Fifth Grade Happenings


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Specialist Schedule - 5 day cycle that repeats

1/7 Day 2 Gym with Mr. Larson

1/8 Day 3 Music with Ms. Fornshell

1/9 Day 4 Art with Mrs. Frey

1/10 Day 5 Gym with Mr. Larson

1/11 Day 1 Media with Mrs. Schwingler


1/8 1:45-3:15 Geography Bee in the Kids Co Area

1/11 10:15-11:15 Band Concert at Twin Oaks Middle School

1/16 9:30-3:30 Ski trip to Hyland Hills

1/17 2:25-3:15 Choir Concert at WestWood

1/21 No School

1/24 2 hour early release

1/25 No School - end of the semester

Classroom Community

We kicked off the New Year setting some goals and sharing them on seesaw. It was great to hear all the hopes and dreams for the year. We also spent time yesterday sharing about our winter break and playing outside at the end of the day. Fifth graders will be working with first graders in Ms. Lind's class and are looking forward to some fun multi-age activities.


Next week in reading we will focus on reading non-fiction and gathering main ideas and details.


Unit 5 is all about fractions, today we will learn how to convert between improper fractions and mixed numbers.


We have been writing stories about being trapped inside a snow globe. Their stories are creative and fantastic to read.

My "Real" Kids

WestWood is like home to me, I have worked at WestWood 13 years, 9 as a special ed para and 4 years teaching. Here is a picture of my family, my daughter Bella is a senior at Iowa State, my husband Greg and I have been married 22 years and live in Lakeville and our son Jake just graduated from PLHS and is attending Dakota County Tech studying Renewable Energy.
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