Archive for October, 2011

Oct 27 2011

The Milner Award

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Today (10-27-10) the whole trinity 5th grade went to the World Congress Center to see the presentation of the Milner Award to Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the first two books in The Kane Chronicles series, and the first two books in The Heroes of Olympus series. The Milner […]

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Oct 14 2011

Cuneiform

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My essential question is “Why was cuneiform an inefficient system of writing? I picked this because it still affects our culture today. It affects our culture because the Latin alphabet we use today evolved from the Phoenician alphabet that was adopted instead of cuneiform. There are many reasons why cuneiform was inefficient. First, there were […]

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Oct 14 2011

My Granddad

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My granddad is a very fun person. He always likes to joke around. He likes to come to my athletic events to “watch me mess up”. He is very hard on me trying to make me do my homework. I play violin, and he loves to listen to me play. He became almost bald by […]

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Oct 06 2011

Mummies!

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On October 6th, 2011 the 5th grade went to the Carlo’s museum. This is a museum with many ancient artifacts from places like Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Mesopotamia. My favorite was probably a mummy that was wrapped in linen. I think it was the only wrapped mummy in the museum that was not in a […]

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