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First Place!

Our class won FIRST PLACE in the Knesset sponsored Tu B’Shevat door decorating contest.  The students brought in a huge variety of recycled objects, divided them into categories, and planned our tree.  It was truly a collaborative effort!

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Growth Mindset: Index Card Towers

With growth mindset, students are praised on the process of learning- the effort they put in and the strategies they use.  A willingness to be challenged, fail, and keep trying until they succeed builds the understanding that they can learn … Continue reading

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Fantastic Fifth Grade!

Morah Liat and I are excited for this school year.  Our learning adventure will begin on August 21st!

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Our Cup Is Filled!

Each time the class received a compliment on their behavior, followed the rules, and showed kindness to others, a marble was placed in the cup.  Our cup is now filled!  As a reward, the class chose to have a “movie” … Continue reading

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Orlando Science Center Field Trip: Thursday, December 15th

We are looking forward to our field trip to the Orlando Science Center.  Please refer to the information flyer.  If you have any questions, please contact me. Orlando Science Center Field Trip: Thursday, December 15th Arrive at school no later than … Continue reading

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Mannequins in the Library

Please read Mrs. Hallet’s blog, Liquid Literacy, to view our Mannequin Challenge! https://liquidliteracy.com/2016/12/04/mannequins-in-the-library/

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Our First Week

We had a great first week in Fifth Grade!  We discussed what we need to do to have a classroom of kindness and empathy.  Through collaboration and brainstorming, the students created our class rules to reflect these concepts.  In our … Continue reading

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Fantastic Fifth Grade!

Looking forward to an amazing year!

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Our Latest Science Scoops

This blog post was written by Eliana M. These past two weeks we had some amazing Science Scoops. Science Scoops are different projects based on our latest science unit. Our unit talked about the Periodic Table of Elements and atoms. … Continue reading

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Hi! 11/6/15

Where to begin!  Let’s start with Mariner Match cards!  What a great time we had making and then playing our explorer game… We actually did PLAY the match games before this picture was taken!! Next was the drawing of our ScienceScoop … Continue reading

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