The students enjoyed their day at the Museum of Science and Technology. One whole section of the museum was dedicated to the brain and how it controls our bodies. The students had some hands-on experience with how the brain can be altered.
Students are learning the names of the parts of the brain, along with their functions. In order to have a good understanding of how the brain is structured, students are creating Brain Hats!
The students have been broken into reading groups and assigned either "Stone Fox" or "Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang" to read. Students are analyzing how heroes are created in stories; specifically personality traits, actions and conflict resolution or different heroes.
The students had fun using our unit vocabulary words to create their own crossword puzzles. Next step, can they solve them?
After reading the history of the alphabet, the students used the Greek alphabet to spell their names. After lots of laughing and sharing, the students challenged one another by writing words with the Greek alphabet and having their classmates decipher them.
Sir Gadabout is the worst knight in King Arthur's court, but will he be able to help the Ghost of Sir Henry and clear his name of the crime of pilchard-stealing?
Wow, the class already knows a lot about ancient civilizations! We will use our web to help guide our activities and to make connections between different civilizations. First stop, Ancient Egypt!
Getting excited about our new unit by exploring a variety of texts about different civilizations!