CRS 5th Grade

For all things fifth grade!

Wrapping up Trouble Don’t Last

Last week, we finished reading Trouble Don’t Last  by Shelley Pearsall.  The fifth graders really enjoyed this novel and our discussions surrounding the events in the story. It was amazing to see how much the … Continue reading


Bale to Bolt

  Last Friday, we took our first trip to the Lowell Mills (see the Field Trip page for a more detailed description of the Bale to Bolt program). The fifth … Continue reading


Be More Awesome

We started a new campaign in our classroom today – to be more awesome! After we watched Kid President’s “Pep Talk,” we were inspired to ask ourselves: “what can we … Continue reading


United States Geography

As we continue to study the states and capitals, we wanted to share two websites with you that are great for practice: Sheppard Software (which has a variety of different games) and … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Snow Shelters

This afternoon we helped our second grade buddies build some impressive snow structures as part of a theme project they were working on. The fifth graders had a fantastic time!  

January 30, 2015

Let the Wild Rumpus Start!

After reading Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak with our buddies this afternoon, the fifth and second graders created their own “wild things”! Each child was given a … Continue reading

January 16, 2015

Happy New Year!

Every grade is responsible for creating a display outside of Gretchen’s office throughout the year. Fifth grade volunteered for the month of January! In writing, fifth graders learned that traditional … Continue reading

January 8, 2015

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