5th Grade Updates

Week of September 12

General Updates

1. Progress reports will come home on Tuesday, September 20.

2. We will be taking an overnight field trip to The Outdoor School on May 1 and 2

Please click the link below and complete the survey by September 16.

5th Grade Field Trip Survey

3. Please send in computer headphones for your child to use in class.

Teacher Updates

In the Classroom


In math, students began a new unit on decimal place value to the thousandths place. We will be comparing, ordering, adding, and subtracting decimal numbers next week. We returned Unit One graded tests this week.


Students will be tested on the properties of matter this coming Tuesday, September 20. Study Guides have been added to Google Classroom. Our next unit is mixtures and solutions. If you would like to purchase a consumable science journal that goes along with the Science curriculum, please send $5.50 to school with your child.

Social Studies

We are continuing our study of colonization, moving on to read about the Pilgrims, the French, and the Dutch in North America. Students will also label the map of the New England region next week.

Language Arts

This week we studied the elements of fictional stories. Students also began working on a personal narrative in writing.