Mark Day School
39 Trellis Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903

Multi-Disciplinary Projects

Below are a few examples of how foundational literacies, cross-disciplinary literacies, and metacognitive skills come together in projects and activities.

2nd Grade Marble Roll

Students investigate variables, conduct experiments, make hypotheses, and build cardboard ramps to study the factors that cause marbles to roll farther. Read more


6th Grade Facing Fears

Following a lesson on genetics, science and SEL are merged when exotic insects are brought into the classroom and students observe and manage their own fears and emotions. Read more


Kindergarten Weaving

In the spring, kindergarteners engage in a weaving unit during which they learn about weaving materials, study the art of weaving from different cultures, and practice weaving themselves. Read more


7th Grade Bizjack Project

Seventh graders conduct a video oral history interview of a local area senior to capture a “primary source” account of an historical event. Read more


5th Grade Civil Rights Unit

Fifth grade students study the American Revolution from different perspectives and draw connections between child activism during the Children's Movement of the 1960s and the Soweto uprising. Read more