Weekly Wrap-up

February 1-5, 2016

ELA Summary

  • We found main ideas and details in order to make infographics for our culminating event.
  • We can create infographics to explain the contributions to the development of television.
  • Bookmarks for Hurricanes and Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World were due Friday, February 5.
  • We are getting close to beginning Unit 3 in ELA, in which we will read historical fiction novels.
  • MAP reading took place on Wednesday of this week.

Coming up....

  • Monday, February 8, is PJ day; report cards distributed
  • The final content session for this rotation is on Thursday, February 11; second rotation to begin on Tuesday, February 16.
  • Friday, February 12, is our class Valentine's Day party. Please do not write who it is to, just sign your name.
  • Friday, February 19, at 7:00 at night is the evening performance for the school play, Snow White.
  • Read and return Becoming Your Physical Best by February 22 for credit in Physical Education.
  • Ballroom dancing is rescheduled for March 14-18. Parents are invited for the final class at 9:00-9:50 on Friday, March 18.

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Thank you to this week's Weekly Wrap-up team!

Grace B., Mary Caire, Piper, and Sabrina did a fantastic job compiling this week's issue. TIme was tight as it was a busy week. They even sacrificed their indoor recess time to get this finished. Thank you, girls!

Homework for the Week of February 7th

Wordly Wise Test for List 14 on Tuesday.

*Word Cards were fabulous this week! Please encourage your child to reread his/her sentence to make sure it makes sense and is grammatically correct.

Word cards for List 15 are due on Thursday.

disaster flee fracture

immense intense investigate

lurch major minor

petrify predict prone

sparse topple urban

Spelling Test on Friday

Expect some kind of assessment or project in your content session on Thursday of this week. Specific information to come from the content teacher.

Congratulations to the Lock Masters!

Mrs. Meyer has challenged the 5th graders to master opening combination locks in preparation for 6th grade. Indoor recess provides the perfect practice opportunity!

The following students successfully opened each of the four locks provided:

Grace B.





Mary Claire


Thomas M.

Fantastic job!