5th Grade News

For the Week of February 1-5

Learning Objectives

Reading and Language Arts

  • Reading - Summarizing expository text (nonfiction)
  • Expository Test - Friday, February 5
  • Writing - Publishing informational article
  • On-Demand Writing Assessment - Thursday, February 4
  • Word Study Assessment - Friday, February 5


  • Characteristics of the sun, earth, and moon


  • Algebraic Reasoning: graphing patterns and equations on a coordinate plane

Social Studies

  • Causes of the Civil War

Homework - Due Friday, February 5

Math: Homework #3

Reading: Reading Homework #4 (located on Canvas - DISCUSSION tab)

Science: Water Cycle

Information and News

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Upcoming Events:

Blue Course Selection Forms due February 5

Project Fair Step 2 - Due February 9

Field Trip to Bayou Bend - February 23 or 25

5th Grade Project Fair - February 24

Junior High Information:

Course Selection Information was sent home Tuesday, January 26. The blue course selection sheet is due to homeroom teachers by Friday, February 5.

This video may be helpful in choosing the proper math course:

5th to 6th Grade Math Course Selection Video

5th Grade Project Fair Information and Updates

5th grade project fair information was sent home on Tuesday, January 12. The packet included all the information needed and all papers that are to be turned in. This is a great opportunity for you and your child to work together on a fun, creative project!

The next portion of your project is due on February 9. Please read the packet of information carefully so that you know exactly what needs to be turned in.

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