PYP Exhibition Week 1: Fostering success for EAL students

Tuning In We have launched full force into week 1 of our PYP Exhibition! Students have published their e-Dictionaries (see: writing process of e-Dictionaries) to our school’s e-Library (Write Now 1000 Blog) and are using the defined terms as a resource for their tuning-in activities. Inquire into Simple Machines To foster an inclusive environment, the…

S.M.A.R.T Goals: Action in Grade 5

Background on this G5 ‘Action’ Project This project started late October 2012. This blog post journeys our progress with the Grade 5 students…month by month. As part of our former UOI: How we Organize Ourselves myself and another homeroom teacher made contact with a local orphanage run by a Danish woman named Ingrid. We visited…

Grade 5 e-Dictionaries…almost there!

Grade 5 students are wrapping up their e-dictionaries this week! In preparation for Exhibition, students reviewed the project requirements on the blog and chose from over 15 new words to learn. They prepared posters on Comic life or Keynote that defined the new terminology on Simple Machines. Students chose their top 5 and are in…

Vocabulary eBook

‘KEY WORDS’ eDictionary PROJECT DUE DATE: Thursday December 13 @ 8am Grade 5 will create an eDictionary of Simple Machines Vocabulary! You can use paper, Keynote or Comic life to publish your work. By Thursday morning you must have at least 5 words translated and defined.   Each page must include * The word in…