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March 31, 2023

March 31, 2023 — … and Out Like a Lamb

Humanities with Hilary Dear 4th Grade Families, We have been having a blast at school these past few weeks. Buddy time. Purim. Field Trips. Social Studies lessons. What’s not to love? In reading, we have focused on non-fiction reading. One aspect has been how to read non-fiction books in general. Then we had lessons on “What do I do if I don’t understand the vocabulary?” or “How do I figure out what a complex text is talking about?” We worked on how to organize non-fiction writing and decided if it is a problem/solution text, a compare-contrast text, a cause &...
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3rd blog – 3/30

It was so nice seeing you all at conferences and sharing your child’s progress. It’s amazing how far they have come since the beginning of the year! After exploring different biographies, each student was assigned a person of color to study that has made major achievements or contributions in their field. We are researching people of color throughout history until today who were active in politics, law, science, music, writing, dance, and others. Using the skills we learned during our Lenape research, we began to research and write a biography on our person. We have been looking at articles, books,...
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