We are currently in the middle of our very first book club here in Grade Five. On Friday we watched a video that showcased how students make the conscious effort to talk at length about the book and build theories together. We want to promote talking...

Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry Chapter One - Flight [audio mp3="https://www.lsnepal.com/grade-5/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/09/Call-It-Courage-Chapter-One.mp3"][/audio] Chapter Two - The Sea [audio mp3="https://www.lsnepal.com/grade-5/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/09/Call-It-Courage-Chapter-2.mp3"][/audio] Chapter Three - The Island [audio mp3="https://www.lsnepal.com/grade-5/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/09/Call-It-Courage-Chapter-3.mp3"][/audio] Chapter Four - The Drums [audio mp3="https://www.lsnepal.com/grade-5/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/09/Call-It-Courage-Chapter-4.mp3"][/audio] Chapter Five - Homecoming [audio mp3="https://www.lsnepal.com/grade-5/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/09/Call-It-Courage-Chapter-5.mp3"][/audio]  ...

This week students were each given a black box with mysterious contents. They were not able to open the box but somehow had to determine what was in the box and where in the box it was. Using their investigative skills, students modelled what they thought...

Happy Fabulous Friday Everyone! Here’s the end of the week update on our Grade Five experience at Lincoln School: This morning Mimi and Prakrati did a wonderful job hosting our Fabulous Friday assembly which showcased our singing talents and beginning of the year experiences in the lower...

  Cover Image: Book cover, Enemy Pie by Derek Munson Today, on one of her bi-weekly visits, Ms. Hillary read Enemy Pie. She used the text to introduce a mischievous relationship that leads to an amusing and unexpected ending. The students came to the conclusion that the enemy...

Grade Five Investigates How to Separate Mixtures!   This week in science the students in Mr. Curtis' grade 5 classroom conducted an investigation on separating mixtures.  They were given a dry mixture of three (and one more secret) substances.  They identified problems, engineered models, and carried out...

Happy Friday Everyone!   Here’s the end of the week update on our Grade Five experience at Lincoln School:   In math, we have been working on volume using Volume = Length x Width x Height or Volume = Base x Height. The students are also still trying to...

Peer to Peer Learning Leaves a Mark The READERS in Grade Five spent time this week looking into how other students their reflect on the reading they do.  We took note of what we thought these students were doing well and hopefully walked away with a...

Happy Friday Everyone!   Here’s the weekly update on our Grade Five experience at Lincoln School:   In math, we hit the ground running in our first unit. We tackled area using a brand new method to us called “tiling.” It wasn’t everyone’s favorite, that’s why we also reinforced...

Happy Friday Everyone! This is just a short update on our Grade Five experience here at Lincoln School: In math, we have dusted off our multiplication skills and jumped into our first unit on area and volume. It even includes finding the area of rectangles with fractional...