Fascinating Fourth Graders

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I'm a fourth grade teacher at Pitner Elementary in Acworth, Ga. I have been teaching at Pitner for the last 14 years. I have taught third grade, fourth grade, and technology.

Week of 1/22-1/26/18


Hopefully, this will be an “uneventful” week.  Wow!  Last week was crazy for me, I’m sure it was crazy for you all too!  I hope everyone was safe and sound and didn’t have any problems.  We were very fortunate here at the Poulos household.  It was nice to have everyone home, safe and sound.  Well, […]

Snow Day (again)!


Okay, since we have yet another inclement weather day, due to the fact that there is still a lot of water that remained on the roads and then the temperature dropping to below freezing again.  We will be having our spelling test on Monday, so we will get our new list on Monday.  I will […]

Snow days!!


I hope everyone is enjoying their snow days this week.  If you are stuck inside, please work on Moby Max, Conceptua, or Prodigy.  Please understand that we will still have our spelling test tomorrow (if we’re at school), so I expect the spelling contract to be complete.  I know we haven’t had school, but here’s […]

Week of 1/15/18


As many of you know, Monday is a National holiday to celebrate the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  As part of this celebration, we watched a movie called “My Friend Martin” in class on Friday and we completed a reading sheet in which we were to write down the main ideas from the movie […]

Sound Experiences


After our summative assessment on light and sound, we had a chance to experiment with different sounds. These included “cup phones” and “rainstorms.”

Math Homework


Just in case you don’t remember how to use the on-line manipulatives to do your homework, here’s the site and the directions on how to use the snipping tool to copy and paste your work into a word document to send to me. The online manipulatives website is www.mathlearningcenter.org.  Here is a copy of the […]

Week of 1/8-1/12/18


It’s hard to believe that this time next week, we will be having yet another break.  Next Monday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday will be observed and we will have a day off from school.  However, in the meantime, here’s what you need to know for this week.  Please have your students bring his/her […]

Week of 1/1-1/5/18


Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday break! Now it’s time to get back to the grind.  Please plan to bring your BYOD devices today (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday)! Here’s what we have going on this week. Monday – New Year’s Day Tuesday – Teacher workday – no school for students. Wednesday […]

Week of 12/18-12/20


Wow! It’s hard to believe that this is the last week in our first semester together! I have enjoyed every minute of it!  If I don’t see you or talk to you before Thursday, I hope each and everyone of you have a wonderful holiday season!  Here’s what we have going on this week! Monday […]

Week of 12/11-12/15


I can’t believe we’re down to the last full week of the semester!  I don’t know about you, but I feel like this year is flying by!  Why is it that the last half of the second quarter always goes by so fast!?  With this being such a busy time, I’ll go ahead and get […]

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