Friday, August 30, 2013

We Love to Read!!!

I love having a group of students that LOVES to read!! Keep it up fifth graders!!!

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Read To Self VS Read To Someone

Yesterday and today we talked about the similarities and differences of expectations during times.  There are different ways to act when we read to ourselves and times when we read to someone.  Watch our videos below to see the differences!  We have a bunch of quiet readers during the read to self time, but our room is louder (in an appropriate way) when we read to someone.


Sunday, August 25, 2013

First Full Week...Here We Go!!!

Hi Fifth Graders,

I'm sorry this post is so late tonight, I hope you'll check in the blog in the morning before school!

I'm so excited for our first full week of school!  You'll get to have all of your specials (check the schedule on the right, it's updated!) and we're going to start our first science unit (Human Body in Motion), WEX, and continue reviewing great reading strategies in reading!  You may start getting a little homework this week so time management will be important.  I know a lot of you are involved in different sports and hobbies so be sure to build in some time for homework each night.

This Wednesday is Curriculum Night for your parents!  Please remind them that it starts at 6:30 if you have brothers/sisters in the younger grades but 7pm is the all school meeting.  They are then invited to our classroom from 7:30-8:00.  This is only for your parents but there will be babysitting in the gym if you need to come too!

It's going to be very warm this week so be sure to dress for the weather.  Also please bring a water bottle if you want to keep it at your desk with you.  You can refill it throughout the day if you need to!

Can't wait to see you in the morning and enjoy our first full week together!
Hope you had great weekends!
Ms. Patton

Friday, August 23, 2013

Welcome Back!!!

Fifth Graders,

You made it through your first week!  Way to go!

Each Friday at the end of the day we'll do a short recap of our week.  Sometimes we'll type it, other times we'll record a video, we'll play around and figure out what style we like best.

Please make sure to get in the habit of checking this blog every night or so to keep up to date on things going on in our classroom!

It's been a great first week, I can't wait for our first whole week next week!

Ms. Patton