5th Grade News

For the week of January 20th

Power Word>> Infer

Example: In the story, infer how Red Riding Hood felt when she realize the wolf was Grandma?
What does it mean to infer?
To infer means:
Read between the lines.
It is asking "What do you think?"
You to form (an opinion) from evidence : to reach (a conclusion) based on known facts

:to hint or suggest (something)

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We are now in Semester 2!

Report Cards - Watch for report cards coming to you in the mail. If you have moved since school started, please be sure to contact the NVVA office as soon as possible in order to update your information.

ILP- It's time to review and update your ILP's. You homeroom teacher will be contacting you to visit about your goals and update them for the second half of the school year. Watch your kmail for ILP information.

Progress- If you started school at the end of August, you need to be at least 50% complete with your courses. Check your progress and focus on courses that are below that mark.

Late Work - Complete and master any semester assessments that you have not finished. Offline assessments need to be kmailed or sent to your homeroom teacher via File Share. Remember, you will not be promoted if these are not finished and mastered.
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January Checkpoints

January checkpoints were sent via kmail. They are due this Friday. Click the links below to access the ELA and Math CFA's.

ELA Checkpoint:

Math Checkpoint:

If you get stuck with the checkpoints, watch the recordings from ELA and Math checkpoint review classes on January 9th and 16th.

iReady Assessments and a Chance to WIN!

The iReady testing window is open now.
If you have not already, complete both reading and math as soon as possible. We will discuss results with you during your ILP's.
Log in here:
Your username is your student ID Number and the password is the word student. Be sure to select Nevada as your state.

We are having a contest!!! Students who complete the Math and Reading iReady tests BEFORE January29th will be rewarded!!
If you've already finished, you've already won!
Stay tuned for more details.
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Saturday School

Come meet your teachers and get extra help staying on track with your assignments.
In Las Vegas:
At the NVVA Office
8965 S Eastern Ave.
Ste 330
Las Vegas NV 89123

Jan. 24: 9AM-1PM
Feb. 7 &21: 9AM-1PM
March 7& 21: 9AM-1PM


In the Reno area:

Best Western Airport Plaza

1981 Terminal Way

Reno, NV


Feb 7: 8AM-2PM

April 18: 8AM-2PM



Your 5th Grade Teachers

Mrs. Bustos
Mrs. Flynn
Mr. Prus
Mrs. Uhart
Ms. Vaughan
Mrs. Walker