Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Reynolds' Raptor's March News!!

Hello Everyone,

  Just a Heads-Up about your child's Ancestor Book Report! It is due Wednesday, March 13!  Some "Early Birds" have already presented their report to the class!! I love hearing about your ancestors! It is fascinating!!  Thank you for your great support!!
  The Water Fair was great!!  Thank you to Layla's Mom for walking with us, and to Solayna's Dad who was a presenter!! Our class learned a lot, and had fun!!

   Our school "Talent Show," was Friday, March 8, at 9:15. Great job, Cassandra who performed a section of "The Greatest Showman," and Katya who performed a "Dance Routine!!" Well done!!
Several 5th Grade girls wore Teachers masks and teacher names on the back of their T-Shirts, while dancing to "YMCA," then, a remix of a Rap Number!  The crowd loved it!!

   The 4th Grade Eagle Pride Winner for the month of March is Ekaterina Baca!! Congratulations, Katya!!!

Monday, March 4 Happy Birthday Emmalia!!
Friday, March 8th Talent Show at 9:15!
Monday, March 11 No School!
Tuesday, March 12 No School! 
Wednesday, March 13 Ancestor Book Reports Due!
Thursday, March 21 Happy 1/2 Birthday Camilla!!
Wednesday, March 27, Happy Birthday Carter!!
Sunday, March 31, Happy Birthday Bradeigh!!

Monday, March 4  9.4 Relate Fractions, Decimals, and Money
Tuesday, March 5  9.5 Problem Solving * Money
Wednesday, March 6 Mid-Chapter Checkpoint and 9.6 Add Fractional Parts of 10 and 100
Thursday, March 7  9.7 Compare Decimals
Friday, March 8  Chapter 9 Review/Test
Thursday, March 15 Chapter 9 Test 
Monday, March 18 Chapter 10 Two Dimensional Figures
Tuesday, March 19 Chapter 10.1 Lines, Rays, and Angles
Wednesday, March 20 Chapter 10.2 Classify Triangles by Angles
Thursday, March 22 Chapter 10.4 Classify Quadrilaterals
Monday, March 25  Chapter 10 Mid-Chapter Checkpoint and 10.5 Line Symmetry
Tuesday, March 26 Chapter 10.6 Find and Draw Lines of Symmetry
Wednesday, March 27 Chapter 10.67 Problem Solving
Thursday, March 28 Chapter review/Test
Friday, March 29 Chapter 10 Test

The Soil Profile
Different Types of Soil
Edible Soil Profiles

Social Studies:
Mountain Men/Fur Traders and Trappers 
Jacoby The Mountain man!

Imprint Fossils

Fossils in Amber


Friday, February 8, 2019

Reynolds' Raptor's News!! February 2019!

Hello Everyone!!
  It was great meeting with each of you, to visit about your child's progress this year!! I also enjoyed the phone visits! Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedules to meet!
  "Hanging With The Author," Book Reports were great!!  I'm excited to hear about your child's ancestor report!!
  * Remember that the next Book Report will be on one of your ancestor's. At least 300 words, and includes a cover page.  Please follow the Rubric given to you during S.E.P.'s Due Friday, March 8.

February 4-8  S.E.P.'s
Tuesday, February 12 Happy 1/2 Birthday Tayson!! 
Thursday, February 14 Happy Valentine's Day!! We will have a party and Valentine exchange!
Monday, February 18 President's Day - No School!!!
Tuesday, February 19 School Spelling Bee!! Our class winners are: Ambrie, Carter, and Emmalia,!! 
Congratulations and Good Luck!!
Wednesday, February 20 Happy Birthday Richard!!
Friday. February 22 School Talent/Art Show applications are due!
Tuesday, February 26 Happy Birthday Layla Lou!!
Thursday, February 28 Talent/Art Show Try-Outs!  After school!

Friday, February 8 Chapter 8 Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers 
Monday, February  11 8.1 Multiples of Unit Fractions
Tuesday, February 12 8.2 Multiples of Fractions
Wednesday, February 13 Mid-Chapter Checkpoint
Thursday, February 14 8.3 Multiply a Fraction be a Whole Number
Friday, February 15 8.4 Multiply a Fraction or Mixed Number by a Whole Number 
Tuesday, February 19 8.5 Problem Solving*Comparison
Wednesday, February 20 Chapter 8 Review/Test 
Thursday, February 21 Math RISE Summative Test
Friday, February 22 Chapter 8 Math Test / Science RISE Summative Test
Monday, February 25 Chapter 9 Relate Fractions and Decimals
Tuesday, February 26 Chapter 9.1 Relate Tenths and Decimals
Wednesday, February 27 Chapter 9.2 Relate Hundredths and Decimals
Thursday, February 28 Chapter 9.3 Equivalent Fractions and Decimals
Friday, March 1 Chapter 9.4 Relate Fractions, Decimals, and Money 

Fossils, Soil 

Social Studies
Spanish Explorers /Treasure Hunt while looking at a map and following clues.
Father Escalante and Father Dominguez

Happy Valentine's Day!!

