Our place in this World.
Mrs. Maguire’s 4th-5th Grade class is laid back and likes to have a good time. Their take on the overall theme was, Collected Memories. In our writing groups, we worked with the concept of snapshots, scrap books and photo albums. In the end, they wrote, ‘Here I am at Park’.
Transition was the theme for Oregon Trail. The 5th graders made a mural with Paul Taylor about Transition, Predator to Prey, Day to Night and Seasons. We used the mural as a compass in our writing groups and the students wrote about the transition from starting at a new school and moving on to the next place. Their song is: ‘Our Place in this World’.
Rites of Passage
Sagewood worked with the idea of Rites of Passage and Ritual. Sagewood also built cajons with the University of Wyoming Tech Education program. After studying every Rite of Passage imaginable – they clicked their heals and realized that their own rite of passage was creating something from nothing, building cajons, learning how to play the drums and recording their own song, ‘Life in this World is Great’.