5th Grade Newsletter

Week 15 (November 16-20)

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Important Dates

  • Monday 11/16/15- SS 5 Chapter 5 Test
  • Tuesday 11/17/15- ELA 6 Vocabulary Quiz, A Wrinkle in Time : Chapters 7-9.
  • Friday 11/20/15- Reading 6 Spelling Quiz #13, Math - Chapter 4 Test
  • Thanksgiving Break, week of November 16-20.

Math 6

  • Lesson 4.2.1 How can I enlarge a shape? - Enlarging two-dimensional shapes
  • Lesson 4.2.2 How does it change? - Enlarging and Reducing figures
  • Lesson 4.2.3 How can I compare them? - Enlargement and Reduction ratios
  • Lesson 4.2.4 How can I use ratios? - ratios in other situations
  • Chapter 4 Closure , Study Guide
  • Chapter 4 Test on Friday, Nov 20th.

Math 7

Reading 6

Unit 2 Week 3 of Reading Street Textbook: Expository Text.

Main Reading, "Stones, Bones, and Petroglyphs."


Spelling Words:

  1. archaeologists
  2. mesas
  3. anthropologist
  4. potsherds
  5. dwelling
  6. preserved
  7. irrigate
  8. inquisitive
  9. earthenware
  10. reconstruction

ELA 6

Unit 4 Modifiers...


  • Tuesday 11/17/15 Vocabulary Quiz Ch. 7-9,
  • Word list may be found here: http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/293978#view=notes
  • Unit 4 Modifiers will actually begin this week. *Last week, ELA time was utilized completing the response to literature writing assignment. Reminder: Essays are due at the beginning of class on Monday 11/16.
  • Students will gain experience identifying articles and demonstratives, writing proper adjectives, comparing with more or most, and discerning between adjectives and adverbs.

Science 5

  • Starting on Physical Science
  • Electric House rubric will be given to the students. Due January 11th.
  • What is Matter made of?
  • Atom
  • Element
  • Molecule
  • In class Project - Elements
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Social Studies 5

Chapter 5 Concludes...
  • Chapter 5 Test, Monday 11/16/15

Students will write and produce a news broadcast reflecting the news of the time: The Civil War.