Quarter 3 in Fifth Grade

Mrs. Childs, Mrs. Butler, Ms. Stewart

What's new?

Believe it or not Middle School is just around the corner! Please continue to look for your student to bring home their binders daily, check and review graded work in Thursday folders, and check for grades and progress on the Home Access site. Information on the Patriot Program and upcoming fifth grade events will start coming to you within the next month or so. Please be prompt in any responses/paperwork needed in planning these exciting fifth grade events.

Subject Areas and Upcoming Topics of Instruction

SCIENCE and SOCIAL STUDIES

Our Life Science unit is halfway complete. This is our final science unit for the year.

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

UNIT: How are ecosystems impacted by humans and earth systems?

Experience 2: What effect does a newly introduced species have on an ecosystem?

Experience 3: How do people design solution to protect and preserve the earth’s resources?


We are excited to be starting parts of our social studies units with Immigration and The Stock Market Game!

CSI

GOALS: Students set goals and worked very hard to achieve them by showing growth on their Middle of The Year assessments.

New Theme

We are beginning our Immigration unit, students will develop an understanding of the immigrant and refugee experiences of the past, through nonfiction articles and stories. Students will apply their new understanding to more current events.

Next theme: Feats of Daring

MATH

Topic 8 Multiplying Fractions

Topic 9 Dividing Fractions

Topic 10 Volume


PLEASE HELP YOUR STUDENT PRACTICE THEIR BASIC MULTIPLICATION FACTS!

mathplayground.com

sheppardsoftware.com

factmonster.com