The 'Hoot' from 5th grade
Week of 11/11 Language Arts, Math, Science & Social Studies
Read to Self: 100 Book Challenge Goal: 132; Read 30 minutes every night at your fun, fast and easy level!
Word Work: Greek/Latin Roots: no root this week
Reading: begin unit on Space Exploration. Our culminating assessment will be an opinion writing on Are the benefits of space exploration worth the cost? If you have not returned the permission to share work form please do so (yellow paper). The Space Exploration unit is a district initiative to increase rigor in reading instruction
We will not need a reading book for this unit. Reading books will be collected and sent to the new building.
Work on Writing: Writing Focus: Continue paragraph formation (topic sentence, supporting details, conclusion) and begin opinion/persuasive writing to coincide with Space Unit
Grammar: Words in a title
Math and Science
Math Topic: Topic 5 division with 2 digit divisor
Science: Study of ecosystems - reduce, reuse, recycle
Things You Should Know
No school for students on Wednesday, November 13 - teacher inservice
Interim Pick-up December 5th at new Seiberling CLC.
Math: website www.softschools.com link below; click on the link; 5th grade; math games; long division
Reading: Build vocabulary with link to www.freerice.com
As always- no gum in school. Please make sure your student is following this rule. Several have moved pins for chewing gum and it would be a shame if students lost green team because of gum. Thanks for your support.