5TH GRADE NEWS

September 11th - 15th

IMPORTANT DATES

Monday, 9/11 -- NO SCHOOL DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA

Wednesday, 9/20 -- Field Trip @ GSU -- *Field Trip is CANCELLED*

Thursday, 9/28 -- Picture Day

Wednesday, 10/4 -- Field Trip -- Trout Release in the Chattahoochee River

Friday, 10/20 -- Field Trip -- Carter Library

ASSESSMENTS

Wednesday, September 13th -- Write Score Pre-Assessment (Online)

Thursday, September 14th -- ELA: Reading Test (Fiction) *NEW DATE*

Friday, September 15th -- MATH: Order of Operations Quiz

Friday, September 22nd -- ELA: Affixes Quiz

THIS WEEK'S SKILLS & CONTENT

ELA - READING: Theme vs. Main Idea

ELA - GRAMMAR: Prepositions & Conjunctions

ELA - WRITING: Analyzing and Writing Narratives

SOCIAL STUDIES: Westward Expansion & Cowboys

MATH: Order of Operations & Writing Expressions

SCIENCE: Current Electricity

INFINITE CAMPUS

Infinite Campus is now up and running. All current grades will be posted by the end of this week. Be sure to check Infinite Campus on a regular basis as future scores will be posted weekly. As always, please let me know if you have any questions.

CONFERENCES

Mrs. Schirmer and I look forward to conferencing with each of you. The majority of our parent-teacher conferences will be held on Tuesday, 9/26 and Tuesday, 10/3. Please be sure to sign up using this link. Currently, there are only 34 slots. However, we will be adding additional times later this week. If none of the times listed work with your schedule, please send us an email, and we will work to find a time to accommodate you.