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Week 37!

This short week will be both fun and intense!  Tuesday, May 30, 2017, is Field Day, and promises to be both physical and enjoyable! On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, we will work in math rotations all day long.  Students will … Continue reading

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Rubric for presentation of 50 States Game

You will find below a copy of the rubric that will be used to grade the presentation of the 50 States Game.  Be sure to practice ahead of time so that you can get a presentation grade you will be … Continue reading

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Week 36!

This week will be a BUSY week!  We will begin (and finish later in the week) our last formal writing tomorrow, Monday, May 22, 2017.  It will be a narrative, and I think it will be an enjoyable, appropriate, reflective … Continue reading

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50 States Game Project

Below you will find a copy of the rubric for the 50 States Game Project your student was assigned yesterday.  This project is due on Friday, June 2, 2017.  Students will create a game that includes information about the fifty … Continue reading

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Week 35

Well, it’s finally here!  This week we will take our first SOL test on Wednesday and Thursday, May 17th and 18th.  We will have both parts of the reading SOL. On Monday and Tuesday we will read about the wreck … Continue reading

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Week 34

This week we will focus on preparing for next week’s reading SOL test, as well as continue to prepare for the upcoming math and science tests. Remember, the reading SOL test is next Wednesday and Thursday (May 17 and 18). … Continue reading

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Week 33

Tomorrow is the day that we will visit KFMS for our sixth grade orientation.  We will leave around 9:50. The entire orientation should take no more than an hour. Tuesday we will have an assessment on 5.8a-e Perimeter, Area, Volume … Continue reading

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Week 32

On Monday, April 24, 2017, report cards from the third nine weeks will be sent home. This week you will also receive a permission slip for your student to attend the Middle School Orientation at KFMS on Monday, May 1, … Continue reading

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Week 31 – We’re back!

I hope that your spring break was both exciting and restful! This week we will continue with SOL 5.8 in math with perimeter and area, and then move on to the area of triangles while we begin to start to … Continue reading

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Week 30

This will be a very busy week before our spring break, as it is the last week of the third nine weeks. On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, we will have the third nine weeks’ science benchmark.  We will spend a … Continue reading

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Week 29

This week you will take the reading benchmark, on Tuesday and Wednesday (March28th and 29th).  On Friday, we will practice taking the Reading CAT test (which is a new format for the reading SOL test for this school year). In … Continue reading

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Week 28

This week you will take the third nine weeks’ math benchmark, on Thursday, March 23, 2017.  The SOLs that will be included on this benchmark are as follows:  SOL 5.5 decimal addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, SOL 5.7 Order of … Continue reading

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Week 27

This week we will begin the social studies PBA.  You will be learning about the Louisiana Purchase and will write an editorial (letter to the editor of a newspaper) stating why (three reasons) you think the Purchase was a good … Continue reading

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Week 26

This will be a busy week, however, you will NOT have any homework in ANY subject!  The Iditarod was delayed and will begin tomorrow!  I have chosen four mushers for us to follow and you will vote in Google Classroom … Continue reading

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Week 25!

Check out the picture (above) of Oakland’s Battle of the Books participants!  They did an awesome job of tackling the comprehension questions for ten books and came in second in their round!  Way to go Braves! Remember!  Bill of Rights … Continue reading

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Week 24

We will start our week off by completing the MAP reading assessment, since we had issues the week before last with connectivity.  This should NOT take our entire day!  Remember, we have discussed using your strategies while remembering that if … Continue reading

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Week 23

This week you will be assigned a Bill of Rights project.  This project will be due on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. This at-home project will involve two test grades:  a social studies test grade for the completed product itself, as … Continue reading

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Another great plant cell project! Scroll down for week 22 information!

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