Thursday, January 25, 2018

Extreme Weather!


https://www.nature.com/news/2011/110907/full/477148a.html

4th graders, we are going to use MARVEL to help us become experts on tsunamis, hurricanes and tornadoes.

Learning Targets: 
  • I can access MARVEL and do a keyword search.  
  • I can read informational texts to gain new knowledge and understanding. 
  • I can collaborate with my classmates and work together to learn new things. 
  • I can cite my sources in a bibliography. 
Please complete our digital EXIT SLIP before browsing today.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Getting to Know Chris Van Dusen

Our visit with Chris Van Dusen is almost here! We're going to learn a little bit more about him from his own website and then answer some questions about him.




Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Chris Van Dusen is coming!

PES friends, it is so exciting that Chris Van Dusen is coming to visit our school! Over the next two weeks we will be reading his many wonderful books.  In the library we'll start with my favorite: The Circus Ship.



5th graders, how is The Circus Ship similar to the real-life ship The Royal Tar?  How is it different?

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Welcome to the Week of Code!

Coding is so much fun!  We're going to dip our toes in because...


We'll start with:
Kodable