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Winedale - Festival of Play - Shakespeare!

Saturday, April 29th, 10am

3738 FM 2714 Round Top, Texas 78954

4th/5th grade TAG Lang students will be performing at Winedale - Festival of Plays on Saturday, April 29th. Parents of TAG students, please arrive between 10:00-10:30 am. Performances will begin in the barn at 12pm and will run until 2pm. After, from 2pm until 4pm, there will be a spring festival with a cake walk, a maypole, an egg toss, sack races, birthday cake and lots more. It’s going to be a very fun and festive day. Hope you can make it!


Winedale is about an hour and a half outside of town, roughly halfway between Austin and Houston. The physical address is 3738 FM 2714 Round Top, Texas 78954.

UT Children's Shakespeare Festival - 4th/5th Grade TAG Language Arts Field Trip

Monday, May 15th, 9am

University OF Texas - Ida B. Payne Theater in the Winship Drama Building.

Parking is limited, but if you simply could not make it to Winedale and desire to see your child on the big stage, then by all means come join us at UT. Be sure to come early so that you do not miss your child's performance.

3rd Grade - Myths

For their genre grid, students read two myths and chose a product in order to show their figurative understanding of the texts. Very creative! Hover over the photo to see the description of the assignment.

4th Math

We're finishing up the geometry unit and students are creating math art using geometry vocabulary.

4th Grade - Inside Out and Back Again

Students read a free verse poetry memoir where it's main character, Ha, describes the events that led her family to flee war-torn Vietnam during the Vietnam Conflict (later renamed Vietnam War). The book was filled with poem-like diary entries with abundant use of figurative language. Check out just a sampling of some amazing metaphor/simile poems where students explored imagery of their favorite holiday.

5th Grade - Red Scarf Girl

Students create physical interpretive pieces for Red Scarf Girl, a memoir about the Chinese Cultural Revolution.

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