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Welcome To Room 26



Welcome to Room 26 - Mr. Curry's 5th Grade Class
                                      Mr. Curry's 5th Grade  Class                                     
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Vinci Park School

1311 Vinci Park Way, San Jose, CA 95131  
Berryessa Union School District
408-923-1800 ext 3826
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Contact Mr. Curry at rdcurry@sjteach. org OR rcurry@busd.net


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The following projects have all been created or adapted by Mr. Curry:

explorers
Students will do a group presentation on one of the European explorers

3dmap
Students will create a 3-D map of the United States as we study westward expansion

classconstitution
The class will draft a set of rules and procedures as a class constitution after living under the rule of an absolute monarch (the teacher) for the first 6 weeks of school.

slavery
Students will do a comprehensive study of the institution of slavery in America.

colonial
Students will review what they should have learned in 5th grade about colonial life.

AmBioProject
Students will create a presentation, display board or digital video documentary
about an historically significant American. 

immigration
Why have people come to America since 1492?
Why did your family come to America?
Students will learn about immigration from a personal perspective and
create an oral history presentation or short documentary.

historyday
Students are encouraged to create a poster board display to participate in the
National History Day project.

wtp
Students will learn about the rights and the responsibilities of being a citizen.
We will learn how laws are made and choose a local issue which we will
research, lobby our legislators about and document what we do.

myhistory
Students will do a history of heir life and that of their family here in America.

videoproj
Students will be encouraged to create a digital self portrait of themselves and/or to create a video based on one of the other topics covered this year.




Samples below of just a few of the many Project Based Learning units we do each year.

Special Units of Study developed by Mr. Curry
Piedmont MS Trip to Washington DC
Spring Break

Optional 5 day trip to Washington D.C. and Colonial Williamsburg.
Our students travel through Worldstrides student travel.
We will have meetings in September.
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DC 2011
Photo slideshow of the 2011 Trip