Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Today we took advantage of the amazing weather to sketch our favorite trees on campus, in connection with our novel, My Side of the Mountain. With so many trees to choose from, we were all over the campus! Mr. Allen even offered to answer some questions for us.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Peer Conferencing Day

Today we shared our Persuasive Letters with classmates to get feedback. It was a great opportunity to hear thoughts from others.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Persuasive Observations

Today, we discussed the different types of persuasion that are out in the world. Students brought in examples and we discussed some of the more common approaches. 

Working on the School's Newsletter

Fifth graders are excited to be writing articles for the school newsletter. After completing their interviews, they begin working on their articles.