5th Grade News

For the Week of September 19th

Our theme this year is "Wolfpack Strong." We believe that learning and growing together is the key to our success. Strength lies in the pack, and we will remember this theme throughout the year as we work cooperatively to be successful!

Learning Objectives This Week


Review fiction elements: Plot & Theme

Friday: Minor Grade: Fiction Elements


Continue to draft imaginative story and start the revision process

Friday: Minor Grade: Simple & compound Sentences

Friday: Major Grade: Word Study Assessment


Multiplying with decimals using models to solve problems


Classifying matter based on solubility

Social Studies

Continue Reading about early English settlements

Wednesday: Major Grade: Early English Settlements


Homework is on Canvas. It is due on Friday, September 23rd.

Homework is a completion grade the first semester.

Reading- See Canvas. It is under quizzes. You can do the reader's response on Canvas or turn in a hard copy.

Math- See Canvas. You must also turn in a separate sheet of paper showing your work.

Science-See Canvas. It's under quizzes. No need to turn any papers in!

Information and News

Upcoming Events:

September 20 - Progress reports go home

September 20, 5:00pm - Read, Deed, Run Mandatory Parent Meeting (Library)

September 27 - Picture day

October 7 - WPLD

October 10 -Fishing field trip (more information to come)

Read, Deed, Run Information:

Students read 26 books (or 2,600 pages), perform 26 good deeds in the community, and run a total of 26.2 miles. Students run their final 1.2 miles in a "race" to earn their finisher's tshirt and medal, along with students from all the other schools in KISD participating in Read, Deed, Run!

Visit https://goo.gl/forms/juZVhkQqis4x47gJ3 to register. Part of registration includes a writing submission, which should be turned in to your child's homeroom teacher.

The calendar can be found on our website at https://sites.google.com/a/katyisd.org/twe-5th-grade/read-deed-run.

September Core Essential: Responsibility

Responsibility-Proving you can be trusted with what is expected of you. The rooster is the animal that represents this month's core essential and brown is the color.

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