Estridge Edition

News From Our 5th Grade Classroom 12/5/14

What's Happening in the Classroom

Subjects

Your child received Chapter 1 Science test on Monday. This is due on Monday 12/8.


In math, we will finish Unit 3-Geometry. Your child will receive a study guide on Monday and we will take the test on Tuesday December 9th. Your child will be able to use their math journal and reference sheet for formulas. We will then begin Chapter 4-Division and Fractions. The first 10 lessons will review and practice long division.


In Reading, our skill again this week is summarizing. We will continue Literature Circles next week. Each group member will have a role sheet to complete for homework that night along with reading a specific number of pages. In class, your child will discuss the readings and share their role sheet with their group members.


http://www.litcircles.org/Overview/overview.html



In Social Studies, we will finish working with Chapter 4-Early Colonies in North America. Your child will receive a study guide on Monday, we will review it on Tuesday, and take the test on Wednesday. Your child has a new map to study. The next map quiz will be Friday, December 12th.


There is a new spelling list for next week.


Below is a link to the parent survey through the school:

http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/0393151


Please refer to the 5th grade website: http://centralfifthgrade.weebly.com/ to locate the Remind invitation to receive text messages regarding classroom information.


To place orders for Scholastic books, please visit the following website:


https://orders.scholastic.com/GQ6VP


Below is the list of parent chaperones for Camp Tecumseh this year. We had many people volunteer to come and help and we appreciate it! For camp leaders, the training will be Saturday March 18th-I will send letters home closer to the date with an explanation.


Leaders:

Jason Craft

Danielle and Philip O'Reilly

Bryan McFadden

Eric Stafford

Carolyn Hughes

Amanda Letany


Chaperones:

Matthew Rzonca

Julie Ramirez

Mike Kwiatkowski

Michelle Smiley

Mouna Elaiyan

Gaelyn Mlynarcik

Dawn Craft

Melissa Farmer

Jennifer Bognar

Bert Davidson



Have a Great Weekend!!

Mrs. Estridge

Spelling List for This Week


analyze

apologize

beautify

diversify

forbidden

mistaken

notify

visualize

texturize

sweeten

humorous

outrageous

wasteful

peaceful

grateful

Maryland

Delaware

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

New York

Dates to Remember

December 16th-This is Our Story at VHS

December 19th-Last day of school before break

December 20-January 4-No School Winter Break

January 15th-Last Day of the Grading Period

January 16th-19th No School