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Welcome to Mrs. Sparrow's Teacher Page















Week of Sept 21-25


Learning Targets:-

-Reading Comprehension (main idea and detail, cause and effect, inferences/drawing conclusions, character traits, using context clues to find meaning of difficult words, summary, predictions, quoting from a text to support thinking

-Reading Fluency: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension


Class Book: Hoot, by Carl Hiaasen 

Class Read Aloud: Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea 


Context Clues worksheet


Learning Targets/ Standards

4.MD.A.3 Apply The Area And Perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems. For example, find the width of a rectangular room given the area of the flooring and the length, by viewing the area formula as a multiplication equation with an unknown factor.

4.NBT.B.5 Multiply Whole Number To four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models


Lesson 0 Practice Pages: 

  • Math multiplication practice 
  • Ready practice (Purple) 

 Purple Page 


Learning Targets:-

-Conventions: I used grade level appropriate  spelling and punctuation in my writing piece.

-I wrote a story of an important moment. It read like a story, even though it might be a true account.


Ending Punctuation

Newspaper Activity 


Learning Targets:-

-Adapt to speech to a variety of tasks, using formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

-Engage effectively in range of collaborative discussions

-Demonstrate safety rules and rules of play for games/physical activities


Step up Day Letter


My name is Mrs. Sparrow, and I am so excited to be your fifth grade teacher!  It’s going to be a great year full of new freinds, adventures, and discoveries.  There are so many fun opportunities for fifth graders.



You are part of a team.  Your thoughts, ideas, and actions are importent.  Each one of you has talents and strengths, and I cannot wait for you to share them with your classmates.  You will add so much to our class and I am eager to learn more about you!



  • Food: Ice cream
  • Color: Navy Blue
  • Season: Fall
  • Song: Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey
  • Book: Lost on a Mountain in Maine by Donn Fendler
  • Things to do: bake, sew, boat on Sebago Lake, and take long walks


I look forward to seeing you/meeting you and starting our journey together! 



Mrs. Sparrow

*** I have made 4 spelling mistakes on this page.  Find them, correct them, and return this letter by Mon. Sept. 14 OR Tue. Sept. 15th to receive a prize!!**




I look forward to working together with families so we can help our kids grow.  Please feel free to contact me at [email protected] 



I live right here in Windham.  If you see me over the summer, please come up to me and say HI!


Welcome to 5th grade!  This coming fall you will begin your last year of elementary school!  Are you ready?

5th graders should be able to:

  • Be Respectful, Be Responsible, and be Safe
  • Listen Well
  • Follow directions the first time
  • Be Responsible for themselves
  • Use appropriate behavior and language
  • Take care of belongings
  • Read of minimum of 25 minutes each day
  • Know the multiplication tables 0-12


Over the Summer:

  • Read, read, read
  • Learn your multiplication times tables
  • Have fun and enjoy the outdoors