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Ms.

Wagoner’s
Peek at the Week
October 2010

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday


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Day 1 - Music Day 2 – Spanish Day 3 – Gym

Book Browse First Grade Buddies Homework Packet due!

NO SCHOOL NO SCHOOL
Vision/Hearing Spelling Test
MEA MEA
Evening Conferences Testing
Happy Birthday
Mallory!

Star of the Week: Mallory

YOUR CONFERENCE TIME IS __________, OCTOBER ___ at _________.


If possible, please bring your 5th grader to conferences with you. I look forward to seeing you!

CLASS WEBSITE:
We have set up a website for all the 5th grade classes this year. Please check it out!

http://www.fifthgradeteam.weebly.com
ROOM 114 – CLASS NEWS
WHAT HAVE WE BEEN UP TO? FALL FUN
On Friday, October 29th fifth graders will be
This week in math we continued working having a Fall Fun Celebration. Students will
in Unit 2, which focuses on the area and get to participate in different activities in the
perimeter of triangles and quadrilaterals. afternoon that have a fall theme. Costumes
Students constructed their own meter strips should NOT be brought to school - please
using paper and learned how to convert from save them for Sunday, October 31. We do
one metric unit to another. We practiced finding encourage students to wear our White Bear
the area and perimeter of complex figures after school colors (orange and black) that day.
learning the formula for triangles and
parallelograms. We will wrap up this short unit ART VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!
next week. Our classroom currently has no volunteers to
We continued working with our IB help with art. We are looking for both assistants
Planner, titled The Human Machine. This week and leaders to help with art in our classroom
this year!
we focused our inquiry on the nervous system.
No art background is needed, as you will be
We learned that our brain is a very important
IB Planner – Human Machine trained. Art is done in the classroom on a
part of our body. We also started researching schedule you coordinate with the teacher,
Joint Tasks
for our summative assessment and will continue approximately twice a month.
working on that in class next week. Summative
assessment projects are due Monday, October
25. IMPORTANT DATES:
Our spelling list focuses on contractions  10/18 – Fall Conferences (evening)
and a few homophones. Remember that we will  10/21 – NO SCHOOL
be testing on this list next Wednesday.  10/22 – NO SCHOOL
We also met with our first grade buddies  10/27 – Art Lesson
this week and took a field trip to the Science  10/29 – Fall Fun
Museum. Even though we had a short week, we  11/04 – 5th Grade Drumming Exchange
had lots of fun! Enjoy your long weekend!   11/12 – NO SCHOOL

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Sarah Wagoner
First Grade Buddies Room 114
Reading about the Human Body (651) 407-7600 x1610
sjwago@wbl.whitebear.k12.mn.us