5th Grade News!

For the Week of January 26-30

Learning Objectives

Language Arts

  • Reading: summarizing and analyzing expository (nonfiction) text
  • Writing: revising/editing/publishing a persuasive essay


  • Earth and Space: patterns on Earth (moon, tides, seasons) based on Earth's revolution around the sun and rotation on its axis

***Science Quiz on Friday***


  • Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers

***Fraction Test on Friday***

Social Studies

  • The Diverse Peoples of the West
  • Review for Westward Expansion Test

***Westward Expansion Test on Thursday***


Reading Homework: Due Friday, January 30

Will be posted on Edmodo:

Read each passage and answer the questions that follow in complete sentences

Math Homework: Due Friday, January 30

Homework #3

Science Homework: Due Friday, January 30

Text and Questions

Information and News

5th Grade T-Shirts

Please sign the 5th Grade T-Shirt order form granting permission for your child’s name to appear on the back of the 5th Grade T-Shirt. Please sign even if you are not purchasing a shirt to allow your child’s name to be on the class shirt.

Open House

Please join us for dinner and and open house on January 29, beginning at 5:00. You should have received a blue Chick-Fil-A order form in your child's Tuesday folder. If you choose to order food, this form is due January 22.

Dinner will be from 5-6 and open house from 6-7. This is a come-and-go event. We look forward to seeing you and showing off what our students have been up to!


Teachers have Packpon forms available if you didn't purchase the value pack and would like to participate this nine weeks. Packpon activities and dates are as follows:

Lunch with Teacher - TBA

Crazy Sock/Stinky Feet Day - 2/13

Hat Day - wear your hat on the day of your field trip to Bayou Bend (see dates below)

Extra Recess - 2/20

Bring a Board Game Day - 3/6

Lunch with Teacher - TBA

Kickball with your switch class - TBA

Field Trip

All 5th graders will be going to Bayou Bend State park for a field trip. Please see dates below. More information about details will be sent home and posted on Edmodo as the dates approach.

2/17 - Miller, Artley, Smith, Manning

2/19 - Longoria, Hernandez, Counter, Howard

Stay Connected to TWE!

PTA Website: www.twepta.org

TWE Pack Prints Blog: http://twepackprints.blogspot.com/

Edmodo: www.edmodo.com

5th Grade Team Members