Estridge Edition

News From Our 5th Grade Classroom 12/11/14

What's Happening in the Classroom

Subjects

In math, we will continue Chapter 4-Division and Fractions. The first 10 lessons will review and practice long division.


We have have our Unit 1 Language test on Thursday. Your child will receive a study guide on Tuesday.


In Reading, will start Literature Circles projects next week. Each group will pick 3 activities to complete based off of their novel. This will be completed in class. Some activities include making an ABC book about their novel, making an iMovie or movie trailer on the iPads, and writing a letter to one of the characters.


In Social Studies, we have started our project for unit 4-Persuasive letters. Your child will write a letter as an English colonist trying convince their family to come to the new world, a Native American to request peace, or part of one of the trading companies asking the king for more land.


There is a new spelling list for next week.


Science Bowl try-outs will be on Monday with Miss Erler during recess.


Below is a link to the parent survey through the school:

http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/0393151



To place orders for Scholastic books, please visit the following website:


https://orders.scholastic.com/GQ6VP


Have a Great Weekend!!

Mrs. Estridge

Spelling List for This Week




collection

protection

perfection

construction

expression



discussion

oppression

impression

extinction

subtraction



analyze

apologize

beautify

diversify

forbidden



Connecticut

Massachusetts

Rhode Island

New Hampshire

Vermont

Dates to Remember

December 16th-This is Our Story at VHS

December 19th-Last day of school before break

December 20-January 4-No School Winter Break

January 15th-Last Day of the Grading Period

January 16th-19th No School