Nashua's 5th Grade Team

January 18, 2013


We are off and running in the four step process for adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers with unlike denominators.

I have updated the Math journal except for vocabulary.

I have started adding links for practice with various math concepts.

Communications Art

  • What makes a GREAT story?
  • Why does the author's choice matter?


This can be used for 20 minutes of homework each evening instead of reading, or in addition to, depending on how much you are in to your current book :)

Science/Social Studies

Science questions-

What percentage of the Earth is made up of water? 70%

Where is the largest amount of water found on Earth? Ocean

What percentage of the water on Earth is salt water? 97%

The North Kansas City Schools website contains some links directed to other, external websites. The District cannot control the content of these external websites.

Therefore, parents should familiarize themselves with these resources and supervise their young students whenever they are on the Internet.