Fifth Grade Wax Museum
Category: fun events
Today live on JagTube, Principal Cockrell received a pie in the face from our student council president. She took on this dare when she challenged the students of Jackson Elementary to donate over 1,000 cans to Minnie’s Food Pantry in Plano. The kids brought in 1,524 cans! Check out the video of her pie to the face! What bravery!
We are so excited! Real live author Ame Dyckman saw one of our Tweets showing a lesson we created last week about her You DON’T Want a Unicorn! book and mailed full color bookmarks to all of Jackson Elementary! Wow! She also sent us her most recent paperback, Misunderstood Shark! We can’t wait to read it! Yay!
Ms. Shearman’s bilingual fifth graders had fun discussing Peter Reynold’s book, The Dot, with Ms. Lintelman’s bilingual fifth graders at McWhorter Elementary in Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD last Thursday! We set up Google Hangouts on my MacBook in the library to ask each other critical thinking questions about the book. It was fun getting another class’ perspective on the book. Check out our discussions below! Ms. Lintelman and I worked together to create a writing assignment the kids will share with each other. Friday was the official International Dot Day, and both classes wrote about how they encouraged someone like Vashti did in the story or how someone encouraged them. We’re going to mail the papers so the other class can read them. We also discussed collaborating some more with these two classes later in the year. Fun!
Learn more about International Dot Day here: