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We’re moving!

September 10, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

You can find work for these students at:, and for the new class of fourth graders at:


Assignment #37: Energy Usage

May 29, 2009 · No Comments · assignments

from davipt’s photostream on flickr

Think about how we use electricity. Think about all the things we have use electricity. Then do these activities:

What does it mean when we use electricity alot?


Assignment #36: Changing Immigrants, Changing America

May 24, 2009 · No Comments · assignments

Immigrants today come from different places than they did in the past.

Immigration… The Changing Face of America
You will read about immigrants from the past. Pick one groups shown in pictures at the left to read about.


Assignment #35: Electricity

May 17, 2009 · No Comments · assignments

Please do the following reading/activities until the bell rings:


Assignment #32 and #33: Water, Farming, and Dust bowl

April 25, 2009 · 1 Comment · assignments, week6

Photo source: America’s Story

We will be looking at how America has changed as more people have come west. Today, we looked at how water is being moved to farms in what was once dessert. Think about this, as you read these accounts of the results of not farming wisely in the 1930s:

We we meet the second time, please send a comment about how water is being used in our state, California, and what the risks are from this.