5th Grade Biographies with Shadow Puppet

Stephen Hawking

David Hockney by Shahad

Harriet Tubman by Angel

Mahatma Gahndi by Gavin

Clara Barton by Jessalyn

Madam CJ Walker by GraceAnn

Albert Einstein  by Kaitlyn

Rosa Parks by Eli

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Animal inquiry…

These hard-working 2nd graders have been working on some animal research at the Leverett Library.  Click on their photos below to hear about what they learned, in their own voice.

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Thanksgiving is almost here!

With Thanksgiving almost upon us, a second grade teacher and I were discussing the history of this national holiday.  This conversation led me to create a little research challenge.  Using World Book Kids (tab at the top of this page) and the help of a partner, see if you can  answer the following questions.  Read the article titled “Thanksgiving” from World Book Kids, before you answer these questions:

A Little Bit of Thanksgiving Research

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Family Night at Book Fair

Wednesday, November 12th,  Leverett Book Fair is open after school, from 3:00 – 5:30 PM!  Stop by if you can!

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Book fair is here!

The books were delivered today!  Get ready Leverett students!  Next week is going to be fun!!

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General Elections

Leverett students are participating in our own school-wide elections for the General Elections that community is also voting in.  We want to know who our students would elect, if children under the age of 18 could vote!

Electronic Ballot

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Book Fair

Coming to Leverett, November 10-14th!!

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Young Authors 2014-2015

Happy to announce the winners of our Leverett Young Authors Writing Contest for this school year.  These 8 children and I attended a wonderful writers workshop and presentation at FHS with author Jacqueline Woodson!!!

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Reference Dictionary Activity

Students, use an ipad to access http://www.dictionary.com to complete the following activity:

Dictionary Search

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OPAC Survey

OPAC survey for 3rd – 5th graders…

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