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, quiz Wednesday

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

 

 

Homework:  Tuesday, study notes for science quiz, 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:

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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.)

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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.

December 5 – December 9

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on December 4, 2016

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Holiday Music Program at Fellowship Church:  December 6 at 7:30

Secret Santa Shop:   December 6 – December 8 (We shop on the sixth.)

5th Grade Holiday Breakfast:  December 21 at 9:45

Holiday Break:  December 22 – January 2, 2017

This week:

Math:  dividing whole numbers and whole numbers with fractions or multiplying

Reading: Nonfiction text structures

 Writing:  Draft and publish an information pamphlet or key note

History: New England colonies

Science: Skeletal and Muscular systems

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Suggest –  To put forth an idea, to say or mention something

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

Homework: Math homework on Monday and Wednesday.  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.

November 28 – December 2

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on November 26, 2016

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Holiday Music Program at Fellowship Church:  December 6 at 7:30

Secret Santa Shop:   December 6 – December 8 (We shop on the sixth.)

5th Grade Holiday Breakfast:  December 21 at 9:45

Holiday Break:  December 22 – January 2, 2017

This week:

Math:  dividing whole numbers and whole numbers with fractions

Reading: Nonfiction text structures

 Writing:  Research historical people

History: Southern colonies

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Locate –  To find something, identify or discover

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

Homework: Math homework on Tuesday and Thursday.  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.

November 21 and November 22

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on November 20, 2016

This is a short two day school week. Math, reading, writing and history will run as normal. Last week the students researched Thanksgiving and wrote what they learned on a turkey. The turkeys will come home on Tuesday so that they can share their Thanksgiving facts with you.

I hope you all have a safe, blessed time during our Thanksgiving break!

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November 14 – November 18

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on November 13, 2016

Our class won the change war and we spent over $200.oo at the book fair for classroom books! Thanks to all the parents who allowed their children to bring in change! Also, thank you to all the parents who took time to meet with me last week. It was great to talk with each of you.

Upcoming Dates: 

Thanksgiving break – November 23 – November 25

This week:

Math:  multiplication with fractions

Reading / Writing:  We will focus on non-fiction text features.

History: From exploration to colonization

Weekly Vocabulary Word: Locate –  To find something, identify or discover

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

Homework: Math homework on Tuesday and Thursday.  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.

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