The fifth grade students recently completed their first independent bookshare with a presentation for their parents. Each student read a book which took place during a significant time in history and came dressed in costume to represent the time period from their book. Some of the time periods represented were Colonial America, The Revolutionary War, Westward Expansion, World War II, and The Great Depression. For the presentation the fifth graders each read a favorite passage from their book and shared a paragraph they wrote on whether or not they would have wanted to live during the time period of their book. Most of the students decided they would rather live in 2016!
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