5th Grade News

May 6, 2016- Happy Mother's Day

Thank you for your kindness...

Thank you so much for your kindness and generosity during Teacher Appreciation Week! The kind words, cards, candy, plants, balloons, and gift cards brought a smile to our faces. We do what we do because we genuinely care for your (our) children. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to care for your child!

Mrs. Morgan & Mrs. Robinson

Coming Up...

  • Thurs., May 5- Progress Reports were sent home
  • Fri., May 20- Field Day & Parent's Night Out (movie night)
  • Fri., May 27 & Mon., May 30 NO SCHOOL (Teacher Workday & Memorial Day)
  • Tues.- Thurs., May 31-June 2- 5th Grade EOGs (order to be determined)
  • Mon.-Wed., June 6-8-"5th Grade Celebration" Week (more info coming soon)
  • Wed., June 8 @6:30-5th Grade Promotion Ceremony

Math- EOG Review Week #3

Yes, we are still reviewing all of the standards that were taught this year! Students will be focusing on a specific standard in class daily, however, their NIGHTLY HOMEWORK will be spiraling several different standards at once.

Please use the links below to have your child practice Order of Operations. Most were struggling with this in class.

- http://mrnussbaum.com/orderops/

- http://www.math-play.com/Order-of-Operations-Millionaire/division-millionaire.html

Continue practicing multiplication facts at home. Fractions are the bulk of the 5th Grade Math EOG and knowing their multiplication facts makes this easier.

English Language Arts (Reading)

Next, we will be reviewing expository text for the Reading EOG. Expository is just a fancy term for non-fiction. There will be a passage for "HOMEWORK" nightly. I will give the students time in class to complete the passage and questions, however, if your child does not finish it in class, it will become homework. We will focus on using test-taking strategies to analyze and answer the questions.

Please make sure your child is still reading a fiction book for enjoyment and jotting nightly. This book should come back and forth from school to home. Remind them to log their reading on Biblionasium daily.

Science- EOG Review Week #1

This week we finished up our unit on Heredity and Genetics by taking our vocabulary and unit tests. Next week, we will begin our first week of EOG review by reviewing Matter, Heat Transfer, Ecosystems, and Weather.

In preparation for the Science EOG, all the vocabulary lists from every unit we have covered this school year have been placed on my Weebly. To practice vocabulary words, I would suggest creating vocabulary flash cards with the word on the front and the definition with examples on the back to promote further understanding. This will definitely help students as they take their Science EOG on Friday, June 3rd.


Promotion Ceremony Invitation

You should have received an email containing your invitation to the 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony. The ceremony will be on Wednesday, June 8th at 6:30 p.m. Please feel free to forward/send the link to anyone else you would like to have an invitation.

If you did not get an invitation, 1st-check your junk mail (from pingg.com) if you can not find it, 2nd-click on the following link. http://www.pingg.com/view_announcements/a655njd7kd84p8x37/index .