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Ms. Zapata’s 4/5 class, 2/8/13

Today’s reporters are David and Franco. This week we went to the Asian Art Museum on Thursday. It was unique and a lot of fun. We learned a lot new stuff we didn’t know. David: My favorite part was the stories about the Buddha and how he was generous and giving. Franco: My favorite part was, when we were exploring, I saw a kitana
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Ms. Zapata’s 4/5 class, 1/25/13

Today’s reporters are Melissa and Tavaidi. Tavaidi: We are learning about maps. The map is of all 50 states. We’re taking a test next Wednesday. Melissa: The test is a blank map of all 50 states and we need to fill in the names [Note: Ms. Z says the test on Wednesday is not on all 50 states!]. We also made windows- you open
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Ms. Zapata’s 4/5 class, 1/18/13

Today’s reporters are Philip and Raimon. Philip: This week we watched a Martin Luther King Jr. video. It was a speech from the day before he was assassinated. Also this week Ms. Z gave us our second block for the map. We’re memorizing the 50 states, one block at a time. This week my group’s block had Pennsylvania, New York, Maine, and the other
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Ms. Zapata’s 4/5 Class, 12/21/12

Above: Raishad and Vincent are showing how a cloud is made. Our reporters today are Kevin and Julia. We had Project Open House! Kevin: My project was about how to save water. When you shower, if you’re not using the water, don’t let it run. I also worked on a computer slide show about water. Julia: My project was a game. We had a
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Ms. Zapata’s 4/5 class, 12/14/12

Our reporters today are Neiman and Jaden. We’ve been busy getting ready for Open House. Each table is doing a different activity for Project Open House. There are seven tables with three or four people each and we’re at different tables. Jaden: Our table is trying to make a game. We’re writing on paper and asking questions so that people can answer them. We’ll
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Ms. Zapata’s 4/5 class, 11/30/12

Today’s reporters are Matthew (right) and Vincent (left). In our Science Notebooks we recorded our saturation activity. It’s about putting water into a sponge and seeing how much comes out. We needed to put in the exact amount of water to saturate the sponge and not have any come out. Saturation means sucking up the water. In class this week we are reading Joey
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