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Class

Teacher

Student

Topic

Student - Created Tutorial

5A
Ms. F.
Amanda
Science: How to Light a Light bulb with a Battery
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Class

Teacher

Students

Famous Immigrant

Country

Student-Created Product

5A

Ms. K.
Jessie
I. M. Pei
China
5A - Jessie - IM Pei

5B


Stacey
Chan Ho Park
S. Korea
Chan Ho Park - Stacey 5B


Jordan
Albert Einstein
Germany
5B - Jordan


Yamilka
Oscar de la Rent

5B - Yamilka

5D

Ms. Y
Sarah
Julie Foudy
Italy
Julie Foudy


Karmen
Rihanna
Barbados
Famous Immigrant - Rihanna


Ezekiel
Rene Favaloro
Argentina
5D - Ezekiel


Franklin
and
Dimitri
Arnold
Schwarzenegger
Germany
5D - Franklin & Dimitri


Keagan
Seamus
Ireland
5D - Keagan


Artica
Victoria Justice
Puerto Rico
5D - Artica


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Class

Student

Product

5A
Aiala
Aiala - My Timeline
5A
Aiisha
My Timeline - Aiisha 5A
5A
Amanda
My Timeline - Amanda 5A
5A
Chris
My Timeline - Chris - 5A
5A
Gemma
My Timeline - Gemma - 5A
5A
James
James My Timeline
5A
James S
James S. My Timeline
5A
Sherry
Sherry - My Timeline

My Family's Origin

Class

Teacher

Student

Student's Story


F. Newsom-Lang

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5A

Aaila
Aaila 5A.png
5A

Aiisha
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Anastasia
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Click on the image to access the website



Chloe
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5A

Gemma
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Giancarlo
Giancarlo 5B.png
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Gloria
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5A

Jessie
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5A

Kostas
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Neo
Neo 5A.png
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Sava
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Tracy
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5B
Ms. K & Ms. N
Sam
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Anthony
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5B

Jordan
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Anthony R
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Kelly
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Yamilka
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Jordan

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Jose

Jose 5B.png
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David

David.png
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Johnathon

Johnathon .png


Emil

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5B

Eric
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5B

Laura
Laura 5B.png
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Stacey

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Canada Project - Graphic Novel

Essential Question: How do geography, economics, people and key events connect to shape a nation?

Task:

Create a graphic novel using Comic Life. Make a page for each Canadian province. Be sure to include your answers to the essential question topics on each page.


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Class

Teacher


Members

Image

Link to Student Work

5A
Ms. K
Group 1
Anastasia, Elizabeth, Neo and Petros




Group 2
Alexandra, Gemma, Rim and Sherry




Group 3
Aaila, Amanda, Brandon and James




Group 4
Aiisha, Chloe, George, Jessie and Kostas




Group 5
Giancarlo, Natalia, Olga, Robert and Sava




Group 6
Chris, James, Susanna and Vivian








5B
Ms. K
Group 1
Eric, Laura, Tracy, Stacey and Christos



Ms. N
Group 2
Johnathon, Claudia, Jessie, Jonathan and Valerie




Group 3
Aman, Jeff, Anthony D, Luca and Alexa




Group 4
Yamilka, Diana, Federica, Jordan and Kelly




Group 5
Alexander L, Giancarlo, Jose, Sam and Fnu




Group 6
Anthony R, Emil, Giuseppe, Alexander M and Chris


5C





5D






This Project Has Been Cancelled



"Through Their Eyes: Child Labor in America in the Early 20th Century"

Industries
1. Factories
2.Glass Works
3.Coal Mines
4.Newspapers
5.Cotton Fields
6.Canneries


Research Questions
1. How did geography stimulate the use of Child Labor?
2. What were the economic factors that drove the use of children as laborers?
3. What were the cultural/social more (customs) that permitted it?
4. What Federal and State laws began it, maintained it and eventually made it in the United States?


