Not In Jersey: Gabbie’s State Fair Gabbie’s State Fair - Not In Jersey

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Gabbie’s State Fair

Gabbie’s class just completed their unit on the United States. Along with the 5th graders (Gabbie is in 4th grade), each student researched a state and completed projects about that state, wore a costume representing something from their state, and participated in a show in which they also performed skits about the region their state is a part of. Gabbie chose none other than the state of New Jersey. I joked that she could just bring in herself and dress as herself because she was born in New Jersey (and lived there for 4.5 years) but she didn’t like that idea!

Gabbie is at the top left corner.

Singing This Land Is Your Land

She is dressed as Miss New Jersey because the Miss America Pageant takes place in New Jersey.

Her table.

DSCN0764DSCN0765DSCN0766DSCN0767DSCN0769DSCN0773DSCN0774  DSCN0775DSCN0776

I always love these school performances and seeing all the hard work pay off!


Janine Huldie said...

Love that she picked New Jersey and definitely looks like she did a great job. Yay, Gabbie!! 😉

tamarsb said...

What a great project and ending event! She looks so great as Miss. NJ! I have 41 students and I am doing the model project on MA so we'll have 42/50 covered!

Holly Higgins said...

Cool project! I remember doing something like that as a kid. I was Miss Nevada. Is that your old license plate?

Echo (The Mad Mommy) said...

This is an awesome project!

Dara said...


Dara said...

wow you have a lot of students!

Dara said...

I did a state project too and I wasn't there when the kids chose states so I was stuck with Wyoming. Good thing was it was super easy to draw! Yes that is my old license plate, thanks for noticing!

Dara said...

it was a lot of fun!

Shoshanah G said...

I still remember doing my state project in 5th grade, so I can only imagine how Gabbie will remember hers. Mine was one Ohio since I had been there the summer before. Not necessarily a state most people would be dying to have, but I had fun with it.

Dara said...

too funny, I remember mine too. I had wyoming, because i wasn't in class when the states were chosen, so I got last pick or something. but it was easy to draw! and the funny thing is, I probably would have liked ohio, because that's where my cousins lived!