Making Mountains

This week the fifth-graders learned about the different ways that mountains are made.  After watching a video and discussing the difference between fold mountains, up-warp

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Maps

This week, the fifth graders have been looking at maps in social studies class.  We have discussed poles, hemispheres, and the major lines of latitude

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New Word Studies

The fifth graders got their new spelling/word study lists this week.  After last week’s practice round with some more familiar words, we will be diving

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Convection Current Lab

On Thursday, the students conducted their first science lab of the year.  To replicate the movement of convection currents in the Earth’s mantle, the students

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Too Nice Outside…

It was too nice outside to pass up the opportunity to work out in the fresh air.  So, we took our language arts work outside. 

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The First Americans

Hello everyone! This week, the students began a project on the first Americans.  They analyzed and compared a handful of print and online resources about

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