February 20 – February 24

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on February 19, 2017

Upcoming events: 

Monday, February 20 – Butter Braid Fundraiser  begins

Tuesday, February 21 – Symphony concert/field trip: We will miss lunch at school. The students may order pizza or bring a sack lunch and we will eat when we return.

Friday, March 10 – Student Early Release, 12:15

March 13, 15 and 16 – Parent – Teacher conferences

Wednesday, March 22 – Butter Braid Fundraiser pick up 3 – 4:30

March 31 – April 7 – Spring Break

This week: 

Math:  Review division with whole numbers and decimals

Reading: Historical Fiction reading groups

Read a loud: The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Writing:  Take notes on characters and settings using mentor historical fiction texts

History: Stamp and Sugar Acts

Science: Fossils, and Heredity-Adaptation Quiz Thursday

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Develop – To elaborate and expand upon something

Homework:  Tuesday, spelling, Wednesday, science review, and Thursday, math. The students are encouraged to read 20 – 30 minutes a night.

***A great idea to help students sharpen their skills is to use Study Island or Moby Max. Each student has a log in and both can be accessed at home.

February 13 – February 17

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on February 12, 2017

Upcoming events: 

Tuesday, February 14 – Valentine Party from 11:00 – 12:00 / Julie Snider is the lead parent for this party.  jsnider50@gmail.com   Thanks, Julie!

Monday, February 20 – Butter Braid Fundraiser  begins

Tuesday, February 21 – Symphony concert/field trip

Friday, March 10 – Student Early Release, 12:15

March 13, 15 and 16 – Parent – Teacher conferences

Wednesday, March 22 – Butter Braid Fundraiser pick up 3 – 4:30

March 31 – April 7 – Spring Break

This week: 

Math:  Division practice and knowing whether to divide or multiply in real world problems

Reading: Historical Fiction reading groups

Read a loud: The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Writing:  Take notes on characters and settings using mentor historical fiction texts

History: French / Indian War

Science: Acquired or inherited traits

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Develop – To elaborate and expand upon something

Homework:  Tuesday, math, Wednesday, reading, and Thursday, math. The students are encouraged to read 20 – 30 minutes a night.

***A great idea to help students sharpen their skills is to use Study Island or Moby Max. Each student has a log in and both can be accessed at home.

February 7 – February 10

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on February 5, 2017

Upcoming events: 

Monday, February 6 – Winter Break (no school)

Tuesday, February 14 – Valentine Party from 11:00 – 12:00 / Julie Snider is the lead parent for this party.  jsnider50@gmail.com   Thanks, Julie!

Monday, February 20 – Butter Braid Fundraiser  begins

Tuesday, February 21 – Symphony concert/field trip

Friday, March 10 – Student Early Release, 12:15

March 13, 15 and 16 – Parent – Teacher conferences

Wednesday, March 22 – Butter Braid Fundraiser pick up 3 – 4:30

March 31 – April 7 – Spring Break

This week: 

Math:  Divide whole numbers and decimals

Reading: Historical Fiction

Read a loud: The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Writing:  Take notes on mentor historical fiction texts

History: Government in the colonies, Unit 4 test Friday

Science: Heredity 

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Comprehend – To understand something and to figure out its meaning

Homework:  Tuesday, math, Wednesday, reading, and Thursday, history review. The students are encouraged to read 20 – 30 minutes a night.

***A great idea to help students sharpen their skills is to use Study Island or Moby Max. Each student has a log in and both can be accessed at home.

January 30 – February 3

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on January 29, 2017

Upcoming events: 

Friday, February 3 – Student Early Release, 12:15

Tuesday, February 14 – Valentine Party from 11:00 – 12:00 / Julie Snider is the lead parent for this party. jsnider50@gmail.com   Thanks, Julie!

Monday, February 20 – Butter Braid Fundraiser  begins

Tuesday, February 21 – Symphony concert/field trip

Friday, March 10 – Student Early Release, 12:15

March 13, 15 and 16 – Parent – Teacher conferences

Wednesday, March 22 – Butter Braid Fundraiser pick up 3 – 4:30

March 31 – April 7 – Spring Break

This week: 

Math:  Divide whole numbers and whole numbers with decimals

Reading: Historical Fiction

Writing:  Opinion argument essay, publish

History: Slavery in the colonies

Science: Excretory system – human body test Friday

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Comprehend – To understand something and to figure out its meaning

Homework:  Tuesday, math, Wednesday, reading, and Thursday, science review. The students are encouraged to read 20 – 30 minutes a night.

***A great idea to help students sharpen their skills is to use Study Island or Moby Max. Each student has a log in and both can be accessed at home.

January 23 – January 27

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on January 22, 2017

Upcoming events:

Friday, February 3 – Student Early Release, 12:15

Monday, February 20 – Butter Braid Fundraiser  begins

Tuesday, February 21 – Symphony concert/field trip

Friday, March 10 – Student Early Release, 12:15

March 13, 15 and 16 – Parent – Teacher conferences

Wednesday, March 22 – Butter Braid Fundraiser pick up 3 – 4:30

March 31 – April 7 – Spring Break

This week: 

Math:  Review Unit 4, then on to Unit 5, divide whole numbers

Reading: Non-fiction, research

Writing:  Opinion argument essay, draft

History: Triangular Trade

Science: Respiratory system, Endocrine system, and Excretory system

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Draw –  To take out or pull out specific information

 

 

Homework:  Tuesday, math, Wednesday, reading, and Thursday, math. Also, we work on math fact fluency most days and these sheets are sent home so that the students can practice them. The students are encouraged to read 20 – 30 minutes a night.

