Week of April 30 - May 4
I do believe we have turned the corner and spring is finally here. And with that, comes our typical end of the year crazy schedule.
In writing, students have finished up their second persuasive essay. They are currently researching teen activism for an informational piece. They are learning that it is important to have a broad perspective on a topic in order to make a claim.
In reading, we are also researching. They are working cooperatively in groups to research a decade of time in American history. This is a fun, multi-dimensional project where students can exhibit their talents as writers, performers, and graphic artists while learning about the culture and history of a time period. They will be finishing up their projects around May 23rd and presenting in the last few days of school.
In addition, students have studied the geography of South America for the last month and completed a WWII project using Thinglink.
We have a busy month coming up. Please check out the following important dates.
Wishtree vocab definitions - due May 1
DLR week 24 - due May 1
Biztown Interview day - May 3
Instrument rehearsal - May 4 & May 7 & 8
Sunglasses day & Track Meet - May 9
Chorus party - May 9
Kid Connect day (Biztown) - May 10
Junior high visit - May 11
Biztown - May 14
Track Meet rain date - May 16
Early dismissal - May 25
No school - May 28
6th grade party - May 30
Last day (early dismissal) - June 1