In 4th grade math, we are exploring the concept of volume. Without revealing the formula, students tried to determine the volume ( in cubic centimeters) of many objects around the room, including one of the students.
What’s everybody doing on a Friday at Friends School of Minnesota? I decided to walk through the building and snap photos of school life at about 1:30 p.m. Pretty neat what goes on around here!
In third and fourth grade social studies, we explore Quaker values and how students can try to implement these values in their lives. These include Integrity, Community, Simplicity, Stewardship, Justice, Equality and Peace as well as the idea that “There is that of God in everyone.”
Every year, Friends School of Minnesota third and fourth graders host an evening Poetry Café for friends and family. Students present the Writers Workshop poems they spent the fall writing and serve treats to raise money for charity. This year’s Bayou classroom Poetry Café was a big hit!
Welcome to the world of poetry in the Bayou classroom! Third and fourth grade students have been writing poems in a variety of poetic forms: Haiku; Concrete; Advice; My Favorite Thing; Silent, Loud, Eternal; Jabberwocky and more.