News from 5th Grade
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Mark your Calendars
5-9- Book Fair
5- Cluster STEAM Night @ THS (6:00-7:30pm)
6- Science Test over Electricity and Magnets
7- Progress Reports go home
8- Book Fair Family Shop (2-5:30pm) & Family Night (5:30-7:00pm)
9- Cinderella Ball (6:00-8:00pm)
12-16- Random Acts of Kindness Week
14- Valentine's Day
16- Makeup Day for Inclement Weather
19- Makeup Day for Inclement Weather (President's Day)
23- STEM Day & Jump Rope for Heart
26-28- Dr. Seuss Week
28- Spring Pictures
*Last Week of Feb*- STAR Testing
Common Assessment Windows
Feb 5-6- Math Common Assessment #3 - Fractions
Feb 15- March 2- Social Studies Common Assessment
Learning in 5th Grade
Reading Focus: Cause and Effect
Writing Focus: Opinion
Grammar Focus: Figurative Language
Monthly Focus: Cause and Effect
Anchor Text: The Watson's Go to Birmingham
- cause/ effect
- historical text
- organizational structure
- context clues
- multiple meaning words
- figurative language
Student of the Month - Kindness
- Homework is given weekly with daily due dates for us to go over in class
- Homework covers skills we have already taught in class
- 20 minutes of reading and completing the reading log is required daily
- Students who have not mastered their multiplication facts, will be given additional homework to assist in mastering these facts
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Use education galaxy to practice your math, ELA, science and social studies skills. Please have your student work under the "My Study Plan" section, as "Assignments" must be completed at school.
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