Category Archives: Social Studies מדעי החברה

Fort Caroline Field Trip

 

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Learning About the American Revolutionary War

In Social Studies, we are learning about the events that led up to the American Revolutionary War.  The students are engaged in watching the series, Liberty’s Kids.  This series helps to bring history alive!

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USA Weekly Mock Election

In Social Studies, we have been learning about Elections: Past and Present and the Path to the Presidency.  We participated in the USA Studies Weekly,” Every Kid Votes” on November 1st.  We all exercised our right to vote!

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Map Coordinates by Nahila

In 5th Grade, we learned about map coordinates. Map coordinates are the latitude and longitude addresses of a place on a map. For those who don’t know what are lines of longitude and lines of latitude, that’s okay because I’m going … Continue reading

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Practice: The Heart and Soul of Learning

In yoga, there is a famous quote, “Practice and all is coming.” The heart and soul of yoga is the practice. It’s about showing up on the mat, day in and day out, knowing that on some days everything flows, other … Continue reading

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This Week In Social Studies!

Fifth graders are finding and presenting current event articles every other week. This week we added TIME For Kids to our approved website to find articles. TIME For Kids is a weekly classroom news magazine that motivates kids to read! … Continue reading

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Comparing Roankoke and Jamestown

The students have been studying Roanoke and Jamestown in social studies.  After discussing both, the students were divided into groups and asked to create a Venn Diagram using their iPads and compare and contrast both settlements. This is one example:

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Social Studies Pixie Project

For a “wrap-up” of the first unit in Social Studies, the students were asked to choose the topic or topics that we studied that they liked the best.  They had to create a slideshow in Pixie to illustrate the topic. … Continue reading

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Was Christopher Columbus Jewish? What Do We Do in Rotations?

In social studies class, we are learning about Christopher Columbus. My teacher, Mrs. Zavon, found an article about his secret life. They think that Columbus was secretly a Jew. They found letters to his son, Diego, with some Jewish symbols … Continue reading

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Math and Social Studies News

It was a good week in Fifth Grade.  We had our first math test and it was a success!  I am very proud of all of the students. We began our unit on Christopher Columbus by watching a brief video. … Continue reading

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