5th Grade Newsletter

September 21 - 25, 2015

We would like our students keep a pair of ear buds in their toolbox/bag for use with the laptops in our classroom. If you an extra set at home or could purchase a set that would be great.

Upcoming Events

September 22: Flu Clinic

September 24: Chick-Fil-A Night

September 25: Reading Rainbow

September 26: PTA Pizza Eating Contest Palieo's

October 2: Reading Rainbow

ELA/Social Studies

ELA:


  • 8 types of Figurative Language
  • Identify Myth, phenomena, and folktales
  • narrative writing.


Social Studies:


  • Focus on Routes of Exploration to the New World
  • Analyze the 8 different European Explorers.

Spelling List #4

Using the Right Word

  1. soar
  2. sore
  3. stationary
  4. stationery
  5. steel
  6. steal
  7. then
  8. than
  9. threw
  10. through
  11. their
  12. they’re
  13. there
  14. capital
  15. capitol
  16. close
  17. clothes
  18. dye
  19. die
  20. desert
  21. dessert
  22. course
  23. coarse

Extra Credit:

1. do

2. due

3. dew

4. scent

5. sent

6. cent

Spelling List #3

Test Tuesday (Dickehut)/Thursday(Snyder)


Using the Right Word

  1. pain
  2. pane
  3. past
  4. passed
  5. principal
  6. principle
  7. pair
  8. pear
  9. pare
  10. plane
  11. plain
  12. peace
  13. piece
  14. doesn’t
  15. don’t
  16. fewer
  17. less
  18. good
  19. well
  20. heel
  21. heal
  22. here
  23. hear

Math/Science

Math:


  • Order of operations
  • Division
  • continue studying multiplication facts



Science:


  • water: boiling point, freezing point and melting point
  • mixtures and solutions