Perspective Development

1. How did the children view their lives?

2. How did their parents view them?

3. How did the industry owners view them?

4. How did government officials view them?



Product: All Groups will create iMovies using iPads and Mac desktop computers
1. All groups will create an iMovie trailer, assuming the perspective of the child laborer in that industry.
2. All groups will create, write and produce a narrative about a child's daily life in that industry.
3. All groups will weave the above historical facts into the narrative.
4. All groups will utilize still photographs using the Ken Burns' effect and video of a newscast/skit they create.
5. All groups will utilize music, voiceovers and sound effects to enhance their product.
6. All group members will be assigned as researchers and produce their own essays, storyboards and mind maps.
7. After the research stage, all group members will choose their roles in the group.

Student Work

Class

Teacher

Industry

Members

Image

Link to Student Work

5A
Ms. K
Canneries
Anastasia, Elizabeth, Neo and Petros




Cotton Fields
Alexandra, Gemma, Rim and Sherry




Coal Mines
Aaila, Amanda, Brandon and James




Factories
Aiisha, Chloe, George, Jessie and Kostas




Glass Works
Giancarlo, Natalia, Olga, Robert and Sava




Newspapers
Chris, James, Susanna and Vivian








5B
Ms. K
Factories
Eric, Laura, Tracy, Stacey and Christos



Ms. N
Glass Works
Johnathon, Claudia, Jessie, Jonathan and Valerie




Coal Mines
Aman, Jeff, Anthony D, Luca and Alexa




Newspapers
Yamilka, Diana, Federica, Jordan and Kelly




Cotton Fields
Alexander L, Giancarlo, Jose, Sam and Fnu




Canneries
Anthony R, Emil, Giuseppe, Alexander M and Chris




This Project Has Been Completed



Uncharted Territory - Lewis & Clark's Corps of Discovery (1804 - 1806)



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All fifth grade classes are participating in this second PBL project on Lewis & Clark. Please see the tab on the left for more details on this project.


​Essential Question

How Does a Significant Event, Like the Louisiana Purchase and Lewis & Clark's Expedition, Impact the Lives of Everyday People?

Teams

Working in seven teams of 4 - 5 members, all students research specific topics and create evidence of their learning. These products are posted below.


Topics

  1. Who were the Key People involved in the Corps of Discovery?
  2. What was the culture of the 1800’s? How was it changed by the Louisiana Purchase? How was it changed by the Lewis & Clark discoveries?
  3. What were the lives of the Native Americans like in 1800? How were their lives changed by the Louisiana Purchase? How were their lives changed by the Lewis & Clark expedition?
  4. What was the timeline of the Louisiana Purchase? What was the timeline of the Lewis & Clark expedition?
  5. What was transportation like in the early 1800’s? How was it changed by the Lewis & Clark expedition? What form of transportation did Lewis & Clark use in their expedition?
  6. What plant discoveries did Lewis & Clark make on their expedition? What were some uses of these plants?
  7. What animals did Lewis & Clark discover on their expedition? How did these discoveries change the lives of everyday people?


Student Work

Class

Teacher

Team Members

Topic

Image and Link to Product

5 B

Ms. Kaptzis and Ms. Natole
Giuseppe, Jose and Eric S.
Timeline:1770 - 1838
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Please see Google Map at:
https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tabwl


Diana, Valerie
Key People: Jefferson, Napoleon, Lewis & Clark, York, Sacajawea Soldiers: Collins, Colter, Cruzatte, Field (Joseph), Field (Reuben)
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Key People (Lewis & Clark)


Aman
Attributes of a Leader
See iPad #

Key People (Leader)


Aman
Attributes of a Soldier
See iPad #

Key People (Soldiers)


Jonathan
Attributes of a Leader
See iPad #

Key People


Samayullah
Culture: Entertainment
Lewis & Clark's Expedition - Entertainment by Samayullah (5B)
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Johnathon
Weapons: What weapons did Lewis & Clark take on the Journey?
Lewis & Clark's Expedition - Weapons by Johnathon (5B)
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Claudia
Culture: Food, Music & Holidays
Lewis & Clark's Expedition - Food and Culture by Kelly (5B)
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Yamilka
Culture: Clothing
Lewis & Clark's Expedition - Culture: Clothing by Yamilka 5B
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Christopher, Jordan, Federica and Anthony R
Native Americans: Great Basin - Shoshone, Bannock, Pauite



