Lit- We wrapped up our Nonfiction unit with a look at biographical writings. Our essays and narratives featured Jackie Robinson, Abraham Lincoln, Beverly Cleary and Helen Keller. We will spend a few days learning about disabilites, inspired by our reading.
S.S. - China and population issues - Did you know the world topped 7 billion people this decade?
Science - A brief study of genetics and heredity. How did I get blue eyes and curly hair?
Religion - Students have been researching our school chapel offering project to help encourage our schoolmates to give of their blessings. Student have made posters, are creating a presentation to share, and have contacted Pastor Sam to find out more about India. Next up - OT prophets and Babylonian captivity.
English - We are studying propaganda techniques and creating our own products to market by writing commercials. Great use of those adverbs and adjectives!
Grandparents Day prep - Grandparents Day is coming March 13! An invitation and dismissal consent form came home today.
|Some of the class after "The Blob Skit"|
|Working on our Eric Carle art|
|Eric Carle wrote and illustrated The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other kids books|
|Then on "messy paint day" we created our own colored papers|
|Now we are working on making our own collage style animal scenes|
|Disability Awareness unit: Simulation of blindness|
|Who knew buttering a cracker could be such a challenge?|
|Practicing for Grandparents Day|
|And more work on art|
|The Friday paper crew|
|Listening to old time radio commercials|