Estridge Edition

News From Our 5th Grade Classroom 10/9/15

What's Happening in the Classroom

Notes from the Teacher

Please read through the PDF that I attached to the email this morning regarding the drive "Supplies of GIs". This is a wonderful opportunity for us to show our appreciation to those serving in the military.


We will be taking our NWEA testing for math and reading on Tuesday and Wednesday next week. This standardized test is replacing Acuity this year. We will be using this data during Success Time to help monitor or groups and need for remeditation and enrichment

Subjects

In math, we will continue working on Unit 2: Multiplication and Division. We will be exploring how to use arrays to help us with division.


In Writing, we will begin our Informational Text unit. Students will have the opportunity to look at some mentor text.


We will continue Unit 2 Nouns in Language Arts.


In Reading, we will continue in Unit 2 in Benchmark Reading. We will take the unit test on Canvas on Monday.


We will finish Unit 3-Explorers. Your child will receive their vocab for unit 3 on Monday and take the quiz on Tuesday. Your child will receive a copy of the study guide on Wednesday, review on Thursday, and test on Friday.

Spelling List for This Week


stranger

dirtier

emptier

trickiest

dressiest

cleaner

sweetest

freshest

healthier

shinier

swampy

pricey

fluently

rapidly

eagerly

Washington

Oregon

California

Nevada

Idaho

Dates to Remember

October 10th-Color Run at TJMS

October 22-Last Day of the Grading Period

October 23-No School/Fall Break