4/5 multiage update for week fo 1/7/19

January 14th, 2019

Welcome back everyone!  This week, students enjoyed reconnecting and got right to work. This week in the unit of inquiry the students were using their creativity to make animated stories of their favorite heroes. In math while the fourth graders worked on measurement, the fifth graders were working on approximations with decimals and finished the unit, Read More »

4/5 Multiage update for the week of 12/3-12/7

December 10th, 2018

Dear parents, This week we started our third PYP unit. We are going to work with Heroes and how the stories of heroes, both real and imaginary inspire us to help one another. Our students have showed great engagement with the first line of inquiry:  “Why societies are fascinated with heroes”. In Math, we finished Read More »

4/5 multiage update week of 11/26-11/30

November 30th, 2018

Dear parents, This week, in Spanish the kids practiced the accentuation of acute words and the use of certain and indeterminate articles. They read biographies and wrote their stories. In addition, they began to use their creativity to create board games with Spanish questions that will be added to the list of games in the Read More »

4/5 multiage update 11/12/18-11/16/18

November 27th, 2018

In English , students continued analyzing stories in Junior Great Books.  We are learning how to answer questions about text more robustly by restating the question, answering it, citing the text and explaining our reasoning. I wanted to remind parents the expectations for English homework.  There are two pieces of homework your child receives each Read More »

4/5 multiage update for week of 11/5/2018

November 12th, 2018

Dear parents, This week the children have shown a lot of interest in the creation of their pop up book about the origins of democracy. They have also begun to prepare for the voting campaign that will take place next week to select the pie (apple or pumpkin) and the drink that we will have Read More »

4/5 update for week of 10/22/18

October 29th, 2018

Dear Parents, This week we continue working on our Unit 2. Our students learned about different kinds of governmental/economic systems (Socialism, Fascism, Communism and Capitalism) through a wonderful video with cows. They were really engaged with this activity and made a worksheet explaining what they learned. In math, we continue working in unit 2. Next Read More »

4/5 update for week of 10/15-10/19/18

October 19th, 2018

Dear parents, Last week we had our special G-Day and our students had the opportunity to work on a practical activity related to making decisions. Also, they enjoyed taking funny photos with our guests. It was a nice time to share their school work. Thanks for attending this special day. This week, we started a Read More »

4/5 update week of 10/1-10/5/18

October 8th, 2018

Dear parents, This was a very entertaining week for our 4/5 students. In Spanish, they worked with Spanish grammar and concepts related with masculine and feminine nouns. Also, they continued working on their reading comprehension by answering questions related to the third line of inquiry. Some of our students started writing their articles for our Read More »

4/5 update for week of 9/25-9/28/18

September 30th, 2018

This was another exciting week in which our students really enjoyed all the class activities. In Spanish, they practiced reading comprehension by answering questions about readings related to the unit of inquiry. Some of our children have already finished their stories and began writing new ones. We are working on conjugating of popular verbs in Read More »

4/5 update for 9/17-9/21/18

September 22nd, 2018

Dear Parents, This has been a wonderful week in which we begin to feel that our children are already familiar with the routine of this school year.  They know and respect the essential agreements in order to learn in a pleasant and safe environment for all. In Math, fourth grade students studied geometry concepts such Read More »

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