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Ms. Bound

Ms. Ginger Bound

5th Grade Classroom News


    Phone: (303)387-6660

Classroom News/Announcements

For the week of March 12th:
     I hope everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather this weekend and remembered to turn your clocks forward.
     We have started a United States geography unit and students have the  Mountain West region quiz this week.. They have a study guide, and there is a geography tab to the left that has all of the links needed.
    Mark your calendars for this upcoming night of information about 6th grade Outdoor Education with your soon-to-be 6th grader:

Dear 5th Grade Parents,

Your student will take part in a wonderful Sand Creek 6th grade tradition by attending outdoor education in August. A representative from the outdoor ed facility will be at SCE on Thursday, March 29th at 6:00 p.m., in the library, to discuss this rich academic experience and answer any questions you may have. Please put this date on your calendar as it is the only time we will have a representative from camp coming to SCE.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Marla Applegate, 6th grade teacher at

We have conferences coming up in March- sign up for the one time that works for you and your family.
Important dates: 
Tuesday, March 13th and Thursday, March 15th Parent Teacher Conferences
March 19th-23rd No school for students- spring break
Thursday, March 29th at 6:00 p.m-Outdoor Ed. Meeting

Spring Fling is fast approaching. Here is some information about the 5th grade Spring Fling basket:
Hello 5th Grade Parents,
SCE Spring Fling is just around the corner!! I am putting together the 5th grade auction basket this year and am hoping I can get some financial help from our amazing 5th grade families!  I am asking for gift cards of any kind and value or cash. Please send in whatever you like in an envelope marked "Kristy Rael 5th grade basket" by Mon Feb 26.  I will take the $ and put together a gift card frenzy basket.  (The size and contents will depend on how much $ we collect.)
Thank you for your help,
SCE Wish Week is coming. Below is the link to order Wish Week T-shirts:

Volunteers Needed: I'm still in need of volunteers who would be able and willing to volunteer forFriday folder help on an occasional  Friday. Here is the link if you can help.   Thank you in advance!!

Specials Schedule

        For the week of March 12th: 


For the week of March 12th:

Math Tic Tac Toe Board

My Math class will be using ZEARN 

Class code: RH4M6V

Decimal Practice:

Rounding Practice:

Pirate Game

Soccer Rounding

Place Value Games:

PV Millionaire

Shoot the Fruit PV

PV Hockey

Personalized Math Choice Board

Beginning of the year review for math pre-test:

Number Sense Unit:

Divisibility Game



Fact Dash

Factor and Divisibility Game

Math - Math All Around Us

Math Interactive Skills

Math Practice

Math Magician


Integer games:

Digit Drop Integers

Integer Balloons

Math Llines

Orbit Integers

Spider Match



For the week of March 12th:
  • Geography- Begin studying the Western Mountain region for the quiz next week. Anyone needing to retake a quiz will do so this week.
  • IXL - Students are working on 2 lessons this week on their IXL assignment sheet.  
  • iReady- Students need 40 minutes of each Math and Reading, unless they have a growth monitoring check, and then that is done instead of the 40 minutes for that subject.
  • Here is the link for i-Ready

1. Click Typingpal Online-for Schools

2. Click Typing Pal School log in

3. Enter the code- dcsdscms

4. Enter username and password (lastnamefirstinitialmiddleinitial, lunch #)

Integration Block

  • Week of March 12th: My homeroom will be with Mrs. Stage in the afternoons for Reading, Writing and Life Science. Ms. TenBarge's class will be with me.
  • Book Wizard- you can check out the level of your book