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5/6 Group B, week of 2/17/14

Today’s reporters are Jaden and Gianni. We wrote portfolio papers to present at parent/teacher conferences. We wrote about how our year has been going and what we’re responsible for, like a wrap-up of the year so far. And we’ve been writing about the power of the president. We’ve been learning about Ancient Egypt and today we split up about what is different about the
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5/6 Group A, week of 2/10/14

Today’s reporters are Connie and Caitlyn. This week we were making cartoon graphs. There’s a picture on the graph and it’s small, and you have to make a big version of it. We’re learning about measurements. We’re learning about how much is one mile, one inch, one kilometer. We’re measuring things in our classroom. We made a guess how long something is, and then
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5/6 Group B, Week of 1/20/14

Today’s reporters are Philip and Tyree. We have just finished a persuasive paper on fracking, or drilling for natural gases. It’s statewide for 5th and/or 6th graders. We’re going to go back to our other persuasive papers that we’re writing. Tyree: I’m writing about football, that it should be in recess every day. Philip: I’m writing that books are good for you, of course!
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5/6 Group A, week of 1/13/14

Today’s reporters are Natalie and Theo. In Humanities we’re continuing The Hunger Games. We just got past the part where Katniss volunteers to be a tribute. Teacher Molly is giving us strategies for post-its to interpret the meaning of the book for life-lessons. For example, what is the book trying to teach you? Some books have hidden in them lessons like “Don’t give up”.
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5/6 Group B, week of 1/6/14

Above: A solar oven in action! Today’s reporters are Jemica and Sam. This week we started reading The Hunger Games. A lot of people in class have read it before and others have seen the movie. We got as far as where Katniss volunteers to be the tribute for District 12. Jemica: It’s good. I like that she cares about Prim so much that
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5/6 classes, week of 12/16-12/20/13

Above: 6th graders out on Monday’s field trip Today’s reporters are Kayla, David, and Marvin. On Monday we went on a field trip to see “A Nightmare on Puberty Street”. [Only the 6th graders went -Ed.] It was pretty funny, a cool play. It was about four people and they each had their own stories. The girl asked her parents a lot of questions
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The week in 5/6 Group B

Above: Wilson’s drawing of Ulysses’ ship Today’s reporters are Dakarai and Franco. Dakarai: Today in PE we had to do 150 pushups because the other group did 100 with their backpacks on, so we had to even it out. And then we had to run upstairs in one and a half minutes and everybody was tired so it took a while for people to
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5/6 class, Group A, 11/15/13

Today’s reporters are Janelle and Martin. This week in math we learned about multiplying decimals. Some of us think it’s hard and others think it’s medium. We’re also adding and subtracting decimals. Today we’re learning dividing decimals. In Science we’re learning about the death penalty. We’re talking about whether the death penalty is something we should still have. Yesterday in science we were learning
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Girls’ Eye View, 5/6 classes, 11/8/13

Above: Researching on WorldBookOnline.com Today’s reporters are Assata and Diana. On Tuesday librarian Tawnya came into our class with the Chromebook cart. We used them to go to WorldBookOnline.com to research a non-fiction topic. Assata: I researched Marie Antoinette. Diana: I searched El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and Nicarauga. In Humanities we’ve been writing a non-fiction narrative about one thing from Ancient Greece.
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5/6 classes, 11/1/13

Today’s reporters are Iasiah and Wilson. In math we are working on fractions- converting from mixed fractions (like 7 1/2) to improper fractions (15/2) and back. We’re sort of in the middle of fractions. In science we are learning about heat and pressure. Heat and pressure are important for the rock cycle. We just finished a test about the rock cycle. We got our
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