Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Summer 2020 Academic Resources

I hope your summer is off to a great start!  If you wish to complete some academic activities during your time off, consider one of the following resources.

Happy Summer,
Mr. Trent

Friday, May 8, 2020

The Week of May 11, 2020

Your made it to the last week of school!  The finish line is in sight!  

Attached you will find your new choice sheet for the week of May 11th.  We will finish our studies of the fundamental needs of humans by allowing you to choose your own project to complete from the list of needs we have not explored yet!  Your plan and completed project should be completed via Google Classroom by this Friday. You will also need to complete ONE choice from the Explorations choice sheet. These documents are found below.

In addition, we will continue to have online video meetings using Zoom! The links to the meetings can be found on your Google Classroom page.

Assignments from the choice sheet and your reading log will be completed and submitted in Google Classroom. Please complete each by Friday.


Mr. Trent's homeroom families only:  If you have not already done so, please use the following link to sign up for a time for a brief end-of-year goodbye Zoom meeting.

https://signup.com/go/CviQdQP

Have an awesome weekend,
Mr. Trent



Thursday, May 7, 2020

Mr. Trent's End-of-Year Goodbye Meetings

Mr. Trent's homeroom families,

Who would have thought last August that our year would end with a global pandemic keeping us from learning together within the walls of Ellis!? I'd like to invite your family to join me in a brief Zoom meeting so I can personally thank you for your hard work during the independent work days and to say goodbye for the summer. Please choose a time using the link below to share when you and your child would be able meet me on Zoom for a 5-minute goodbye. 

https://signup.com/go/CviQdQP

I look forward to meeting with each of you!

Mr. Trent

Charles Ellis Montessori Academy

Saturday, May 2, 2020

The Week of May 4th, 2020

Welcome to week 6 of your independent learning days! Happy May!

Attached you will find your new choice sheet for the week of May 4th. This week's focus will be about the fundamental need of FOOD! It will include daily required assignments as well as a reading log that will need to be submitted via Google Classroom by this Friday. You will also need to complete ONE choice from the Explorations choice sheet. These documents are found below.

In addition, we will continue to have online video meetings using Zoom! The links to the meetings can be found on your Google Classroom page.

Assignments from the choice sheet and your reading log will be completed and submitted in Google Classroom. Please complete each by Friday.

Exciting news:  This Friday is Field Day!  This year we will be having a virtual field day where you can enjoy all of the fun at home!  Ms. Lesley has created a list of fun activities for you to do.  You can find it here:

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1evYLmVHBSU_FNfpXa_c1K1FGxaTqBJdjjfVjAk7IEXM/edit?usp=sharing

Feel free to take pictures and share what you are doing, as well!  Because of field day, we will NOT have Zoom meeting Friday.

Have a wonderful weekend,
Mr. Trent


Sunday, April 26, 2020

The Week of April 27, 2020

Can you believe it is the last week of April!?!  I'm so proud of you for completing an entire month of independent learning days!  

Below you will find your new choice sheet for the week of April 27th. This week we will be focusing on the fundamental need of FOOD! It will include daily required assignments as well as a reading log that will need to be submitted via Google Classroom by this Friday. You will also need to complete ONE choice from the Explorations choice sheet. These documents are attached to this announcement below.

In addition, we will continue to have online video meetings using Zoom! 


Mondays at 10:00 (Whole Group w/ Trent and Marianna)


Wednesdays at 10:30 (4th w/ Marianna, 6th w/ Trent)
Wednesdays at 11:00 (5th w/ Marianna, 4th w/ Trent)
Wednesdays at 11:30 (6th w/ Marianna, 5th w/ Trent)


Fridays at 10:30 (4th w/ Marianna, 6th w/ Trent)
Fridays at 11:00 (5th w/ Marianna, 4th w/ Trent)
Fridays at 11:30 (6th w/ Marianna, 5th w/ Trent)


The links and passwords for this meeting can be found on your Google Classroom program.  Please do not share this link or password with anyone outside of our classroom.


Assignments from the choice sheet and your reading log will be completed and submitted in Google Classroom. Please complete each by Friday.

Have a wonderful weekend,

Mr. Trent



Friday, April 17, 2020

The Week of April 20, 2020

Hello, Bobcats!

Attached you will find your new choice sheet for the week of April 20th.  We will be continuing to focus on the fundamental need of shelter, but with a special emphasis on shelters in other cultures and throughout history!   Works will include daily required assignments as well as a reading log that will need to be submitted via Google Classroom by this Friday. You will also need to complete ONE choice from the Explorations choice sheet. These documents are attached to this announcement below.

In addition, we will continue to have online video meetings using Zoom!

Mondays at 10:00 (Whole Group w/ Trent and Marianna)

Wednesdays at 10:30 (4th w/ Marianna, 6th w/ Trent)
Wednesdays at 11:00 (5th w/ Marianna, 4th w/ Trent)
Wednesdays at 11:30 (6th w/ Marianna, 5th w/ Trent)

Fridays at 10:30 (4th w/ Marianna, 6th w/ Trent)
Fridays at 11:00 (5th w/ Marianna, 4th w/ Trent)
Fridays at 11:30 (6th w/ Marianna, 5th w/ Trent)

The links and passwords for this meeting can be found on your Google Classroom program.  Please do not share this link or password with anyone outside of our classroom.

Assignments from the choice sheet and your reading log will be completed and submitted in Google Classroom. Please complete each by Friday.

I'm looking forward to seeing you Monday morning at 10:00 on Zoom!

Have a wonderful weekend,

Mr. Trent



Sunday, April 12, 2020

The Week of April 13, 2020

I hope you had a restful holiday weekend!

Attached you will find your new choice sheet for the week of April 13th.  We will be taking a closer look at how to improve upon the work you completed last week as part of your "Montessori at Home" choice sheets.   Works will include daily required assignments as well as a reading log that will need to be submitted via Google Classroom by this Friday. You will also need to complete ONE choice from the Explorations choice sheet. These documents are attached to this announcement below.

In addition, we will continue to have online video meetings using Zoom!

Mondays at 10:00 (Whole Group w/ Trent and Marianna)

Wednesdays at 10:30 (4th w/ Marianna, 6th w/ Trent)
Wednesdays at 11:00 (5th w/ Marianna, 4th w/ Trent)
Wednesdays at 11:30 (6th w/ Marianna, 5th w/ Trent)

Fridays at 10:30 (4th w/ Marianna, 6th w/ Trent)
Fridays at 11:00 (5th w/ Marianna, 4th w/ Trent)
Fridays at 11:30 (6th w/ Marianna, 5th w/ Trent)

The links and passwords for this meeting can be found on your Google Classroom program.  Please do not share this link or password with anyone outside of our classroom.

Assignments from the choice sheet and your reading log will be completed and submitted in Google Classroom. Please complete each by Friday.

I know you may have a lot of questions! We will answer them during our meeting at 10:00am!

Mr. Trent