Thursday, May 11, 2017

May happenings~

*Spring concert is coming up May 19th at 1:00 pm for the community. They will also perform for the school at 9:00 am. Dress rehearsal will be on Thursday. Make sure costumes are here by then.

*May 19th will be our last spelling test! Let's finish strong!

*May 23rd the demonstration speeches begin

*May 26th the school patrol go to Thumper Pond

As you know, many things pop up at the end of the year. I will do my best to post them as I find out.

Have a Happy Mother's Day!

Monday, April 24, 2017

April 24-28th

Just a quick reminder:
Math MCA's are Tuesday and Wednesday
Field Trip to the Hatchery on Walker Lake is Friday. Dress for outdoor activities.
Week 25 spelling test will be next Friday, May 5th.
Let's have a great week!

Friday, March 31, 2017

April 3rd-7th

Thank you for attending conferences. I appreciate the support to help your child succeed. Let's finish the year strong!

This week we are taking science MCA'S on Tuesday and Thursday at 12:30. Please try to have your child here, well rested.

Tuesday, April 4th- Math test on unit 7

Wednesday, April 5th- no school due to an event at the high school.

Friday, April 7th-Spelling test on week 23

We will be doing a mining investigation in science and will need chocolate chip cookies. If you are willing to donate, please send me an email and I will give you more details. Thanks for your help!

Nightly homework~
IXL or flashcards
Read 20-30 minutes
Study spelling words

Happy Spring!

Monday, March 27, 2017

March 27th-31st

Conferences Tuesday 3:30-7:00; Thursday 12:30-7:30
Thursday Kat Perkins, from The Voice, will be here!
Spelling: we will test on week 22 Monday, April 3rd, due to the short week
Math: we continue to work on unit 7; test will be April 4th
Reading: we are working on non-fiction,close reading skills, and 40 book goal
Middle School Block: 5th graders will have science

Study spelling words
Read at least 20 minutes
Practice math skills on IXL,

Making tops in Investigations

Have an awesome week!

Friday, March 10, 2017

Week of March 13-17

*Spelling: List 21 Please study these words nightly.Test Friday

*Math: Multiplication of mixed numbers, geometry, IXL: M.23,N.5,BB.5 IXL should be done 10 minutes a night. It is VERY helpful in reinforcing the skills taught in class. If you still struggle with multiplication facts...STUDY THEM!

*Reading: Focusing on Character traits, CAFE strategies, and reaching our goals of 40 books! Read at least 20 minutes a night.

*Writing:Finishing up a poetry unit with Clerihews. Check out your child's google slides of poetry.

*Middle School block will be at the high school doing investigations.

Family Fun Night March 13th with WILD KRATTS! Come enjoy tacos in a bag 5-6 pm
 and a fun night of activities 6-8 pm

Great job to those in the Robin Hood Play!

 The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.
 Brian Herbert

Friday, February 10, 2017

February 13-17th

Spelling: List 18 went home today. Test is Friday. I expect the majority of their studying to be done at home. Writing their words out on paper really helps them learn their words.

Middle School Block: Our group is moving to ELA with Mrs. Marquette. They are working on close reading skills, reading for comprehension, main idea, and parts of speech.

Math: We are testing on fractions on Monday. Doing IXL daily will help students retain the math skills learned. PLEASE log in for 10 minutes a night.

Writer's Workshop: We are finishing up our research papers on careers. Mid February we will do a poetry unit.

Reading: Battle of the Books is Tuesday! Students should finish up their books for the challenge. Also, keep the 40 book goal in mind. Many are reaching their goal already! Everyone needs to read nightly 20-30 minutes. 

Valentine's Day: We are having a contest for the most creative, most Valentine-y and the best craftsmanship. bring your 23 valentines and a treat if you choose. It will be a great day!

Have a great weekend!

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Report cards went home on Friday. I hope you all saw them. The month of February is “I love to read” month. We are having a racing theme this year. Dress up days Feb.6th-10th
Monday: pajama day...Race into reading
Tuesday: wear your favorite number
Wednesday: Wear your racing gear, or shirt with wheels
Thursday: wear something with flags
Friday: pit crew day...wear a hat

We will be celebrating Valentine’s Day on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. We will have a Valentine box decorating contest. Contest rules are that they must be completed by the child, and appropriate for school (content, size, etc.). Voters will choose their favorite in these categories: 1. Creativity 2. True to Valentine’s Day 3. Best craftsmanship. Students may bring in their Valentine boxes/bags any day from now until the party. We will exchange valentines and store bought treats, if you choose. Attached is the class list; there are 23 students in our class. Please bring enough for everyone in the class, so no one feels left out. You may deliver Valentines to other friends in school as well.
Also, on February 14th is our Battle of the Books competition! Make sure those books are read and you are ready for battle!
This week: spelling: list 16
            Math:fractions IXL K 1-13
            Writing:Starting our informational paper on a career of our choice
            Science: guest speaker from Ottertail Co., ecosystems paper
            Reading: Cause and effect, working on our 40 book goal
Have an awesome week!
Mrs. Wagner