Estridge Edition

News From Our 5th Grade Classroom 11/14/14

What's Happening in the Classroom

Subjects

On Monday, your child received the chaperone sheets for Camp Tecumseh. If you are interested in chaperoning, please fill out this form. It will will due 11/20 (Thursday).


Today, your child will receive a t-shirt order form for our 5th grade class shirt. Please fill out the form-PTA will pay for these shirts. The forms are due 11/20 THURSDAY.


In math, we will continue Unit 3-Geometry. We will be exploring polygons and measuring angles with protractors.


In Reading, our skill this week is Making Inferences. Your child will be reading guided reading books using this skill for the next two weeks.


In Social Studies, we will continue our project Chapter 3-European Exploration on Tuesday. Your child will make an iMovie about an European explorer of their choice. Your child will have a map quiz next week.


In Writing, we will continue in our persuasive section of writing.


We will continue Spelling next week. Your child will have a note attached to their spelling pre-test if they received an "A" for the grading period. If your child has this note on the their pre-test, they will only have to complete 3 activities (Monday-Wednesday).


Please refer to the 5th grade website: http://centralfifthgrade.weebly.com/ to locate the Remind invitation to receive text messages regarding classroom information.


To place orders for Scholastic books, please visit the following website:


https://orders.scholastic.com/GQ6VP


Remember-we are only able to bring in healthy snacks and treats to the classroom. Please refer to the healthy brochure that was sent home early in the school year. We will have all birthday celebrations on the LAST Friday each month.


CASS student awards are based on the following criteria at the end of the grading period: All homework turned in on time 6 out of 9 weeks and no white slips.


Have a Great Weekend!!

Mrs. Estridge

Spelling List for This Week


casualty

certainty

festivity

humidity

minority

safety

sensitivity

specialty

hostility

personality

anniversary

secretary

machinery

expository

necessary

Indiana

Michigan

Ohio

Arkansas

Louisiana

Dates to Remember

November 20-Spell Bowl Competition (Go Hayden King and Nathan Craft!!!)

November 27 and 28-No School