Last Newsletter of the Year! 3rd Grade Resource List

Dear Room 4 Families, I want to thank everyone for contributing to such a wonderful year! Your children were a pleasure to teach. Our class enjoyed a fun last week of school with many end of the year activities, and we had a great last day of school celebration. Please check your child’s backpack for […]

Math and English Language Arts Resource

For those families that would like to work on academic enrichment at home, a good website with many different games is They offer math and English games by topic, so an adult needs to sit with your child to make sure that they are working on the right skills. For students that may be […]

Educational Resource – Voki (Voice Recording Website)

A fun website that could be used to encourage your child to speak Mandarin at home is called Voki. It is a free website with the option to pay for a premium account to unlock more features and more character embellishments. One way that your child could utilize this website would be to listen to […]

Chinese Culture – Reality Show X-Change

In this show, two boys swap families while cameras document their experiences. One boy comes from a poor family in a rural area and one comes from an affluent family in a big city. Over the course of six or seven episodes per swap, viewers learn about the background of both families – their jobs, income, […]

喜羊羊 – Pleasant Goat and the Big Bad Wolf

A popular children’s cartoon show in China is called 喜羊羊 or Pleasant Goat and the Big Bad Wolf. The premise of the story is pretty simple. The show is about a group of goats living on the Green Pasture, Qing Qing Grasslands/Plains, (青青草原) and the story revolving around a clumsy wolf who wants to eat them. It is aired on […]