Wednesday YOU MADE IT! It’s the last day of school! Your only activity today is to join us for our last Zoom meeting this morning. I’ll tell you again what I said on Monday: I was thinking about the year we’ve spent together and I have to say how proud I am of all of… Read more The last week of school!
Welcome to your last Friday in fifth grade! Can you believe that? After three more school days, you will be sixth graders! If you see this before about 10:30 and would like to join us for a Breakout Live, leave me a comment below! If you already told me you’d like to join you should… Read more Friday, May 15, 2020
Mystery Class is a project we started back in January when we were in school. Using a weekly set of clues, we worked in groups to identify the latitude, longitude, time zone, continent, country, and region of ten mystery classes. Then schools closed down, and we had to work individually from home to figure out… Read more Mystery Class-Our Final Guesses for 2020!
Every quarter we work on math enrichment projects to dig a little deeper into the math concepts we are learning in fifth grade. This quarter, one of our options was to create a game in Scratch which either taught or reviewed a math concept. These were the required elements: The questions had to be appropriate… Read more Math Games
In life science we have been learning about inherited and acquired traits of organisms. One thing we have focused on is pollinators and how they help the environment. When you think of pollinators, you usually think of bees and maybe butterflies, but lots of other animals are pollinators, too! Our classes got into groups of… Read more Pollinator Demonstrations
We are a group of fifth graders in Arizona, USA, and this is our first blog post of the 2019-20 school year. This blog is where we will publish some of our writing and projects, and where we will try to make connections with other classes from around the world! We are excited to participate… Read more Welcome to our blog!
It has been an amazing year in fifth grade. Tomorrow is our last day of school before we become sixth graders. We’ve taken pictures and video every day of the school year in our class to document our learning. Would you believe we have taken 1,349 images in just this school year?! This video was… Read more It’s the End of the School Year
Our whole school has been working on project-based learning experiences with the theme of Improve the World. Grade levels are working on reducing food waste, protecting animal habitats, spreading acts of kindness, and many other ways to make our world a better place. We surveyed our students at the beginning of the year to determine… Read more Solar Energy: Improve Our World
For students: Use this periodic table to complete your assignment in class on Friday. Periodic Table “Periodic Table of the Elements, in Pictures and Words” © 2005-2016 Keith Enevoldsen elements.wlonk.com This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Mad Science Day is when we dedicate a whole school day to exploring science. Our fifth grade team has a tradition of holding Mad Science Day each year on October 31. This year it fell on a half day, but we still packed in plenty of learning and fun! We prepared for Mad Science Day… Read more Mad Science Day 2018