5th Grade News

For the Week of January 25-29

Learning Objectives

Reading and Language Arts

  • Reading - making inferences about expository text and summarizing fictional text
  • Writing - writing a conclusion, revising, and editing an informational article
  • Grammar Quiz (Capitalization) - Friday, January 29


  • Climate and Weather


  • Algebraic Reasoning: algebraic expressions and equations

Social Studies

  • Diversity of the West in the 1800's and Causes of the Civil War
  • Quiz on Diversity of the West on Wednesday, January 27

Homework - Due Friday, January 29

Math: Homework #2 (The due date on the homework says January 22. Please change to January 29)

Reading: Reading Homework #3 (located on Canvas - DISCUSSION tab)

Science: Landforms

Information and News

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Upcoming Events:

TWE Open House - January 28

5th Grade Class Shirt Order Forms due January 29

Field Trip to Bayou Bend - February 23 or 25 (permission slips were sent home on Tuesday)

5th Grade Project Fair - February 24

Junior High Information:

Seven Lakes Junior High 6th Grade Information: Parent Night

Parents and students are invited to attend an informational meeting to learn about our classes and programs!

You will have an opportunity to speak with teachers, hear performances by our Fine Arts departments, meet campus VIPs & get in the Spartan Spirit!

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

5:30-7:45 at SLJH

5:30-6:30 Fine Arts Presentation/Performance in Cafeteria

6:30-6:45 Transition to Competition Gym

6:45-7:45 Presentation in Competition Gym

*The time in the Cafeteria is “come and go.” You do not have to arrive and stay the entire time. However, please plan on attending the presentation in the competition gym in its entirety.

We will be sending home information (such as a course guide and other documents) on Tuesday, January 26.

In the meantime, as you think about next year, this video may be helpful in choosing the proper math course:

5th to 6th Grade Math Course Selection Video

5th Grade Project Fair Information and Updates

5th grade project fair information was sent home on Tuesday, January 12. The packet included all the information needed and all papers that are to be turned in. This is a great opportunity for you and your child to work together on a fun, creative project!

The project proposal was due to homeroom teachers on January 19 (Tuesday).

The next portion of your project is due on February 9. Please read the packet of information carefully so that you know exactly what needs to be turned in.

Stay Connected to TWE!

5th Grade Google Homepage : http://bit.ly/twe5th

PTA Website: www.twepta.org

TWE Pack Prints Blog: http://twepackprints.blogspot.com/

5th Grade Google Homepage

5th Grade Team Members