May 22 – May 26

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on May 21, 2017

Upcoming events: 

May 26 – 5th grade celebration

May 30 – Founder’s Day Competition

June 1 and 2 – 5th grade camp

June 9 – Last day of school, early release 12:15

August 17 – 6th grade orientation at Baldwin Street Middle School from 7 – 8:30. This includes packet pick up and building walk through.

This week in class: 

Math:  Using what we learned with project based learning

Reading:  Information, Government, constitution, citizen rights

Read a loud:  Johnny Tremain

Writing:  Poetry

History: A New Nation, review – test Tuesday

Homework:  Monday – prepare for final history test

May 15 – May 19

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on May 14, 2017

Upcoming events: 

May 26 – 5th grade celebration

May 30 – Founder’s Day Competition

June 1 and 2 – 5th grade camp

August 17 – 6th grade orientation at Baldwin Street Middle School from 7 – 8:30. This includes packet pick up and building walk through.

To all the mothers, thank you for your selflessness and hard work in raising your child(ren)!

This week in class: 

Math:  Review and performance tasks

Reading:  Information, Government, constitution, citizen rights

Read a loud:  Johnny Tremain

Writing:  Poetry

Science: Night Sky, Test Wednesday

History: A New Nation

Homework:  Tuesday – prepare for science test,  Wednesday – spelling

May 8 – May 12

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on May 7, 2017

Upcoming events: 

May 12 – Early release, students are dismissed at 12:15

May 26 – 5th grade celebration

May 30 – Founder’s Day Competition

June 1 and 2 – 5th grade camp

August 17 – 6th grade orientation at Baldwin Street Middle School from 7 – 8:30. This includes packet pick up and building walk through.

This week in class: 

Math:  Coordinates

Reading:  Information, Government, constitution, citizen rights

Read a loud:  Johnny Tremain

Writing:  Poetry

Science: Night Sky

History: A New Nation

Homework:  Tuesday – math,  Wednesday – spelling

May 1 – May 5

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on April 30, 2017

Upcoming events: 

May 12 – Early release, students are dismissed at 12:15

May 26 – 5th grade celebration

June 1 and 2 – 5th grade camp

August 17 – 6th grade orientation at Baldwin Street Middle School from 7 – 8:30. This includes packet pick up and building walk through.

This week in class: 

Math:  Measurement conversion and line plots

Reading:  Information, Government

Read a loud:  Johnny Tremain

Writing:  Poetry

Science: Night Sky

History: A New Nation

Homework:  Tuesday – math,  Wednesday – spelling

April 24 – April 28

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on April 23, 2017

Upcoming events: 

April 25 – Students visit BMS 

June 1 and 2 – 5th grade camp

This week in class: 

Math:  Measurement conversion

Reading:  Information, Government

Read a loud:  Johnny Tremain

Writing:  Information, Government

Science: Night Sky

History: Revolutionary War – Test Wednesday

Homework:  Tuesday – history review, Wednesday – spelling

 

April 17 – April 21

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

Upcoming events: 

April 11 -M-Step testing (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)

April 25 – Students visit BMS

June 1 and 2 – 5th grade camp

This week in class: 

Math:  M-Step

Reading:  Information

Read a loud:  Johnny Tremain

Writing:  Information

History: M-Step

Homework:  Monday – math, Wednesday – spelling

***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.

April 10 – April 14

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on April 9, 2017

Upcoming events: 

April 11 -M-Step testing begins (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)

April 25 – Students visit BMS

June 1 and 2 – 5th grade camp

This week in class: 

Math:  Measurement conversion

Reading:  M-Step

Read a loud:  Johnny Tremain

Writing:  M-Step

History: American Revolution

Homework:  Tuesday – spelling, Wednesday – reading, Thursday – Math

***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.

March 27 – March 30

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Posted by pbouwens | Posted in News from Mrs. Bouwens | Posted on March 26, 2017

Upcoming events: 

March 31 – April 7 – Spring Break

April 11 -M-Step testing begins

April 25 – Students visit BMS

June 1 and 2 – 5th grade camp

This week in class: 

Math:  Volume

Reading: Comparing two texts

Read a loud:  Johnny Tremain

Writing:   writing for given topics

History: The war has begun!

Weekly Vocabulary Word:  Interpret –  To explain the meaning of something

Homework:  Tuesday, math, Wednesday, spelling. ***Over Spring Break please keep your child reading and if possible have them use Study Island and/or Moby Max. Thank you!

***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.

March 20 – March 24

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

Upcoming events: 

Wednesday, March 22 – Butter Braid Fundraiser pick up 3 – 4:30 (If you are coming to pick up your child’s order it will be in our room.)

March 31 – April 7 – Spring Break

April 25 – Students visit BMS

June 1 and 2 – 5th grade camp (A  note will be sent home Monday giving parents a chance to let us know if they’d like to join us at camp.)

This week in class: 

Math:  Review and test Unit 6

Reading: Comparing two texts

Read a loud: The Witch of Blackbird Pond and Johnny Tremain

Writing:   writing for given topics

History: Review the events that led the colonists to war, test Wednesday

Weekly Vocabulary Word:  paraphrase  –  To put into different words, to restate or reword

Homework:  Tuesday, history test notes, Wednesday, spelling, 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.

March 13 – March 17

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

Upcoming events: 

 

March 13, 15 and 16 – Parent – Teacher conferences

Saturday, March 18 – Spring Carnival from 11am to 2pm. Our class basket theme is, Sports. Students may bring in any items related to sports to help fill our basket.

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

March 31 – April 7 – Spring Break

This week in class: 

Math:  Comparison Story Problems

Reading: Wrapping up historical fiction

Read a loud: The Witch of Blackbird Pond and Johnny Tremain

Writing:  Publishing and sharing our historical fiction stories

History: Closer to War

Weekly Vocabulary Word:  summarize  –  To sum up clearly in fewer words

Homework:  Tuesday, reading, Wednesday, spelling, 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.

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