5th Grade News

November 29 - December 3, 2021

Focus of the Week

ELAR - I can analyze literary elements

MATH - I can find locations on the coordinate plane

SCIENCE - I can explain and explore the processes that led to the formation of Sedimentary Rock and fossil fuels.

SOCIAL STUDIES - I can analyze the effects of immigration and migration on the economic development and growth of the United States


If your student will be out for an extended period of time please let us know so that we can gather a work packet so that your student does not fall too far behind.

News You Can Use!

January 4-7 Tutoring Letters

In accordance with House Bill 4545 some of our students require extra tutoring. Letters were sent home November 12th. The first page is your to keep and the second page needs to be signed and returned. Please return these forms as soon as possible. We are working hard make schedules and to make this time engaging and instructive. If you are unsure if your child needs to attend these days please contact your child's homeroom teacher.

Important Information to Help Your Student!

What Can We Work on at Home?!?

You may have noticed that your student does not have daily homework. The only time a student should have homework is to make-up missed work from an absence or work that was not completed in class. Here are some suggestions if you want your student to have extra practice.

  • Read daily for at least 20 minutes
  • Practice fact fluency (multiplication & division)
  • Log in to ClassLink and work on Math, Reading, Science, and Social Studies in Education Galaxy, or check out Sora, our online digital library.

Dress Code

  • Shirt colors - Maroon, white, grey, navy, and black
  • Pants must be hemmed and no holes or tears - Jeans or uniform bottoms in black, navy or khaki.
  • Practice good hygiene daily
  • Non-Dress Code winter coats must be REMOVED UPON ENTERING THE BUILDING.
  • Not sure if it is in dress code? Check here

Dates to Remember

Fall Break!!! - November 20 - 28

Winter Break - December 17 - January 3 ****ALL PreK-3 Grade Students are out through January 7. Any 4th and 5th Grader that failed one of their STAAR tests during the 2020-2021 school year will be REQUIRED to attend school January 4 - 7****

There's a Chill in the Air!

As the get further into the Fall Season the temperatures are beginning to drop in the mornings. Please remind your student to bring a school appropriate sweater. Any winter coat that is not dress color will be removed upon entering the building and all outdoor /bulky coats will be put in lockers during classes. Please refer to dress code guidelines for further details. We also recommend that your students name be somewhere on it so that it can be easily identified if lost.

Team of Two

Mrs. Bennett - rhonda.bennett@redoakisd.org

Ms. Thompson - megan.thompson@redoakisd.org

Team of Three

Mrs. Kocian - mary.kocian@redoakisd.org

Mrs. Amaton - Belen.amaton@redoakisd.org

Mrs. Young - april.young@redoakisd.org