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5th grade

Reading, Writing, and Social Studies

In reading, we will begin learning about author's viewpoint and persuasive texts. We will explore persuasion through articles, books, letters, and ads. We will also be identifying and creating analogies.

In writing, we will be writing persuasive texts and letters. Students will have to persuade their readers.

In social studies, we will begin learning about the causes of the American Revolution. Brainpop Information login-timberridgetx password-brainpop
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Science

We are exploring the uses of mechanical, thermal, electrical, and sound energy.
We are in Chapter 3 in our text book. Please access the book on-line. An optional STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) activity is available for download on Mrs. Craft’s web page. https://www.killeenisd.org/teachers/index.cfm?param1=60290

What to look for at home....

Check student agenda daily!! Students will write their targets and homework in them (given the first few minutes of class to do so). Also, check upcoming events to know what is going on at school!

Upcoming events!

There are no events this upcoming week, but next week is jam packed with fun!!!

Week of October 25-29th: Scholastic Book Fair and Red Ribbon Week
October 28th: Big Kahuna delivery date
October 29th: Reading and Writing Night- Fall Into Reading
October 29th: Report Cards go home in Thursday folders. Sign and return Friday.
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Cupcake/Birthday Policy


According to the handbook, cupcakes for birthday parties are reserved for the last 15 minutes before dismissal. Dismissal times (listed in the handbook) are as follows:
PK- 2:35pm
Kindergarten, the 200
Hallway – 2:40pm
100, 300 and 400 Hallways- 2:45pm