Ms. Gilbert is a fifth grade teacher at Kipling. She and Ms. Hall collaborated on connecting music to literature, specifically, enriching students writing with more detail, and making their persuasive writing more persuasive.
Big Idea: Our big idea was voice.
Inquiry: In addition to working with similar music inquiry questions as the fourth grade, we also worked on specific questions for the fifth grade writing curriculum. How can details work to better express your voice? How can you use your voice to be persuasive?