Estridge Edition

News From Our 5th Grade Classroom 3/13/15

What's Happening in the Classroom

Subjects

We will being seeing the Disney Earth Day movie-Monkey Kingdom with our reading buddies on April 22. There is a $5.50 fee for this trip. This was due today. Please return the money and slip by Monday if you have not yet done this. I will have your child call today if I am still missing the money and form.


In math, we will continue Unit 6: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents. We will focusing on percent equivalencies to fractions and decimals. Your child will receive a study guide on Wednesday in which we will review in class together and have the Unit 6 Test on Thursday.


For reading, we will conduct the Reader's Theater scripts this week in class. Your child will perform on Wednesday. We will have out Unit 7 test on Thursday. We also will meet our VU teachers who are creating reader theater scripts for us in April. We will travel to the Porter County Museum later in April to practice and perform our skits. I will send more information later (closer to the date).


In Social Studies, we will wrap Chapter 8. This chapter discusses the events that lead up the American Revolution. Your child will receive a study guide on Monday, we will review it on Tuesday, and take the test on Wednesday.


The last day for AR tests will be Friday, March 20 at 10:20 am.


To place orders for Scholastic books, please visit the following website:


https://orders.scholastic.com/GQ6VP


Have a Great Weekend!!

Mrs. Estridge

Spelling List for This Week


exclamation

detention

assumption

perception

presumption

proclamation

deception

explanation

retain

retention

excel

excellent

mandate

mandatory

illustrate

Columbia

Nashville

Richmond

Charleston

Hartford

Dates to Remember

March 21-March 29-Spring Break

March 31-April 1-Acuity Math and ELA

April 2-Band Concert during the day at VHS

April 22-Disney Earth Day Trip