5TH GRADE NEWS

November 26th - 30th

IMPORTANT DATES

Tuesday, 11/27 -- Progress Reports go home in Communication Folders

Thursday, 12/6 -- House Competition: Wear your house colors!

Wednesday, 12/19 -- Carter Center Field Trip

Friday, 12/21 -- Last day of the semester

ASSESSMENTS

Wednesday, 11/28 -- Unit 3 Test (The Great Depression & The 1930's)

THIS WEEK'S SKILLS & CONTENT

Reading

5RI2: Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.


Writing

5W2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

c. Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses(e.g., in contrast, especially).

d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.


Grammar

5L1d. Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense and aspect.*


Social Studies

SS5H3c. Discuss important cultural elements of the 1930s; include Duke Ellington, Margaret Mitchell, and Jesse Owens.

TUTORING

Tutoring will be offered after school on Wednesday, November 28th December 12th from 2:45-3:30. Please let Mrs. Akin know if your child plans to attend. Thank you!


Also, please note that tutoring will not be offered on December 5th or December 19th.

PRIVATE SCHOOL APPLICATIONS

Parents, we are receiving several forms for private schools and we want to ensure that we are able to accurately articulate the information about your child. We all know that our students are more than test scores and that they are all unique individuals who all shine in different ways. Please take a moment to tell us more about your child beyond their scores by filling out the google form below. While we know your child as a "student at Jackson", there are always aspects of their personalities we don't always see. All Private School applications are due by Jan 10th to allow time to complete. We will do our best to complete all applications received after Jan 10th by Feb 1st, but we cannot guarantee that the deadline will be met.


https://goo.gl/forms/TcICLiodrm7zJSeC3

APS RACE 2 READ CHALLENGE

Select here to learn more.

SOCIAL STUDIES TEST

Students can review for the test using their Social Studies journals, study guide, and Quizlet. Select the PDF below to review the study guide. The study guide and Quizlet link are also posted on Google Classroom for students to easily access.