Miss Wegley's Class News

5-4

April 8, 2013

* REMINDER: PARENT/STUDENT ORIENTATION MEETING TONIGHT - THOMAS MIDDLE SCHOOL, 6:45 PM *

Recent Happenings

  • Today (Monday), 5th grade students went on a field trip to Thomas Middle School. Tonight at 6:45, there is a Parent Orientation Meeting at Thomas Middle School.
  • Tomorrow (Tuesday, 4/9) is an Institute Day - there will be no school for students.

Math:

5th grade math will be continuing and beginning to wrap-up Unit 7 this week.

Spelling:

There will be NO spelling this week due to the field trip and the Institute Day.

Reading:

We will be continuing to read short stories from Jr. Great Books. Last week, 5-4 students participated in thoughtful debates and practiced deeper-level thinking skills. They took directed notes, interpreted words in what they read, and participated in textual analysis. They also used their reading to apply their thinking to a new situation, thinking critically about what they read.

Science:

Students will continue with the Energy unit, sorting and classifying different types of energy.

WEX:

Students are continuing to work on their final projects.

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, April 8 - Field Trip to Thomas Middle School (during school - 5-4 in the AM)
  • Monday, April 8 - Parent Orientation Meeting (Thomas MS) - 6:45 PM
  • Tuesday, April 9 - Institute Day (No School for students)
  • Thursday, April 11 - Thomas Middle School Spirit Wear due
  • Thursday, April 18 - Spring Class Photos
  • Friday, April 19 - Robert Crown Assembly - Linda and Michael