Unit Study

Science- 1/20/17

posted Jan 20, 2017, 10:56 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today we finished the model we started yesterday. We also read about models and systems.

Science- 1/19/17

posted Jan 20, 2017, 10:55 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today's lesson focused on models. We discussed how scale applies to models, and how models can help us better understand our world. Then we created a scale model showing the distance of the planets from the sun.

Science- 1/18/17

posted Jan 20, 2017, 10:52 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today we started a new science unit titled "Earth and Space Systems". We discussed systems and parts of systems, and how knowing about systems can help us better understand our world. 

Social Studies- 1/13/17

posted Jan 20, 2017, 10:49 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today students performed their presentations and explained their Broadsides (Billboards).

Social Studies- 1/5/17

posted Jan 5, 2017, 12:58 PM by Keith Burgoyne

Students worked in cooperative groups to create a Broadside (Billboard) to showcase their assigned colony. They will present the finished Broadside with jingles, slogans, and lively presentations. 

Social Studies- 12/15/16

posted Dec 15, 2016, 9:55 AM by Keith Burgoyne

We started the next chapter which is about three early settlements, Roanoke, Jamestown, and Plymouth. Students read to learn about the people in those settlements and then performed an "act-out" of characters in pictures from the settlements.

Social Studies- 12/8/16

posted Dec 8, 2016, 6:50 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today we finished performing the plays and reviewed for tomorrow's test.

Social Studies- 12/6/16

posted Dec 6, 2016, 11:07 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today students are in small groups, preparing to present a play. Play presentations will begin today and continue tomorrow.

Social Studies- 11/17/16

posted Nov 17, 2016, 10:33 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today students began to identify and analyze key facts about eight European explorers who led expeditions to the New World. In pairs, they researched one explorer to present on a matrix that will be used later for a jeopardy type game. Once the game is finished, students will complete a notes sheet about the information they learned.

Social Studies- 11/16/16

posted Nov 17, 2016, 10:19 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today students read chapter 5, focusing on defining the vocabulary. 

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