5TH GRADE NEWS

October 29th - November 2nd

IMPORTANT DATES

Tuesday, 10/30 -- Book Fair Purchasing (Mrs. Akin's Homeroom)

Tuesday, 10/30-- STEAM Truck Experience - Mrs. Akin's Class (finish)

Wednesday, 10/31 -- R.A.D. - Read All Day and Dress Up as your favorite book character

Tuesday, 11/6 -- Election Day (No School)

Wednesday, 11/7 - Wednesday, 11/14 -- Cultural Arts Week (India)

Thursday, 11/8 -- Picture Retakes

ASSESSMENTS

Monday, 10/29 -- English Language Arts District Benchmark

Friday, 11/2 -- Reading Quiz (5RL2, 5RL4, 5RL5)

THIS WEEK'S SKILLS & CONTENT

Reading

5RL2 - Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.


Writing

5W2a - Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

5W2b - Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.


Grammar

5L1a - Prepositions


Social Studies

SS5H3a - Stock Market Crash of 1929

TUTORING

Since many will be celebrating Halloween, there will be no tutoring this week after school on Wednesday.

R.A.D.

Students will participate in R.A.D. (Read All Day) on Wednesday, October 31st. Students will rotate through all of the 5th grade classrooms. Each teacher will read a book and will have students do an activity related to the book. Students are also encouraged to dress up as their favorite book character.