5th graders are enjoying the underwater webcam in the blacktip shark reef at the National Aquarium in Washington, D.C. Click here to check out the website!
Our 3rd graders have been showing their learning about digital citizenship by creating a short comic on Google Slides. Check out some examples of student work below!
On Friday, the 5th graders connected with astrophysicist Mr. Ben Montet via Skype. Mr. Ben studies exoplanets, which is discovering new planets outside our solar system. We had a blast!
Kindergarten - We have been learning about the difference between fiction and nonfiction. Practice at home during a bedtime story!
1st grade - We just finished our very first research unit on penguins and had a blast. Check out some information on penguins by clicking on this link.
2nd graders have been learning about to look up a book on OPALs using a keyword. We are practicing to become independent library users in 3rd grade.
3rd graders are currently showing their knowledge of digital citizenship by creating a comic strip on Google Drawings.
4th graders have been learning how to do research by figuring out keywords from a research question. Using keywords, students find books and appropriate websites to help answer a research question.
5th graders are doing a biography project. Instead of creating a poster on their person, they are creating a "Fakebook" profile on their person after collecting information.
Thursday, December 16th through Friday, December 23rd
Ellsworth Media Center
These drives are to help support 5th grade student projects to spread kindness and help others. Please bring books and nonperishable food items to the Ellsworth Media center, where they will be collected and donated to local charities.
The holiday season is the perfect time to spread kindness. One simple act can make all the difference to someone. Check out the great website below for some ideas on how to spead kindness around your life!
Random Acts of Kindness
Hi everyone! I hope you had a fun and safe Halloween. November is one of my favorite months because we celebrate Thanksgiving. While I love feasting with my family, many of you may not know that Thanksgiving has a very rich history. Check out the below video to learn a little about the history of Thanksgiving.
In first grade we have been learning about Fairy Tales. In library, we talked about different elements of a Fairy Tale and what they have in common. Here are some of the elements we came up with:
Watch the story of Rapunzel below. Can you find any of the Fairy Tale elements?
Library Media Specialist