5th Grade Chalk Talk Newsletter

5th grade- 10/12-10/15

Lunch Schedule

Lunch: 12:05-12:25

Recess 12:25-12:45

Specials Schedule

Learning Focus

Reading- Colonization (13 colonies) Wrap Up

Skill(s): Middle Colonies

  • Compare and Contrast
  • Theme
  • Main Idea and Details- Annotating Skills (RACE)
  • Comprehension
  • Sequencing



  • Comma Usage

Math: Chapter 4- Multiply and Divide Fractions


4.1 Estimate Products of Fractions

4.2 Multiply Fractions with Whole Numbers

4.3 Multiply Fractions


  • Spelling List 9: Will be dictated on Monday and Tuesday
  • HW will be sent home for practice.
  • Phonograms: OPR and WPR, Friday test
  • Handwriting Focus: letter formation, size and utilizing baseline, midpoint and top-line. Handwriting will be assessed Friday.

  • Spelling Test for List 9 will be Wednesday, October 20th

  • Spelling List 9
  • Spelling List 10
  • Spelling List 11
  • Spelling List 12

  • *Quizlet.com is a useful tool to help students study for the Greek/Latin Root vocabulary tests each Friday! Search the ‘root’ and students can study with a variety of online games and activities!

    Social Studies- Colonization (13 Colonies)- Wrap Up

    Skill(s): Middle Colonies

    • Compare and Contrast
    • Summarization and Reflection
    • Comprehension
    • Opinion writing
    • Primary and Secondary Sources

    Science- Wrap Up

    • Mixtures, Heterogeneous, Homogeneous and Solutions
    • Suspension
    • Chemical and Physical Reactions