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Dr. Susan Luft
5th Grade Teacher / Fox Meadow Elementary School
Contact Information: Sluft@scarsdaleschools.org
 Welcome to 5-L
Dear 5-L Families and Friends:
Welcome to the 5-L website. Thank you for visiting our pages. You will  find that they can be a useful tool for helping families and students stay informed of the activities that take place in our classroom.  Please use our webpages and links as an information and interactive learning resource for you and your child.  For information about what is happening in the classroom, check back frequently as changes occur often.  

Kind Regards,
Susan Luft
 Global Enterprise Challenge 
    5-L students are participating in the 2014 Microsoft sponsored Global Enterprise Challenge. This extraordinary challenge connects 1000 children from 200 schools across the world into one global education project. Student teams develop, produce and market select products in a pitch situation, and  will be competing with each other to become the most successful company globally.  
Students Share Research of Holiday Celebrations
Student groups chose a Festival of Lights holiday and researched the history and facts.
They created and participated in shared centers that included holiday history, crafts, games, food and fun. 
Celebrating Our Writing
Peer Directed Discussions Through Literature Circles 
 Learning to Look
1st Grade Buddy Creative Writing Session  
 Creative Writing

Raising Trout in The Classroom

5-L had a biologist visit from Cold Spring Fish Hatchery.  Students witnessed one of the most fascinating aspects of aquaculture with a centuries-old technique of fish breeding: egg taking and fertilization. 

5-L Students Experiment with Effervescent Launchers

 Effervescent Launch Video Click Here
Launch Video

Team Building with the Center For Environmental Studies  



 Interview with Neuroscientist, Bart Massi, of Yale's Lee Laboratory  

Interview with scientist