October 5, 2015: Writing Celebraion

Today, we had our first writing celebration! Students got into groups of 3 and shared their stories. They also gave feedback on each other’s stories, stating one thing that they liked and one thing they think they could work on for next time.

October 2, 2015: Marshmallow Challenge!

Today, we took the Marshmallow Challenge. Students were given 20 pieces of spaghetti, 3 marshmallows, 1 yard of string, and 1 yard of tape. They were challenged to build the tallest tower. They planned, built, and problem solved with their groups. Take a look at some of our pictures.

October 2, 2015: Cup Challenge

 Last week we did the Cup Challenge. Groups were given a stack of different size cups and were challenged to build the tallest tower! Two groups built towers that were 39 inches tall. Students had a lot of fun planning, building, problem solving and working together. Take a look at our towers!