5th Grade Newsletter

March 8, 2018

After School Plans

As the weather has improved, we have noticed an increased number of students trying to make arrangements after school to have a play date or go to the playground. This is causing confusion and a safety issue at dismissal time. Please make sure you and your child have made their afternoon plans prior to them coming to school each day.

Upcoming STAAR Dates

Please take note of the testing days and avoid scheduling any appointments on these dates.


April 10 - Math

April 11 – Reading

May 16 – Science

Growth and Development Video -Tomorrow

Tomorrow the boys and girls will be separated to watch the growth and development video to learn about the maturing process. If you have not yet sent back the permission form, either giving permission or not, please send with your student tomorrow. If you have any specific questions, please contact our nurse, Carissa VanStory at VanStorC@friscoisd.org

Curriculum

Math - Concept Review

Science - Adaptations

Reading - Non-Fiction Skills Review

Social Studies - World War I

Writing - Expository Essays

Grammar - Comma Review

5th Grade End of Year Video

Every year, Smith celebrates its fifth grade graduates with a special video. The video includes all 5th graders, highlighting their years at Smith - from kindergarten to 5th grade. The video will be shown to 5th graders and their parents during the last week of school. The 5th grade teachers would like to thank Linda Crossman and Lana Cordero for taking on this huge project. We really appreciate you!


Now, they can't do this on their own. Your help is critical to the success of this project. Please remember to send those photos in.

Important Dates

March 11: Daylight Savings Time *Spring Forward

March 12-16: SPRING BREAK

March 19: PTA Sponsored YUCK, Science! Assembly (8:00-9:00 a.m.-K-2; 9:00-10:00 a.m.-3-5)

March 29: Report Cards Go Home

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