5TH GRADE NEWS
October 2nd - 6th
Tuesday, 10/3 -- Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, 10/4 -- Field Trip -- Trout Release in the Chattahoochee River
Wednesday, 10/4 -- Last Day of 1st Nine Weeks
Monday, 10/9 - Friday 10/13 -- Fall Break (No School)
Tuesday, 10/10 -- Parent Teacher Conferences
Thursday, 10/19 - Saturday, 10/28 -- Book Fair, Main Campus
Friday, 10/20 -- Field Trip -- Carter Library
Friday, 10/6 -- SOCIAL STUDIES: Unit 2 Quiz (Cattle Drives, Black Cowboys, & Inventors)
A study guide will be provided on Monday, 10/2 for the Unit 2 Quiz. The study guide, map, and additional notes from this unit are in students' Social Studies journals.
Students should be able to...
1. Locate important places in the United States on a map: Chicago, Illinois, Kittyhawk, NC, the Chisholm Trail, and Pittsburgh, PA.
2. Describe the role of the cattle trails in the late 19th century; include the Black Cowboys of Texas, the Great Western Cattle Trail, and the Chisholm Trail.
3. Describe the impact on American life of the Wright brothers (flight), George Washington Carver (science), Alexander Graham Bell (communication), and Thomas Edison (electricity).
4. Explain how price incentives affect people’s behavior and choices (e.g., decisions to participate in cattle trails because of increased beef prices)
THIS WEEK'S SKILLS & CONTENT
ELA - GRAMMAR: Verb Tenses
ELA - WRITING: Narrative Writing
SOCIAL STUDIES: Map Skills & Inventors
MATH: Multiplication of Whole Numbers, Decimals, & Estimation
SCIENCE: Bite Slides Technology Project & Electromagnets