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Looking ahead… (12/16-12/20)

Spirit week: Monday – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Wear red and green) Tuesday – Jingle Bells (“Wear your favorite holiday bling”) Wednesday – Deck the Halls (Wear a festive sweater) Thursday – Silent Night (Pajama Day) Friday – Home for … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-Up (12/3-12/6)

Looking back: We began our week exercising our narrative writing abilities as we wrote about the things we did over Thanksgiving break. Later, we shifted our focus to composing a more technical piece of writing, and we constructed a text-dependent … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-Up (11/18-11/22)

Looking Back… We had a fantastic week here in 5B! We’ve spent a lot of time honing our reading skills while learning about Leonardo Da Vinci. In Science, we’ve been discussing animal adaptations, and even spent time creating an animal … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-Up (11/11-11/15)

Looking back… We finished watching the film Sounder. We discussed the positives and negatives associated with books being adapted to film. We used Sounder as our example. In Math, we’re continuing to master concepts within Chapter 5 (Adding/Subtracting Decimals). In … Continue reading

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Tissues please!

Our supply of tissues has been hard to keep stocked this time of year. We could use your help! If you are able, please send in any amount of tissue boxes. This will ensure our noses are taken care of! … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-Up (11/4-11/8)

Looking back: We had a great week in our classroom. We are finishing up Chapter 4 (Dividing with Two-Digit Divisors) in math, and looking ahead to Chapter 5 (Adding and Subtracting Decimals). We were assessed on our ability to identify … Continue reading

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REMINDERS for this week… (11/6-11/8)

Parent-teacher conferences will take place Wednesday and Thursday this week. Please contact me if you are unaware of your slot! I look forward to meeting with you. The students will have early dismissal (1:30pm) the remainder of this week (Wednesday-Friday) … Continue reading

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Sounder (film) Permission Slip

Our class is nearly finished reading the children’s novel Sounder.  I intend to show the Disney film adaptation of the novel to our class in the near future.  The film has a MPAA rating of TV-PG.  I believe the film … Continue reading

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Looking ahead…

Parent-teacher conferences will take place on Wednesday, 11/6 and Thursday, 11/7. Please contact me if you are not aware of your time slot. Also, students will have early dismissal Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (11/6-11/8). The Scholastic Book Fair is next … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-Up (10/15-10/18)

Looking back: It was a short week, but we made the most of it! We’re near the end of our division (one-digit divisor) chapter in math, and will prepare to move to dividing with two-digit divisors in Chapter 4. Our … Continue reading

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