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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
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 introduced the final rotation to the Daily 3, Word Work. Students discussed all of the different types of Word Work that they could complete in class. We named all the reasons for working with words. The students are looking forward to improving … Continue reading
We have been discussing the differences between true facts, false facts, and opinions. During Reading, we brainstormed examples of each and wrote them on the smart board. Stay tuned for our fact & opinion “original commercials” coming soon to a … Continue reading
Can you imagine having to adjust at a school where you don’t even speak the language? Well Francisco manages to do that by being kind, even when the person he was being kind to, had been mean to him. One … Continue reading
Have you ever flown across the gigantic Atlantic Ocean to sunny Spain? Well I have. I went to nine breathtaking cities called Malaga, Marbella, Cordoba, Barcelona, Madrid, Bilbao, Ronda, Seville, and Granada. When I traveled to Spain, I found that … Continue reading
The tittle of the book is Shutting Out the Sky. ; Shutting Out the Sky is about a Boy named Marcus who went to America to live with his relatives. ; The story is about a boy named Marcus aged 16 and … Continue reading
Our reading story this week was about the famous baseball player Satchel Paige. In class, we discussed the adversities that African-American athletes in the early 1900′s faced here in America. The summaries below reflect what we have learned about this … Continue reading
This week, we are reading a selection from the book “Island of the Blue Dolphins.” Describe, with a four line, rhyming poem, the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and feelings Karana, the main character, might experience.