Playing Around with Fractions

This week, the fifth graders began exploring fractions in math class.  We started our unit by discussing what fractions represent and comparing different length blocks

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Masks

Happy start of second semester! As we are continuing to wear masks during the school day, it has been noticed that students are getting an

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Testing Insulators and Conductors

Yesterday, the fifth graders performed an experiment to test whether various common classroom materials were electrical conductors or insulators.  Using some alligator clip wires, we

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Snow Day!

Good morning and happy snow day, 5th graders!   Here are some things you could do today to keep your brains warm! IXL – Diagnostic

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Fun with Static

We started our second trimester’s science theme on electricity and magnetism by discussing the structure of atoms and how electrons move between materials, causing buildup

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Library Center

Yesterday, the fifth and sixth graders took a trip to the Library Center.  The students worked together in small mixed-grade groups to complete a scavenger

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Reading Groups!

This week in 5th grade, as promised, the students got to start reading groups!  They chose to read either “Chickadee” by Louise Erdrich or “Island

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