Fabulous Fifth Grade
Fall News ~ From Middlesex 5th grade
Bus Safety is a must!
Be the ONE!
5th grade students took the lead in teaching the school at our School Wide Positive Behavior assembly in September.
5th grade Students of the Month
Congratulations to our Students of the Month: Maddie M., Emma W., and Cierra R.! The students of the month are named at our class meeting each month.
Be the ONE!
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
Miss Cross -mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
GOAL SETTING JOURNALS = SUCCESS
On Monday mornings some students have be seen settling in to eagerly read what you have written. It really does matter to them.
Science - Unit 1 Post Test Coming Soon
Flashcards can be studied online using Study Blue https://s.tudy.it/tpzyr
If you have forgotten your password, there is a link to request it.
Harvest at Homecoming is this Week!
Items to donate
Tuesday - Tuna Tuesday
Wednesday - Wheaties Wednesday
Thursday - Souper Thursday
Friday -Fruity Friday (canned fruits)
Below is a list of the upcoming Latin Roots and meanings for you to use as you needed to help your child prepare for the next assessment.
LESSONS 12 & 13 Roots and Meanings
Judge/judge/judic -To rule or decide
Jur/jus -Law or right
leg - law
cred - To believe
Feder/fid/fide/fide - Trust or faith
Sense/sense/sent - To feel, perceive, know
Anni/annu - year
Close/close/clude/clude/clus - To shut or close
Fin/fine/fine/finis - end
Vit/vita/viv - To live
Corp - Body
Dorm - To sleep
GRAMMAR FOCUS FOR NOVEMBER -
FICTION UNIT CONTINUES
Our Unit One Post Test will be sometime during the 2nd week of November. This is an assessment which will require your child to apply all skills learned thus far in Reading and in Grammar.
Skills yet to come:
Point of View - First person (me, we , I ), 2nd person (you), 3rd person (he,she, they)
Theme - The message the author is trying to express.
Paired texts - analyzing passages about the same subject.
Skills we have covered:
Plot - Exposition, rising action, conflict, climax, falling action, resolution
Summarizing - ability to retell the passage accurately
Context Clues - using the surrounding text to help us determine the meaning of unfamiliar words.
Figurative Language - similie, metaphor, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, idiom
Character Traits - Using evidence in the passage to make accurate predictions about what the character may do next.
Friday, Oct. 28th, 2pm
250 North Middlesex Road
A yellow paper requesting a picture for the craft project was sent home a few days ago. The picture will be cut and not returned. Please send the picture to school.
Sign up to bring a snack or to volunteer : http://www.cvschools.org/webpages/ssevcik/forms.cfm?myform=10658
Mrs. Stephanie Sevcik, Mr. Cody Ewert, Mr. Brian Valentine, Miss Carly Cross
Oct. 20th - PTO meeting 6:30 pm
Oct. 28th - Fall Festival Party
Oct. 28th - Cumberland Valley Homecoming
Nov. 10th - Picture Retake Day
Nov. 11th - Veteran's Day activities
Nov. 14th - American Education Week
Nov. 15th - 17th - Student Store during lunch
Nov. 16th - End of Trimester 1
Nov. 17th - Report Cards issued