Lela Dickens Gifted News
Lela Dickens Gifted News
Under construction for 2014.....
Welcome to the Gifted Page! I hope this will answer questions about our Gifted Class and Testing for the Gifted Program. Our program is full of excitement and adventure that establishes a love for learning!
Gifted Classes are served one day per week.
For Current Students and Parents:
*************I enjoy teaching my students! Thanks for sending them to school READY, RESPONSIBLE and RESPECTFUL!
What we need to work on for our next class:
Monday: Homework: Please bring back the Brace Map we created in class. Make sure you keep up with AR in your classroom. Some of the students need work on their times tables! Please work on them!!! :) See you next week!
Tuesday: We had a great day! The students were very excited to learn about "cap" words ( take or seize). Some of the words we learned about were: escape, recapitulate, encapsulate, capsize, capitalize, capacity, capture, caption, and our favorite "cap" word....decapitate! Wow! Really! YES! ;)They will bring home their work today and a Progress Report. Please send it back to me. Homework is to read AR. Enjoy your night! Perhaps you might recapitulate our "cap" words! :)
2/4/14: We had a great day of learning. We started off the day with sharing our thoughts. We ended up with a little talk about healthy food choices and portion size! We decided we all could work on that! :) Today we worked on our Benchmark Logic and Math Rules Problem Solving post assessments. The puzzle logic was a challenging one! Our class did a fantastic job working as a whole group and subgroups to solve creative problems! Group Leaders presented the most creative answers! We rotated leaders! We agreed to disagree! Great life lessons today. Thank you for sending our students Ready, Responsible, and Respectful!!!!YEAH FOR US! Homework is to reflect on the Creative Creations #3 sent home.
2/24/14 HW Weather HW #1
3/3/14 Great class! No H.W.Enjoy trip tp Atlanta (Second Graders!)
3/6/14: Today we worked really hard to solve a upper level logic problem! WE DID IT!!!The entire class solved it!! Make sure you work on math times-tables. Some students are having a difficult remembering them! We are trying to make our classroom AR goals! Please remember to read each night !
***** Continue to work on logic puzzles
2/20/14: Today we had the fortune of having the ipad cart in our classroom! Each student researched our new unit: Weather. The students created a Weather Journal. They visited the site weather whizkids.com . Please feel free to explore the site. There are lots of experiments that we can do in class. The children may bring in materials to conduct the experiments! We created a rainbow today! Thanks for sending our students to LES ready, responsible, and respectful! Have a fantastic day!
HW: Explore the site www.weatherwizkids.com and work on journal topic page 2-3.
Friday: Work on projects due Feb. 28th.
Projects were fabulous! The students did an outstanding job researching, creating, and presenting !!! Our guests enjoyed viewing your hard work! They were amazing! Make sure you present at the 4-H contest!!!! If you ;lost the project/date info. see me!!!YEAH!!!
The course of study in Gifted Resource Class includes the following subjects:
Junior Great Books
Students must maintain a satisfactory grade in Gifted Resource Class to continue in the program. The grading scale is:
For Students Being Tested:
The testing process takes time. Please be patient. If you have questions, please call me. I will be happy to answer them!
Please feel free to make suggestions. I welcome feedback.