5th Grade News

Week of November 9-13


Welcome to Mrs. Riddle and Mrs. Waggoner's Weekly Newsletter! Here, you will find our learning targets for the week, along with upcoming events/reminders.

Learning Targets

Reading and Social Studies - We will be working on non-fiction text features as we continue our study of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Students will have a quiz on THURSDAY over our Social Studies vocabulary. (**study sheet will be sent home on Monday.)

A.R. Requirement for the 2nd quarter: Students must read 2 books on his/her level with an 80% accuracy on the Accelerated Reader Quiz

Achieve 3000 - One quiz will be completed this week during our class time. One quiz will need to be completed for homework. All students will have the opportunity to take both quizzes at school if they do not have internet access or computer availability at home.

Writing - Both classes are wrapping up our current narrative unit by the end of this week. We will continue to publish stories and various writing pieces throughout the year. Our current writing piece will continue to be mentioned in our newsletter so that you know what kind of writing we are working on.

Math - Students are working on order of operations.

Please, encourage your children to practice their math facts EVERY DAY. Even if it is only for a few minutes. Also, MobyMax login and password information can be found in your child's B.E.E. Binder.

Science - Continue studying ecosystem vocabulary - limiting factor, carrying capacity, symbiosis, mutualism, commensalism and parasitism.

Mrs. Riddle

Mrs. Riddle teaches English Language Arts, Socials Studies and Writing to the 5th grade students on the Riddle/Waggoner team.

Mrs. Waggoner

Mrs. Waggoner teaches Math, Science and Writing to the 5th grade students on the Riddle/Waggoner team.