***Another good idea to help students sharpen their skills is to use Study Island or Moby Max. Each student has a log in and both can be accessed at home.

January 16 – January 20

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on January 15, 2017

Upcoming events:

Friday, February 3 – Student Early Release, 12:15

Tuesday, February 21 – symphony concert/field trip

Friday, March 10 – Student Early Release, 12:15

March 31 – April 7 – Spring Break

This week: 

Math:  Multiply with decimal numbers greater than one

Reading: Non-fiction, research

Writing:  Research, argument essay

History: Comparing colonies – review Monday and Tuesday, Test Wednesday

Science: Nervous system

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Support –  To hold up or make stronger

Homework:  Tuesday, study notes for history test, Wednesday, reading, and Thursday, math. Also, we work on math fact fluency most days and these sheets are sent home so that the students can practice them. The students are encouraged to read 20 – 30 minutes a night.

***Another good idea to help students sharpen their skills is to use Study Island or Moby Max. Each student has a log in and both can be accessed at home.

January 9 – January 13

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on January 8, 2017

Upcoming events:

Friday, January 13 – Student Early Release, 12:15

Friday, February 3 – Student Early Release, 12:15

Tuesday, February 21 – symphony concert/field trip

Friday, March 10 – Student Early Release, 12:15

March 31 – April 7 – Spring Break

This week: 

Math:  Multiply with decimals

Reading: Non-fiction, research

Writing:  Research, argument essay

History: Comparing colonies – review Wednesday and Thursday, Test Friday

Science: Circulatory system, quiz Wednesday

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Support –  To hold up or make stronger

Read-A-Loud: Blood on the River by,  Elisa Carbone

Homework:  Tuesday, study notes for science quiz, Wednesday, math, and Thursday, study history notes. Also, we work on math fact fluency most days and these sheets are sent home so that the students can practice them. The students are encouraged to read 20 – 30 minutes a night.

***Another good idea to help students sharpen their skills is to use Study Island or Moby Max. Each student has a log in and both can be accessed at home.

January 3 – January 6

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on January 2, 2017

Upcoming events:

Friday, January 13 – Student Early Release, 12:15

Friday, February 3 – Student Early Release, 12:15

Tuesday, February 21 – symphony concert/field trip

Friday, March 10 – Student Early Release, 12:15

March 31 – April 7 – Spring Break

This week:

Math:  Multiply by 10, 100, 1,000 and using exponents

Reading: Non-fiction, research

Writing:  Research, argument essay

History: Middle colonies

Science: Digestive system, quiz Thursday

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Determine –  To decide something important

Read-A-Loud: Blood on the River by,  Elisa Carbone

Homework:  Wednesday, study notes for science quiz.  Thursday, math homework. Also, we work on math fact fluency most days and these sheets are sent home so that the students can practice them. The students are encouraged to read 20 – 30 minutes a night.

Another good idea to help students sharpen their skills is to use Study Island. Each student has a log in and Study Island can be accessed at home.

Final post for 2016!

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on December 18, 2016

Help Needed! We are in need of  1 more crock pot of scrambled eggs, (have recipe) for our Holiday Breakfast. Please email me and let me know if you can help. pattibouwens@hpseagles.net  Thanks to all who have already volunteered!

Upcoming Dates:

Christmas/Holiday Spirit Week! 20494464-thm

Monday – Christmas Hat
Tuesday – Red or Green Day
Wednesday – Christmas Spirit – Deck the halls, from head to toe!

5th Grade Holiday Breakfast:  December 21 at 9:45 (Please remember to bring gifts for the9848067-thm children at Mary Free Bed.)

Holiday Break:  December 22 – January 2, 2017

This week in class: 

Math:  Retake Unit 3 test on Monday, begin unit 4, multiplying with zeros

Reading: Poetry

 Writing:  Share information pamphlet or key note, and poetry

History: New England G-SPEC and middle colonies

Science: Digestive system

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Determine –  To decide something important

Read-A-Loud: Blood on the River by,  Elisa Carbone

Homework:  Math fact fluency Monday and Tuesday. The students are encouraged to read 20 – 30 minutes a night.

**During the break Please encourage your child to use Study Island or Moby Max. Each student has a log in so both can be accessed from home.

December 12 – December 16

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on December 11, 2016

Upcoming Dates:

5th Grade Holiday Breakfast:  December 21 at 9:45 (Please remember to bring gifts for the children at Mary Free Bed.)

Holiday Break:  December 22 – January 2, 20171659120.thm

This week:

Math:  Review Unit 3

Reading: Poetry

 Writing:  Share information pamphlet or key note, and poetry

History: New England colonies and middle colonies

Science: Muscular system, quiz Friday

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Determine –  To decide something important

Read-A-Loud: Blood on the River by,  Elisa Carbone

Homework:  Thursday, (backed up a day due to our snow day) study notes for science quiz.  Also, we work on math fact fluency most days and these sheets are sent home so that the students can practice them. The students are encouraged to read 20 – 30 minutes a night.

Another good idea to help students sharpen their skills is to use Study Island. Each student has a log in and Study Island can be accessed at home.

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