Students are using feather pencils, like quill ink pens of the Renaissance, as they learn about Leonardo da Vinci and the Mona Lisa in Humanities!
Thank you to the 5th grade families for spending the time choosing such special gifts for us. Wishing you all a relaxing break and a Happy New Year!
5th Graders reviewed decimal concepts though math stations.
5th Graders reviewed science vocabulary from the 1st and 2nd terms using their new favorite game …Quizlet Live!
In honor of Massachusetts STEM week at Marblehead Charter, the 5th graders were paired with their 8th grade mentors for an engineering challenge. In groups of 7 – 9, the students were each given a box of materials and asked to design and build a device that can launch a marshmallow as far as possible. Students were encouraged to pick from a number of devices that would accomplish the mission including a trebuchet or a catapult. The specific activity was chosen as it ties into the current 5th grade Humanities unit on the Middle Ages.
Students enjoyed a workshop about keeping water clean and water conservation. Parent volunteers helped the Salem Sound Coastwatch team teach six different stations with topics such as watersheds and “where does the dirty water go”. This event kicked off the 5th grade Community Service Learning project.
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Thank you to all Parents and PTO members for the week of wonderful treats.
These notes from your children were so very touching, and made us feel appreciated for sure!