Mrs. Hyde's Fantastic Fifth Grade

Welcome to 5th grade!

I’m looking forward to starting this virtual school year with you all!  Here’s a little bit about myself: I moved here from Idaho almost 27 years ago. I began working as an Instructor’s Aide six years ago at Oasis Academy, and then went on to finish my degree through Western Governors College four years ago. This is my fourth year teaching 5th grade and I love it! 🙂 I love this school, the families, and the people I work with. I have four children and two grandchildren. I...

August 25, 2020 Read more

April 13th-16th: Distance Learning Week 3

April 13th-16th, 2020  Week 3 Distance Learning Hello Bighorns!  Hope you had an enjoyable Easter weekend with your families.  This is always such a wonderful time to see plants and flowers waking up.  I love Spring!   Now that we are underway, students should check their gmail everyday.  Students must complete their Exit Tickets daily. This helps us track accountability and attendance.  If your student is missing an exit ticket, or needs to make a correction to...

April 13, 2020 Read more

March 30th-April 2nd, 2020

Hello Bighorns!  Hope you had an enjoyable weekend with your families and aren’t going to stir crazy with the quarantine.  I decided I will still post in the blog, hoping most parents will see this and be able to go here if you have any questions about the schedule or assignments.  This is new to all of us and we are slowly working through the process. Reminders and Announcements:  Live Sessions for students will be as follows: Monday through...

March 29, 2020 Read more

March 9th-12th, 2020

Good afternoon Bighorns!  Hope you had an enjoyable weekend with your families.   Reminders and Announcements:  Spring break is next week: March 16th-20th.  Only one week to go! Thank you to those who were able to come for conferences on Friday, February 28th. It was great visiting with you all. If you were not able to make it, please email me to schedule a time. I can meet before or after school this week.  I will send work home with students I haven’t heard from on...

March 8, 2020 Read more

March 2nd-5th, 2020

Hello Bighorns! Welcome to the month of March!  Reminders and Announcements:  Thank you to those who were able to come for conferences on Friday, February 28th. It was great visiting with you all. If you were not able to make it, please email me to schedule a time. I can meet before or after school.  Reminder: The front parking lot is NOT a drop off zone. Please do NOT drop students off in the front parking lot.Spring break is the week of March 16th-20th.  Only...

March 2, 2020 Read more

February 24th-27th, 2020

Hello Bighorns! The last week of February is upon us and there is so much going on in our classroom! Please read through the blog to find important information for this week.  Reminders and Announcements:  Student led conferences will be held on Friday, February 28th from 7:15 am-2:00 pm.  Come with your child anytime throughout the day, so your child can share with you what we have been working on.  Reminder: The front parking lot is NOT a drop off zone. Please do NOT drop...

February 20, 2020 Read more

February 18th-20th, 2020

Hello!  I hope everyone had a restful, enjoyable 4 day weekend in honor or Presidents Day.  Here’s what’s happening in our classroom this week:  Reminders and Announcements:  Student led conferences will be held on Friday, February 28th.  Mark your calendars and plan to come sometime throughout the day with your child so they can show you what we have been working on.  Reminder: The front parking lot is NOT a drop off zone. Please do NOT drop students off in...

February 18, 2020 Read more

February 10th-13th, 2020

Hello Bighorns!  Here’s what’s happening in our classroom this week:  Reminders and Announcements:  Reminder:  6th grade will be walking to Safeway and the park at 9:00 and return in time for recess.  5th grade will leave around 11:00 and return before lunch. Kids have been working hard and a little break is well deserved. Candy Gram sales will run through Wednesday, February 12th. Students in 3-12 can purchase. Students are selling in the cafeteria from...

February 9, 2020 Read more

February 3rd-6th, 2020

Hello Bighorns! Another week under our belts and hoping everyone had a good weekend. Here’s what’s happening in our classroom this week:  Reminders and Announcements:  Candy Gram sales start Monday, February 3rd and run through Wednesday, February 12th. Students in 3-12 can purchase. Students are selling in the cafeteria from 12:00-1:00. No sales in the office or classrooms. Cost is .50 apiece.  Students will be presenting their state project on Thursday afternoon...

February 2, 2020 Read more

January 27th-30th, 2020

Hello Bighorns! I hope everyone had a good weekend. Here’s what’s happening in our classroom this week:  Reminders and Announcements:  Students who have not brought in their shoe boxes for their float, please make sure they have them ASAP so they can begin their state float.     LITERACY STRATEGY OF THE WEEK! Questioning during reading: Effective questioning should be practiced before, during, and after reading. When readers ask questions before they read a text, they are...

January 26, 2020 Read more