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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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Last week we had Thanksgiving break. We had no school through Wednesday to Sunday. All of us got to spend Thanksgiving with our family. On Monday we had a lesson on the Homo sapiens.They are the modern humans today. We also got a new student. On Tuesday we had a Science lesson on Mount Shasta...
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On Monday we had a History lesson. It was on the Homo Erectus. They were the first animals to control fire. So far of all of our history  lessons it is our closest extinct relative. In Collaborative Science we learned about profile maps, and we drew them. On Wednesday we were supposed to have art...
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Last Friday, Miss Mackenzie gave us a lesson on the history of maps for geography. She showed us many ancient maps and even showed a map she saw on her travels to Jordan. We have been studying maps and how to read them in our geography lessons. We have also been studying maps and landforms...
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After a fun week of camp, we have are back to work! We’ve had different lessons on multiples and divisibility for math. We also started sentence analysis this week! This is like a fun word puzzle where we have to analyze each part of the sentence. Mr. Dave did another lesson on human’s closest relative...
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This has been a busy 4 day week! We were busy with our stream tables for science and our archeological dig for history. We have also been busy with our math and language lessons. Many of us our studying multiples, factors, and divisibility in math. Our language study has been on adjectives, pronouns and further...
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  This week on Monday , we got our first guest speaker! Their names were Mr. Nathan and Miss Diana. They taught us about the black swamp, and how people’s wagons would get stuck in the mud, and that how high the moss is at the bottom of the tree proves how much water there...
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Last Thursday we got our first biology lesson of the year, and we also had a peace lesson. Apparently it is also Hispanic Heritage Month, so at the end of the day we have been learning about some Spanish speaking countries, and we have seen some food and some people from the countries. We also...
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