01/24/2017 - All I have learned, I learned from books…….

When a good book is involved, it is easy to have a blast, and Language Arts is full of great ones! Right before break, our 6th grade class had the opportunity to share presentations about a character from a novel they had just finished, Caddie Woodlawn. These characterization presentations gave our 6th graders a chance to step in the shoes of another, and to connect on a deeper level with a character from the story. The class reveled in the challenge, and brought to light many characters that..

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01/24/2017 - Ancient China

The fifth graders were busy learning about Ancient China this month. They studied about The Great Wall of China, emperors, the economy and government. To end our unit, frequent East Lake Academy visitors, Val Maxwell and Manny Flores, shared photos with the class from their trip to China. They also helped the students make paper Chinese lanterns, and taught the students how to eat with chop sticks while feasting on sticky rice. It was a great way to wrap up our unit.

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01/24/2017 - Daily Works of Mercy

Inspired by the Church’s Jubilee Year of Mercy, the fourth grade class at East Lake Academy has been completing daily works of mercy.  Every month, the students focus on a different work of mercy.  For example, in September, our focus was on forgiving offenses.  Other months have included baring wrongs patiently, praying for the living and the dead, clothing the naked, and sheltering the homeless.  The fourth graders keep track of their works of mercy by sharing what they have done with..

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