5th Grade News!

December 14th - 19th

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We had a BLAST at Pine Cove!!! A video will be coming soon so be on the lookout!

Barnes and Noble Night

Monday, Dec. 14th, 5:30-7pm

2601 Preston Road

Frisco, TX

Spelling Bee

Wednesday, Dec. 16th, 8:30am

Norris Elementary School, Frisco, TX, United States

Frisco, TX

Winter Party

Friday, Dec. 18th, 1:45pm

Norris Elementary School, Frisco, TX, United States

Frisco, TX

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Food Chain


We will be wrapping up volume, and reviewing for CBA #2.

No homework this week. Students can study by making a quizlet with vocabulary words.

CBA 2 = December 17th

Review CBA 2 on Friday, December 18th.

Have a great Winter Break!


This week in writing we will continue working on expository writing. The students will be learning how to write a focused introduction, organized middle and strong conclusion.

Homework: Study Spelling Words


1. device

2. farther

3. corner

4. eject*

5. inject*

6. subject*

7. personality

8. personal

9. celebrity

10. celebrate

11. excel

12. excellent

Challenge List

1. objection*

2. trajectory*

3. interject*

4. projection*

5. adjective*


This week we continue working on our first Earth and Space unit. The students will be learning how fossil fuels are formed. The goal of the week is for the students to be able describe the process of how fossil fuels form and what types of fuels are formed.

HOMEWORK: Unit 3 Vocabulary words and STEMscopes activity Week 4

Reading and Social Studies

This week in Reading and Social Studies we will be focusing on the Constitution. We will

identify the contributions of individuals who helped create the Constitution, explain the purposes of the Constitution and explore the basic functions of the three branches of government. We will also identify the reasons for the system of checks and balances and distinguish between national and state government responsibilities.

HOMEWORK: No response this week! Remember to log your minutes for Book it!

Words to Know




Articles of Confederation


Yearbooks are available for purchase on the Norris Website for $22 each.


Effective January 1st, 2016, yearbooks will cost $25 each. Please purchase before the PRICE INCREASE!

Yearbook sales will end on January 31st, 2016.


  • Please let your child's teacher know if they will be going home with another student or going home another way (ex. carpool - walker)
  • We do have pencils on hand for students when they don't have one, but they are dwindling away quickly! Please help remind your student to be prepared with supplies when they come to class.

Wish List

  • Paper towels
  • Lysol/Clorox Wipes
  • Pencils
Overdue Books