool thing that her dad's friend made for her that there was a sharpened pencil with an eraser at the top and it said "never makes mistakes." The second one was a broken pencil with an eraser, like the lead broke off.  There was a third one with two erases at each end that said never tried, never makes mistakes.  The last one was a pencil with an eraser that had never been sharpened and it said, "Never tries."

We did a lto of going over stuff because it was the first day.  Stuff I already knew.

We did a calendar for our folder and an all about me story and an alla bout me packet.

I sat across from the teacher for lunch. She had watermelon and a ham sandwich and yogurt.  She had a big sandwich and a lot of watermelon and I think a cheesestick.

We made birthday cake thingies to hang on the wall and we put our birthdays on there.

She started reading us The Chocolate Touch.  So far, it's really good.  Can I read the book the Midas Touch or something?  I could probably find it at the library.

At her desk.
Mom: Tell me something funny that happened.
C: My math teacher said don't sit with your chair out too far and a girl sat out with her chair out for an example and they were pushing each other.  Before that, she said something about arguing.  She talked funny when she was pretending to be one of us.

And later that girl said, "I wish we could take out clothes off and go outside.  Oh wait, we can't go out naked!" I knew that she meant keep on your underwear.  She was being silly.

Mom: Tell me something that made you mad today.
C:  Nothing.  I don't like to do that.

Mom:  Tell me a joke
C: What do you call a nosy pepper?
A jalapeno.

She was so thirsty after school, she couldn't pause to take a photo with her friend!

Monday, September 9, 2013

Open House and Monday Frustrations

Mama and I on the first day of second grade.

Woohoo!  First day of school over.

Another shot from the first day of school.

At Open House, I showed Daddy all my work.  I was so interested that I couldn't look at the camera.

Digging in my desk to show Mama and Daddy my work.

This is my writing journal.


A story about an astronaut

My teacher and I looked so pretty.

Goofy brother photobombing us.

Working on the computer in Paul's room.

Today was a rough day for  Claire.  Due to some mis-communication/mis-understanding, she was separated from her class and was on the playground while they were inside.  She stuck by another second grade teacher and was back where she belonged in a matter of minutes.  Her heart was sad, though, and she was emotional for quite a bit of the day.  Hopefully tomorrow will be a better day.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

I made a lava lamp and now everyone wants one

Yesterday I made colored water with a dot dot marker and then I put in olive oil in a water bottle.  It looks like a lava lamp.  I took it to school today to show my teacher and everyone started begging and begging and begging and begging for it so now I have to make three more.

One girl was spitting out food at lunch.  She was eating food she didn't like.

I was sitting next to Bailey and I was about to spit out the name of the boy I like.  Bailey doesn't think he's trustable, but I do.  I like him.  Of course I think he's trustable.  Duh!

The teacher read Tikki Tikki Timbo.  Yeah!

If I make Natalie a lava lamp she'll give me some sparkly earrings.  I know she has some.

There's something really exciting that happened today.  Go Jayhawks!

Claire is dissolving into fits of hyperness and laughter.

Moo Bar!  Moo Bar!  I said Moo Bar!

I had the yummiest ice cream today and it was like a moo bar except it was chocolate in the center and it was oval shaped.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

I got writer's cramp today

I had to write about math for about three hours today and my wrist was hurting and I started crying because I had to write so much.
I had to write all about scientists and if I wanted to a be a weather scientist and some other kind of scientist.  What was it called?  a bulbologist?  I don't remember.  Meteorologist was the other one.

I just wrote down an easy math story because I had writer's cramp and I couldn't keep up.  You see this part of me right here (showing her wrist) That's what hurts when I have writer's cramp.

You forgot to send my birthday card to Barack Obama.  That is one thing I don't like is when you forget about stuff.

I let Daina play with my hair because she likes my hair and I wanted to get her messing with my hair done.  I was like, "Keep on playing with my hair if you want to, as long as you don't mess it up."  I let people play with my hair as long as they don't make a mess, and they don't.

Can I have some Reese's Puffs?

Here's my spelling words.

I tried to pass notes to Daina with my invisible ink pen after school.  But you're always getting there early, so I don't have a chance.  And who in the world would bring a pen to lunch?  I'm not going to bring a pen to lunch.

She initialed my spelling words because I copied them right.

I missed part of math because I was learning how to unlock and lock the door.  I get to be a keyholder.

I kept crying in math because I kept tearing my paper.  She said not to worry and she would tape it, but she didn't and now I'm worried I will get a zero.  Probably not, though, because I'm so good at it.

I already know all my spelling words.  They are EASY!

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Second Grade Day 4

Mrs. H doesn't mind if we don't do what we're not supposed to do.  She doesn't mind if we sit on the floor and read our head off.

I'm a manager.  It's my job to help people when they raise their hand to help.

Here's something super exciting that happened today.  When I did my test, I got to sit in the teacher's chair to do my test.

The teacher ran out of orange bus tickets so I had to ask another teacher for hers.

I got a note in invisible ink.  It said can we have a playdate in a week on Saturday.  It was from Bailey.

This is something really, really fun.  My test; it was an easy math test.  One of them was really  hard but the rest was easy.

I went to Art.  I made a clown, which was boring.  You couldn't talk to anyone, that's why it was boring.  And most of our coloring time was wasted with changing seats.

We didn't go out to recess because there was an orange alarm about recess.  It was too hot to go outside, even the principal announced it on the announcements.  An orange alarm is if you go outside the camera will catch you.  She mentioned teachers don't let your children go outside because it's too hot.

I gave Nicole a note in invisible ink.

Tell me something good that happened today.
Barely anything good happened today.  It was just a day.  It wasn't exciting, it was just a second grade day.

I did get to get on the computer and it said my password expired so I couldn't take my Star test because I needed a new password and Ms. Wagoner couldn't get our new password written down.  We didn't get to take our Star test.

Tell me something bad that happened today.
Two boys kept breaking out.  They got bumps on their skin.  Their skin gets all bumpy.  I don't know why.

One girl put her fingers down her throat and she threw up.  One boy told her to do it again and she kept doing it and she threw up.  

I started reading The Wimpy Kid book.  It was called the last straw.

A joke:
What's a dog's favorite job to have?
Being in charge of cats.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Second Grade Day 3

Good stuff.  I got a lollipop for turning in all my assignment papers you filled out.

We didn't read any books.  I read Dog in Charge and I Can Read with My Eyes Shut and When I was Young in the Mountains. And I read some in my summer reading book and something else, I forgot what it was called.  And I read My Lucky Day and My Chicken Stew.  I love those books.

I got my second spirit stick for the keychain.

What bad happened today?
I didn't get to go to recess because too many people talked.  Today she graded some of our papers and me and Bailey were the only ones that followed directions but we didn't put a number sentence.  I circled the locker number that the answer was and I don't know what Bailey did.

I wrote a story about friends and I read a book on the computer.  It was called the Twin Club and it was about cousins and a lady was at the grocery store and she said, "Oh so cute, twins, and they laughed and one of them tried not to roll his eyes.  When they had to go back after the summer they were sad but then they became the greatest email twin club because they would email each other every day.

Tell me a joke:

Knock knock
Who's there?
Car who?

Knock knock.
Who's there?