5TH GRADE NEWS

October 22nd - 26th

IMPORTANT DATES

Thursday, 10/25 -- STEAM Truck Experience - Ms. France's & Mrs. Akin's Classes (start)

Thursday, 10/25 - Wednesday, 10/31 -- Book Fair

Friday, 10/26 -- Book Fair Previewing (Mrs. Akin's Homeroom)

Saturday, 10/27 -- Fall Festival & Book Fair @ Main Campus 9:00-1:00

Tuesday, 10/30 -- Book Fair Purchasing (Mrs. Akin's Homeroom)

Tuesday, 10/30-- STEAM Truck Experience - Mrs. Akin's Class (finish)

Tuesday, 11/6 -- Election Day (No School)

Wednesday, 11/7 - Wednesday, 11/14 -- Cultural Arts Week (India)

ASSESSMENTS

Monday, 10/22 -- Social Studies District Benchmark *NEW DATE*

Wednesday, 10/24 -- Social Studies Unit 2 Test (SS5H1: Immigration & SS5H2: WWI, 1920s)

Monday, 10/29 -- English Language Arts District Benchmark

Friday, 11/2 -- Reading Quiz (5RL2, 5RL4, 5RL5)

THIS WEEK'S SKILLS & CONTENT

Reading

5RL4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

5RL2 - Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.


Writing

5W2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.


Grammar

5L1a - Prepositions


Social Studies

SS5H2 - 1920s

TUTORING

This week tutoring is available to all students during lunch (11:00-11:30) OR after school (2:45-3:30).

MODEL-T SUPPLIES

If you signed up to send in supplies for our Model T cars, thank you! Supplies should be sent in by Monday morning. If you are having trouble finding any of the supplies, please let me know and I'll get them this weekend. Thank you!

COMMUNICATION FOLDERS

Communication Folders will not go home this upcoming week, but they will go home the following Tuesday.

QUIZIZZ SS REVIEW

Students can prepare for the upcoming Social Studies test using their SS journal notes, study guide, and Quizizz practice test. The code for this QUIZIZZ is 135477. I've also posted this on Google Classroom for students to easily access.