Mrs. Downs has a Google Classroom which is accessed thru Clever and is also available on Class DoJo. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to her!
The Rapid City Public Library starts their summer reading program June 1st. You can get details online or by calling the library.
BAM! has a reading program, too. It features Dav Pilkey, the creator of the Dog Man books and Captain Underpants.
Mitzi’s Books has some indie books for kids you’ll want to check out.
And don’t forget the many links to reading online!
So many options!
Hi, kids and families! Take a look around our virtual library classroom – how it looks today! 😀
Ok, kids! I had some fun creating a virtual classroom for you! Come on in and have a look around! Click on the links to explore!
This has been bugging me for years! Find out how I finally defeated my insect foe!
When you’re done watching this video, check out the choice board “Incredible Insect Info” for more cool facts and videos!
It’s such a gray, humdrum day. Let’s explore! You’ve got three choices, so which will it be? Antarctica? The world’s largest cave? Mars? You decide!
May the 4th be with you! 😀 Have some fun with these Star Wars sites!
South Park families and teachers – check this out! There is an online “Everywhere Book Fest” today and Saturday. Some fun activities are in store for you. (A picture book draw-off and a Doodle Duel are just two of the sessions!) What fun!
Hey, South Park families! It’s yearbook ordering time! It can be ordered online. The info is on the flyer – but I’ll post a link to the publisher’s website, too. I can’t wait to order my copy! I need to see all those lovely faces I have missed so much!
Order here: www.inter-state.com. Use code 49348F.
Whoa! I have sooooo many questions today! Let’s find some answers!
Counting krill? How hard can it be? Let’s look!
Here’s the video for some penguin art!
Hi, kids! Are you ready to start reading and creating? I sure hope the answer is YES! 🙂
It’s National Poetry Month. Let’s be poets for a spell!
Check out this fun formula poem, and then go to poetrygames.org to write your own.
(Plus, there are many fun ideas there of different poems to try!)
5 W’s Poetry!
It’s as easy as. . . . . an Apple Pie Poem!
“George” by Mrs. Downs
There was George. – 1st line explains WHO.
He licked his lips. – 2nd line explains WHAT the who was doing.
The fairgrounds grew quiet. – 3rd line explains WHERE it happened.
Tuesday was “Apple Pie Eating Contest” day. – 4th line explains WHEN.
And George was ten-time champ! – 5th line explains WHY it happened.
Now you have some fun! Write your own 5w’s poem! Go to this site and click on “Poetry Machine.” https://www.poetrygames.org/
Spring break is over, kids! South Park teachers and staff have missed you. It’s time to get back to online/distance learning! You can do it, Panthers!
Hello, South Park families! This snowy day seems made for curling up with a good book! I chose “The School Nurse from the Black Lagoon!” Let me know what you are reading in the comments! 😀
Hello, South Park families! All IMS happenings are moving to Google Classroom. (You can get to Google Classroom on Clever.)
South Park students are so creative!! Take a look at what they made! I’d love to see and share more Lego creations. Keep the photos coming! Such great imagination!
Hello, wonderful South Park! Here is a great spot to find some wonderful books to read online! It’s called Epic! And boy, it is Epic! 😀 The link is on the classroom IMS website. Have fun reading!
Hello! I’ve been researching escape rooms and have found one I think you’ll love! It’s free, fun, and features Dog Man! Try this. Let me know if you escape!
Hello, my wonderful South Park kids and parents! I just wanted to let you know that the IMS pages on Clever have lots of updated sites! Check out the top line of the “Home” page! There are a lot of wonderful virtual tours, science activities, and more!
I sure do miss all of you!
~ Mrs. Downs
Good Morning South Park Families,
Please feel free to share with your students, our amazing IMS teacher Mrs.Downs reading Judy and the Volcano for you to enjoy! We sure miss their smiling faces!
Complete book bingo for Mrs. Downs during our break and receive a brownie bash during class!