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Fifth Grade 2017 – 2018 Blog

We’re Back!

Hi 5th Grade Community! We are so excited to update you on what has been going on in 5th grade these past few weeks. Our students have not only progressed wonderfully in their classes; they also have participated in a few thrilling events, including our amazing NYC Challenge and our super fun Simchat Torah celebration. We hope you enjoy reading our updates, and we look forward to seeing you on November 9 for Parent-Teacher Conferences. Judaics -Maya “This week on Monday and Tuesday we prepared for a shuk in our classroom by making slide shows of one of the four...
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Our First Full Week of 5th Grade!

What an amazing first full week of 5th grade! We are so excited to share our week with the Hannah Senesh Community, and we hope everyone has a wonderful weekend. Shabbat Shalom! HUMANITIES: The 5th graders were truly tested this week in Humanities, both with challenging material and the new realities that come with being a middle school student. I am happy to say they rose to the challenge every day! In Writing, students started their Personal Narrative Unit by choosing small moments from their lives to develop into full narrative stories. In reading, students read more short stories, learned about...
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What a First Week of 5th Grade!

Wow, what a week! Our new 5th graders have gotten off to a tremendous start this year. They are using the amazing energy they brought from summer into the classroom, and have shown lots of enthusiasm for their new classes and subjects. We as teachers are so excited to see all of their happy faces, and to see everyone start so strong! Below you will find a quick recap of the week from each teacher. We hope everyone has a wonderful weekend. Shabbat Shalom! HUMANITIES: What a week in Humanities! In Reading, we began our short story unit by examining the...
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Welcome to 5th Grade!

We on the 5th Grade Team hope everyone has had a wonderful summer. We would like to introduce ourselves and tell you a little bit about what we are doing in each of our classes: HUMANITIES: Welcome! My name is Tony Buonomo, and I am the new 5th Grade Humanities teacher here at Hannah Senesh. I am coming from Explore Charter School in Flatbush, where I spent the 2016-2017 school year teaching special education. Before that, I lived outside Boston and taught English Language Arts at a high school for students with special needs. I am looking forward to this...
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