Room 22 Rock Stars

News for the Week of April 11

Happenings in Room 22

*Students studied for their Social Studies test using a new game from Quizlet. Students competed in small groups to match the correct vocabulary word with the correct definition.

*Students used Socrative (an online assessment tool) to complete several assessments-including demonstrating their knowledge of the Declaration of Independence and Geography.

*Students celebrated our camping themed March is Reading Month reading with Smores (made with chocolate spread and marshmallow fluff!).

M-STEP Information

Students begin taking the M-STEP on Wednesday (April 13). As I'm sure you already know and practice, having both a good breakfast and a good night's sleep will enhance test success.

Below are several links and videos students can use to review for the test. We have been and will be using them in class to review and practice using the assessment tools.

*Online Practice/Videos:

*Student Video:,4615,7-140-22709_70117-350553--,00.html

*ELA CAT Video:

*Math CAT Video:

Important Upcoming Events

April 11: School Resumes

April 12: No School for Students (Teacher Professional Development)

April 12: Hungry Howie's Night

April 13: M-STEP Testing

April 14: M-STEP Testing

April 15: Spelling Test and DLR Quiz

Week of April 18: Parent/Teacher Conferences (these conferences are student led, so please let me know as soon as possible if your child is unable to join us at conferences)

April 18: Chapter 9 Math Test-Part 2

April 19: M-STEP Testing

April 20: M-STEP Testing

April 21: Half Day for Students (dismissal at 11:55 am)

April 21: Spelling Test and DLR Quiz

April 21: Chapter 13 Social Studies Test

April 22: No School

May 2-May 4 : Fifth Grade Camp at Howell Nature Center

June 6: Fifth Grade Final Project Presentations (5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at North Road)

June 9: AGS Transition Day

This Week's Units of Study

Math: Multiplying and Dividing Decimals (Chapter 9)

Reading: Fiction Literature Activities

Writing: Writing Non-Fiction with Power

Social Studies: American Revolution (Chapter 13)

Science: US Government Introduction and M-STEP Testing