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5th Grade Students use Marshmallows and Tootie Fruities to Review Math

April 22, 2019

How can you use marshmallows to review math?  You build polyhedrons using miniature marshmallows and toothpicks. What about Tootie Fruities? Give each student a cup of Tootie Fruities and then ask them to write a fraction for each color, . . . read more

5th Graders End the Year with a Blast!

January 3, 2019

On the last day of school all 5th graders who had 10 or less accountabilities were given the opportunity to build rockets  and test them in the gym.  Although we didn't make any baskets or get any rockets stuck in the ceiling, . . . read more

5th Grade Students Explore a Variety of Plants From the Garden

October 1, 2018

5th grade students have been studying plants in science. They decided to take a break from classroom work and use the garden as their classroom. read more

5th Graders Take Final Elementary School Field Trip

May 10, 2018

Hiking for 2 1/2 hours, splashing through creeks, falling in the water,slipping in the mud,  learning about Native Americans and the grocery aisle in their backyard, can make for an interesting but tiring field trip, on an 85 degree day . . . read more

5th Graders use Fidget Spinners in Math

August 30, 2017

Fidget Spinners are fun to play with, but this year the 5th grade students are using Fidget Spinner as a tool in math.  Students spend time each day using a Fidget Spinner to practice their math facts.  They work to see how many . . . read more

Blow Your Nose

March 30, 2017

Which Kleenex do you buy?  Do you buy the cheapest, the softest, or the one that absorbs the most?  The 5th graders decided to find out which one would perform the best.  They performed a test for strength and then also tested . . . read more

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