Getting Ready To Party!!

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Reynolds' Raptor's News January 2019

Happy New Year Everyone!!

I hope your holidays were amazing!!  Thank you for the many thoughtful cards, gifts, and supplies given to me for Christmas!!  You are all so kind!!  I appreciate each and every one of them, and you!!

Wednesday, January 2: Happy 1/2 Birthday Cassandra!!
Monday, January 7: The Cereal Box, "Battle Book" Report is due!!
Tuesday, January 8: Your child will check out of the library, another "Battle Book" to start reading for the next book report due in February 7!
Thursday, January 10: Happy 1/2 Birthday Peyton!! 
Tuesday, January 15: Play Once Upon A Time / Cedar City Musical Theater! 9:30-11:00
Friday, January 18: MLK Program at 2:30 in the gym! 4th grade classes are in charge.
Monday, January 21: MLK Holiday!! No School!!
Wednesday, January 23: Happy Birthday Kairi!!
Thursday, January 24: Happy Birthday Jacoby!! 
Monday, January 28 CMS Orchestra!
Thursday, January 31, CMS Band!

Friday, January 4th: Chapter 6.6 Compare Fractions using Benchmarks 
Monday, January 7th: Chapter 6.7 Compare Fractions
Tuesday, January 8th: Chapter 6.8 Compare and order Fractions
Wednesday, January 9th: Chapter 6 Review/Test
Thursday, January 10th: Go over Review Test
Friday, January 11th:  Chapter 6 Test
Monday, January 14th:  Chapter 7 Add and Subtract Fractions
Tuesday, January 15th: Chapter 7.1  Add and Subtract Parts of a Whole
Wednesday, January 16th Chapter 7.2 Write Fractions as Sums
Thursday, January 17th Chapter 7.3 Add Fractions Using Models
Friday, January 18th Chapter 7.4 Subtract Fractions Using Models 
Monday, January 21 Chapter 7.5 Add and Subtract Fractions
Tuesday, January 22 Chapter 7 Mid-Chapter Checkpoint 
Wednesday, January 23 Chapter 7.6 Rename Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Thursday, January 24 Chapter 7.7 Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers
Friday, January 25 Chapter 7.8 Subtraction with Renaming 
Monday, January 28 Chapter 7.9 Fractions and Properties of Addition
Tuesday, January 29 Chapter 7.10 Problem Solving*Multi-step Fraction Problems 
Wednesday, January 30 Chapter 7 Review/Test
Thursday, January 31 Chapter 7 Test

Math Homework coincides with the lesson taught each day.  Student chooses either the front or back page to work out, and return to class!

Poetry and Geology/Science

Volcanos, Rocks, Minerals, Crystals and  Fossils
Igneous Rocks,  Sedimentary Rocks, Metamorphic Rocks

Social Studies
Spanish Explorers 

Erupting a volcano using heat and pressure!
Mr. Erik Nelson and Chantz
Mr. Erik taught our class The Traditional Grass Dance
Mr. Eric in his Traditional Grass Dance Outfit

Darling Class!! Learning about Volcano's!

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Reynolds' Raptor's News December 3, 2018

Hello Everyone,

I can't believe it's December already!!  We are almost through the first half of the year!  Thank you for your great support in helping your child with his/her book report!  They turned out well!  Students will check-out another Battle Book tomorrow in library to read for the next Book Report due after Christmas break!  It will be in the form of a cereal box, so please save  your cereal boxes.

Thank you for sending the apple for the Indian Doll, yarn for the belt, and fabric for your Christmas gift.  I hope to send the gift home on Wednesday, so you may display it during the holidays.

Saturday, December 1 Happy Birthday Oliver!!!
Friday, December 14, Chantz's Grandmother will share some "Indian Legends" with our class!! 
Thank You so much!!
Thursday, December 20 Pajama Day, Read-A-Thon, School Sing Around The Tree, and  Party!!  Your child will sign you up to bring something for our party.  You will be asked ahead of time if you are able to contribute.  Thank you for your support!!  Happy Holidays!! Merry Christmas!! and a Happy New Year!!

