Museum of Science Field Trip

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Museum of Science Field Trip May 3, 2016 
Students CAN bring:
-small backpack (drawstring bag)
-water bottle
-snacks
-jacketStudents CANNOT bring:
-soda, juice, Gatorade, etc.
-PHONES
-Electronic Devices
-binders
-money/wallet

If you have any questions, please email Ms. Kriger at jkriger@marbleheadcharter.com

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Museum of Science Field Trip

On Tuesday, May 3, 2016 the fifth grade will be visiting the Museum of Science in Boston as part of our study of the Engineering Design Process. We will be traveling by school bus, and we will depart from MCCPS at 8:30 A.M. Our expected time of return will be prior to Enrichment. The cost of this trip is $36.70 per student. Students will be viewing different areas in the museum connected to our curriculum, eating lunch provided by the museum [pizza, pretzels, Teddy Grahams, water and condiments], and viewing a planetarium show.

Just a reminder that your permission slip and payment is due Friday, April 29, 2016.

Thank you!

Need another copy of the permission slip? Click on the link! Permission Slip for Museum of Science

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Calling All Engineers!

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Engineering Design Day was a SUCCESS! Ask you student about what he/she created and how it worked. Pictures coming soon!

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Want to see more about the Renaissance? Check out the information below about the Isabella Steward Gardner Museum and its paintings from the Renaissance.

“25 of the Gardner Museum’s finest paintings have been removed from the second floor of the Venetian palazzo and installed in the gallery of the Renzo Piano-designed New Wing.” From The Boston Globe on Friday, March 18, 2016.

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Exhibition 2 Photographs

Revival & Rebirth : Researching the Renaissance – 5th

What’s new and what’s old in the time of the Renaissance?

What can art tell us about society?

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Coming Soon: Pictures from Exhibition 2

Term 2 Exhibition pictures are coming soon!

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Trimester 2 Exhibition!!!

Our fifth grade students are working hard at preparing for the Trimester 2 Exhibition. Come and see the Renaissance Salon, Inventions from the Renaissance, and the Egg Drop Project Thursday March 10, 2016 from 6pm – 8pm.

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Exhibition Overview Trimester 2: Revival & Rebirth : Researching the Renaissance – 5th

Revival & Rebirth : Researching the Renaissance – 5th

What’s new and what’s old in the time of the Renaissance?

What can art tell us about society?


Project Description:

Students will demonstrate their understanding of the Renaissance by investigating a prominent personality of the era and writing a formal paper showing the contributions made by this individual. 
Each student will assume the identity of this Renaissance personality by:
  • identifying and researching a personality from the Renaissance
  • writing a formal research paper on this person
  • preparing a short introduction to this character and delivering it orally
  • presenting a Keynote slide presentation they created on a planet they have researched
  • dressing in attire that is typical of clothing of the time period and communicates their social status
  • creating a mixed media/collage self portrait in the style of Renaissance art
  • creating two three-dimensional artifacts that represents the work/role of the this Renaissance personality.
  • sing, perform, and write about Renaissance music
  • learn and perform a Renaissance Dance
  • create a Renaissance clothing poster with written descriptions of the outfits in French or Spanish
Fifth Grade Students Will Learn:
  • how to work independently
  • how to plan, organize and showcase research
  • how to conduct research using reference material (online and print)
  • how to write responses to prompts and support answers with research and with material learned in class
  • how to cite sources and create a bibliography
  • how to use iPads to research our solar system and create a Keynote slide presentation.
  • how to prepare and deliver a monologue
  • how to sketch/draw using multi-media
  • how to sing Renaissance songs and analyze musical elements through writing
  • how to dance in the Renaissance style
  • Color and adjective agreement in French or Spanish
  • Clothing and fabric vocabulary in French or Spanish
  • Seasons and weather vocabulary in French or Spanish

Required Components:

  • Research Paper
  • Monologue
  • Self-portrait
  • Two three-dimensional artifact
  • Keynote presentation on assigned planet
  • Choral performance of Pastime with Good Company with musical accompaniment
  • Written piece analyzing Renaissance music
  • Renaissance clothing poster in French or Spanish

 

Standards, Strands, Skills (Students will learn, do): 

A basic list of major standard, strands, and skills assessed in this projects. These should follow the state frameworks, including ELA and Math Common Core.

  • reading
  • writing
  • research
  • speaking
  • history
  • economics
  • mathematics
  • science
  • visual design and composition
  • singing
  • playing instruments
  • critical response through analyzing music
  • descriptive writing pertaining to clothing in French or Spanish
 
These assessments should be identified in your curriculum map and documented in our assessment portfolio.
  • Three paragraph research paper with bibliography
  • Monologue
  • Weekly and end of term assessments on the Renaissance
  • Portrait
  • Inventions of the Renaissance Research Project
  • Egg Drop Project
  • Greensleeves essay
  • Singing  of Pastimes with Good Company with analytical written component
  • Costume
  • Two 3-dimensional artifacts
  • Foreign language clothing poster
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Why do we have Monday off?

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The Renaissance Revealed!

On Thursday students will discover their Renaissance Man/Woman that they will research!

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