5th Grade Newsletter

September 30-October 4

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Homecoming Dress Up Days!

Next week is Homecoming!! Please see the dress up day schedule listed below. Jeans all week!

Monday: Space Jam! Wear your favorite sports team jersey

Tuesday: Time Machine Tuesday! Dress in your favorite 1950/1960's attire

Wednesday: Clone Day! Dress like your best friend

Thursday: Hawks Across the Galaxy! Neon or tie-dye

Friday: White Out Spirit Day! Wear your white spirit shirts. Mums/garters are for the high school only

October 4th-Early Release

Homecoming parade starts at 2:00 on October 4th. More details are available on the district website at www.redoakisd.org.

Earbuds /Headphones

All students will need earbuds or headphones for this school year as we utilize technology regularly in class throughout the year. All students will need to have earbuds or headphones. If you are unable to purchase your child earbuds or headphones, please contact their homeroom teacher.

Sneak Peek Into Learning

Reading-Mrs. Johnson

Monday: Text Structure-Cause and Effect

Tuesday: Text Structure-Problem and Solution

Wednesday: Text Structure-Chronological Order

Thursday: Text Structure-Description and Compare/Contrast

Friday: Library

Stations This Week: Silent e Word Study, Structure Scramble, rough draft of new essay, and Guided Reading


Science-Mrs. Allen

Mon- Vocab Lab/Next Big Thing

Tues - Energy Rotations

Wed - Stemscopes

Thur - Intro Electric Circuits

Fri - Circuit Challenge


Social Studies-Mrs. Scott

Monday Mystery of Roanoke Island Story & Quiz

Tuesday Social Studies Weekly…Week 2: Early American Settlements

Wednesday Stations

Thursday Stations

Friday Stations

(Stations this week: 13 Colonies Scavenger Hunt, 13 Colonies Reading Comprehension, & Roanoke Island Mystery Writing)


Math-Mrs. Stewart

Monday - Comparing and Ordering Decimals/Place Value

Tuesday - Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Wednesday - Stations/Small Group

Thursday - Stations/Small Group

Friday - Multiplication Activity