Mr. Hegedus' Fifth Grade

Welcome to Mr. Hegedus'
Fifth Grade! 

2017-2018 Class


"Everyone has the will to win.  Few have the will to prepare to win."
Bobby Knight

Our current IB unit is
How We Express Ourselves:  

An inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs, and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend, and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic.

The Central Idea is:

Our need to share our feelings and ideas drives us to develop effective ways to communicate.


Lines of inquiry:  

  • Different ways of expressing yourself

  • Ways of expressing yourself that are unique (or similar)

  • Communicating in difficult or different situations

  • Communication changes over the years

Key Concepts: 

  • Reflection
  • Form
  • Perspective



Learner Profiles:

  • Balanced
  • Risk taking