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Last Week Reminders

Dear Parents, Promotion ceremonies for 5th grade are tonight (Gardner, Glennon, Wadsworth) and tomorrow tonight (Brown, Edwards, Holmes).  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the program starts at 6:00. If students ordered a yearbook in advance, they received it today.  … Continue reading

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Celebratory Events

We kicked off the celebration of students completing elementary school with a great trip to Sea World today!  We enjoyed great weather, great company, and great fun!  Thank you so much to everyone who chaperoned!  We couldn’t have done it … Continue reading

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Finishing Strong

It is hard to believe that there are only 18 days of school left!  The energy and excitement is building.  Today we celebrated as Palencia won the Battle of the Books again!  Four out of six battle team members are … Continue reading

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Let it BE…Language Arts

We have been busy in Language Arts.  This spring we reviewed the comprehension strategies that readers use to build meaning of text.  Reading is thinking.  We reviewed literature, including poetry, and students took a quiz.  Their results were sent home … Continue reading

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The Mighty Pencil and Fifth Grade Writers

Informational Writing The informational reading unit we completed earlier this quarter helped prepare the students for all the informational writing we’ve completed over the past month.  All students completed an informative essay this week that will count as a summative … Continue reading

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Lovelines Deadline Tomorrow

Parents don’t miss out on adding a personalized note to the yearbook for your 5th grader! The link is posted below- Deadline 2.22.19 TOMORROW!!!!! http://palenciaelementarypto.weebly.com/love-lines.html  

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Learning in Language Arts

The focus on informational reading and writing standards continues in Language Arts.  We are teaching the students to think about the author’s purpose, text structures, and main ideas of a text, and how those concepts are related.  Understanding this content … Continue reading

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Murray and Sebastian Middles School Info

MURRAY MIDDLE SCHOOL This coming Wednesday, February 6, is Information night for families and students in 5th grade who are interested in attending the Center for the Arts in 6th grade. Attached you will find flyers detailing the information night, … Continue reading

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New Year, New Studies in Language Arts

Happy New Year! We spent a majority of the second quarter studying literature.  Now, as we begin the third quarter and second semester of the school year, we are going to be focusing on informational standards, both in reading and writing.  … Continue reading

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Winter Celebration

5th Grade Winter Celebration Tuesday, December 18  The 5th grade is having a Winter Holiday Market during Language Arts!  Each class will be setting up a “booth” for our market in the common area of the orange deck.   Two classes … Continue reading

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