5th Grade, Research and Inquiry Activities

Challenges

  1. Miss Alaineus - National Spelling Bee
  2. Davy Crockett Saves the World - Tall Tales
  3. Time For Kids: Forests of the World - Trees
  4. Ultimate Field Trip 5: Blasting Off to Space Academy - Download PoemsPoems
  5. Pipilo and the Roof Dogs - Dogs

Discoveries

  1. Shiloh - Careers
  2. Rattlers! - Myths and Legends: Ancient Greece
  3. Time For Kids: Maya Lin, Architect of Memory - National Monuments
  4. The Night of San Juan - The Caribbean
  5. Black Cowboy, Wild Horses - Song Lyrics

Turning Points

  1. Sleds on Boston Common - Narrative Poetry
  2. When Esther Morris Headed West - Women's Suffrage
  3. Time For Kids: Beyond the Horizon - The Environment
  4. My Great-Grandmother's Gourd - The Desert
  5. Zathura - Robots

Experiences

  1. Goin' Someplace Special - Civil Rights
  2. Carlos and the Skunk - Animal Defenses
  3. Time For Kids: Getting Out the Vote - Early Political Parties
  4. Hurricanes - Hurricane Poetry
  5. The Catch of the Day, A Trickster Play - Fables

Achievements

  1. Spirit of Endurance - Antarctica
  2. Weslandia - Plant Breeding
  3. Time For Kids: A Historic Journey - Studying Nature
  4. The Unbreakable Code - Cinquains and Other Kinds of Poems
  5. The Gri Gri Tree - Whales

Great Ideas

  1. The Golden Mare, the Firebird, and the Magic Ring - Cinderella Tales
  2. Skunk Scout - National Parks
  3. Time For Kids: A Dream Comes True - Physical Fitness
  4. Up in the Air: The Story of Balloon Flight - Poetry
  5. Hidden Worlds - Native American Myths