5TH GRADE NEWS

February 25th - March 1st

IMPORTANT DATES

Tuesday, 2/26 -- Progress Reports Go Home in Communication Folders

Thursday, 2/28 -- House Competition (Wear College Spirit Wear)

Friday, 3/8 -- House Huddle @ 7:40 AM

Thursday, 3/14 -- House Competition (Wear Green for St. Patrick's Day)

Friday, 3/15 -- End of 3rd Nine Weeks

Monday, 3/18 -- No School

Wednesday, 3/20 - Friday, 3/22 - Mary Poppins Musical

ASSESSMENTS

Tuesday, 2/26 -- District Benchmark Assessment in Social Studies

Tuesday, 3/5 -- Social Studies: WWII Test

Friday, 3/8 -- Reading: Comprehension Test

Monday, 3/11 -- STAR Reading Assessment

Tuesday, 3/12 -- Write Score Assessment: Opinion Writing

Wednesday, 3/13 -- ELA: Commas & Titles Quiz

THIS WEEK'S SKILLS & CONTENT

Reading

5RI7: Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.


Writing

5W1b. Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.

c. Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses(e.g., consequently, specifically).


Grammar

5L2d: Use underlining, quotation marks, or italics to indicate titles of works.


Social Studies

S5H4f: Explain the role of Eleanor Roosevelt and the U.S. in the formation of the United Nations.

S5E1a: Describe opportunity costs and their relationship to decision-making across time (e.g., decisions by individuals in response to rationing during WWII).

TUTORING

Tutoring will be offered during lunch this Wednesday, but will NOT be offered after school this week.

IB EXHIBITION

Students will continue to research their key concept questions this week.

PROGRESS REPORTS

Progress Reports will go home in students' communication folders this Tuesday along with graded assignments.