Here are some updates for next week:
Ukulele Class starts on Wednesday, January 15th. We will be participating in an 8-week ukulele class in partnership with Old Town School of Music. Each 5th grade class will learn to play the ukulele and a culminating performance will happen at the end of our class. You won't want to miss it!
Science - We have started a new unit in Science called Modeling Matter. We will be exploring what happens when two substances are mixed together. We will be taking on the role of a food scientist to explore ingredients of foods. By the end of the unit, students will understand that there is a connection between the observable properties of materials and the properties of the molecules of which those materials are composed.
211 Math - Rom 211 is finishing their current unit called Comparing Bits & Pieces. They will be taking a unit test on Monday. They received a study guide today to help them prepare for the test on Monday.
Reading: Room 211 has a comprehension test on the story, Kaddo's Wall on Tuesday. They have a review sheet of comprehension questions due Tuesday. They will starting a new novel, Chasing Vermeer next week too:)
Room 217 has started their new novel, Touching Spirit Bear, and is already having deep conversations on the idea of restorative justice. They have a calendar that outlines the pace of the novel and it needs to be signed by a parent. Most of the work is being done in their smash book.
Writing: Published argumentative essays are due Tuesday for both classes!