4/5 multiage update week of 1/13/20

January 21st, 2020

English In English, student practiced their reading fluency and interpreting the actions of characters in the short stories of Junior Great Books.  Students resumed spelling practice and tests and wrote creatively in their writing journals. Math This fraction of  a week was perfect for the 5th grade lessons in fractions.  4th graders are learning a Read More »

4/5 multiage update week of 1/6-1/10/20

January 10th, 2020

Kids came back well rested and ready to reconnect with their classmates.  It’s been a fun week! In Math, students focused on fractions in fifth grade and interpreting remainders as fractions and fourth grade explored extending multiplication facts, learning a new game called multiplication wrestling to help them with partial products down the road. In Read More »

4/5 multiage update week of 12/16-12/20/19

January 6th, 2020

It was a fast and furious week.  The excitement for winter break was palpable! In English, students wrapped up their Martin Luther King Jr. quote responses and worked on reading comprehension with our read aloud as well as Junior Great Books.  Students get a break from Spelling homework over the winter vacation.  Homework will resume Read More »

4/5 multiage update week of 12/09-12/13/19

December 13th, 2019

We’re getting close to winter break.   Let’s hope we see some of that white stuff start to fall!  Don’t forget we’re on break from December 21-January 5th.  We wish you all a restful break. English   Wednesday, December 18th will be the last spelling test of 2019.  Students will resume receiving homework the Wednesday they return from Read More »

4/5 multiage update 12/2-12/6/19

December 6th, 2019

All the students returned from Thanksgiving break, refreshed and ready to learn.  This week flew by! In English, students read a little about Martin Luther King, his accomplishments and how he has inspired people with his non-violent action.  They started writing a response to a quote by him to enter into the MLK Youth essay Read More »

4/5 multiage update week of 11/18-11/22/19

November 26th, 2019

It’s been a very fun week.  Students enjoyed a field trip to Spectrum for their electricity/energy exhibit and to reinforce some understanding of the current unit.  Thank you Courtney for being a chaperone on such short notice! In Math, we’ve been practicing partial quotients division in fifth grade and the use and ordering of decimals Read More »

4/5 multiage update week of 11/12-11/15/19

November 21st, 2019

What a pleasure it was to meet with you for Parent Teacher conferences this week.  We appreciate touching base with you and keeping you apprised of your student’s successes in school.  Working with your children everyday is a privilege. English Students have been working away at their persuasive essays trying to convince one another and Read More »

4/5 multiage update week of 11/4-11/8/19

November 8th, 2019

We enjoyed this lovely week and got a lot of work done too!  Students are in the depths of the second unit on How the world works. English Students enjoyed a few more chapters of our read aloud Hatchet this week.  We’ve had interesting discussions about what they might do if stranded in the Canadian Read More »

4/5 update week of 10/28-11/1

November 1st, 2019

Our week was so cold!  Thank you for sending your students with proper winter attire even though it’s still supposed to be fall! Unit The kids have been busy working on a video in which they are sharing their knowledge about one of the types of energy studied during this unit. They have begun to Read More »

4/5 update for week of Oct. 21-25

October 28th, 2019

Thank you to all who confirmed your Parent Teacher Conference time slot.  If you haven’t done so yet, please see the email you received last week and confirm with your child’s homeroom teacher that the time works for you. Unit 2 math tests went home this week in the homework folders.  Please review the test Read More »

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