East Lake Academy

A Private PreK Through 8 Catholic Academy

05/19/2016 - 4th Grade News

Fourth grade is the year when our students learn about the United States of America. As an extension of this, each student was assigned a national park to research. They began by writing a formal letter to their assigned national park, requesting information for their report. After receiving maps, books, etc. from the park, the research began. Along with the packet received from the park, students used library books and the internet to gather all they needed to create a report. Each report in..

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05/19/2016 - Kindergarten News

Is it a bird? An ice cream cone? A dog? No, it is a cloud! The Kindergartners are studying nephology, otherwise known as the study of clouds! They have learned about the three main types of clouds: cirrus, cumulus, and cumulonimbus. They have studied the altitude the clouds are in, the type of particles they are made of, and what each type of cloud may produce. They also tapped into their imaginations and named various objects the cloud images reminded them of. Finally, each kindergartner cre..

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05/19/2016 - First Grade News

Hooray for another successful Poetry Café! I am so proud of all my students who wrote and recited their original poems for their parents. They presented with poise and confidence five different kinds poems; a couplet (our only rhyming poem with four to six lines) a simplified haiku (a three line poem that talks about what is happening, where it happens, and when it happens) A cinquain (a five line poem that has one topic with four sentences with the last one relating back to the topic), a li..

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