4/5 multiage update week of 2/25-3/1/19

March 4th, 2019

Dear Parents, This week proved to be another unpredictable one, but the students enjoyed being at school each day they came.  In English, they finished up their Book Trailers using a fun video making program called Photostory.  They also continue to log minutes on their reading logs and are plugging away at Spelling. In the Read More »

4/5 Multiage updated for the week 2/18 – 2/22

February 22nd, 2019

Dear Parents, This week we continue working on our fourth PYP unit. Our students are learning about “Similarities and differences on how people express their culture, value and beliefs around the world”. They are researching about the culture, customs and cultural and artistic manifestations of two different countries on different continents. They also are creating Read More »

4/5 multiage update week of 2/11-2/15/19

February 20th, 2019

In English, students have been enjoying creating a video book trailer for a book of their choice.  This multimedia format helps kids be creative, practice their technology skills and use the powers of persuasion to convince an audience. In preparation for our Sharing the Planet unit, we are taking a field trip to Milltown State Read More »

4/5 Multiage update week of 2/4/19-2/8/19

February 10th, 2019

This was an exciting week for our 4/5 multiage students. They spend most of the time having rehearsal for the play “La misión del Rey Arturo” with the Missoula Children’s Theatre. These hours of rehearsal allowed them to work with the other students from different classes and let them show their strengths and form bonds through Read More »

4/5 multiage update for week of 1/28/19

February 1st, 2019

Dear parents, We have had an exciting week in our school. 4/5 multiage students started to work on their 3rd unit’s summative assessment. They are creating a slideshow about an organization that has had a great impact on our community and world and how they can help to improve it. This summative assessment is related Read More »

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 »

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