We will finish our first Math Book by the end of the week!
We will start Chapter 6 .0 Fractions on Monday, December 10
Tuesday, December 11 6.1 Equivalent Fractions
Wednesday, December 12 6.2 Generate Equivalent Fractions
Thursday, December 13 6.3 Simlpest Form 
Friday, December 14 6.4 Common Denominators
Monday, December 17 6.5 Problem Solving*Find Equivalent Fractions
Tuesday, December 18 Chapter 6 Mid-Chapter Checkpoint 
Wednesday, December 19 6.6 Compare Fractions Using Benchmarks

Finish up Unit 2 Knights, Castles, and Chivalry
Start our Poetry Unit January 2

Finish up Reptiles
Start the Earth, Fossils, Rocks and Minerals January 2

Social Studies
Finish up, The Five Indian Tribes of Utah 
Start Spanish Explorers January 2

Our Totem Pole Quilt

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Reynolds' Raptor's News! November 14, 2018

Hello Everyone!!

I just want to shout a giant THANK YOU! to Carmen Morris, Melanie Green, and Cami Bettridge for your great help at Frontier Homestead.   We had a great time playing a Card Game, Checkers, Double Ball, School House, Cat & Mouse Game, Stage Coach, and Horse Shoes!  Then, on to the Park for lunch, playing in the leaves and on the playground.  We took a photo at S.U.U. too!  Fun times for all!!
Thanks to all of you for your great support!! Thanks for sending an apple and yarn for our "Indian Dolls" and "Woven Belts!!"

Our next Book Report is that of a "Battle Book!"  Your child should be reading a book selected from the Battle List.  They will present them written on a form that is shaped like an Indian Tepee. They are due Friday, November 30.

Thinking Ahead!!  We will be making "Christmas Gifts" for parents.   Please send 1 yard of fabric of your choice with your child, to school.  The fabric needs to be tear- able.  Cotton is a great choice!  Old "Levis" work well also!  We would like for you to be able to enjoy this gift during the holidays, so we will make them as early as November 30!  Thank you for your great support!!!

November 21-Happy Birthday to Rylan !! We will celebrate Nov.  20th!
November 25-Happy Birthday Bodhi!! We will celebrate Nov. 26th!
November 21-25  Happy Thanksgiving!!! No School!
November 30 Battle Book Reports Due!  Indian Tepee Format
December 1 Happy Birthday Oliver!! We will celebrate Friday, Nov. 30th! Math:
Wednesday November 14,  Chapter 4 Review/Test
Thursday, November 15, Chapter 4 Test
Friday, November 16, Chapter 5.0 &5.1 FActors, Multiples, and Patterns
Monday, November 19, 5.2 Factors and Divisibility
Tuesday, November 20,  5.3 Problem Solving * Common Factors
Monday, November 26, Mid-Chapter Checkpoint
Tuesday, November 27 5.4 Factors and Multiples
Wednesday, November 28 5.5 Prime and Compostite Numbers
Thursday, November 29 5,6 Number Patterns
Friday, November 30 Chapter 5 Review/Test

CKLA: The Middle Ages
Writing: If You Lived During The Middle Ages...

Science:  Reptiles/Deserts

Social Studies:
Five Indian Tribes of Utah
Make Indian Dolls, Weave Belts, Write Stories using the first Emoji's (Pictographs), Watch a video By Mrs. Greymountain, doing the "Jingle Dress Dance" and  playing "The Moccasin Game."  Telling us legends of "The Beaver and The Rabbit."  " Why The Bear is Brown or Black" Learn how to play Recorders!! (Indian Flutes)
Rolling down hills at S.U.U.

Buried in Leaves

It's Raining Leaves!

Mrs. Bettridge and Tayli

Mrs. Green and Bradeigh

Cat and Dog Game

Horse Shoes


School House

School House

Double Ball

Card Game

Story Time

Biography Book ReportsMartin Luther King, Walt Disney, Dolly Madison, Amelia Aerheart, Sakagawea, Elvis Presley

Martin Luther King,Jr. , Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, The girl who struck out Babe Ruth, Babe Ruth,  Derek Jeter

Clara Barton, Anna Pavlova, Einstein

Cleopatra, Dorothy Hamlin, Annie Oakley, Chris Everett, Pocahontas


Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Reynolds' Raptor's News October 17, 2018

