5th Grade News!

For the Week of February 2-6

Learning Objectives

Language Arts

  • Reading: summarizing and analyzing expository (nonfiction) text
  • Writing: planning an expository essay


  • Earth and Space: using vocabulary to write poetry about Earth and Space

***Science Test on Tuesday (Earth and Space)***


  • Multiplying and dividing with fractions

Social Studies

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


Reading Homework: Due Friday, February 6

1. Reader's Response to the book you are currently reading (remember to use the rubric to guide your response)

2. Passages and questions (will be posted on Edmodo)

Math Homework: Due Friday, February 6

Homework #4

Information and News

6th Grade Course Selection

If you have not turned in your blue course selection form for 6th grade, please return it to your child's teacher on Monday, February 2. Students will be inputting their course selections on Wednesday, February 4. If the blue sheet is not returned with a parent signature, your child's teachers and counselor will choose courses and electives for the student.

5th Grade T-Shirts

If you have not already done so, please sign the 5th Grade T-Shirt order form granting permission for your child’s name to appear on the back of the 5th Grade T-Shirt. Please sign even if you are not purchasing a shirt to allow your child’s name to be on the class shirt.


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!

PTA Website: www.twepta.org

TWE Pack Prints Blog: http://twepackprints.blogspot.com/

Edmodo: www.edmodo.com

5th Grade Team Members