Mid-Pacific Institute: Grade 5

Grade 5

Tie Dye and Ho'olaule'a Fun

Posted on March 18, 2018

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Previous Classroom Updates

Feature Articles and Capstone Updates

Posted on March 9, 2018

What an exciting time it is in 5th grade! So much is happening! In addition to our Shadowing Day in the sixth grade, which was very fun and enlightening, the students are also deep into their capstone projects. The students...

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Grandparents' Day!

Posted on March 2, 2018

We had a wonderful Grandparents' Day! The `Apapane had so much fun sharing their learning with their special guests. They were also helpful leaders who guided grandparents to their destinations, served refreshments, and emceed the show. Please enjoy these pictures...

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Literature Circle Wrap-Up

Posted on February 23, 2018

We are nearing the end of this round of literature circles. Here are some of the groups deep in their animated discussions. Some groups finished their books and are thinking about how literature circles have helped them grow as learners....

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Preparing for Interviews

Posted on February 14, 2018

An aspect of the Capstone process is interviewing an expert. However, interviewing someone you don't know or even someone you do know can be challenging. We have been formulating questions that we would want to ask an expert. It was...

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Jump Rope for Heart

Posted on February 9, 2018

Please enjoy. We did!...

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Field Trip Fractions

Posted on February 2, 2018

Visualizing fractions is a key aspect of understanding them. What better way to discuss fractions than through real-world contexts. In our first context, we were heading to the museum. We had to divide the students into different vehicles to get...

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Sharing a Good Book

Posted on January 22, 2018

We started literature circles! We had our first two meetings this week and have had great conversations. Prior to the first meeting on Tuesday, we introduced a variety of book choices. The students browsed and then chose their top 5...

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