5th Grade News!

For the Week of October 19-23

Learning Objectives


  • Figurative language, characters, and rhyme scheme in poetry

Language Arts

  • Write various types of poems that include personification, onomatopoeia, similes, and metaphors


  • Properties of light


  • Division with decimals

Social Studies

  • Differences between the Loyalists and Patriots that led to the American Revolution
  • ***Assessment on Loyalists/Patriots on Tuesday, October 27 (students may use notes taken in class)***



Math - Homework #8

Reading - Poetry Assignment

Science - Forms of Energy Brochure

Information and News

Upcoming Events

  • October 29: Packathon Event
  • October 30: Book Character Parade

Important Information

Please have your students bring a set of earbuds to school. These can be kept in their pencil pouches.

Packathon Information:

Pledges are due October 29, 2015. Please see the Packthon information that was sent home with your child this week.

Dress Up Days to promote Packathon:

  • Monday 10/26 - Wear Pink
  • Tuesday 10/27 - TWE Spirit Shirt
  • Wednesday 10/28 - Dress like a superhero
  • Thursday 10/29 - Exercise gear
  • Friday 10/30 - Dress up like a book character

Packpon dates for 2nd Nine Weeks:

October 30 - Class Games (such as 7-Up)

November 6: Kickball, Board Games, and Hat Day

December 11 - Extra Recess

TBA - Lunch with Teacher

Stay Connected to TWE!

5th Grade Google Homepage : http://bit.ly/twe5th

PTA Website: www.twepta.org

TWE Pack Prints Blog: http://twepackprints.blogspot.com/

5th Grade Google Homepage

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