Well, another year of Landmark excitement is under our belts. We had a great learning experience with the game this year. For the first time in a long time, we had two teams...a fourth grade team and a fifth grade team. I will NOT do that again...it was an organizational nightmare. Plus I found that we all work together better as one big team. I witnessed competition between grade levels, and did not like what it was doing to our school community. In the end, our fourth grade team tied for 8th place and our 5th grade team tied for 7th place. Way to go Lewis and Clark learners! Check out what we learned below...
"I learned new sites and how timelines work."
"I learned how to do a split screen and could look up two things at once to compare."
"I learned how to face a problem and not back down from a challenge."
"I learned that you can learn and have fun at the same time."
"I learned to search using key words in the clues."
I learned to be a better researcher because now I know to put the different clues together like a puzzle."
"I thought harder and talked with the other people doing the landmark."
"I learned to read the questions carefully."
"I learned to research the important words."
"I became a better reseacher by not giving up even when it irritated me."
"I learned how to use my time wisely."
"I learned how to put clues into research words."
"I became a better researcher because I used my resources to figure out clues and riddles."