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‘Tis the Season for Giving

Our class is proud to participate in helping others this Holiday Season.

We were so excited to be a part of the annual Fifth Grade Bake Sale to help needy families.  By purchasing baked goods, we helped our fifth grade classes raise money for many families in our community.  Way to go!

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Our class also participated in the Macy’s Believe Campaign to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  Macy’s will donate $1 for every “Letter to Santa” they collect during the Holiday Season.   However, Macy’s donated $2 for every letter received on Believe Day (12/7/18).  That was the day we dropped off our letters of course.  A quick math lesson showed us how the money we raised through these letters can quickly multiply when our Buddy Class, along with other classes, join this wonderful program.

 

Monsters, and Witches, and Ghouls…Oh My!

‘Tis the season for monsters!  The children worked with our “Big Buddies” to create a math monster.  By generating addition equations with dice, the buddies created a “recipe” for their math monster.  The equations dictated the number of eyes, ears, mouths, etc. their monster should have.  Then they had to use their combined imagination to draw their monster.  I was extremely impressed by the children’s creativity.

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A great big Thank You to the parents who came to our class to help with our Halloween craft.  The children had a wonderful time making scarecrows and decorating pumpkins.

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This year’s Literary Pumpkins were amazing!  Great job to all who helped decorate our Halloween Parade path.

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Halloween Parade Path

The children looked amazing in their Halloween costumes for our annual Halloween parade.  Our class had a fabulous week!