Rowe & Dunn

5th Grade: December 12th - 16th


Our Christmas Party will be on Wednesday, December 21st from 9:30am to 10:30am. Students need to bring a wrapped, fun pair of socks for our gift exchange game by Friday, December 16th.

If your student is going to be leaving early for Christmas Break please let us know ASAP. We need to be sure all assignments are completed before they leave.

Symphony and Mr. Gattis field trip is $11.00. Students need to have money turned in by January 11th. The $11 gets them lunch buffet and $11.25 in game play. Students may bring extra money on the day of the field trip.

Lunch Menu:

Monday: Chicken Fajita Wrap Chicken Tenders w/ Roll Cheeseburger Peppered Corn Tuesday: Cheese Pizza Popcorn Chicken w/ Roll Hot Dog Potato Wedges

Wednesday: Turkey & Cheese Sub Cheesy Nachos Baked Chicken Sandwich Refried Beans

Thursday: Spaghetti w/ Meatballs & Breadstick Ham & Cheese Sub Sausage Pizza Peppered Broccoli

Friday: Beef Tacos w/ Rice Chicken Ranch Wrap Chicken Nuggets w/ Roll Mashed Potatoes & Gravy


No Spelling or Vocabulary this week!

We will finish up Unit 3 with analyzing persuasive texts and evaluating fact & opinion.

Unit 3 Test on Thursday!


We will finish up Unit #6: Patterns on a Coordinate Grid and take the unit and vocabulary test on Wednesday. Please be sure students are studying their vocabulary and notes from this unit. We will begin financial literacy on Thursday. Students will learn about property, sales, income, and payroll taxes. Unit #6 is Topic 11 in Envision and Financial Literacy is Topic 16.


We will continue with Alternative Energy. Students will finish up their research and begin working with their group to create their Google Slide Presentations.

**We will take the unit test over Sedimentary Rock, Fossil Fuels, and Alternative Energy on Tuesday, December 20th.

Social Studies

Week #13: Manifest Destiny and The Mexican War. Student will read:

  • The Annexation of Texas
  • The United States Fights Mexico for Land
  • Forty-Niners Hit the Gold Mines

Quiz on Friday