Rowe & Dunn

5th Grade


There is so much going on in MAY!!! Please read carefully and take note of the many activities and dates.

On Friday, May 13th we will take a class picture. Students need to wear their 5th grade shirt. If your student does not have a 5th grade shirt, please have them wear a lime green one. Students will also need to wear their shirt to the field trip on Monday, May 23rd.

Important Upcoming Dates

Monday, May 9th: STAAR Math retake (lunch will be at 11:45)

Tuesday, May 10th: STAAR Reading retake (lunch will be at 11:45)

Wednesday, May 11th: STAAR Science Test

Friday, May 13th: Field Trip money ($7.00) and permission slip due

Wednesday, May 18th: 5th Grade Awards @ 2:30

Friday, May 20th: Olympic Day (lunch will be at 11:45)

Monday, May 23rd: 5th Grade breakfast and field trip

Tuesday, May 24th: Variety Show

Wednesday, May 25th: Early Release @ 12:00

Thursday, May 26th: 5th Grade Processional, Early Release @12:00 and LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

We have had a wonderful year!!!!


Students did a great job on their research projects! I have enjoyed listening to all they have learned. This week we are going to be working on writing skills. Next week we will read "Bridge to Terabithia" and watch the movie on Wednesday, May 25th.


We will continue doing activities and projects in class. Students will not have homework or tests the rest of the year.


Science STAAR is Wednesday, May 11th. Students will bring home their review folder on Friday, Please have them look through it and review. They can also download the FREE App Ready, Set, STAAR and answer some great practice questions. Please be sure your student get a good nights, has a good breakfast, and brings a healthy snack. After STAAR students will complete STEM activities in class. No homework or test.

Social Studies

We will discuss 9-11, presidential election of 2008, and war on terror. No homework for social studies.