5TH GRADE NEWS

March 11th - 15th

IMPORTANT DATES

Thursday, 3/14 -- House Competition (Wear Green for St. Patrick's Day)

Friday, 3/15 -- End of 3rd Nine Weeks

Monday, 3/18 -- No School

Wednesday, 3/20 - Friday, 3/22 - Mary Poppins Musical

Tuesday, 3/26 -- Report Cards Go Home

ASSESSMENTS

Monday, 3/11 -- STAR Reading Assessment

Tuesday, 3/12 -- Write Score Assessment: Opinion Writing

Friday, 3/15 -- ELA: Commas & Titles Quiz *NEW DATE*

THIS WEEK'S SKILLS & CONTENT

Reading

5RI7: Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.


Writing

5W1b. Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.

c. Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses(e.g., consequently, specifically).

d. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.


Grammar

5L2d: Use underlining, quotation marks, or italics to indicate titles of works.


Social Studies

SS5H5: Discuss the origins and consequences of the Cold War.

TUTORING

Tutoring will be offered DURING LUNCH this Wednesday, but will NOT be offered after school this week due to play practice. The focus will be on using commas and recording titles correctly to help prepare for the ELA Quiz.

IB EXHIBITION

Students should all be finished with their research notes for Exhibition. This week students will discuss ideas for taking action.