Fifth grade

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  • Personal Narrative: My Observation Of Big Horn Elementary

    Big Horn Elementary Throughout the semester, I spent my time observing the 2nd, 3rd, and 5th grades, at Big Horn Elementary, in Big Horn, Wyoming. Big Horn, a small town with a population of 490 residents, is located at the base of the Big Horn Mountains. The socioeconomic status leans towards middle to upper working class and the common ethnicity was Caucasian. However, there were other ethnicities such as, Latino, Asian, and African American students in the elementary school. It seemed that the community, though small, was very supportive of their school system. Mr. Demchok’s 5th Grade Mr. Demchok, a 5th grade teacher, mainly taught Social Studies and Math, while his partner teacher taught the remaining subjects. Mr. Demchok’s classroom was simple; there was not much for decorations or student’s artwork on the walls. The student’s desks were arranged in groups of three or four and formed a square that was filled in. Mr. Demchok’s room was equipped with technology such as, SMART boards, computers, and a few iPads, that were all put to good use. Other resources such as, Paraprofessionals, were present in the room throughout the day, but I was never had the opportunity to experience parent/ volunteer involvement. Mr. Demchok’s rules and procedures,…

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  • Essay On Personal Narrative: My Experience At Gallimore

    As Ben Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Becoming involved was easy with the opportunities and chances that I was given at Gallimore Elementary School. One of the best memories and chances that I was given at Gallimore was when I was asked to become a classroom helper for Mrs. Miller in 4th and 5th grade. As a classroom helper I gave up my lunch and recess to help Mrs. Miller with anything she needed in the classroom such as filing,…

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  • The Importance Of Reading And Writing

    realizing what the problems was. I found out my father had a learning disability and he dropped out at an early age. And t I think that my mother feel the same way about me. I use to wonder why she was always hard on me about school. So after my mother held me back when I got to the fourth grade I had the opportunity to skip the fifth grade, and when that chance came I took it because I always wanted to be in my right grade, but by skipping the fifth grade I missed out on a lot of things. Far…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Growing Up In African Education

    never felt like I belong there. I was in the fifth grade and I could not read a children’s book. In Africa before you get to high school you have to take a selective test, it’s like the SAT’s with way more stakes, because if you fail the selective test you repeat the 6th grade till you pass the test. It did not matter how much take you have taken it, you cannot go to high school without passing that test. I remember I was in the fifth grade when my teacher called my mom, she told her that there…

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  • What I Learned In My ESL Classroom

    Moving from a country to another is already hard enough. Having to adapt and even learn a new language makes it twice as difficult. This is something that a lot of people in the United States have to deal with, myself included. I moved from El Salvador when I was nine years old. I had to get accustomed to practically a new way of living. I had to get used to a new culture and a new way of communicating. I started fourth grade here and I was put in an ESL class. My first year in school wasn’t as…

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  • Annotated Bibliography: Using Technology To Enhance Learning

    Annotated Bibliography Single Subject Design Clapham, E. D., Sullivan, E. C., & Ciccomascolo, L. E. (2015). Effects of a physical education supportive curriculum and technological devices on physical activity. Physical Educator, 72(1), 102-116 Clapham, Sullivan,& Ciccomascolo (2015) wanted to examine the effects of a physical education supportive curriculum and technological devices, including a heart rate monitor and pedometer ,on students level and amount of physical activity. The research…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: A Game I Never Will Forget

    said they were starting a youth football league and I freaked out at the time I was in 4th grade and next would be my time to shine! So fifth grade year comes around I 'm all signed up for football and excited first practice so excited! I get there and I am told I cannot participate because I didn 't have my physical so here I am wondering what a physical is. I get home and my mom and dad ask me how practice went and I told them I couldn 't participate and they said why? I told them I needed a…

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  • Reflective Essay: Learning To Speak Through Writing

    in the fourth grade. During lunch, I would sit beside my friends and listen to the stories and jokes they all had to tell; however, I often sat on the fringe of our chosen table since I had nothing of worth to actually say. I always admired their fluency, the way their set-ups drew me in and the impact their punchlines carried. I guess they were the inspiration for my first novel, a comedy written every day at our lunch table. At first, my interest in novelization came from the idea that “If…

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  • Reflective Essay: Being Bullied Changes As A Person

    My parents told me that I had a couple options for next year. I was going to apply to Tomken Road Middle School for the SciTech program; as a back-up, my parents are going to apply for flex boundaries at Lisgar Middle School. Sadly I didn’t get in to the program because I couldn’t answer the written test they had the applicants write because I wasn’t taught how to answer those questions. The good thing is that my parents had successfully got flex boundaries for so that I could go to Lisgar. Five…

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  • Math Autobiography

    My childhood memories regarding learning mathematics has been for the most part positive from 6th grade onwards. From 1st grade to 5th grade I was not conscientious so at times math tests produced anxiety but math was, at the same time, easier and simpler back then. I recall being the fastest person to state the multiplication tables in 4th grade. During 6th to 8th grade, although I was not necessarily the smartest, I landed at the top of the class in advance math since I was very hard working.…

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