5th Grade Newsletter

September 7 - 11, 2015

Upcoming Events

September 14: PTA Meeting @ 6:30

September 18: Martin Volunteer Breakfast; STAR Zone during lunch

September 22: Flu Clinic

ELA and Social Studies

Social Studies:


  • starting a new chapter- How and Why Europeans came to the New World


ELA


  • theme, Point of View, Character Traits(Fiction)
  • begin working on narrative story
  • Spelling Test over List 1 Thursday, Sept. 10 (Snyder)
  • Spelling Test over List 2 Tuesday, Sept. 15 (Dickehut)/ Thursday, Sept. 17 (Snyder)



Spelling

List 2

Using the Right Word

  1. waste
  2. waist
  3. where
  4. wear
  5. whether
  6. weather
  7. who
  8. that
  9. which
  10. whom
  11. you’re
  12. your
  13. whose
  14. who’s
  15. raise
  16. rays
  17. right
  18. write
  19. rowed
  20. rode
  21. road
  22. seem
  23. seam
  24. sit


Extra Credit Words:

  1. set
  2. sew
  3. sow
  4. so
  5. scene
  6. seen

Spelling List #1

Spelling

List 1

Using the Right Word

  1. an

  2. a

  3. accept

  4. except

  5. aloud

  6. allowed

  7. a lot

  8. already

  9. all ready

  10. hole

  11. whole

  12. hour

  13. our

  14. it’s

  15. its

  16. knew

  17. new

  18. knot

  19. not

  20. lay

  21. lie

  22. lead

  23. lead

  24. led


Bonus: science

Math and Science

Math:


  • continue using prime factors to find ALL the factors of a number
  • identifying prime and composite numbers
  • multiplying whole numbers using different strategies
  • HW: TEKS Review 2-6 and 2.7 assigned Wednesday, Sept. ; Due Tuesday, Sept. 15



Science:


  • Explore properties of matter: density, temperature, solubility
  • HW: Observable Physical Properties- read page 2 and complete page 3 due Thursday, Sept. 10