Ms. McMaster - Fifth Grade Language Arts and Social Studies

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About Meghan McMaster

Ms. McMaster is excited to be a part of the Hamilton Elementary School community. This is her third year at Hamilton, and ninth year teaching within the intermediate and middle school grades. Ms. McMaster received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Dayton, and her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from DePaul University. She has a deep passion for reading and writing, as well as integrating technology and arts within the daily curriculum. In her free time, Ms. McMaster enjoys running, creatively writing, and cheering on her hometown baseball team, the St. Louis Cardinals.

Hamilton Run Club (3rd-5th grade)

Hamilton Run Club is starting soon!  We are looking for 3rd-5th grade students to join us every Monday, from September 24th-November 19th (excluding school holidays).  Hamilton Run Club will be a running program that encourages success and personal goal setting, as well as healthy relationships with others.  We will be concluding the program with an […]

5th Grade Language Arts and Social Studies Update- Q1

Language Arts This quarter in Language Arts the students have been busy analyzing and critically thinking.  In addition to non fiction texts, short stories, and their independent reading novels, they completed a whole class study of the novel Flipped.  The students focused on character, point of view, figurative language, and theme vs. main idea and […]

Fifth Grade Newsletter 11.2.17

11/2/2017 What an incredible week in fifth grade!  A big shout out and thank you to room parents and volunteers for a successful Halloween party.  The kids had a blast!   Announcements   Thank you to all students and families who collected and donated to Trick or Treat for Unicef.  We were beyond impressed by […]

Fifth Grade Newsletter 10.27.17

10/27/17 Happy almost Halloween!     Announcements LICE! A letter went home today informing all that lice has been found in both classrooms.  Please read for information on how to treat and prevent lice.  Please INFORM US when you find and treat lice so we can let the community know to be on the lookout. […]

Fifth Grade Newsletter 10.20.17

10/20/17 Dear Families, Hey now! We are all WALK – STARS! Thanks to all of the coordinators, the parents who set up and kept us safe as we walked, and of course, our fantastic fundraising fifth graders.   Fifth Grade Happenings Scholastic Book Club Orders – please submit orders online using your homeroom code. Report […]

Fifth Grade Newsletter 10.13.2017

10/13/17 Dear Families, On Thursday, Open Books engaged our students in a poetry slam workshop, bringing out the performers and poets in all of us.  A huge thank you to the fantastic chaperones who joined us yesterday. Fifth Grade Happenings Walkathon Friday October 20. – come be a Walk-star and walk along with the fifth […]

Fifth Grade Newsletter 10.6.17

10/6/17 Happy October!  Thank you to our room parents who recently reached out to you.  We are lucky to have such a supportive community.     Fifth Grade Happenings   Field Trip to Open Books Thursday 10/12 please make sure you have completed the permission slip form online (email from Ms.McMaster).  Remember to pack a […]

Fifth Grade Newsletter 9.29.17

9/29/2017 Dear Fifth Grade Parents, What a wonderful week it has been in fifth grade!  The students had a nice time on their monthly incentive to the park today.  What a great way to end our first month of school.  We will be doing MAP testing next week on Tuesday and Thursday.  Also, don’t forget- […]

Fifth Grade Newsletter 9.22.17

9/22/2017 Dear Fifth Grade Parents, The students in fifth grade have been working especially hard this week.  They have mastered routines and procedures, and are diving into the curriculum and their studies.  We are very excited to welcome Erin Antonyzn back as our co-teacher for Homeroom 303 Math and Language Arts.  One more special announcement […]

Middle School Newsletter 5.16.17

June 16th, 2017 Middle School Writing Newsletter   6th Grade Writing This week in 6th grade, students continued presenting their research projects.  They  have worked very hard on these projects this quarter!   7th Grade Writing In 7th grade, students presented their “Welcome to Middle School” brochure to incoming middle schoolers.  The current fifth graders […]