Many of my fifth graders from southern Florida are English language learners and come from lower-income families. However, this does not stop them from working diligently every day to master the knowledge and skills they'll need to succeed when they move on to middle school.
My students are very curious and eager to learn about the world around them, especially when they can relate to the people, experiences, and ideas they are learning about.
Whether they're in awe of the World War II portrait of my grandfather as a soldier on Japanese silk, or growing and measuring their own wheatgrass plants in our science lab, my kids learn best when the content is made real right in front of their eyes.
Every day, my students come in to our classroom with the joy and excitement of learning. With five blocks of fifth graders, I see the entire grade every single day.
One of the biggest goals in my classroom is to give them seating options that will best suit their learning styles.
Many of our students like to stand, sit at a desk, and even sit on the floor. This standing desk would be an amazing tool for so many students in my classroom to work at independently, with a partner, or in small groups. Thank you for considering an awesome flexible seating option for the entire fifth grade!
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