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# Blog Archives

## Parent Teacher Conferences

A message from Sabrina Sambola, our PYP Coordinator: November 14 & 15, 2018, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm You can sign up using the UAS Parent Portal.  See instructions to book your appointment here.  If you are having technical problems please … Continue reading

04. November 2018 by Richard Bird

## This week in Grade Five

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week: Math: What math skills have I learned in this unit? How have I improved as a learner? What do I still need to work on? Reading: What do I … Continue reading

04. November 2018 by Richard Bird

## This Week in Grade Five

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week: Math: How do I solve multi-digit multiplication using different strategies? How can the use of estimation help us make logical problem solving decisions? How do we solve problems with … Continue reading

28. October 2018 by Richard Bird

## This week in Grade 5

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week: Math: What is a variable? How can we use mathematical models for addition and subtraction to solve number stories? Reading: How are our ideas about our books in Book Club … Continue reading

13. October 2018 by Richard Bird

## Tryouts for Elementary Competitive Swim Team

Dear Parents, We will have the first tryout for the competitive elementary swim team on Monday October 29th starting at 3:15pm. It will last until 4:20. If your child needs to take the late ASA bus home you must contact … Continue reading

06. October 2018 by Richard Bird

## From the Music department

Dear Parents, We will be starting Recorder in grades 3-5 the first week of November. Here is the immediate information you need: What They Need: One soprano recorder (preferably Yamaha brand), a folder with their full name and class clearly … Continue reading

06. October 2018 by Richard Bird

## This Week in Grade 5…

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week: Math: How to add and subtract numbers and decimals using place value concepts, not traditional algorithms. Reading: How can reading about characters help us understand the theme of a … Continue reading

04. October 2018 by Richard Bird

## This week in Grade 5…

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week: Math: Unit 1 Assessment: What math skills and concepts can I demonstrate? What do I need to continue to work on? What strategies can we use to improve our … Continue reading

29. September 2018 by Richard Bird

## Welcome to the Grade Five blog!

Welcome to our blog! The Grade Five team will use this blog for curriculum information and grade-level information that needs to be passed along (such as important events, field trips, and camp). Class Dojo will be used by each teacher … Continue reading

29. September 2018 by Richard Bird