Student Blogs

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Hello Families!


We are looking to collect clean, safe, and recycled items as well as some
crafting materials for an upcoming school-wide project in January.  We are 
giving you advance notice so you can start collecting them at home!  

Please don’t send these items in until the week of January 26.

Items we need:

  • Cardboard (tubes, boxes, etc.)
  • Plastic water bottles
  • Ribbon
  • Bows
  • Glue (Elmer’s or white - not glue sticks)
  • Tape (masking, duct, scotch)
  • String
  • Yarn
  • Construction paper
  • Tissue paper
Thank you!!!

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

In Winter I See....



Mysterious Powders


Here are a few pictures from our Mysterious Powders Chemistry unit.












Unit 4 Math Test

Our Unit 4 math test will be on Thursday. The following skills will be assessed:

  • Read an write decimals in words, numbers. and expanded form.
  • Compare decimals.
  • Round decimals.
  • Plot points on a coordinate grid.
  • Use a coordinate grid to answer questions and solve problems.
  • Shade grids to add and subtract decimals.
  • Use algorithms to add and subtract decimals.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Spirit Week

Next week is Spirit Week at MBS. The daily themes are as follows:

Monday: Hat Day

Tuesday: Mismatch Day

Wednesday: Stripes Day

Thursday: Blue and Yellow Day

Friday: Comfy Clothes Day

We will also have our class celebration on Friday. We will be watching The Sandlot, which is rated PG. If you would not like your child to watch it, please let me know.
Happy Holiday!!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Writing, Math, and Science in Photos

Trimester 2 has begun with:

  • Informational/Research writing about Westward Expansion
  • Fraction addition in math
  • Chemistry in science


Research and Note Taking in Writing:





Fun with Fractions:





Sensory Observations of Different 
Substances in Science:






Unit 3 Math Test

Our Unit 3 math test will be on Friday. The following skills will be assessed:

  • Use visual models to solve division number stories with fractional answers
  • Report the remainder to a division problem as a fraction
  • Place a fraction on a number line
  • Estimate answers to fraction addition and subtraction problems
  • Rename fractions and mixed numbers using the same denominator
  • Use visual models to add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers
  • Use visual models to solve fraction addition and subtraction number stories
  • Solve fraction-of problems