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Friday, April 28, 2017

Nonfiction Reading and Information Writing Performance Assessment

So excited to have met Judith in person and to have a signed copy of her book, Ellis Island.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Math Focus & Self Efficacy

I love when Math Books help students solve Khan Academy questions!

Measurement Conversions and Multiplication Review in one!
11 pounds = 176 ounces

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Power of "YET"!

"I don't get it..." Yet! ReRead the question until you understand what you know and what you have to do to solve.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Newsela, Jennifer Serravalli & #TCRWP have teamed up...

Newsela has adopted Jennifer Serravallo's Reading Strategies with suggestions on how use these strategies in conjunction with their articles and Pro Teacher Resources !!!! :) 
Mrs. Jennifer C. Cimini, M.Ed
4th Grade Teacher
Central Berkshire Regional School District
Craneville Elementary School
71 Park Ave.
Dalton, MA 01226

Go forward in life with a TWINKLE in your eye 
and a SMILE on your face, 
but with great and strong PURPOSE in your HEART. 
~ Gordon B. Hinkkley

Friday, April 7, 2017

Celebrate good times, come on!

What better way to CELEBRATE all our hard work during 3rd quarter than with a Friday Read-A-Thon in our comfy clothes, blankets, pillows, favorite stuffed animals and books, and while we are at it, why not invite our neighboring 4 grade friends to join...!

Thursday, April 6, 2017


We're in this together!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Aesop's Fables

Working together to determine the meaning of life lessons while watching an analyzing Aesop's Fables, collaborating partners, working  their way through their Youtube playlist, collecting evidence and ideas about the life lesson learned from each clip on a Google Doc posted to our Google Classroom.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

You've Got the Whole World in Your Hands...!

The Globe!

L.S. 2015

E.C. 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Growing Strong 21st Century Learners and Collaborators!

Do you ever wonder...?

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Social Emotional Learning

“If there isn’t a level of intimacy or comfort in the classroom, students won’t put themselves out there.”
– Molly Dill, government and economics teacher,
Springfield Renaissance School

Friday, February 3, 2017


Comics created by my Epic Readers!

Friday, January 27, 2017

No-Name Calling Week...

Kindness put into action by 4-Cimini Student Leaders!


Celebrating a great 2nd term in our comfy clothes and pjs...