Scherr's Scoop

Waving Goodbye to 2015

Thank you for a fabulous finale!

The year 2015 ended with a flourish of fantastic opportunities to learn and grow, both academically and as a classroom community. I am very proud of this group of fifth graders. They show compassion for each other, as well as, a determined work ethic toward their studies. The GRIT skits that they wrote and performed for 1st and 3rd grade went off without a hitch, and they created positive character trait Secret Scherr posters for a classmate using Office 365. Thank you for supporting them at home! Please enjoy the following pictures and snippets. I've also included a sneak peak of what will be next in 2016 :)


Warm regards,

Mrs. Scherr

Hawaiian Spirit Day

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Upcoming Events

January 8th: Klement's 1/2 Birthday!

January 12th:

  • Home & School Association General Meeting - 7:00 PM - Titus Dining Room

January 18th: MLK Jr. Day - No School & Jayden's 1/2 Birthday!

January 26th:

  • End of the 2nd Marking Period: How many books have you read? Did you complete your summary sheets? See Reading button below to print some.

Sharing Our Culture & Traditions

Energy Boat Trials

Science: Nature's Recyclers

We are currently studying the final step in the food chain, the organisms responsible for breaking down natural waste a.k.a recycling it. There is definitely a gross factor in this unit, but it's also very cool and important. Stay tuned for how you can help from home!

Division Practice

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Math

After completing Unit 4: Division, we are in the midst of Unit 5: Fractions. Thank goodness these lessons are after lunch, for at least some point in the lesson we end up discussing sharing pizza, a chocolate bar, pie, or a pack of M&Ms!

Reading

During Theme 2: Seeking the Unknown, we learned explorers yearn to discover what's out there. We will be returning to more nonfiction reading on this topic and completing inquiry research later this month.


For the first couple weeks in January, we will travel back to Revolutionary America in the novel, Toliver's Secret. Here we will meet a young person who embarks on a dangerous journey!

Writing

The children just completed their Personal Narrative Unit, so we will be taking a week or so to focus on grammar and poetry. Our next big unit will be Informational Writing(nonresearch).

My Secret Scherr Poster from Eli

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Super Shout Out to Mrs. Meinel and Madison Meinel for running our Winter Party!

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The Scherrs

Warm Wishes from my family to yours! See you next year!!