Wednesday, February 21, 2018

We had a little visitor!

Battle of the Books Winners!

Thank you ALL for the nice Valentine gifts! We had a fun, candy filled day!

Friday, February 9, 2018


*Student supplies are dwindling down...please send more pencils and possibly a new dry erase marker for them. Thank you!

 *Battle of the Books will be on Valentine's Day. All of those books need to be returned that day. We have been working hard to read all of the books for our competition.

*Our Valentine's Day Party will be in the afternoon on the 14th. All boxes need to be here that morning.

Homework: IXL, multiplication facts
Read 20-30
Spelling List 17

Friday, January 26, 2018

Parkers Prairie Elementary School will be participating in Reading Olympics the month of February.  Please note our upcoming dress up days:   

  • Tuesday 2/6 - PJ Day
  • Wednesday 2/7- USA Day
  • Thursday 2/8 - Wear Your Words
  • Friday 2/9 - Olympic Color Day
Pre-K & Kindergarten - Red
1st grade - White
2nd grade - Yellow
3rd grade - Green
4th grade - Blue
5th/6th grade - Black

Friday, January 12, 2018


Our character building word this week: COURAGE
Be the best version of yourself ALL the time!

Learning Targets for January 15-19th
Math- finish up decimals and coordinate grids, test Friday
Writing- we will be starting our research papers on careers
Reading-working on our fluency and comprehension strategies
Spelling- Week 13 words will be tested Friday
Art-last day is Friday & then back to science
Character building word will be compassion
I am reading, Code of Honor to the class, it is such a great book by Alan Gratz. We have many of his other books in our classroom library available for check out also. I hope the 20-30 minutes of reading nightly is being supported, encouraged or forced. The more we practice anything, the better we become at it! Let's all accomplish the goal of at least 40 books read by the end of the year.

Stay Warm,
Mrs. Wagner

Friday, December 8, 2017

Congrats to the Spelling Bee participants & to our very own Sarah Toyli for taking 1st place!

Our days until break will be filled with learning activities that are themed each day. There is MUCH anticipation for next week! We are kicking the week off with Christmas Tree Day.

Our music program is at 1p.m. on Friday, December 15th. Band students were asked to dress sharp that day. You are all welcome to attend.
Have a great weekend!
Mrs. Wagner

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

  • Thank you for attending conferences. It is wonderful that these students have such a great team of support in their lives!
  •  We have spent the month focusing on gratitude. I hope you are seeing more appreciation and thankfulness from your 5th grader.  Have a great Thanksgiving!

                                                               Mrs. Wagner

December learning Targets~

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Our December learning will include the following:

Math-  fractions and decimals with coordinate grids

Reader’s Workshop-
  • Learning new CAFE reading strategies to improve fluency & comprehension
  • Read 20-30 minutes a night to work towards 40 book genre goal
  • Other skills include author’s tone, root words, and use of reference materials

Writer’s Workshop- Write an opinion paper with reasons and evidence to support it, and holiday stories

10 Days of Christmas activities
Recommended Nightly Homework
  • Read 20-30 minutes
  • Practice spelling words for Friday Tests
  • IXL and/or multiplication fact cards 10 minutes

Important Dates:
  • December 22-January 1 - No School
  • January 22 - No School - Teacher Workshop

Saturday, October 28, 2017

End of the Month Tidbits~

  • Book Orders Due: Monday, Oct.30th We will not have another book order until February. Books make great gifts! If you'd like to order online and have me hold orders as gifts, just let me know. 

  • Fall Party Oct. 31st They can bring a beverage and a snack for the movie, Sing. It is rated PG. Please let me know if you do not want your child watching it. We have an author's celebration in the morning at 8:30. You are welcome to stop in and hear their stories.

  • Friday, Nov.3rd No School (end of the quarter)
  • Monday, Nov.6th No School for students (teacher workshop)
  • Nov.20-21 Conferences