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This week in upper west we had our  history simulation Coming to America. We are loading our ships and getting ready to sail to the new world, aka America. We stocked our ships with tools, food, household items, and seeds. We’re a religious freedom colony so we have to borrow a lot to set sail....
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Each week Upper West does the history simulation Coming to America we have map assignments and we have a lesson every Tuesday. This week our task is to make a flag for our colonies. Also both upper classrooms have focus groups Monday and  Friday, There are five individual groups. The interest topics we decided on...
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  Last week we had our home cross country race and it was fun. The works in our class are still new. We have the Great Lessons every Wednesday, this week Miss Megan did a lesson on How Numbers Began. Upper is doing a weather activity where we are writing what type of clouds and...
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Last week we started the weather unit. Each day we go outside and record kinds of clouds, temperature, air pressure, and precipitation. We also made a  barometer. A barometer measures air pressure. We made it out of a jar, colored water, and an upside down bottle in the jar. We also found out that the...
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This is the 4th week of school there are already math, geometry, language, history, science, and geography lessons going on. In math, some people are doing divisability by 25. Some other people are dividing fractions. Some are studying multiples and factors and a fourth group is using the cubing materials.  We also have our specials;...
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NEWS!!!! By Me/a 5th grader 😀 This week in Upper Elementary, the 5th and 6th have started band. Also, we’ve started a new interesting unit in history. Lastly, we held a student vote for different topics to research. Starting it off, we have band! The band students have played musical Yahtzee, have watched music videos,...
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Hello everyone and welcome to the blog! This past week has been very exciting due to the start of school! We welcomed students new and old, and played lots of games. On Tuesday we opened the water cycle shelf and played a water cycle game where we rolled dice to see where we went as...
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This week in writers workshop we are finishing are second research. Then we’re starting something new. The 6th grade field trip was Wednesday. They went to COSI. The field trip was from 8:00 am-5:30 pm. They ate lunch at Cosi. In the classroom we got new geography. It is a latitude and longitude puzzle map....
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On Monday and Wednesday, our class did testing. On Monday we did  math testing, and when we were done, we had to read a book. We did the same thing on Wednesday, but we did language instead. This week in Spanish we  watched “Coco.” We are watching it in Spanish with the English subtitles. Our...
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          This week the upper elementary classrooms went to the AG Fest. First, we went to the petting farm and got to pet animals. Next, we got to play with chicks.  After that, we learned about seed formation. Lastly, we learned about kinds of soil. We also got in teams of...
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