Rowe & Dunn

5th Grade


This week we will take the Math and Reading STAAR Test. Students will take the Math section on Tuesday and the Reading section on Wednesday. Students need to get a good nights rest, eat a good breakfast, and be on time to school. Students may have a water bottle and a healthy snack. Please do not send any snack that needs a utensil or will cause messy fingers, such as cheetos, sticky fruits, etc..

We will not go to lunch until 12:50 on Tuesday.

Please do not stress about these tests and encourage your student to relax. It is just another day with a test. They are prepared and are going to do GREAT!!!!!

Lunch Menu:

Monday: Baked Chicken Sandwich Ham & Cheese Sandwich Beef Macaroni w/ Roll Mixed Veggies Fruit & Salad Bar

Tuesday: Grilled Cheese Sandwich Homemade Cheese Pizza Homemade Pepperoni Pizza Potato Wedges Fruit & Salad Bar

Wednesday: Turkey & Cheese Sandwich Popcorn Chicken w/ Roll Beef Nachos & Spanish Rice Refried Beans Fruit & Salad Bar

Thursday: Beefy Mac n Cheese Ham & Cheese Wrap Bean & Cheese Tostada Potato Wedges Fruit & Salad Bar

Friday: Not posted yet


Monday we will review test strategies. Tuesday & Wednesday are testing days. Thursday we will be watching "The Book Thief" to introduce our novel unit on "Number the Stars". Please make sure you have returned the parent permission form to watch the movie! Friday we will begin looking at elements of the research process.


On Monday we will review and answer any questions the students have. Tuesday and Wednesday are testing days. Thursday and Friday we will relax and work through stations.


This week in science we will continue with adaptations and inherited and learned behaviors. Students will begin a project that will be completed in class.

Social Studies

We will watch The Book Thief and begin discussing World War II. Please be sure that you have signed and returned the permission note for the movie.