News From Our 5th Grade Classroom 12/11/14
What's Happening in the Classroom
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:
To place orders for Scholastic books, please visit the following website:
Have a Great Weekend!!
Spelling List for This Week
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