Goodbye My Inman Readers

Hi Everyone,

I wished I could have said goodbye to everyone of you at the school but in these times, it was not possible. Enjoy the summer and take care. I am off to Marlborough and also want to thank you all for supporting the Library!

Mrs. Giacomazza

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Have you ever wondered what it is like washing an animal?

Have you ever tried to wash an animal?  Sometimes, we think it is as easy as making pizza!  Well this weeks’s story is about how washing an animal is actually very tricky and requires good planning and easy to follow steps especially if you have one that does not like water.

  • Imagine trying to give a hamster a bath?  What would that look like?  What are all the steps?  Could someone like Mrs. G follow your instructions.
  • This week, pick an animal that you could care for and draw it and write down all the possible steps to giving it a clean wash.

Mrs. Giacomazza and her daughters used to have to wash their guinea pig Coco.  Well Coco  never liked the bathtub so we had to work together and find creative ways to get her clean.  Lets just say, we didn’t realize how sharp her claws could be! Ouch!

Mrs. G. also had the opportunity to wash an elephant where I learned that you have to be very careful!

Virtual Library Read Aloud Week of May 25th

  • Ms. Ramirez – Tuesday (10:00 am)
  • Mme. Chin – Tuesday (10:30 am)
  • Mme. Reynolds – Tuesday (11:30 am on Zoom)
  • Mme. Wong – Wednesday (10:30 am)
  • Ms. Beatovic – Wednesday (11:00 am)
  • Mme. Trahan – Thursday (1:30 pm)
  • Mrs. Bech/Mrs. Mauro – TBA

 

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Inman Monsters Love Underpants

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Mrs. G Virtual Read Aloud #5

Mrs. Giacomazza will be reading “Monsters Love Underpants” this week.  Students can  create a puppet or draw something similar to show Mrs. Giacomazza during the read-aloud?  You can also send me a picture later which I can also share with Mrs. G.  Students may also download the following: underpantscoloringpage2

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Mrs. G Read Aloud Series 4

A fable is a story, often with a message or happy ending. This week, please listen to the original story of the Little Red Hen.  Often authors will take a story structure but change characters,  settings, and problems while sending a message that will make you think about the character’s decision making.  

Mrs. G. has connected some parts of this story to Pizza making which includes preparing my own dough from scratch. see Recipe

What do you notice about the message of my read aloud?

Can you draw me a pizza with all your favourite toppings?  

If you are able to make some type of pizza with your family, I would love to see a photo.   I also challenge your classroom teacher to do the same!  See you next week. 

You can also enter the Kitchen Hacks Challenge which ends May 22, 2020. Bon appetite.

Week of May 11th Read Aloud schedule:

  • Mme. Trahan – Monday, May 11th (1:00 pm)
  • Ms. Ramirez – Tuesday, May 12th (10:00 am)
  • Mme. Chin – Tuesday, May 12th (10:30 am)
  • Mme. Reynolds – Tuesday, May 12th (11:30 am on Zoom)
  • Mme. Wong – Wednesday, May 13th  (10:30 am)
  • Ms. Beatovic – Wednesday, May 13th (11:00 am)
  • Ms. Sirsiris – Wednesday, May 13th (11:30 am)
  • Mrs. Bech/Mrs. Mauro – Thursday, May 14th (1:30 pm) 

 

 

 

 

 

    

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Video Editor basics to compress a video

I used this program to reduce an 800 MB video down to 215 MB and chose MP4 format which works well on the web.

  • Launch Editor from PC or Laptop
  • Start a new project

 

  • Name your Video

 

  • In the Project Library panel, click + to add the video you took from your iPad.

 

  • Click on finish video and select the desired size.  I selected medium which is big enough for one to view online.  Then click export.

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Mrs. G’s Read Aloud Series 3

“Can you count the number of times you call your Mom in ONE day or anyone else you look to for help!”   Is it 5 times a day, 10 or 50?

Well, May 10th Mother’s Day and to show appreciation, I will be reading a story about all those times when we use her name to support us in need.  

Week of May 4th Virtual read aloud schedule:

  • Mme. Trahan – Monday, May 4th (1:00 pm)
  • Ms. Ramirez – Tuesday, May 5th (10:00 am)
  • Mme. Reynolds – Tuesday, May 5th (11:30 am on Zoom)
  • Mrs. Bech/Mrs. Mauro – Tuesday, May 5th (1:30 pm) 
  • Mme. Chin – Wednesday, May 6th (10:00 am)
  • Mme. Wong – Wednesday, May 6th  (10:30 am)
  • Ms. Beatovic – Wednesday, May 6th (11:00 am)
  • Ms. Sirsiris – Wednesday, May 6th (11:30 am)

 

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Mrs. G Read Aloud Series 2

Are your bangs covering your eyes? Are your curls  getting out of control?  Well, it sounds like it may be time for a hair cut? I was told that Mr. Chow has one of his kids trim his hair…yikes! Join Mrs. G’s read aloud and find out what happens to Mr. C’s hair.

Who would you like to cut your hair, how, and why?   If you’ve recently had a hair cut, I would love to hear about your experiences in our virtual read alouds.  Please be on time and remember to mute your mics during the story. 

April 28th week’s schedule:

  • Ms. Ramirez – Tuesday April 28th (10:00 am)
  • Mme. Reynolds – Tuesday April 28th (11:00 am)
  • Mme. Trahan – Tuesday, April 28th (1:00 pm)
  • Mrs. Bech/Mrs. Mauro – Tuesday April 28 (1:30 pm) 
  • Ms. Beatovic – Wednesday April 29 (9:30 am)
  • Mme. Chin – Wednesday April 29 (10:00 am)
  • Ms. Sirsiris – Wednesday April 29 (11:30 am)
  • Mme. Wong – Thursday April 30 (10:00 am)

 

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Mrs. G Read Alouds Series 1

Hi Everyone,

I am thrilled to be joining your virtual classroom to read you a story that involves “Bugs”! 

This week try to see how many you can find?  What makes a bug different from a spider? Imagine what a bug’s life is like and tell me what an extraordinary day would be like?  Is there a connection to another story Mrs. G has read?   See you all soon! 

      • Ms. Beatovic – Monday April 20th (am) 

      • Mme. Chin – Monday April 20th (am)

      • Mme. Trahan – Monday April 20th (pm)

      • Mme. Reynolds – Tuesday April 21st (am)

      • Ms. Ramirez – Tuesday April 21st (am)

      • Ms. Sirsiris – Wednesday April 22 (am)

      • Mrs. Bech/Mrs. Mauro – TBD

      • Mme. Wong – TBD

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Destiny Collections for

Click on the image to get to Ecosystems and Land forms. 

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