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Author Archives: cmoffitt
Interested EL students submitted Doodle for Google entries for the Theme “What I’d like to do someday.” A gallery of EL submissions is featured below. Click on individual doodles to get a better look. Mrs. Adams and I were very … Continue reading
As students are receiving letters from Mr. Weiler regarding changes to the Broken Arrow EL Center (Mrs. Adams’ reassignment), they are expressing very good ideas to help maintain the excellence of the EL program in SMSD. If you have a … Continue reading
This goes out to the fifth graders (especially Jacey) who have patiently waited for a good Cadenism story. I finally came up with a couple of new ones: 1. He was telling me about his school day, and mentioned ‘workshop.’ … Continue reading
No one was happier than I to be finished reading The Red Pyramid! Mrs. Adams and I had planned to be finished with it by Christmas, so finishing it mid-April with all the grades seems excessive. Now, don’t get me … Continue reading
Recently I was made aware of a live eagle cam that is online courtesy of The Raptor Resource Project. The Decorah Eagles may be viewed 24/7 from atop their tree at the fish hatchery in Decorah, Iowa. At the … Continue reading
The fourth graders helped to solve the mystery of several unfinished stories. The Harris Burdick Mysteries is a book with several beautiful pictures and captions. The story goes that Harris Burdick created these pictures with captions to show a publisher, … Continue reading
A friend sent me these pictures in an e-mail. I really admire photographers who are this creative! I have tried to do things like this (making it look like my husband had the Disney castle in his hands, etc) and … Continue reading
I remember my mom and dad saying “sleep tight, don’t let the bedbugs bite!” when they would tuck me in as a child. I recall thinking these bedbugs were mythical creatures, that would never invade my home. Recently I have … Continue reading
10. Gum found in interesting places
9. Hairy dog (my next dog will be shed-less and fit in my purse)
8. Brown-spotted lawn (seriously- it was pristine and weedless before this summer- darn the heat)
7. Doors flung with abandon causing holes in walls despite door stops(the 5-year-old has unusual strength for his size)
6. Sentimental 9-year-old's attempts at house sabotage
5. Neighbor's 1970s vintage brownish Dodge truck parked at the end of our driveway
4. Poptarts (does anyone else enjoy removing the edges and scattering the remnants about the house?)