The Discovery Report

KDA 5th Grade News

Important Annoncements

We will have our parent meeting about our Mission Springs camping trip and graduation ceremony fundraising efforts next week Tuesday March 24th from 3:30-4:30 pm in P9. Your attendance and input would be greatly appreciated.

If you need to reschedule a missed parent-teacher report card conference, please contact your child's teacher as soon as possible. Report card conferences are mandatory.

Our 5th Grade Physical Education Assessment will be administered the week of March 23rd.

We will be taking the SBAC Interim assessment March 25-26. Please be sure that your child receives the recommended amount of sleep for their age group.

March Learning at a Glance

What we are learning this month:

Reading Workshop: Test preparation strategies, Unit 7.

Core Reading: Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad by Ann Petry and translating poems.

Writing Workshop: Unit 3, Persuasive writing.

Math: Unit 4-Multiply and divide with decimals.

Science: Project based learning and CST Science preparation.

English Language Development: Discussions for Learning (Academically discussing works of art).

Physical Education: Push ups, crunches, stretches, and 1-mile distance running.

Class Culture: Welcoming Schools (LGBTQ awareness and general tolerance), Caring School Community, and Mindfulness sitting.

Blended Learning Online Computer Programs:

ELA: Raz-Kids, Newsela, and Quizlet.

Math: ST Math and KhanAcademy.

Writing: TypingClub and Google Classroom.

Digital Citizenship: BrainPop and DigitalPassport.

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Ms. Skowbo

(510) 917-1154

Mr. Gonzalez

(415) 699-7935