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Awesome Arguments!

Friday, December 6, 2019

Awesome Arguments!

Reading- In our Reading unit this week we have been having a great time exploring how to read and interpret debatable topics. Some of the fascinating topics we are delving into include whether animals should […]
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European Investigators!

Friday, November 22, 2019

European Investigators!

Social Studies- As we continue our Europe Unit in Social Studies, students have chosen the country that they are going to investigate. They will learn all about the geography, culture, language, history, and more of […]
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Building Their Numbers

Friday, November 15, 2019

Building Their Numbers

Math- In math this week, students are continuing to build their number sense through fractions. They have spent time using fractions and number lines to better understand the relationship between fractions, division, addition, and subtraction. […]
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Super Scientists!

Friday, November 8, 2019

Super Scientists!

Science-  This Tuesday marked the culmination of our Science “Variables” unit. Students presented their experiments at the Science Fair. They worked for an entire month on personalized experiments where they explored a variety of topics […]
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Happy Halloween!

Friday, November 1, 2019

Happy Halloween!

October 28-November 1, 2019 Halloween-  Students had been working on their Halloween Carnival ideas for weeks. On Thursday, they finally got to present their stations to the rest of the school! Students from every grade […]
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Fantasy Fanatics

Friday, October 25, 2019

Fantasy Fanatics

October 21-25, 2019 Writing-  In Writing this week, we have begun writing Literary Essays! Students are delving deep into developing theses, finding supporting details and evidence, and making a claim. We have also greatly enjoyed […]
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Curious Critters

Friday, October 18, 2019

Curious Critters

Writing-  In Writing this week, we had our Publishing Party! Students presented their completed Personal Narratives. Our class was amazed by the different stories! We cried for injured pets, laughed at hapless cooking mistakes, and […]
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Scientists, Readers, Musicians, Oh My!

Friday, October 11, 2019

Scientists, Readers, Musicians, Oh My!

Science-  In Science this week, we have started our Science Fair Projects! Students began by developing their research question and determining the materials and timeline needed to complete their experiments. As a class, we are […]
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5th Grade Fun!

Friday, October 4, 2019

5th Grade Fun!

September 30-October 4, 2019 Science-  In Science this week, we’ve built Flippers, more commonly known as catapults! We are having fun learning about the variables involved in giving objects both height and distance when flipping […]
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Exploring Our Dramatic Sides!

Friday, September 20, 2019

Exploring Our Dramatic Sides!

September 16-20, 2019 Drama-  Fifth Graders had the amazing opportunity this week to work with Charleston Stage during drama classes. Each day, students warmed up focusing on their voice, body, and imagination. They then worked […]
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Fifth Grade: Rachael Celia

Rachael is so excited to be joining The Cooper School as the 5th grade teacher. She has been living and teaching in Charleston for the past three years. Rachael received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Samford University. She enjoys sharing with others the excitement of learning and making education come to life with the integration of arts and sciences into the academic subjects. When not in the classroom, Rachael loves being outdoors, reading, ballet, and spending time with her dog, Vermeer.