5TH GRADE NEWS

September 4th - 7th

IMPORTANT DATES

Monday, 9/3 -- Labor Day - No School

Wednesday, 9/5 -- 2nd Annual Greek & Latin Roots Superhero Conference

Thursday, 9/6 -- Field Trip to the Apple Store 10:00-12:30 (Mrs. Akin's Homeroom)

Friday, 9/7 -- School House Huddle @ 7:45-8:05 AM

Thursday, 9/13 -- House Competition - Pajama Day

Wednesday, 9/26 -- House Competition - Wear your house colors!

Thursday, 9/27 -- Picture Day

Tuesday, 10/16-- Field Trip to the Apple Store 10:00-12:30 (Ms. France's Homeroom)

ASSESSMENTS

Friday, 9/7 -- ELA Test: Greek & Latin Roots

Monday, 9/10 -- SS Test: Turn of the Century (Cattle Drives, Black Cowboys, Inventors, Spanish American War & Panama Canal)

Friday, 10/14 -- Reading Quiz: Genre

THIS WEEK'S SKILLS & CONTENT

Reading: Genre (Review)

Writing: Narrative Revisions

Language/Grammar: Greek & Latin Roots

Social Studies: Review "Turn of the Century" (Cattle Drives, Inventions, Spanish American War, & Panama Canal)


GREEK & LATIN ROOTS SUPERHERO CONFERENCE

Students were given information about this project on Monday, 8/20. See attachments for details. This project is due on Wednesday, 9/5. Students are encouraged to get CREATIVE!

QUIZLET

Quizlet is a tool that can be used at home to prepare for the upcoming Greek & Latin Roots Test.

CLASS DOJO

Any students who earned at or above 85% positive DOJO points in the month of August, will be invited to attend a special party in Mrs. Akin's room during lunch this Wednesday.


The DOJO Store is now open to both classes. If you would like to donate items to the class store, please send items in to Mrs. Akin. Thank you!

PANAMA BROCHURE

Students began this Social Studies assignment last week during class. They will have some time to work on it during class this Tuesday. If more time is needed to complete the assignment, it must be completed for homework and turned in by Thursday (9/6) morning. See the attachment below for directions as well as the rubric.