The School Scoop

All Things Fifth Grade!

- Upcoming Dates -

February 16th: STAR Math Test at 8:00 am


February 17th: Field Trip to Viterbo- The Peking Acrobats


February 18th: Bruce Mound


February 19th: No School


February 23rd: STAR Reading Test at 8:00 am

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-A VALENTINES THANK YOU-

We ate lots, laughed more, and had a fun afternoon singing and dancing together. This group of kids sure knows how to have fun!


Thank you to all the families who helped make our Valentines party extra special!

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Bookish News

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Writer's Workshop

Memoirs


  • What makes a memoir?
  • Interpreting the comings and goings of life
  • Investigating and planning our own memoirs


Mentor Texts: Eleven and Quietly Struggling

Science:

Unit 2 - Variables

Investigation 3: Plane Sense


  • Engineer a small model-plane
  • Observe and compare the characteristics of model-plan flight
  • Identify variables that might affect the flight

Construction of our model planes.

Team Work and Problem Solving

Math

Unit 7: Multiplication and Division with Whole Numbers and Decimals


  • Real World Problem Solving
  • Multiplying Two-Digit Numbers
  • Multiply with Larger Numbers
  • The Area Model for Multiplication

Reader's Workshop

Interpretation Book Clubs


  • Setting ambitious reading goals
  • Writing about reading
  • Learning to think analytically