Christos
Transportation
Lewis & Clark's Expedition - Transportation by Christos (5B)
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Kelly
Technology
Lewis & Clark's Expedition - Technology by Kelly (5B)
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Jessie
Transportation
Lewis & Clark's Expedition - Transportation and Technology by Jessie (5B)
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Stacey
Transportation
Lewis & Clark's Expedition - Transportation by Stacey (5B)
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Laura
Plants Discoveries
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http://iphone.childrenslibrary.org/cgi-bin/view.py?b=hevke4oj45dsdvhiixmc


Tracy
Plant Discoveries
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http://iphone.childrenslibrary.org/cgi-bin/view.py?b=lmleh5uc6fpra5jdc7dr


Anthony D, Alexa, Jeff and Luca
Broadcast News from W P S 79
"Lewis & Clark Find
Animals on the Journey!"

Lewis & Clark's Animal Discoveries from Frances Newsom-Lang on Vimeo.







5A

Ms. Fox-Kane
Rim, Sava, Anastasia and Susanna
Key People: Jefferson, Napoleon, Lewis & Clark, York, Sacajawea Soldiers: Ordway, Pryor, Floyd, Gass and Bratton
Key People


Brandon, Elizabeth, James, Alisha
Culture: What did people eat? Where did they Live? What was their work? What did they wear? What did they do for leisure?
Lewis & Clark's Expedition - Culture in Westward Expansion


George, Giancarlo, Gemma, Sherry and Aaila
Native Americans: Plains - Blackfeet, Assiniboine, Cheyenne, Crow, Hidatsa, Mandan, Yankton Sioux, Arikara, Teton Sioux, Ponca, Pawnee, Omaha, Otoe, Kaw, Missouri, Osage



Vivian, Natalia, Chloe, Olga
Timeline: 1770 to 1838
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Please see Google Map at:
https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tabwl


Petros, Gloria, James
Technology: Instruments for Celestial Navigation & Transportation:Canoes, Barges, Pirogues and Keelboats
Lewis & Clark's Expedition - Transportation and Technology by Gloria, Petros, James


Jesssie, Aaila, Brandon and Chris
Plant Discoveries



Amanda, Robert, Alexandra, and Costas
Animals: Plains only






5C

Ms. Ballon
James L, Jason, Delila, Antonia
Key People: Jefferson, Napoleon, Lewis & Clark, York, Sacajawea Soldier: Goodrich, Gibson, Hall, Shields & Shannon

Plateau

Deena, Randy, Arca, Matthew
Culture: What did people eat? Where did they Live? What was their work? What did they wear? What did they do for leisure?
Lewis & Clark's Expedition - Culture in the 1800's


Aristea, Munir, Faith, Steven
Native Americans: Plateau -
Yakama, Umatilla, Walla Walla, Nez Perce, Flathead, Wishram, Wanapum, Palouse, Cayuse, Klickitat, Metho, Blackfoot, Spoane



Franklin
Timeline:1770 - 1838
Lewis & Clark - Timeline


Stephanie, Frankie and Joseph
Technology: Transportation:



Christiana and Michelle
Transportation



Robert, Yanni, Irene and Sophie
Plants: Plateau only



James, David, Jessica and Satwinder
Animals: Plateau only
Animal Discoveries





5D

Ms. Yip
Daniela, Jason, Grace & Edriss
Key People: Jefferson, Napoleon, Lewis & Clark, York, Sacajawea Soldiers: Werner, Willard, Newman, Drouillard & Reed

North

Ezekiel, Fernando, Dimitri and Amanda
Culture: What did people eat? Where did they Live? What was their work? What did they wear? What did they do for leisure?

West

Artica, Keagan, Madison, Chaimma, Emmanuel
Native Americans: Northwest - Clatsop, Tiliamook, Chinook and Salishan



Luisa, Alexa, Franklin and Bernal
Timeline: 1770 - 1838



Miguel, Nicholas, Ava and Gabriella
Technology Transportation:



Andres, Yaslin, Abeer and Sophia
Plants: Northwest only
Lewis & Clark's Expedition - Plant Discoveries 5D
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Ivy, Sarah, Jesse and Gregory
Animals: Northwest only
Plant Discoveries of the Lewis & Clark Expedition
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The United States in 1800 - The Louisiana PurchaseTo answer our essential question: How does a significant event, like the Louisiana Purchase and Lewis & Clark's Expedition, impact the lives of everyday people?, we must have an understanding of what life was like in the United States BEFORE these events occurred. Therefore, we must explore several key questions:

Teams

Each team will answer the following questions. Each team will break into two smaller groups of two. Each sub-team will look at the before and after aspects of the questions.

