5th Grade Newsletter

September 28 - October 2, 2015

Upcoming Dates...

October 2: Reading Rainbow

October 9: Early Release @ 11:45; Parent Conferences

October 12: Student Holiday

October 19 - 23: Scholastic Book Fair

October 21: Fall Pictures

October 27: Martin Musical Parent Meeting 6:30 - 7:00

ELA/Social Studies

ELA:


  • Introducing Poetry (Figurative Language, rhyme scheme, different types of poems like Limericks, Haiku, free verse, and Diamantes.)

Social Studies:


  • Early English Settlements

Spelling List #5

Spelling

List 5

Using the Right Word

  1. learn
  2. teach
  3. lose
  4. loose
  5. metal
  6. medal
  7. minor
  8. minor
  9. miner
  10. oar
  11. or
  12. ore
  13. accept
  14. except
  15. principal
  16. principle
  17. pare
  18. pear
  19. you’re
  20. your
  21. it’s
  22. its

Spelling List #4

Using the Right Word

  1. soar
  2. sore
  3. stationary
  4. stationery
  5. steel
  6. steal
  7. then
  8. than
  9. threw
  10. through
  11. their
  12. they’re
  13. there
  14. capital
  15. capitol
  16. close
  17. clothes
  18. dye
  19. die
  20. desert
  21. dessert
  22. course
  23. coarse

Extra Credit:

1. do

2. due

3. dew

4. scent

5. sent

6. cent

Math/Science

Math:

  • use multiples to find quotients
  • calculate volume
  • study multiplication facts


Science:

  • mixtures and solutions