5th Grade News
For the Week of November 14th
Our theme this year is "Wolfpack Strong." We believe that learning and growing together is the key to our success. Strength lies in the pack, and we will remember this theme throughout the year as we work cooperatively to be successful!
Learning Objectives This Week
Identify and analyze figurative language and imagery in poetry
Please bring ear buds daily for I-Station.
Publish my expository essay.
Tuesday: On-Demand Expository Essay (major)
Students can bring one page of handwritten facts for their on-demand
Friday: Dialogue assignment (minor)
Adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators
Multiplying fractions using models
Identify alternative energy resources-wind, solar, hydroelectric, geothermal and biofuels
Identify key points of the American Revolution (treaties, weaknesses, strengths)
Friday: American Revolution Assessment (major)
Homework is a completion grade the first semester.
Reading- See Canvas. It is under quizzes.
Math- Adding/Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers - on paper (not on Canvas).
Science-See Canvas. It is under quizzes.
Information and News
November 14-19 - Book Fair
November 22 - Thankful Party 1:30-2:15 pm
November 23-27 - Thanksgiving Holiday
Great Apps to Download
This is a great list of apps we use or will use at school this year:
2016-2017 TWE Yearbooks on Sale
Get your yearbook for this year by visiting http://www.jostens.com/yearbooks/high-school-yearbooks.html. Type in Tom Wilson Elementary.
Don't miss out on also ordering the 5th Grade Extended Edition. This will be an extra insert to go into the yearbook that will have only 5th grade events that happen after the yearbook deadline. It will be an 8-12 page supplement. It will be mailed out after school is over. You will be able to attach the supplement into the yearbook.
Lost and Found
If your child has lost something, please have them check the lost and found. Please make sure your child's name is on lunchboxes, water bottles, backpacks and jackets.
November Core Essential: Honor
Honor-Letting someone know you see how valuable they really are. The animal that represents courage is the narwhal. The color of the month is purple.
Stay Connected to TWE!
5th Grade Website: https://sites.google.com/a/katyisd.org/twe-5th-grade/home
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TWE PTA Website: http://twepta.org/twepta2014/index.php/en/
TWE PTA Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TWEPTA/?fref=nf
TWE Twitter: @twehowl or search #twehowl
PTA Twitter: @TWEPTA
5th Grade Team Members
Julie Hernandez - JulieRHernandez@KATYISD.ORG
Kailey Miller - KaileyMiller@KATYISD.ORG
Abbie Artley - AbigailEArtley@KATYISD.ORG
Kimberly Roberts - KimberlyJRoberts2@KATYISD.ORG
Tiffany Gwin - TiffanyBGwin@KATYISD.ORG
Lauren White - LaurenWhite@KATYISD.ORG
Christy Williams - ChristyMWilliams@KATYISD.ORG