Dec 21, 2011
Dec 9, 2011
Today we also celebrated honor day!! Those students with zero missing assignment for the past 5 weeks had a 5th grade Wii celebration!!
Dec 2, 2011
Nov 23, 2011
Nov 12, 2011
Nov 4, 2011
Our honor day was a lot of fun. The Chinese acrobats were amazing.
Web address: scholastic.com/bookclubsClass Activation Code: GYPGG
Oct 28, 2011
Oct 19, 2011
I enjoyed getting to know you at conferences. Your help and support is so important in your child's education. Here are some of the main goals that were set.
1. Organize binder and desk.
2. Read 30 minutes every night.
3. Fill out homework log every day and have a parent sign.
4. Improve comprehension strategies by using strategies on the back of homework log or other strategies we have learned in class.
Also, I told the students they will get a treat if they play some of the math games on the blog by Monday. There is the Ia.usu on the Math Tab and some to the right of this home page. (If they have ***** that means a student has recommended the game.) Which game is your favorite?Let me know on Monday.
Sep 30, 2011
This week we had our first honor day for those students who had zero missing assignments!! We had a kickball game and it was a lot of fun!
Sep 5, 2011
Aug 16, 2011
Three ring binder- (1 1/2 inch-2 inch size) I will supply pocket folders to help organize the different subjects.
1-2 boxes of tissues- Our class usually goes through a lot of tissues throughout the year.
* I will have all of these available to use. These are items that you could buy if your child wants his/her own to use.
Aug 10, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
May 31, 2011
What is the summer slide? Summer slide refers to the loss of reading skills that results when students slip out of the practice of reading over the summer (see "Three Ways to Prevent Summer Slide"). It is suggested that students who read at least six books will not regress over summer vacation. So, how do we prevent the summer slide? We engage them in summer reading programs.
May 4, 2011
Here is a list of what we will be doing our final week of school.
Week 3 LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL
Monday-Fun Run Leave school 10:15 a.m.
Everyone did great at the Fun Run
Tuesday-USU Field Trip
Wednesday- Class store/Auction
Morning Honor Day for zero missing assignments
Kick Ball with school 1:30-2:30
Thursday-5th grade Awards 9:00-10:00 Parents welcome!!
Friday-LAST DAY-SCHOOL DISMISSED @ 12:00
May 3, 2011
Apr 23, 2011
You are invited to come see all the hard work and research your child has done on his/her president report.
Date: Wednesday, April 27th
Finish you mealworm experiments before they change into a pupa.
This week we will continue learning about Learned Behaviors and Instincts.
We will also learn about animal variations and specialized structures.
We will continue learning about surface area then volume.
We will have a test on this unit Friday.
REMEMBER-We have math club Tuesday and Thursday if you do not understand.
This week we will review for the test.
Detective Bird e-mailed saying that next Saturday April, 30th is NOVA Lagoon Day.
If you want to go you must get your own ride. It is not sponsored by Bridger Elementary. The tickets are discounted (around $24.00 plus tax), you can buy up to 7 tickets. He will be giving us more information this week.
MATH CHALLENGE-Go to the Math Tab-You choose the reward!! Prize, extra credit, or missing assignment make up!!
Apr 16, 2011
Our President Reports were due last week. Those students who finished will start putting their presentation/pizza boxes together.
We will be presenting these to the whole school on Wednesday, April 27th between 1:30-2:30. Parents are invited to attend to see all the great work you have done!
We will continue learning about traits.
We will also be learning about instincts and learned behaviors. Each student will receive a meal worm to use with their experiments.
MATH-We will continue learning about Area and Perimeter of rectangles,
triangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids.
F=Black f=white What trait is dominant?
Apr 3, 2011
Bring what you have finished to class when you return from break and receive a reward!!When we come back from Spring Break we will learn: Science-Heredity Math-Area and Perimeter Writing-Finish typing president reports firstname.lastname@example.org if you need to contact me.
Mar 27, 2011
Tuesday-Music performance 1:45 in the gym. Wear dark clothes! Parents are invited!!
Please continue reading!! The following students are meeting or have met their reading goal of 21oo pages: Abi, Anthony, Hunter, Meghane, Adrian, Kelsey, Aurora, Sara , Srienoch, SaBen, Scott
Please encourage your child to read !!
Only 8 weeks left until we go to the Aquatic Center.Have a Fun Spring Break!!
Mar 18, 2011
This week was the first week for our next honor day. If you turned in all your assignments this week, you just have three more weeks to go.
We will be working on our President Reports.
You should have 4 sources by Monday
Here are some computer sources: (Go to the tab that says FAVORITE SITES then presidents 1 or 2 for a direct link)
REMEMBER TO PLAY MATH GAMES ON IA SITE!! (Also on FAVORITE SITES/MATH HELP)
Remember to go the math tab then IA Site to review what we are learning in math.
The IA Site has many games that will reinforce what we are learning in class.
1. Go to the math tab then IA Site.
2. Go to fractions - simplify, add/subtract, find least common denominator, etc.
BONUS-If you tell me what games you played, you will receive a special prize!!
Mar 12, 2011
MONDAY-We will make our own electrical circuits in science.
