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Hello, and welcome to this week’s newsletter! This week was cut short, thanks to conferences, but we still had history, astronomy, and all the other specials we normally have on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. In history, we had a large town meeting with both classes, and we argued for and against King George the Ⅲ....
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  In history we are planning a “Town Meeting” to decide if the colonists should go to war with Great Britain.  Some kids are role playing famous Patriots, some are neutral and some are Loyalist. Next week we will gather both classes together to debate. Both sides will present and try to convince the neutrals...
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This week we did focus groups (research based on student selected interests) and everybody was focused on reading about their topic. We also had a science lesson. It was all about the life cycle of a star. We have also been learning about the first person killed  in the Boston Massacre and all the events...
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Last week we took a field trip to the library. We got books for our new focus groups. We Also watched the mayor give a speech at the Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony in the library atrium. In P.E.A.C.E   P.A.L.s  we had a lesson on  clean water and how we can keep the water clean....
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Hello adults of Montessori, and welcome to today’s blog! This week has been very exciting for so many reasons. Monday was pretty chill, with only lessons and specials. Not really any big lessons. But on Tuesday, we had a history lesson where everyone got to be a person involved in the triangle trade. The people...
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Welcome To This Week’s Blog By Isaac Orth This week it is officially 2020. A lot of things have changed this week in Upper Elementary West. First of all, focus groups are now over (our work is outside in the hallway). We will be going back to focus groups on Friday, January 10. Also, we...
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This week is the last week of school before winter break. We come back from winter break on January 6, 2020. Today we finished our history simulation of settlement in the New World. The people that were in my group are Raylee, Noah E, Noah G, Evie and I. Tomorrow we are finishing up our...
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NEWS!  This week in Upper Elementary we have been finishing up our focus groups. We are doing well in our discovering America Simulator, and we started poems in writer’s workshop. Well, I hope this sounds interesting! Starting it off, we are finishing up focus groups. We have only two more sessions until we present our...
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Today at Montessori: Giving Tuesday kicks off our morning with a video telling to get together and help others by: preparing and delivering care packages, volunteering at soup kitchens, volunteering at animal shelters, and Picking up a local park. Next the 5th grade had a botany lesson about acidic levels roots or root hairs have. ...
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In P E this week we marked off a very big square area in the middle of the room.  Mr. Tim placed the agility ladder inside the square. He then divided the class in half. Half of the class went inside the square and half went outside the square. If you were inside the square...
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