5th Grade News

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Curriculum This Week


"Unbreakable Code"

Reading Skill: Identify author's perspective

Reading Skill: Identify the theme of a reading selection

Reading Strategy: Use visualization to aid in comprehension

Vocabulary: Use context clues to determine word meaning


  • Draw strip diagrams and write an equation
  • Create and identify models for dividing decimals
  • Use standard algorithm for dividing decimals

MATH TEST: January 28

Multiplying and dividing decimals; multiplying and dividing fractions


  • Explore the processes that led to formation of sedimentary rocks
  • Identify fossils as evidence of past living organisms and the nature of their environment at the time

SCIENCE TEST: January 20

6th Grade

Please refer to the calendar below to help understand the timeline. The Haggard counselors will be here next week to talk to the students about registering for middle school. Then, the following week, we will go to Haggard to listen to the opportunities that are available for music selections. Then, the following week, the Haggard counselors will be back at Wells to help students register for 6th grade.

There have been a few questions about math courses - Honors Math in particular. Unfortunately, the criteria has not yet been set; therefore all students will register for regular 6th grade math. Once the Honors Math criteria has been set, the counselors will then adjust the schedules as necessary.

What's on the Calendar?


18 No School (MLK Day)

20 Haggard counselors visit with 5th graders

22 Tiger Dads' Movie Night

26 Haggard Middle School Field Trip (Music Presentations)


2 Haggard counselors at Wells to help with online registration

4 Progress Reports

14 Valentine's Party 12:30 - 1:30

Read-A-Thon (bring a book to read)

Pajama Day

15 No School for Students (Professional Development Day)

17 Scoliosis check in nurses office for all 5th graders

18 Multi-cultural Night (6:00 - 7:30)


1 Picture Day (class picture and spring picture)

3 Open House 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

4 Spirit Assembly 8:00 a.m.


18 End of 3rd nine-weeks

24 Report Cards

25 NO SCHOOL (spring holiday)

29 Math STAAR

30 Reading STAAR


11-15 Spring Book Fair

21 Progress Reports


9 Math STAAR Retest

10 Reading STAAR Retest

11 Science STAAR

19 Haggard Field Trip (tour of school)

12-26 MAP Testing

27 No School (Teacher Work Day) (or a snow make-up day)

30 No School (Memorial Day)


2 Class Party (9:30 - 10:30)

Graduation (6:30 - 9:00 p.m.)


8:00 - 9:00 Spirit Assembly


Report Cards


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