Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Station Learning

Fifth graders spent time this week looking more closely at the Statue of Liberty and The New Colossus, the poem inscribed upon the statue’s pedestal. Students uncovered symbolism in text and images related to American Monuments and the idea of the American Dream.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Our First Buddy Meeting

5-307 and 2-207 took turns getting to know one another through interviews. We loved meeting our new buddies!

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Author Visit

Sisters Grimm and N.E.R.D.S. author Michael Buckley stopped by to chat with the fifth graders about his writing journey. We all left very inspired to tell our stories!

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Voting Sticker Redesign

Students drafted new ideas for the NYC voting stickers in Humanities this week. Maybe you’ll see one of their designs during a future election!

Memoir Share

We’ve finally wrapped our unit on memoir writing. Students read and left compliments for their fellow classmates. Take a look!

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Fifth Grade Ofrenda

Friday’s classes designed and described an ofrenda as a writing warmup. The ofrenda is an altar celebrating the life of a loved one or an admired one that is put up for Dia de Muertos. Check out some of our presentations.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Our First Armory Day

Thanks to our volunteers and to Ms. Giamboi and Ms. Donato for putting together our first Armory Day.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

More Boo Bash!

Check out some more pics from the party!