5TH GRADE NEWS
January 28th - February 1st
Monday, 1/28 -- Sutton Visit at Jackson @ 8:30-9:30 AM
Wednesday, 1/30 -- "They Came for Me" performed by the Georgia Assemble @ 8:30-9:30 AM
Thursday, 1/31 - READ-A-THON Kick Off Assembly @ 8:30 AM
Friday, 2/1 -- House Competition -- Wear your favorite NFL t-shirt or jersey
Friday, 2/1 - Monday, 2/11 -- Read-A-Thon
Friday, 2/8 -- House Huddle @ 7:40-8:00 AM
Thursday, 2/14 -- Class Valentine's Day Party & House Competition -- Wear Red or Pink
Monday, 2/18 - Friday, 2/22 -- Winter Break (No School)
Friday, 2/8 -- Social Studies: WWII Quiz
THIS WEEK'S SKILLS & CONTENT
5RI5: Compare and contrast the overall structure (ie: chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts or information in two or more texts.
5W1a: Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose. (Opinion Writing)
5L2a: Use punctuation to separate items in a series.
SS5H4b. Describe major events in the war in both Europe and the Pacific; include Pearl Harbor, Iwo Jima, D-Day, VE and VJ Days, and the Holocaust.
FREE TUTORING SERVICES
APS has received a new tutoring service funded by Chick-fil-A, so it does not cost anything for students. It is available for all K-12 students from 4PM - 11PM for EVERY SUBJECT offered. The tutors can even review papers! To access, students should select the TutorATL app in My Backpack.
JEKYLL ISLAND TRIP
If your child misplaced or lost an item while on the trip, you may want to check the items in the front office.
Finally, as many of you have already heard, a few students found ticks on themselves. Below is a link from the CDC about ticks and about how to remove them from your children.