We are almost half way through the year! The fifth graders at D.E.S. have been working hard to show all the ways that our school R.O.C.K.S! For the past few months we have celebrated students being responsible and taking advantage of all the amazing opportunities we have every day. We look forward to exploring the next few letters of our school motto.
As winter approaches a lot of learning is happening in fifth grade! In math, we are exploring how to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions. In ELA, we are diving into more complex text that discusses how humans and animals adapt to the environment. As writers, we are we are working hard to create persuasive essays. For science, we are taking on the role of food scientists and investigating the chemistry of food.