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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
I feel overwhelming pride and joy for my 4th and 5th graders that chose to do the “Speed Geeking” at EdJEWcon. They all did such a fabulous job, and I heard from so many people how impressive they were. Ariella T, Samantha Z, Eliana … Continue reading
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.
We learned a new type of poetry last week, limericks. The 5th graders each wrote some of their own. Here are a few of their examples. There Was Once a Poem Named Limerick… Posted on February 19, 2013 by benjaminc Have you guys … Continue reading
Our school just had the Science Fair last week. It was a great experience for our 5th graders. The students were put in teams and given topics to complete for their first science fair. Here are a couple reflections written … Continue reading
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
Written by: Benjamin C We had a skype call with Mike Fisher, a children’s poet. We had the skype call because Mr. Fisher is allowing us to illustrate one of his poems, chosen by our teacher. In the skype call, … Continue reading
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