The School Scoop

All Things Fifth Grade!

- Upcoming Dates -

Shopping for Gifts- 4th/5th Graders: December 6th

  • Onalaska Target @ 12:30 pm.

SOAR Cycle 2 Starts: December 10th

Nutcracker Ballet at Viterbo: December 11th

Classroom Holiday Party: December 23rd

No School: December 24th- January 1st.


THANK YOU for all your generosity. We had a ton of fun collecting, competing and raising money for a great cause. Together, we raised over $2,000! Don't forget to meet us this Sunday at Target to help purchase gifts for those families in need.
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Bookish News

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Writer's Workshop

The Lens of History: Research Reports

Early American Settlers.

  • Flash Drafting and brining it all together
  • Assembling and Thinking about Information
  • Redrafting


Unit 2 - Variables

Investigation 1: Swingers

  • Observe and compare the behaviors of pendulums
  • Gain experience with the concept of variable
  • Conduct controlled experiments to find out what variables affect
  • Use scientific thinking process to conduct investigations and build explanations


Unit 5: Addition and Subtraction with Fractions

  • Fractional Addends of One
  • Relate Fractions to Wholes
  • Mixed numbers and Improper Fractions

Reader's Workshop

Reading the Weather, Reading the World: Nonfiction

  • Whole class research projects- Space
  • Synthesis
  • Reading various types of texts