BLE 5th Grade Update

March 2020

Upcoming Events & Announcements

Effective Friday, January 31, 2020 Ice Cream prices will increase to $0.75

  • Friday, February 21st-- Yearbook Orders due

  • Saturday, February 22nd-- Family Reading Day 9:00 am-12:00 pm

  • Tuesday, February 25th-- Multicultural Poster Project due

  • Tuesday, February 25th-- ELA Parent Academy

  • Thursday, February 27th-- Math Parent Academy

  • Tuesday March 3rd- No School-Election Day

  • Friday, March 6th- End of 3rd 9 Weeks

  • Friday, March 6th-- Multicultural Festival 5:00 pm-7:30 pm

  • Thursday, March 12th- Early Dismissal/Report Cards go Home/House Meeting

  • Wednesday, March 18th- 4-H Demonstrations

  • Thursday, March 19th- Parent-Teacher Conferences

  • March 30-April 3- Spring Break

Upcoming Skills:


Standard MD.C.5.b. Know and apply the formulas for rectangular prisms to find volumes of right rectangular prims with whole number edge lengths in the context of solving real world and mathematical problems.

Standard 5.MD. C.5 Recognize volume as additive. Find volumes of solid figures composed of two non-overlapping right rectangular prisms by adding the volumes of the non-overlapping parts, applying this technique to solve real world problems.


Standard: 5.PS2.3

-Use evidence to support that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed toward the Earth’s center.

Standard: 5.PS2.5

-how forces create patterns within a system and describe conditions that affect how fast or slowly these patterns occur.

Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in a text.

Language Arts

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

i. Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.

ii. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms and proverbs.

iii. Use the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.

Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

Social Studies

Explain the structures and goals of the governments in Germany and Japan in the 1930s.

Determine the significance of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and its impact on the U.S.

Identify and locate the Axis and Allied Powers, including:

• Germany • Italy • Japan • France • Great Britain • Soviet Union