5th Grade News

True Blue - November 14, 2014

Upcoming Events:

Thursday - Skate Night; Spirit Night at Firehouse Subs

Friday - Science Chapter 5 Test

Monday, November 24 - Tall Tales Trip to MTSU; True Blue Bash

True Blue Tributes

Calen - for cleaning up after the School Pizza Party

Grifin - for cleaning up after the School Pizza Party

James - for cleaning up after younger students

Mattie - For being such a great helper in art


Weekly Moby Max Achievers

Most Growth - (tied) - Nicholas and Taylor

Most Time - Audrey

Most Problems - Lauren

Highest Percentage - Amy

Curriculum Content

Reading - Continue to look at traditional folktales focusing on those from different cultures. We will continue to explore figurative language through poetry.

Parent/Child Connection - Share one or more of your favorite poems.


Grammar - We will be working with prepositions and prepositional phrases.

Writing - Students are working on autobiographies.


Social Studies - Students are working in small groups on presentations on Reconstruction.



Math - We will be learning to multiply and divide with decimals. Topic 7 Test is scheduled for Wednesday, December 3.


Science - We are learning how to take notes using the science text. We are working in the Earth Science Unit. The Chapter 5 Test is scheduled for Friday. November 21. Students will receive a notebook grade for this Unit. A table of contents showing all handouts and lesson notes is required.