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This week on Tuesday we had a robot presentation from the university. We also made dream catchers in art class. 4th years went outside and looked for lichen. We have practiced writing notes for informational-based writing. On Tuesday we picked our writing topics. This morning (Thursday) we picked our books for literature books. Later today...
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This week we had P.E on Monday because Mr. Tim was out of town. We also had a new history lesson on early humans. In history pretty soon we will start putting together the timeline. This week we had art with Miss Sam in person. For science this week we learned about the food web....
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The homework presentations are due this week. For art class Miss Sam is coming back to teach art in person. This Friday we are having a day off due to teacher training. This morning we had a science lesson and in the lesson we dissected owl pellets. We are almost done with the B.F.G. For...
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This week our class started our history projects on early humans. We have to make a timeline for it. There are 4 groups: homo habilis, homo erectus, homo neanderthalis, homo sapiens. We also had a peace lesson on equality V.S. fairness. Miss Mackenzie gave groups questions on different situations and we had to discuss what...
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This week upper east had many small group lessons that ranged from working with decimals to sentence analysis to cubing. Students have also been diving into their culture work. In particular students have been enjoying their geography project where they choose to focus on a specific area of the world. Each week they learn something...
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This week we did the conference papers about ourselves and we had questions about how we focus on work. We had a history lesson on Homo Sapiens. We also had a science lesson on Tuesday about the different climate zones. Geography work was about different time zones. Yesterday we had art. We traced out a...
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This week students in our class are going to do conference videos for their parents. You choose a work you want to show your parents and Miss Mackenzie videos it. Thursday morning we had a peace lesson on being inclusive. On Monday we had one of our last History lessons. It was about Homo Erectus....
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This week history was canceled due to Martin Luther King Day. On Thursday we did a language cbm. Art is rescheduled for Friday. We had a science lesson on biomes. We had our first virtual field trip to Oak Openings. So far it has been a pretty good week.
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We have had a great week back! We have been working hard and diving into many lessons. On Monday, we met Harry Habilis, played by Mr. Dave. We learned all about his life, what he eats, where he lives, and that he was the first human to walk upright. We are also starting a new...
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On Monday we finished our lessons on early humans . We learned all of their names; Ardiphithecus, Auustralopithecus, omo Habilis,Homo Eretus, Neanderthal, and Cro-Magno.  We also worked on our literature circle projects on wish tree.On Tuesday we learned another kind of map, aerial photo. On Wednesday we had art and we used pipe cleaners, beads,...
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