5th Grade Newsletter

April 7, 2017

Week of April 10th Curriculum

Math - Planning a Summer Vacation

Science -Metamorphosis

Reading - Expository Text-WWII Research

Writing - Research Questioning

Social Studies - World War II

Fidgets or Toys?

We continue to have an issue with fidgets/small toys coming into the classroom daily. Fidgets are little things to 'play' with during class intended to help kids pay attention. True fidgets actually can help some children concentrate. The problem is way too many kids are bringing in "stuff" from home they are calling fidgets. This could be floam, slime, silly putty, key chains, Rubik's Cube, collection of cute erasers, those stacking pencils that have 10 pieces, an impressive collection of mini hand sanitizers, or the latest spinner fidget.

These fidget imposters are a huge distraction and are not allowed in the classroom. Please take a peek in your child's backpack to make sure they don't have these things. Real fidgets are still allowed for those students who have had their fidget approved by their teacher.


Save the Date

AUGUST 9, 2017

9:00 - 9:30 Schedule Pickup

9:30 - 11:00 Camp & Parent Orientation



FRISCO, TX 75035

*Bring one copy of your proof of residency per student with his/her

name & ID number written on it. We will not be able to make copies for you.

*Please do not bring school supplies to Cougar Camp.

*The building will be open Aug 15 & 17 for locker set-up.

End of Year 5th Grade Video

Please take note of an important yellow flyer that came home 2 weeks ago. We have a parent who has graciously volunteered to create an end of year video for the 5th graders. There are directions on how to contribute pictures as well as what pictures need to be submitted. The sooner you can get these in, the better. Deadline is fast approaching!! Thank you.

Important Dates

April 7- RoughRiders

April 11- 5th grade Snow White Play 8:30a.m. and 6:30p.m.

April 14- No School

April 17- No School

May 10- Science STAAR test

Summer Pre-AP Reading List for 6th Grade

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