5TH GRADE NEWS

MARCH 5TH - 9TH

IMPORTANT DATES

Monday, 3/19 -- No School

Wednesday, 3/28 - Thursday, 3/29 -- The Little Mermaid

Monday, 4/2 - Friday, 4/6 -- Spring Break

Friday, 4/20 -- 5th Grade Fathers and Friends in gym from 7:30-8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, 4/25 - Wednesday, 5/2 -- 5th Grade Georgia Milestones

ASSESSMENTS

Wednesday, 3/7 -- Science: Cells Quiz

Friday, 3/9 -- ELA: Compound & Complex Sentences Quiz

Friday, 3/9 -- Math: Multiplying Fractions Test

Thursday, 3/15 -- Reading: Non-Fiction Test

Friday, 3/16 -- Social Studies: World War II Test

THIS WEEK'S CONTENT & SKILLS

READING: Integrate information from several texts on the same topic.

GRAMMAR: Compound & Complex Sentences

WRITING: Opinion Writing - Developing counterarguments & editing final drafts

SOCIAL STUDIES: WWII - Japanese internment, Changing roles for women and African-Americans, rationing, opportunity costs, propaganda, and the Holocaust

MATH: Multiplying Fractions

SCIENCE: Cells & Microorganisms

TUTORING

TUESDAY - GRAMMAR

This tutoring session will take place during lunch and is open to ALL students. Students will be reviewing for the Compound & Complex Sentences Quiz on Friday.


THURSDAY - MATH

This tutoring session will take place during lunch and is open to ALL students. Students will be reviewing for the Math Test on Friday.

IB EXHIBITION

Students should have completed researching their key concept questions this week. However, there are a few students who still need to research additional sources. Please touch base with your child to see where he or she is along this journey. Students will begin considering possible action steps with their group members this upcoming week, so research must be completed.

CHOCOLATE MILK OPINION ESSAYS

Over the past two months, students have been learning about the process of writing an opinion essay. They've learned everything from gathering credible sources to refuting arguments. This week students will be asked to edit their third and final draft. They must explain why schools should or should not serve chocolate milk. The essay is due first thing on Thursday morning.

COMPOUND & COMPLEX SENTENCES NOTES

The attached files are great study tools for this week's quiz. Students have these notes in their Grammar Journals as well.

READING TEST STUDY GUIDE

WWII STUDY GUIDE & VOCABULARY CARDS