5th Grade Newsletter

September 28, 2015

Message to Parents

Our first field trip to Buford Dam on Thursday is being rescheduled due to rain!! We plan to have the field trip on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, but have not confirmed the date yet. We will still have lunch at Fish Tales, and the cost is $6.00 per student. This is a student only field trip.

We have very little donations for our guy/girl themed baskets for the Fall Festival basket auction. Please send in your donations as the auction will be held October 27, 2015. You can donate anything that you think would be suitable to a "guy basket" or a "girl basket".

Class t-shirts will be here tomorrow (Tuesday, September 29th)

Social Studies News:

We are going through the Civil War.

Reading News:

Continue to read and complete book reviews. Students can access the document from home if they use their student number when prompted. Several students have been able to successfully complete these at home.

Math News:

This week I math we will continue learning about place value. This week we will also start our Hot Wheels place value project. Student can bring in a Hot Wheels car to race.

Writing News:

The students are working through the writing process for narrative writing again. The focus is on telling deeper stories in which the student faced a challenge, faced a turning point in their lives, or learned a deeper lesson in life.

What Are the Students Learning This Week?

Math: Place Value

Social Studies: Civil War

Writing: Narrative/Memoir writing - Revising - Editing - Publishing

Reading: Making inferences, quoting accurately, and using quotes to support answers in fiction and nonfiction text.

Important Dates

October 1 - Field trip to Buford Dam, lunch at Fish Tales - Being rescheduled for next week due to rain. Date TBA (most likely Tuesday)

October 2 - Enrichment Cluster

October 8 - Fall Pictures, times TBA

October 20 - Chili's Spirit Night, Spout Springs Rd, Flowery Branch

October 23 - Enrichment Cluster

October 26 - Red Ribbon Week

October 26 - Book Fair Week

October 27 - Media Center Fall Festival

CMCSI School Newsletter, Date of Events, & Lunch Menu


The lunchroom manager has notified us that there are blank spaces on the October menu in order for the students to vote on items through Facebook.

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School phone number: 770-967-3121

School website: http://cmcsi.hallco.org/web/

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