What's happening... Every week the fifth-grade classes are joined by a DreamYard theatre teaching artist, Mr. Kenny. During the first unit, we wrote monologues about moments in time when we felt brave. After watching videos of actors performing monologues, and brainstorming ideas for our own writing, students began independently crafting monologues. We spent several weeks… Continue reading 5th Grade DreamYard Celebrations
Whats happening.. Students have begun GreenBeetz, a 10 week program, through GrowNYC, learning how to consider their relationship with food, how they make decisions about what to eat, and how the food they eat affects the way they feel. Students engage in a unique format filled with concrete lessons, cooking activities, work in the garden… Continue reading 5-220 & 5-215.. We got the GreenBeetz!
What's happening Students are engaged their first unit of study, Interpreting Book Clubs. Students are placed in book clubs and are reading the same book within their group. Student discussions will be based on analyzing theme. "What can I do at home?" At home, ask your child questions about their independent reading book. Children should… Continue reading Book Clubs in Reading Workshop
In order to ensure the safety of all our students, we will be changing the entrances that students arrive at school, for the first four days of school ONLY. This new plan will be in place for September 7th, 8th, 11th, and 12th. This will help us to ensure all of our students are in… Continue reading Arrival Procedures for September 7th, 8th, 11th, and 12th!