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Yearly Archives: 2020

Book Report: Strange Planet by Nathan W Pyle

First Name: Sirius Age: 9 Book Title: Strange Planet Author: Nathan W Pyle Fiction Genres: Comic/Graphic Novel,Humor Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: It was very, very funny. It was a comic book. It was about aliens coming to earth. List all of the main […]

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Lab Report: What is the effect invisible ink has on snow.

First Name: Sirius Age: 9 Experiment Title: What is the effect invisible ink has on snow. What was the purpose of your experiment? Provide a brief description of what you were hoping to learn, discover, or study.: I was wondering what effect invisible ink has on snow. What was your hypothesis?: That it would melt […]

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Book Report: The Mighty Dynamo, by Kieran Crowley

First Name: Sirius Age: 9 Book Title: The Mighty Dynamo Author: Kieran Crowley Fiction Genres: Realistic Fiction Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: It’s the school world cup in Ireland. They go to Dublin, Ireland to participate in the Group Stage. Also, they play on […]

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Peers

We recorded our completed first drafts on the front page of our writing folder, choose one draft to continue working on, and filled out Peer Response forms to ask for feedback from our peers. Then we did a sample whole group peer revision, which turned into a super interesting discussion on point of view and […]

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Buttermilk

For Science, the electrons made some delicious butter. They experimented with adding salt or sugar and even made some whipped cream. We briefly talked about how Heavy whipping cream is made and how the agitation starts to separate the fat and it clumps together. Which then leaves you with butter and buttermilk.

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Ponds

We started by coloring pond scenes and reading “Over and Under the Pond” by Kate Messner. Then we looked at birds, first building up our vocabulary by doing a group fill-in-the-blanks exercise around the parts of a bird (e.g., crest, throat, wingbars). Next, looking at pictures of different birds, we shared and wrote descriptions. And […]

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Lab Report: Fall, Dominos, Fall

First Name: CJ Age: 8 Experiment Title: fall domino`s fall. What was the purpose of your experiment? Provide a brief description of what you were hoping to learn, discover, or study.: I wanted to experiment with how closely domino’s need to be assembled in order to fall smoothly What was your hypothesis?: That the dominos […]

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Lab Report: How Salty is the Sea?

First Name: Mayana Age: 7 Experiment Title: How Salty is the Sea? What was the purpose of your experiment? Provide a brief description of what you were hoping to learn, discover, or study.: How much salt we had to put in regular water to make it as salty as seawater. What was your hypothesis?: I […]

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Lab Report: Sugar Snake

First Name: Mayana Age: 7 Experiment Title: Sugar Snake What was the purpose of your experiment? Provide a brief description of what you were hoping to learn, discover, or study.: Why when you light a sugar-baking soda solution on fire why it forms a snake that rises out of the ground. What was your hypothesis?: […]

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Book Report: Zoey and Sassafras Monsters and Mold by Asia Citro

First Name: August Age: 6 Book Title: Zoey and Sassafras Monsters and Mold Author: Asia Citro Fiction Genres: Fantasy Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The book takes place at Zoey’s house. In the land around her house is a stream. The Monster Ball is […]

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