Fifth Grade Newsletter
March 14, 2016
Message to Parents,
Below is a link that you can use to familiarize yourself and your child with the format of the online Georgia Milestones End of Grade test. It will allow your child become comfortable with the format, tools, and types of questions that may appear on the assessment. The login information is on the home screen of the website.
Additionally, each teacher has created and assigned Georgia Milestones End of Grade practice for your child on USATestPrep.com. Your child knows how to long onto this site if you are interested in spending time practicing for the test with your student.
If your child is attending the A.D.V.A.N.C.E. program, their posters are due next Tuesday, March 1st. Direction: Using a standard sheet of construction size paper or poster board, design a theme of safety based on what you've learned in A.D.V.A.N.C.E. An example would be to be safe and don't drink or smoke. Use your imagination!
A.D.V.A.N.C.E. essay directions: A.D.V.A.N.C.E. Pledge: On a standard sheet of notebook paper, create a five paragraph pledge on the following topics:
- How you feel about the A.D.V.A.N.C.E. program;
- What you've learned in A.D.V.A.N.C.E. to stay safe
- Why is it important to be drug, gang, and violence free.
The start of the new quarter means a new round of book responses due by the end of the grading period. Most classes require 7 books per grading period.
We will be collecting baby pictures (under 1 yr old) of 5th graders for the yearbook. You can email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or send them in for us to scan. Please send them in NO LATER than Friday, February 26!
Science News: Wandrum/Walker
Plant and animal classification; single and multi-celled organisms
Social Studies News: Bass/Smallwood
Response to literature; book reviews - the next pep rally for students who are meeting their reading goals will be March 31st.
This week in math we will be finishing up orders of operations and starting coordinate grids. We will be playing the game Battleship on Friday for coordinate grids.
March 15th - Chili's Spirit Night
March 18th - Mother/Son Night of Fun
March 22nd - 24th - Kindergarten Round-up (registration)
March 25th - No School for Students
March 29th - Magnet school parent meeting 9AM
March 30th - Spring Pictures/ Class Pictures - prepaid so look for an order form to come home in Monday Folders
March 30th - All Medieval Times payments are due ($30 per child/$30 per adult)
Georgia Milestones End of Grade Testing
April 19th – ELA 1 & 2
April 20th – ELA 3
April 21st – Math
April 25th – Science
April 26th – Social Studies
May 6th - Tentative date for Medieval Times field trip
May 13th - Tentative date for ADVANCE graduation
May 24th - 5th grade graduation:
Celebration 12:00 until check-out
CMCSI School Newsletter, Date of Events, & Lunch Menu
School phone number: 770-967-3121
School website: http://cmcsi.hallco.org/web/