5th Grade News!

For the Week of February 16-20

Learning Objectives

Language Arts

  • Reading: making inferences about and summarizing expository texts
  • Writing: perfecting conclusions and varying sentence length and structure to add interest to writing


  • Studying interactions between organisms in an environment


  • Plotting ordered pairs on a grid

  • Graphing multiplicative patterns

Social Studies

  • Identifying, discussing, and analyzing events leading up to the Civil War


Reading Homework #6: Due Friday, February 20

1. Reader's Response: Answer the questions on the first page of your homework, using the book you are currently reading.

2. Read the passage on the second page and complete the questions/activities that follow.

Math Homework: Due Friday, February 20

Homework #6

Information and News

SCHOOL HOLIDAY - Monday, February 16

EARLY DISMISSAL - Friday, February 20

Read, Deed, Run

Read, Deed, Run is continuing to collect snack pouches, drink pouches, used markers, glue sticks, glue bottles, and ink cartridges. These can be sent to school in a baggie at any time this school year.


Teachers have Packpon forms available if you didn't purchase the value pack and would like to participate this nine weeks. Packpon activities and dates are as follows:

Lunch with Teacher - TBA

Hat Day - wear your hat on the day of your field trip to Bayou Bend (see dates below)

Extra Recess - 2/20

Bring a Board Game Day - 3/6

Lunch with Teacher - TBA

Kickball with your switch class - TBA

Field Trip

All 5th graders will be going to Bayou Bend State park for a field trip. Please see dates below. More information about details will be sent home and posted on Edmodo as the dates approach.

Students will be returning before lunchtime, so we will not need to bring sack lunches.

2/17 - Miller, Artley, Smith, Manning

2/19 - Longoria, Hernandez, Counter, Howard

Stay Connected to TWE!

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Edmodo: www.edmodo.com

5th Grade Team Members