*Students are using MATH Magazine/ Front Row/Duolingo for warmups.
1. Weekly reading Scope Magazine: identifying theme, making connections to other examples with similar theme, identifying the elements of suspense.
6th : Studying the history of space exploration. Making a timeline. Constructing and launching straw rockets. Constructing model rockets.
7th: Studying flight. Constructing paper airplanes, using the scientific method to test the design that flies the farthest.
8th: CSI Crime Scene investigation basics: learning about evidence, careers in CSI, criminal terms, conducting experiments in finger printing, dna sampling from a strawberry, using knowledge and deductive reasoning skills to solve hypothetical crimes.
*Students are Dynamath as their warm up. Working on various skills that focus in the areas of measurement and data, number operations, algebraic concepts, geometry, and problem solving.
1st Grade: Module Project: make an invention based on an animal adaptations or characteristic
2nd grade: Fairy Tales Around the World, Fractured Fairy Tales, writing your own fractured fairy tale.
3rd grade: Ocean Zones, and the animal kingdom that lives there. Pick a zone and create a product of choice to show its habitat.
4th grade: Mythology: Learning about Greek, Roman, and Norse Gods and Goddesses. Create a Class Newspaper highlighting these gods and goddesses.
5th grade: Environment: Become a Snow Ranger: Learn about how to take care of and have fine of our forest, and natural areas in the winter. Create a mini avalanche, make your own snow shoes, learn about animal tracks, and adaptations. Send away for an official Junior Ranger Certificate.