Students in Mrs.Oropeza's 2nd grade class got to learn about Scottish culture and traditions. Students learned all about the bagpipes and the history behind all of the different parts of bagpipes. Students learned about the different types of dancing, music, tartans and plaid.
This year we learned about some uses of rocks. For a Fun Friday, we MADE OUR OWN CHALK! We had to mix it and pour it into molds and wait 2 WHOLE WEEKS for it to dry. Last Friday, we finally got to go out and draw with our homemade chalk and then we got to take our chalk home! The students had so much fun creating designs.
This Term, as a third grade, each teacher has been rotating to each 3rd grade class to teach a specific science unit. In one of the units, students have learned about different types of forces of motion and how they are used regularly in everyday activites (pull, pull and gravity.) In the Force and Motion unitt, students have also learned how to identify different types of simple machines and and the forces of motion they use. At the end of the unit, to assess what students have learned, students were asked to design and create their own catapults.
Miss Ledingham taught hour class math this week! When she was teaching our class she did with so much excitement and made all of hour class have so much fun and lets us give our opinion. She gives us help wherever we need it and when she needs help she ask us for help. What she taught us is all about polygons. Triangles and the angels and sides of triangles and she taught us to make a triangle also taught us about is scalene, isosceles, equilaterals. She taught us about quadrilaterals like trapezoids, parallelograms, rhombus, rectangles, squares.
The Utah Shakespeare Festival is once again hitting the road with its Shakespeare-in-the-Schools touring production – this year performing one of the world’s first psychological thrillers, William Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
An evening performance for everyone is this Tuesday, April 16, at 7:30 at Springville High School, 1205 East 900 South, Springville, UT. Another performance will be held on Monday, April 15, at 3:30 p.m. at Spanish Fork High, 300 West 99 North, Spanish Fork. And, admission is free.
Mrs. James's sixth-grade class did a social studies unit on ancient Greece. These last two weeks we were split into six different “city-states”. The city-states were Athens, Sparta, Argos, Thebes, Corinth, and Delphi. All of the city-states would be given contests and tasks to compete for points. The table with the most points, in the end, would win.