5th Grade News

For the Week of September 5-September 9

Our theme this year is "Wolfpack Strong." We believe that learning and growing together is the key to our success. Strength lies in the pack, and we will remember this theme throughout the year as we work cooperatively to be successful!

Don't forget to visit our 5th Grade Website at

https://sites.google.com/a/katyisd.org/twe-5th-grade/. We will continue to update this as the school year progresses. We hope this will be a helpful alternative to a paper information page, because we can update it as needed and save paper!

If you have any suggestions about other information we might include on this page (general 5th grade info), please contact Abbie Artley at abigaileartley@katyisd.org.

Learning Objectives This Week


Annotate an imaginative story looking at literary devices

Continue to use meta-cognition skills


Why are setting, imagery, climax, and plot important in writing an imaginative story

Review point of view

Friday: Minor Grade- Point of View


Estimating, adding, and subtracting decimals to solve problems

Using equations and expressions to solve problems

Solving algebraic equations

***Unit 1 Test (expressions/equations, decimals) on Friday, September 9***


Classifying matter based on magnetism and relative density

Social Studies

Identifying States and Capitals (Tuesday - minor grade)

Explain the importance of the Pledge of Allegiance (Thursday- minor grade)


Homework is on Canvas. It is due on Friday, September 9th.

Homework is a completion grade the first semester.

Reading- See Canvas. You must turn in a hard copy of your homework

Math- See Canvas. You must also turn in a separate sheet of paper showing your work.

Science-See Canvas. It's under quizzes. No need to turn any papers in!

Information and News

Upcoming Events:

September 5 - Labor Day Holiday

September 8 - Watch DOG kickoff 6:00 p.m.

September 20 - Progress reports go hmoe

September 27 - Picture day

Back to School Night PowerPoint: Click HERE

PTA Information:

If you haven't already, please complete the Wolfpack Parent Connection form for the 2016-2017 school year. Simply go to www.twepta.org and click on the box on the right hand side of the page. You will have to log in, or register if you have not done so yet. If you registered last year, you may need to register again this year. Your child will receive his/her free Core Essential shirt after this form is completed. Please contact your child's homeroom teacher if you have any questions about this process.

September Core Essential: Responsibility

Responsibility-Proving you can be trusted with what is expected of you. The rooster is the animal that represents this month's core essential.

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Back to School Presentation

Stay Connected to TWE!

5th Grade Website: https://sites.google.com/a/katyisd.org/twe-5th-grade/home

TWE Twitter: @twehowl

PTA Twitter: @TWEPTA

PTA Website: www.twepta.org

PTA Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TWEPTA/?fref=nf

5th Grade Team Members