Hello Everyone,
      We started the 2nd Quarter on Monday, October 15th! It's hard to believe!! I'm loving each and every one of my students!  They are awesome!! So are you!!
      Our next Book Report will be that of a "Biography" of a famous person!  Heads-up! Your child will be either dressing up, or bringing props that depict their person. It will be due Monday, October 29. Your child should have already checked out a book from the library, or is reading one from home!  I will send more information home, a week before they are due!  
      Also, on Wednesday October 31st,  we will be carving apple faces on apples!  Your child needs to bring the largest apple you can find, for this activity.  For your information, "The Hub," in Enoch, are selling very large apples for a quarter a lb!
      We have started our Social Studies on The Five Indian Tribes of Utah!  We will be weaving belts!  Please send a skein of yarn wrapped into a ball, for your child to start their belt with. We will wear them throughout our studies!
      We were fortunate to have "Utah's Water Van" visit our 4th graders!  They brought along a Garden Snake, and a Tiger Salamander!  A great pre-learning experience on Amphibians and Reptiles!We also learned about the "Water Cycle!"We will continue our studies of the water cycle later on this year!

No Birthdays, until November 21 Happy Birthday Rylan!!!
October 22, No School! Harvest Holiday! 
October 23-26 Red Ribbon Week! Friday, Crazy Hair and Pajama Day!
October 29: Biography Book Reports Due.  Dress up like your person, or bring props that your person would have used!
November 1: We will ride a bus to "Frontier Homestead" where we will engage in activities that the Utah Pioneers and Indian Tribes of Utah did back in their day!  I need three parent volunteers!  A couple of you have already heeded the call. I will contact you about this a week before then. We will walk back to the City Park; have lunch, play for a bit, then continue on back to school.  Please make sure your child dresses for the weather!

Thursday, October 18, Chapter 3 Math Test! 
Wednesday October 24, Chapter 4.0 & 4.1 Divide By 1-Digit Numbers
Thursday, October 25 4.2 Remainders
Friday, October 26 4.3 Interpret The Remainder
Monday, October 29 4.4 Divide Tens, Hundreds, and Thousands
Tuesday, October 30 4.5 Estimate Quotients Using Compatible Numbers
Wednesday, October 31 4.6 Division and the Distributive Property
Friday, November 2 Mid-Chapter Checkpoint & 4.7 Divide using Repeated Subtraction
Math Homework:
Please note: The homework co-insides with the lesson taught that day. Your child my choose which side of the page they feel most comfortable doing.

CKLA: The Middle Ages /"If I Were A Serf " writing

Science: Amphibians/Reptiles

Social Studies:
The Five Indian Tribes of Utah

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Reynolds' Raptor's News October 3, 2018

Hello Everyone!

It was great meeting with each of you and your student for SEPs! I think your child did an awesome job, presenting their "Data Binders"to you!  
Mystery Books reports were great!!  Our next Book Report will be that of a "Bibliography" of a famous person!  Heads-up! Your child will be either dressing up, or bringing props that depict their person. It will be due Monday, October 29. Your child should have already checked out a book from the library, or is reading one from home!  I will send more information home, a week before they are due!
Also, a giant Thank You to Wendy Anderson, and Carmen Morris for coming on our field trip to Wood's Ranch & Navajo Lake! We had a blast!! As you could tell from your child's field trip folder, students learned a lot about indigenous plants and animals of Utah!
Wood's Ranch

Like Dandelions in the Wind! Navajo Lake Bogg!

Calendar: October
No October Birthdays!
Mon. Oct. 8, Tues. Columbus day Program 9, Wed.10 Substitute Teacher!  I'll be at a training in SLC!
Fri. Oct. 12  Picture Re-Takes/ Last Day Of The Quarter! Please make sure all work is turned in!
Mon. Oct.15 Water Van
Mon. Oct. 29 Bibliography Book Reports Due
Thursday, Nov. 1 Frontier Homestead Field Trip

Thursday, Oct. 4 Chp. 2 Math Test!
Friday, Oct. 5 Chapter 3.0 & 3.1 Multiply Two Digit Numbers.
Monday, Oct. 8 3.2 Estimate Products.
Tuesday, Oct. 9 3.3 Area Models and Partial Products.
Wednesday, Oct. 10 3.4 Multiply Using Partial Products.
Thursday, Oct. 11 Mid-Chapter Checkpoint & 3.5 Multiply with Regrouping.
Friday, Oct 12  3.6 Choose a Multiplication Method/ Last day of the quarter!

The Middle Ages