Estridge Edition

News From Our 5th Grade Classroom 12/18/15

What's Happening in the Classroom

Notes from the Teacher

Have a wonderful holiday break!

Subjects

In math, we will begin unit 4-division and introduction to fractions. We will begin by taking a pre-test and start working on long division using menus.


In Writing, we will continue to edit our persuasive letters and then start typing up our letters in Google Docs.


In Language Arts, we will work on combining sentences, abbreviations, and review adjectives. Your child will receive a study guide on Friday, January 8th and they will take the test on Monday, January, 11.


In Reading, we will start Unit 6-Cause and Effect and Drawing Conclusions. Miss Erler and I will start Fountas and Pinnell leveling each student for their current reading level (I will indicate this on the next report card).


In Social Studies, we will begin our project for Unit 4-Colony brochures. Your child will develop a travel brochure based on one of the early colonies (New England, Middle, or Southern).

Spelling List for This Week


clinician

desertion

digestion

electrician

disruption

magician

musician

suggestion

adoption

logician

collection

protection

perfection

construction

expression

Maine

Phoenix

Santa Fe

Oklahoma City

Austin

Dates to Remember

December 18-Last Day of School before Winter Break

January 4-Return from Winter Break

January 14-Last day of the Grading Period

January 15-18-No School