September 11 isPatriot Day. Patriot Day is to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. September 11th reminds us of all those who displayed great acts of courage that day. We must remember that ordinary citizens have the power to be extraordinary.
Decorate a medal in honor of a fallen hero. Find a name here.
How will you show courage this year? Post your comment below.
Mrs. McBride loves her chocolate! Fourth graders are being challenged to put their math and creativity skills to the test.
I bought a box of candy for myself last week. However, by the time I got home I had eaten ¼ of the candies. As I was putting the groceries away, I ate ½ of what was left. There were 6 chocolates left in the box. How many chocolates were in the box to begin with?
TASK for 4th Graders ONLY:
Create a three-dimensional box depicting the appropriate solution. Label the sections of the box accordingly. On the inside cover of your box, be sure to explain all of your thinking.
1. You will be judged on the following categories: presentation, explanation and solution.
2. Make sure your name and homeroom teacher is on your entry.
3. Single entries only, please.
4. Entries must be submitted by Monday, February 13th.
In the book Running With Roselle, kids can follow Roselle as she grows from an energetic yellow Lab to a confident guide dog who passes the ultimate test when her partner needs her most.
Meet Mike, a boy blind from birth who excels in public school, shocks the neighbors by riding his bicycle through the streets of Palmdale, CA, and even drives a car around his college campus. Read about how he used his relationship of trust and teamwork with Roselle to help others on a day that changed America forever.
This year our Character Education Program brightened our lives with “Colors of Character.” Each month we focused on a character trait, a symbolic color and a shared reading. Each assembly celebrated this colorful trait and recognized students who exemplified this trait.
The Cottage Lane Community is bursting with colors. Let’s show everyone our true colors.
April is blue for respect. Cottage Lane’s book of the month, Pinduli, is a surprising story about self-image, self-acceptance, and treating others with respect. After reading, sharing and discussing this special book you will realize how a few tiny words – bad or good – can create something enormous!
Do you think that by hurting someone else’s feelings it made the animals who made Pinduli feel bad, feel better about themselves?