News From Our 5th Grade Classroom 3/28/16
What's Happening in the Classroom
In reading, we will begin Benchmark Unit 9 and we will focus on making connections and distinguishing between fact and opinion.
We will have a short Unit 9 quiz on Friday, 4/1.
In math, we will continue supplemental lessons to unit 6. We will be learning strategies for multiplying mixed numbers and fractions and for multiplying and dividing decimals.
Writing & Language Arts
In writing, we will continue a unit on word choice. We will be writing a descriptive superhero story! :)
In language arts, we will continue unit 6, which continues with more work with prepositions
In social studies, students will begin Unit 6: Founding the Nation in our social studies textbook. We will be learning about the Founding Fathers and the struggles of creating the U.S. government.
Spelling List for This Week
Dates to Remember
March 21- 28 - Spring Break
April 12- Central Music Program (7:00)
April 15- Central Variety Show
June 1- Fifth Grade Farewell (More information to come!)
Your child's third quarter report card will be available in the afternoon on Thursday, March 31.
We will be taking STAR assessments when we return from spring break. Please look for your child's progress on these assessments and new AR goal in their student planner that week!