Answer the problem to enter each month for a chance to win a prize/drawing. :-)
Mrs. Bagaason would like to know when your "Half Birthday" is. Reply on this BLOG to tell her when YOUR "Half Birthday" is.
(Hint: There are 12 months in a year and 6 months in a "half-year". Turn the calendar 6 times to find your "Half Birthday". Yes, your parents can help you! Smile.)
Prize Drawing: November 30, 2021
What is one goal that you have for this year's MCA tests? Tell me one strategy that you will use (or are using) to help you meet that goal.
"The Last Great Race"
Free-write about the Iditarod:
Tell me a few facts that you have learned since following Iditarod 2019. Try to use some "domain specific" vocabulary. Who is your musher? What do you find interesting about this race? Etc...
What would you like to be when you grow up? What career(s) are your dreaming about?
"How's it going?"
Think back to what you wrote for your 2 0 1 9 goals that you set for the new year and give an update on how things are going... read more 1 Comment
Tell about a time when you were faced with a difficult or scary challenge. Use a vocabulary word you have learned recently in your writing, if you can. read more 2 Comments
Tell me about a FAMILY TRADITION that you have. It could be a holiday tradition or just something that is unique to your family or culture. Something that you/they have been doing for generations. Or maybe there is . . . read more 15 Comments
"What can cause people to change how they feel about one another?"
"What can cause people to change how they feel about one another?" read more 2 Comments
Describe a Thanksgiving tradition that your family has. Or, tell me what your family is planning for this weekend. Or, describe the PERFECT Thanksgiving meal. Your choice. read more 1 Comment
How can MATH help you solve problems in your everyday life. Give 1-2 examples. Please use complete sentences.
How can Math help you solve problems in your everyday life. Give 1-2 examples. read more 13 Comments
How does DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME affect you? What's different about it? (Answer in complete sentences, please.) read more 21 Comments
2 weeks and counting...
With only 2 weeks to go until your first sixth grade report card, what's on your mind? What are you celebrating? What do you need to improve upon? Are you giving your best effort? I enjoyed meeting with . . . read more 13 Comments
E-Book vs. Hard Copy
Would you rather read an electronic book or would you rather hold onto a paper copy and read it the traditional way? Give at least 2 reasons to support your answer. (Use your best writing skills and if you can, incorporate some of . . . read more 19 Comments
"Ohh, we're half-way there..." (Are you a Bon Jovi fan?) :-)
Believe it or not, we are half-way through our first quarter of sixth grade already! Progress Reports will be coming out this week. Students, please list one STRENGTH and one WEAKNESS for yourself so far in sixth grade. I will post . . . read more 18 Comments
You may write back to Adele' on the BLOG. Your comments will come to me, Mrs. Bagaason, to be edited first. Then, I will post your reply. Adele' will be able to read it that way. How fun! (We miss you, . . . read more 24 Comments
What is your goal?
Students, please tell me what your CAFE goal is for this year. Then, tell me what book you are currently reading for AR. (We will set our goals this week.) read more 19 Comments
And, we're OFF! Welcome to SIXTH GRADE, everyone! This year, we will be adding some writing to our weekly blog. I will post a new question each week for you to respond to. All you need are your . . . read more 15 Comments
Hi kids! I was just thinking about you and wondering how your summer is going? If you get a chance, add a note on this BLOG to let me know what you are up to. I'd love to hear from you. Are you reading . . . read more 1 Comment
Describe something that caught your eye, interested you, or moved you on our visit to the VETERANS MEMORIAL last week. (Start your answer like this: "One thing that...") read more 11 Comments
Name one (or two) new things that you learned yesterday at FARM SAFETY DAY in Bagley? (Please use complete sentences and your best writing...I will not be editing/revising this post. I will post it to . . . read more 13 Comments
Lion or Lamb?
Do you think March will come in like a LION or a LAMB? Which month is YOUR favorite month and why? read more 10 Comments
Just curious... How do you show kindness to someone when it's NOT Valentine's Day? How are you "Minnesota Nice"? Or, name something that someone has done for you? read more 14 Comments
Memories from your "C-G Bears family"
Do you happen to have any favorite memories or stories of Mrs. Nielsen that you would like to share? She was a wonderful teacher here at C-G School for many years and loved being around kids of all ages. Mrs. . . . read more 2 Comments
Give me your score prediction for Sunday's game: VIKINGS _____ EAGLES _____ read more 2 Comments
Send him your best question!
What question would you like to have answered on a "Mystery Doug" segment? (Yes, I will actually SEND him your GOOD questions via e-mail.) :-) -Mrs. B read more 17 Comments
Bring it on, 2018!
Choose 1 thing to write about (from your 2018 New Year's Resolution paper) and describe it here. Choices: 1. Something you want to do for your community. 2. Something you'd like to QUIT doing. . . . read more 13 Comments
"Ramp Up" class with Counselor Megan
Why does MIDDLE SCHOOL matter? Why does SIXTH GRADE matter? (Please answer in complete sentences.) read more 15 Comments
Reading Lesson 2.8
"How can mistakes turn into answers to problems?" (Have you ever done something wrong "accidentally" and it turned out to be a GOOD thing?) read more 17 Comments
What makes YOU proud to be an American? Name one FREEDOM that you have that you are thankful for. (Please use your best writing skills.) read more 18 Comments
"Would you rather..."
"Would you rather read a book the traditional way (a regular paper book), or read it electronically (an e-book)?" Please answer in complete sentences and give at least 2 reasons why you would make that choice. . . . read more 29 Comments
What's your CAFE goal?
In complete sentences, tell me your CAFE goal for 2017 and name the book or books that you are currently reading. read more 11 Comments
Name TWO new Minnesota state symbols that you have learned about this year. Please use complete sentences and proper punctuation with your keyboarding. Thanks! :-) read more 29 Comments
Parents, your child will tell you!
Click on the link below to read the parent letter. Students, please read this letter to your parents, (READ TO SOMEONE), and also tell them your CAFE goal. Parents, you may respond to this blog, or write on the back of the hard . . . read more 1 Comment
I hope you enjoyed your first week!
And, we're off! This year, we will be writing on our Class BLOG. I will post something new each week for you to respond to. I will teach you how to do this, don't worry. All you need are some . . . read more 34 Comments
Add a paragraph to this story starter. Have fun with it! Then, come back and read "the rest of the story"!
Xavier and Bob were best friends, they always hung out around the small lake they had in the middle of the park, or climb the trees surrounding it, and then one day they saw a . . . read more 7 Comments
Parent and Student Activity
Click on the link below to read the parent letter. Students, please read this letter to your parents, (READ TO SOMEONE), and also tell them your CAFE goal. Parents, you may respond to this blog, or write on the back of the hard . . . read more 5 Comments
*Option to order online
Just wanted to let you know that there is an option to order online for Scholastic Book Clubs: 1. Go to: scholastic.com/readingclub 2. Enter the one-time activation code: L9MXQ 3. . . . read more 5 Comments
Questions to ask your child after school...
Questions a kid will answer at the end of a long school day: What did you eat for lunch? Did you catch anyone picking their nose? What games did you play at recess? What was the funniest thing that happened today? Did . . . read more 4 Comments