CES 5th Grade Newsletter
May 9-13, 2O16
Reading: The Truth About Austin's Amazing Bats
Comprehension Skill: draw conclusions
Comprehension Strategy: important ideas
Grammar: punctuation and modifiers
Spelling: suffixes -ous, -sion, -ion, -ation (see list below)
DIGITS: statistics and data/SchoolNet review
enVision: classifying plane figures
Science: PLTW and ecosystems
Social Studies: Spanish-American War
Our 5th graders must choose from a list to read this summer if they are entering 6th grade in Huntsville City Schools next year. More information is available here: http://2016summerreading.weebly.com/middle-school.html
There is also a required project to be completed on the book they choose. Information on the projects is available here: http://2016summerreading.weebly.com/middle-school-projects.html
ALL honors English students also must read Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls. (That list is here: http://2016summerreading.weebly.com/honorsap-courses.html)
CES Parents! Field Day will be Friday, May 20th on the school lawns ALL DAY!! We are in need of generators, pop up tents and coolers for the day! Can we borrow your stuff to have some fun? If you have items we can use OR if you would like to volunteer your time for the day with the kids, then EMAIL NOW! Contact April Lumsden at firstname.lastname@example.org to help all our kids have some fun in the sun!
Mark Your Calendars
May 9-ALL library books due
May 16-20-SchoolNet Testing
May 18-Last day for AR testing
May 20-Field Day
May 23-5th Grade Skate Center Party @ 10am-2pm
May 24-Behavior Beach Party Blow Out
May 26-Last Day of School
Here Comes the Bride!
Please review the selection vocabulary words and definitions at home with your child. They are tested on them weekly.
bizarre-strange, weird, or very unusual
breathtaking-so surprising, impressive, or beautiful that it could make people gasp
high-pitched-describes a sound that is higher than most other sounds
roost-to rest and sleep on a perch
vital-necessary or crucial
Your child can practice their spelling words at http://spellingcity.com/hallspelling5
Challenge words are in bold.