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The 5th graders taught a lesson (as a group) to the 3rd graders on Quality Commenting. Then, on Thursday, the 5th graders paired with the 3rd graders to help them use the skills they were taught to write quality comments … Continue reading
On Thursday, the Fourth and Fifth Grade went on a field trip to Kennedy Space Center. It was a wonderful day full of educational experiences and FUN! Stay tuned for relfections about our trip.
Here are a few of the 5th graders’ book trailers. The rest will be posted soon.
This nine weeks, each 5th grader will be creating their own book trailer to post on his/her blog. Here are a couple completed trailers. I’m sure Gil and Rebecca would love your feedback.
Today, we were checking our Twitter feed in class. We noticed that Mike Fisher had mentioned us in a blog post. We opened up his link to read the blog post. As we began to read, … Continue reading
ben c experiment from MJGDS Classrooms on Vimeo. elior suspend from MJGDS Classrooms on Vimeo. evie lumber from MJGDS Classrooms on Vimeo. jamie accomplish from MJGDS Classrooms on Vimeo. jamie spectator from MJGDS Classrooms on Vimeo.
This week we focused on context clues and author’s purpose. The students were able to learn the meanings of several unknown words by finding the context clues. They were challenged to find their own examples in the books they were … Continue reading
This week was a short week, but we were able to accomplish so much. The students are in a great routine with our Daily 3. We determined that trying to squeeze in three rotations each day is too much, so … Continue reading