Task

Find answers to the following questions. Write down your answers in your white binder. Open the iPad and go to Educreations. Put an image on the page and record your answers to the questions. Put one question on each page and record your answers one at a time. Be sure to begin your video with the first names and class of both members of your team.

Size

How large was the United States Before and After the Louisiana Purchase?

Purchase Price

How much did the United States pay for the Louisiana Purchase?

Key People - Who were the Key People Involved in the Louisiana Purchase?

Name
Country
Image
Role
Thomas Jefferson
USA
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Rufus King
USA
Rufus King.png

James Madison
USA
James Madison.png

James Monroe
USA
James Monroe.png

Joseph Bonaparte
France
Joseph Bonaparte.png

Lucien Bonaparte
France
Lucien Bonaparte.png

Napoleon I
France
Napoleon I.png

Manuel de Godoy
Spain
Manuel de Godoy.png

Francois, Marquis de Barbe-Marbois

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Student Products - using StoryKit

Class
Teacher
Student
Title
Image
Link to Student Product
5B
Ms. K & Ms. N
Laura
Key People in the Louisiana Purchase
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http://www.educreations.com/lesson/view/laura-class-5b/3423137/?s=v8cLmt&ref=appemail





















Election 2012 - September to October, 2012

All fifth grade classes are participating in this PBL project on the Election 2012. Please go to the Project Wall tab on the left to see the materials.



Team
Question
Storyboards
1
What is an Election? What a Difference a Vote Makes: http://pbskids.org/democracy/vote/

2
What is a President? President for a Day: http://pbskids.org/democracy/presforaday/

3
What is Government and What Role Does It Play in Our Lives? Why Do We Need Government? See: http://pbskids.org/democracy/govandme/

4
How Do You Become a President? What are the US Constitution’s Requirements? http://kids.usa.gov/president/index.shtml

5
The Electoral College: What Is It And How Does It Choose the President? See: http://americanhistory.si.edu/vote/florida.html. Note: To use this resource, you must use a desktop with Flash 6.0, not an iPad.

6
Getting out the Vote: How Are Votes Counted? Who Counts Them? What Happened in the Last Presidential Election regarding the Counting of Votes? See: http://americanhistory.si.edu/vote/

7
The Political Party System: What Is It and How Are The Parties Different? See: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/elections/partysys.html

Our Student Products

Class

Teacher

Team

Topic

Students

Image

Products

5B

Ms. Kaptzis and Ms. Natole

One

What is an Election?

Jonathan, Valerie, Aman and Diana
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http://iphone.childrenslibrary.org/cgi-bin/view.py?b=fhlmhnazfpwo5presrie


Two

What is a President?

Johnathon, Samayullah, Claudia and Yamilka
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http://iphone.childrenslibrary.org/cgi-bin/view.py?b=oakk5a7s2c33sjkh2dhe


Three

What is Government?

Frederika, Anthony, Jordan and Chris
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http://iphone.childrenslibrary.org/cgi-bin/view.py?b=hou7mon44joynaqxlkym


Four

How Do You Become President?

Eric, Jessie, Joe and Giuseppe
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http://iphone.childrenslibrary.org/cgi-bin/view.py?b=6ny3d7vqnmsbt4nesjsl


Five

The Electoral College

Christos, Stacey, Kelly and Giancarlo
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http://iphone.childrenslibrary.org/cgi-bin/view.py?b=5xd4m6rpobwi7wv5q5jp


Six

Different Kinds of Ballots

Tracy, Laura, Alex and Emil
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http://iphone.childrenslibrary.org/cgi-bin/view.py?b=6revkvx7hh2iriltm5ox


Seven

The Political Party System

Lucas, Alex, Alexa, Anthony and Jeff
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http://iphone.childrenslibrary.org/cgi-bin/view.py?b=fal73heqwuql32expdnv