5W Newsletter

"Tell me I forget. Teach me I remember. Involve me I learn."

Language Arts

Over the next three weeks, we will be reading Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. Our overarching questions while reading this novel is "What are the many facets of heroism?". At the end of our novel unit, we will be watching the movie Shiloh shortly before winter break.


In writing, we are currently focusing on using an informational article as a source to our paragraph. This week we have been working in groups to read an article, answer a set of questions, and analyze a prompt related to the article before writing.

PATHS Kids of the Week

"It costs nothing to be nice." - Harry Styles

Coming Up

* December 16 - 8:50 late start

* December 18 - Winter sing-a-long

* December 22 - 12:45 early dismissal

* December 23 - January 3 - Winter break

Kid President - How To Change The World (a work in progress)
The Intermediate Building's character trait for December is upstanding citizen. Students were shown this video at an assembly last week to model upstanding citizenship!