5th Grade News!

For the Week of February 9-13

Learning Objectives

Language Arts

  • Reading: making inferences about and summarizing expository texts
  • Writing: perfecting introductions and conclusions

***Grammar Quiz Friday, February 13***


  • Earth and Space
  • Organisms and Environments

***Science DLA on Wednesday, February 10***


  • Dividing whole numbers by unit fractions

  • Data analysis involving fractions

***Fractions test on February 10***

Social Studies

  • Identifying, discussing, and analyzing events leading up to the Civil War


Reading Homework: Due Friday, February 13

1. Reader's Response to the book you are currently reading

2. Read "Public Transportation" and answer the questions that follow.

Math Homework: Due Friday, February 13

Homework #5

Science Homework: Due Friday, February 13

Earth, Moon, and Sun

Information and News

Friendship Party - February 13


You should have received a pink note in your child's Tuesday folder this week with more information about this event. Please return the note if you plan to attend the party with your child.

Read, Deed, Run

Read, Deed, Run is continuing to collect snack pouches, drink pouches, used markers, glue sticks, glue bottles, and ink cartridges. These can be sent to school in a baggie at any time this school year.


Teachers have Packpon forms available if you didn't purchase the value pack and would like to participate this nine weeks. Packpon activities and dates are as follows:

Lunch with Teacher - TBA

Crazy Sock/Stinky Feet Day - 2/13

Hat Day - wear your hat on the day of your field trip to Bayou Bend (see dates below)

Extra Recess - 2/20

Bring a Board Game Day - 3/6

Lunch with Teacher - TBA

Kickball with your switch class - TBA

Field Trip

All 5th graders will be going to Bayou Bend State park for a field trip. Please see dates below. More information about details will be sent home and posted on Edmodo as the dates approach.

2/17 - Miller, Artley, Smith, Manning

2/19 - Longoria, Hernandez, Counter, Howard

Stay Connected to TWE!

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Edmodo: www.edmodo.com

5th Grade Team Members