5th graders participate in annual trade fair

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On Friday, May 4, the 5th grade classes had an opportunity to trade and barter wares that they created with wares created by their classmates. A ware, in this project, is something you create with minimal help from your parents and only a small amount of money. The time the students were given to create their wares was 3-4 weeks. Once in school, students had to complete multiple projects to make sure they understood what barter and trade meant. Students put a lot of time and effort into their projects, since it was worth a grade. If you visited the cafeteria that day, you were able to catch a glimpse of all of the different and creative wares being offered for trade. The 5th grade class really enjoys the trade fair and it is a tradition that is great to continue for future classes.

As you can tell, the 5th graders were creative and put a lot of time and effort into their awesome wares. I hope you enjoyed learning about and seeing some of the different wares made at the 5th grade trade fair.

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