5th Grade News

October 11 - 15, 2021

Focus of the Week

ELAR - I can analyze how the use of text structures contributes to the authors purpose.


MATH - I can compare and order decimals.


SCIENCE - I can demonstrate that the flow of electricity in a circuit can produce light, heat and sound.


SOCIAL STUDIES -I can summarize the results of the American Revolution.


***IMPORTANT NOTICE***

If your student will be out for an extended period of time please let us know so that we can gather a work packet so that your student does not fall too far behind.

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Parent - Teacher Conferences

Parent - Teacher Conferences will be held via Zoom/Phone this year. Teachers have sent emails with detailed information on how to sign up. Time slots are filling up fast please be sure to sign up today if you haven't secured your spot yet. We can't wait to share all of the great things your child is doing in 5th grade! If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us.

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Homecoming Week

Please review the dress up menu for homecoming week. All outfits must be school appropriate. If you are unsure or have any questions, please contact the front office.

Important Information to Help Your Student!

What Can We Work on at Home?!?

You may have noticed that your student does not have daily homework. The only time a student should have homework is to make-up missed work from an absence or work that was not completed in class. Here are some suggestions if you want your student to have extra practice.


  • Read daily for at least 20 minutes
  • Practice fact fluency (multiplication & division)
  • Log in to ClassLink and work on Math, Reading, Science, and Social Studies in Education Galaxy, or check out Sora, our online digital library.

Dress Code


  • Shirt colors - Maroon, white, grey, navy, and black
  • Pants must be hemmed and no holes or tears - Jeans or uniform bottoms in black, navy or khaki.
  • Practice good hygiene daily
  • Not sure if it is in dress code? Check here

Dates to Remember

Tuesday, October 12- Fundraiser products, and prizes will be delivered


Friday, October 15- Parent Teacher Conferences (no school for students)


Monday, October 18- Staff Development (no school for students)


Thursday, October 21 - ROE Trunk or Treat - More details coming soon

Team of Two

Mrs. Bennett - rhonda.bennett@redoakisd.org

Ms. Thompson - megan.thompson@redoakisd.org


Team of Three

Mrs. Kocian - mary.kocian@redoakisd.org

Mrs. Amaton - Belen.amaton@redoakisd.org

Mrs. Young - april.young@redoakisd.org