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Ms.

Wagoner’s
Peek at the Week
November 2010

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday


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

Picture Retake Day Homework Packet


Due!

First Grade Buddies Spelling Test

F.A.D. 

Star of the Week: Peter HAT DAY!

FUNDRAISER PICK-UP IMPORTANT DATES: PATROL UPDATE


Delivery of Innisbrook items is scheduled  11/12 – NO SCHOOL The Orange team will take over duties on
for Monday, November 22nd from 3:30  11/19 – Hat Day Monday, November 15. They will be on
until 6:00 in the school gym. Watch for  11/22 – Innisbrook pick-up duty for the remainder of the month,
more information regarding delivery  11/25 – NO SCHOOL until November 30. Please check the
details in your child’s backpack and in the  11/26 – NO SCHOOL schedule posted in the fifth grade
Buzz Sheet as delivery day approaches. classrooms or on the team website.

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? CONFERENCE SURVEY
Our district would like to hear your
This week in math we continued opinions about fall conferences. Please
working in Unit 3 which focuses on addition use this link to take a quick survey.
and subtraction of whole numbers and
decimals. We reviewed and practiced addition http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GTKM9G6
and subtraction strategies using larger
numbers, including decimals. We also were
reminded of strategies to use when solving
word problems involving place value.
We continued working with our Unit
of Inquiry, titled Civil Struggles. The central
idea of this planner is that societies have civil
conflicts due to differences. Inquiry this week
focused on the Civil War in the United States. DRUMMING EXCHANGE
Students imagined that they were Union Drumming Exchange at Sheridan Elementary All 5th graders participated in a
soldiers in Gettysburg as they visited different drumming exchange with students
stations around the room to learn about life as from Sheridan Elementary School on
a soldier during that time. Next week, we will Monday. Students had the chance to
look at different conflicts of the past and make a connection with a buddy and
present time. visit their school. During the day, they
Students continued literacy rotations also shared and practiced their
this week and focused on journaling and their drumming. We had a great time
book club assignment. We will resume our meeting new friends and making
regular spelling schedule next week. connections! We thank Mrs. Farinella
We also continued answering our for setting up this wonderful
science questions of the day. This week’s opportunity.
questions focused on our human body. We
also met with our first grade buddies this
week. CONTACT INFORMATION:
Enjoy your three day weekend! 
Sarah Wagoner
Room 114
Saluting General Meade during our Civil War
rotations (651) 407-7600 x1610
sjwago@wbl.whitebear.k12.mn.us