Week of October 6-10

October 10th, 2014

This was another productive week as students finished publishing their written autobiographies. Students showed their creativity and understanding of the central idea through this great pieces of work. They have started their interviews with the teachers, answering questions about their goals, achievements and activities, demonstrating that they understand the decisions, activities and responsibilities of each Read More »

Week of September 29 – October 3

October 3rd, 2014

This week we continued to work on our written autobiographies, explored spelling and grammatical patterns in Spanish and practiced our reading comprehension skills with different reading in class. We watched a couple of videos that relate to the different stages of life as we continued to explore the differences between infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood and “la Read More »

Week of September 22 – 26

September 26th, 2014

We have had another productive week in 4th/5th grade. Students started to work on their autobiographies, which is the summative assessment for this unit. They finished their written descriptions of their word self portraits. They learned more about spelling rules related to accent marks and syllables and explored the past tense in Spanish. Students continue Read More »

Week of September 15 – 19

September 19th, 2014

We had another amazing and productive week in the 4th/5th grade classrooms! In Spanish, we worked on typing the word self portraits and they are almost ready to laminate and post in the hallways. We explored the characteristics of an autobiography and did a fictional autobiography about a lime or an animal. Next week students Read More »

Week of September 8-12

September 11th, 2014

We had another eventful week of school starting off with a word snapshot of our students’ lives in PYP. Students enjoyed making a visual of their hobbies, favorite things, friends and important news in the world. They wrote about each item they included on their posters and will have their work laminated when finished. It Read More »

Week of September 2-5

September 5th, 2014

Welcome back to school! What a great first week of school we’ve had!  It is such a joy to spend time with these lovely children. We did a few interactive activities to build community and explore the rules and expectations at the beginning of the week. In Spanish, we explored our goals for this year, Read More »

Week of June 2 – 6

June 6th, 2014

Hello Parents This is our last update of the year and we’d like to thank all of you for a wonderful year. Summer’s just around the bend and we are excited to take some time off, but we’re really going to miss everyone. This final week we took some time to reflect on our year Read More »

Week of May 27 to 30

May 30th, 2014

Dear parents We had a great week filled with interesting activities On Spanish, students kept on working on their nonfiction books about their insects and arachnids. They are doing a great job at using informative language to write their texts, as well as they’ve been doing amazing illustrations. We also worked on posters and presentations Read More »

Week of May 19 – 23

May 23rd, 2014

Dear parents We had an interesting week full of fun activities. In math we did our unit 9 test on Monday. Students were tested on the topics seen on this unit, and they did wonderfully. We started unit 10, and we are enjoying it a lot. Fourth graders are reviewing concepts of symmetry and congruence Read More »

Week of May 12-16

May 16th, 2014

We’ve had another great week with beautiful weather! This week we finished unit 9 in math. The 4th graders have learned how to multiply and divide decimals and 5th graders explored how to calculate the volume of different three dimensional shapes. We will have the unit 9 math test on Monday, May 18th. We started Read More »

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