In the Time for Kids, we realized that gorillas are getting extinct very quickly. People are killing them because of the war and the poachers are trying to shoot the rangers and the gorillas. Cooper and Ethan N.
In art, we have not quite finished our monsters yet. In a few weeks, we will get to glaze our monsters. Mrs. Houze needs to leave them out to harden and she is going to put them in a kiln for 24 hours, then we can paint them. Jared and Breanna
In social studies, we made groups of families to go on the Oregon Trail. We've learned that it could be dangerous and we get to write diaries about it. We watched videos about pioneers and we learned if their wagons got too crowded, they needed to throw things out. If you had too much stuff in your wagon, you couldn't get to where you wanted to go. Your animal could die of exhaustion. Colby, Heather, Eliot, Tryston, Ethan N.
We were learning about main idea and supporting details and we had a test on what we learned about the last few weeks and we read a book called A River Ran Wild and learned about problem and solution. Naomi
On Tuesday we went to Colgate to learn about Martin Luther King's speech and we heard his speech. Heather
We brought papers that said parts of the speech that Martin Luther King said. Taylor
When we watched the video, Martin Luther King's voice was like a preacher. Colby
His dream was to hope his daughters and sons could join hands with white boys and girls and be friends. Cooper
Martin Luther King had a dream that all the people in the world would join hands. Tryston and Kiley
In art, we are trying to make our clay monsters and we can add anything we want as long as it's fat where it is hooked on and we had to smooth them and clay kind of feels weird. Makayla
In writing, we went to the computer lab to type down our information writing. Taylor
We started reading about non-fiction books and some of the books we read were about pandas and Martin Luther King. Taylor
We've been practicing our 3s multiplication facts. Heather
We've been learning about Martin Luther King and his dream speech. Ethan N.
Martin Luther's speech helped changed the laws about segregation and the whole nation was out from segregation. Jared
We are learning about people from the past. Tryston
Fiona moved to Scotland this week. Colby
In art class we are using clay and we are making monsters out of clay and we can add anything we want to them and they have to go through a fire to dry. Makayla
We are learning that Martin Luther King helped stop segregation. Breanna
We learned about pandas and what happened to them and mostly they eat bamboo and they also can act like humans. Cooper
We were learning about pandas to find the topic, the main idea and the supporting details in reading. Colby
In orchestra, we are doing a really (2-page) long piece of music and there are some really hard notes and some of the music is divided so that it looks like we are playing two notes at a time. Jared
We learned about the revolutionary war and we read books about the Boston Tea Party and the Boston Massacre. Xander
We learned that Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. Kiley
In chorus we are learning a new song called "Blow, Bugle, Blow." And the altos and the sopranos have an echo song. Morgan
We've been learning about the Colonial days and the Declaration of Independence. Ethan N.
Paul Revere warned the colonists that the British were coming. Colby
The colonists won the war and the king said to pay taxes and they didn't so he sent British soldiers to the new world. Xander
The lobsterbacks went to get the weapons but the colonists hid the weapons to keep them safe. Tryston
During the war, the colonists decided to fight for both a new country and to stop taxes. Eliot
We did a party for Fiona because she is going to Scotland and she is coming back June 15 and we'll all miss her. Fiona's going to be in fourth grade and fourth grade means third grade. Makayla
Fiona' leaving January 15 and she's flying 13 hours to Scotland. Kiley