September 5 to September 9
Dear 5th Grade Dual Language parents and students,
Mrs. Forsyth, Mr. Velez, Mr. Duncan and Mr. Cavazos are all excited about being your teachers this year!
This newsletter is the first one of many that you will receive every week with announcements, reminders and celebrations from our team.
Please make a habit to check your email every weekend and review your child's upcoming classes, events, and homework assignments.
Our Owls are ready for a great school year. Please make sure you review your child's backpacks every weekend, leave any graded papers and projects at home.
Remember also that you can check your child's grades anytime by accessing the HAC (Home Access Center).
Events Coming Up/Important Information
Link to Oakwood's calendar of events: http://ow.csisd.org/
Remember to review the Student Handbook!
Monday: School Holiday
Tuesday: Test Corrections and Reteach
Wednesday: Two Digit by Two Digit Multiplication
Thursday: Three Digit by Two Digit Multiplication
Friday: Three Digit by Two Digit Multiplication
We have completed Unit One of 5th Grade math. Now we move into Multiplication and Division Unit Two. Our first test will be given on Friday, please ask your child on Tuesday how they did and ask for the graded test.
We will have homework everyday Monday to Thursday. All homework can be turned in daily and all homework is due each Friday. Homework will be graded on Sunday and returned to student on Monday. We have no Tuesday folder. All work and tests will be returned and it will be your child's responsibility to take home. Most will drop it in recycle bin.
Monday: Starting the Writer’s Workshop
Tuesday: Generating more writing
Wednesday: Good writers write seed stories.
Thursday: Interactive read aloud
Friday: Write details about what you see.
Read book from library the English one!
Interactive work by the journal.
Monday: 5.5 Properties of Matter
Tuesday: 5.5 A Stations
Wednesday: 5.5 A Stations
Thursday:5.5 A Stations/Turn in homework
Friday: Turn in journals, 5.5 Review/Test on https://www.quia.com/web
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9/26 Working in class on a creative project about the colonies. Students have study questions for Chapter 4
9/27 Reading orally Chapter 4 and working on vocabulary
9/28 Reading orally and going over Chapter 4 for test on Friday
9/29 Review for Chapter 4.
9/30 Test 4 Project due in class for presenting.
We are working on a colony project. We are working on the project in class.
I have assigned another project which is due Oct 14.
I have tweaked my grading procedures to include project based learning in my class.
I sent out the project today to most classes.
I will finish sending out the second project tomorrow.
It is due Oct 14.
Owls Give Back
Owl students will be working on service projects throughout the year!
To become a volunteer or if you have service project ideas please share them with us!
M-W 7:45 am-8:15 am
by invitation only
Tuesday-Friday during Success by Mr. Velez
by invitation only