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World Migration

For those of you more inclined to find out interesting information about World Migration, check this link out! Read full article »

U.S. Migration

For those of you interested in U.S. Migration, check this link out! Read full article »

Cool App

Dear Ravenclaws, Check out this app from the International Organization for Migration. Click on either "inward" or "outward" and select a country of interest to discover how many people migrate into or out of a particular place! I wonder what sorts of observations you might make about the movement on the map... Have fun! Read full article »

10,000 Projects

Lots of work went into our latest inquiry: the 10,000 Project! We put in our best efforts to show 10,000 by being accurate, using efficient strategies and sharing logical explanations. Some of us may have been nervous to present, but we had a ton of fun! Check out the link to our photos and read our reflections below:   Read full article »

Reliable Site For Reading

Check out Good Reads or Your Next Read (click on the Children's Tab - this site is recommended over Good Reads) if you are ever in need of a new book and are feeling frustrated that you can't find one of interest. Sign up for a free account or explore the websites and type in books you've read in the past to Read full article »

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Literacy

Literacy this year will involve: Thinking like an author, book clubs, genre studies, creating or maintaining a passion for reading, reading responses, developing effective communication skills, planning presentations, using appropriate resources, developing interesting vocabulary, enriching voice, finding purpose within reading and writing, and integrating IT skills.

Numeracy

Numeracy this year will revolve around: Core concepts from Investigations and Erma Andersen, Marcy Cook critical thinking and exploratory games, inquiry-based projects and integrating IT skills.

Units of Inquiry

Our units this year will include: Learning to Learn Together: Creating a Classroom Community, Media Literacy, Migration, Child Rights and Thinking Like a Scientist.