5th Grade Newsletter


Dates to Remember

Horizon Book Fair

Monday, November 17- Friday, November 21

Family Night at the Book Fair

Friday November 21st 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Horizon Food and Coat Drive: November 17- November 21

Monday- Any Helper Meals in boxes or cans

Tuesday- Any canned meat

Wednesday- Cereals, Oatmeal, Coffee, Peanut Butter

Thursday- Any Soup or Crackers

Friday- Any canned fruits, applesauce or vegetables

Thanksgiving Break -November 26-28

Looking Back at the Halloween Party

5th Grade Curriculum

Upcoming Envision Math Topics

Topic 5

Dividing by 2-Digit Divisors

  • Using Patterns to Divide
  • Estimating Quotients with 2-Digit Divisors
  • Connecting Models and Symbols
  • Dividing by Multiples of 10
  • 1-Digit Quotients
  • 2-Digit Quotients
  • Estimating and Dividing with Greater Numbers

Topic 6

Multiplying Decimals

  • Multiplying Decimals by 10,100, or 1000
  • Estimating the Product of a Decimal and a Whole Number
  • Number Sense: Decimal Multiplication
  • Models for Multiplying and Decimals
  • Multiplying a Decimal by a Whole Number
  • Multiplying Two Decimals

Science Properties of Matter

  • Develop and model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to bee seen
  • Understanding the evidence that regardless of the type of change that occurs when heating, cooling, or mixing substances, the total weight of matter is conserved.
  • Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties
  • Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in a new substance.

ELA and Writing Standards

We will be practicing the following concepts in different subjects throughout the quarter.

  • Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words

  • Delinate and evaluate the arguement and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the reevance and sufficiency of the evidence.

  • Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses

  • Introduce topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically;include formatting, illistrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding coprehension.
  • Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.