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Hello!
Welcome to the team website page for Mrs. Graven, Mrs. Bodker, Mrs. Spak, and Mrs. DeMint.  We're so glad that your child is in our class!  You'll find lots of useful information about your child's learning in our classroom here.  Thanks for stopping by our site!

katiegraven@bwls.net
karenbodker@bwls.net
sheaspak@bwls.net
renedemint@bwls.net
Important Dates
  • 4/10 ELA AIR Test
    4/12 Math AIR Test
    4/14 No School
    4/25 Science AIR Test
    5/2 TIDE Days
    5/3 TIDE Days
    5/4 TIDE Days
    5/5 TIDE Days
    5/16 Band/Choir concert 6:30
    5/19 Teach Like a Pirate Day
    5/23 Field Day
    5/24 Last Day of School


Math
-In math, students have been learning about volume.  Students will continue to dig deeper with volume of compound shapes and then get into metric conversions.
Language Arts
Students are currently reading various novels in our language arts stations, including "Tuck Everlasting", "Freak the Mighty", and "Number the Stars".  Our main learning targets are characters, setting, and cause and effect, in addition to general reading fluency, comprehension and vocabulary specific to each novel.  

4th Quarter Reading Counts Quizzes
Quiz #1 is due April 12
Quiz #2 is due May 12
Science
-In science, kids have been learning about momentum, speed, and acceleration.  The next topic will be space.  
Social Studies
Students are learning about the main types of government, including democracy, dictatorship, and monarchy.  Students created a flip book about these types and will take their learning much deeper with various learning stations as well.

Government Learning Targets:
-I can use multiple sources and appropriate communication tools to locate, investigate, organize, and communicate information on a public issue.
-I can explain the relationship between those in power and individual citizens in a democracy, a dictatorship, and a monarchy.
Social Media
Pictures
We won't post any classroom pictures to this site.  Check out our activities on Instagram @4bwiteachers, as well as #bwisoh and #bwls2020.  Our own classroom families can also see pictures on Class Dojo's Class Story feature.  

Follow BWIS on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for updates too!
Symbaloo Link
Visit this link for links that we use in our classrooms.  

http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/5thgradebwi
Scholastic Book Orders
Book order fliers are sent home periodically with students.  Scholastic offers many amazing titles at great prices, and we are able to get free books for our classrooms too!  If you'd like to order online, here's the information you need:
www.scholastic.com/bookclubs
Class Activation Code: H66KX
Mr. McLane's 10-28-16 Newsletter Update
https://tackk.com/g8bcun
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PEG Writing
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Think Central
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Reading Counts Quizzes
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