5th Grade News

Friday, October 3, 2014

Learning Objectives for the Week of October 6, 2014

Language Arts


  • Context clues - using strategies to discover the meaning of unfamiliar words
  • Identifying and connecting themes within and across narrative fiction texts
  • Friday - Library Day

**Unit Assessment (Narrative Fiction) October 9 - review will be done in class**


  • Revising and editing rough draft of literary essay
  • Celebrating and sharing final draft of essay

**Grammar Quiz (review in class) - Friday, October 10**

**On-Demand Writing - Expository Essay - Monday, October 13**

Social Studies

The American Revolution: Causes, Related Events, Important Historical Figures


Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Multiplying Whole Numbers

**Test Tuesday - Add/Subtract Decimals**


Forms of Energy:

  • Mechanical
  • Thermal
  • Chemical
  • Electrical
  • Light
  • Sound

Homework - Due Friday, October 10

Reading - Choose one menu item that you have not previously completed.

Also, you are invited to bring a fable or story from your background culture to share with the class.

Math: Pages 75-76; 81-82

Important Information and News

Upcoming Events

Read, Deed, Run: First meeting is October 7 from 3:45-4:45

McTeacher Night:
October 7 from 5pm-8pm at the McDonald's on the corner of Spring Green and Cinco Ranch

Glow Run: Friday, October 17

Student Holiday: October 13

End of 1st Nine Weeks: October 17

News and Information

Field Trip: Please remember to turn in field trip money and permission slips to your homeroom teacher as soon as possible.

Core Essentials: The Core Essential for October is CREATIVITY. Creativity means using your imagination to do or create something unique. Show your creativity by wearing TIE DYE on Fridays in October!

Edmodo: If you are not able to access Edmodo, please contact your child's homeroom teacher.

5th Grade Teachers

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