TUESDAY-1:30 Character Assembly
THURSDAY-St. Patrick's Day (wear green)
FRIDAY-1/2 day of school.
Mar 5, 2011
We already have 10 students who have met this goal!
Monday- Type Limericks
Tuesday-The P.E. dance performance will be in the gym at 1:45. (3rd, 4th, and 5th grades will be performing)
Thursday-Geometry Review (please study for tests tomorrow)
Friday- Word Work Test & Geometry Test
Feb 25, 2011
Science-Finish Static Electricity and begin Electricity Unit (Watch Bill Nye Video below)
Monday - Practice writing Persuasive Essays. Orchestra Concert 1:30
Tuesday-Continue writing Persuasive Essays
Wednesday-We will be taking the State Persuasive Writing Assessment.
Feb 18, 2011
goals to help them be successful!
Everyone set a goal to READ more books!!
Next Week FYI
Math-PEMDA, lines, rays, etc.
Science-Begin learning about Static Electricity.
Writing-We will begin Persuasion Essays for the state writing test.
The writing test will be next Wednesday.
Friday-Spelling Bee 1:00 in the library
Have a nice break!!
See you on Tuesday!
THANKS FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT!!
Feb 11, 2011
WEDNESDAY-Conferences begin at 2:40. I'll see you there.
THURSDAY-1/2 Day-Mr. Briggs from Mt. Logan Middle School will come at 10:00 to visit with the students regarding band at MLMS.
Parent Teacher Conferences from 12:30-7:30.
Feb 3, 2011
Please remember to sign up for your child's conference time on the Bridger Blog.
Click the Bridger Tab
When you get to the Bridger site -click ON LINE CONFERENCE SCHEDULER
You will see Bridger Elementary- Click GO
Enter the school Password- BEARS then click login
Enter Students ID- Lunch Number (If you do not know their lunch number you can look it up.)
If you have a problem scheduling you can call the school or call me and I will be glad to add you on the schedule.
Jan 28, 2011
Congratulations to Sara, Aurora, and Adrian our spelling bee Winners!! Good Luck during the school spelling bee!
Conference Scheduling-Notes and instructions will be sent home on Monday. You will be able to choose your times from January 31-February 9th. The earlier you choose, the more choices you will have. If you need to e-mail me about a time please do! email@example.com. or Jan.Farmer@loganschools.org
Math-We just tested on our fractions unit and will continue adding, subtracting, and multiplying fractions with unlike denominators in March. This week we will be learning about integers (negative numbers) graphing coordinate numbers, and graphs.
Math Club-I have seen a lot of improvement with those students who attend our math club consistently. They are getting an extra dose of everything we are learning in class. We also work on number sense activities and games.
Homework-Parents, you are the key to your child's success. Please continue to ask your child about their homework and reading. Please make sure they are getting it finished every night.
Friday-Friday is a half day of school. We will dismiss at 12:00.
Jan 21, 2011
Science-This week we will start studying magnets. Then we will move on to electricity.
Objective 1 Investigate and compare the behavior of magnetism using magnets.
Objective 2 Describe how the magnetic field of Earth and a magnet are similar.
Spelling Bee-Our Bridger spelling bee will begin this week. Please practice the words. All the words are listed under the spelling bee tab. Three students from each class will move on to the district spelling bee.
Our book project went very well! We had a great time making our books this week! Thank you Marie Eccles Caine Foundation for providing this free service.
Monday-New reading groups begin.
Thursday-Field Trip (Scrap Arts Music) Ellen Eccles Theater. We will leave Bridger at 9:15 and return at 11:15 a.m.
Jan 16, 2011
Monday-No School (Martin Luther King Day)
Tuesday-Start Tall Tales Unit
Thursday-Book Lady will teach how to make books 12:30-2:30
Friday-Book Lady 12:30-2:30
Social Studies and Science will be taught during Guided Reading this week.
Don't Forget to READ!!!
Jan 9, 2011
Monday-We will continue working on Fractions this week. We will also edit our Haikus.
Physical/Chemical Reaction Experiments due during Science. (Mrs. Farmer's Class)
Tuesday- Physical/Chemical Reaction Experiments due during Science. (Mrs. Stewart's Class)
Friday-Nova Graduation-1:00 in the Gym
Parents please come watch your child graduate from N.O.V.A.
Jan 1, 2011
Wow!! I can't believe Winter break is almost over!! I hope you all had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!
This week we will be getting our division tests back and begin understanding and learning about fractions.
Friday-Maturation Program (I sent a paper home today with information)
Parent Workshop 12:00-1:00
Please remember to sign the consent form and return to school.
Science-Start thinking about your Science experiment. Remember you can choose a Physical or Chemical Reaction to demonstrate.
Physical Reaction-No new substance is formed. Example-ripping paper, freezing water, breaking pencil, etc.
Chemical Reaction-A New substance is formed. New solid, liquid, or gas. Change in energy (temperature), or unexpected color change. Example-baking soda and vinegar to make gas, rusting chain, baking food (changes from a solid to a liquid and temperature change).
more info: http://schools.bcsd.com/fremont/5th_sci_matter_physical_changes.htm
The internet is a great resource for ideas:
See you all Monday ready to learn!!
WE ARE LEADERS!!
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