5th Grade News!

For the Week of December 8-12

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.

Stephen Hawking

Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/s/stephen_hawking.html#0UiZLuCgYMB3y60g.99

Learning Objectives


  • Conclusion of dramatic literature unit

***Drama Quiz on Tuesday, 12/9 (Review will be done in class)***

Language Arts

  • Revise, edit, and publish historical narrative

***Word Study Assessment on Tuesday, 12/9 (Students have a review sheet)***

***Grammar Quiz over adjectives on Friday, 12/12***


  • Understand forms of energy

***We will have a science test on Monday, December 15***


  • Division with decimals and whole numbers
  • Problem-solving

***Division Test Friday, 12/12***

Social Studies

  • Explain the purpose and contents of the Bill of Rights (continued)

***Bill of Rights and Government Quiz on Friday, 12/12 (Review at http://tutorial.historyalive.com. Lessons 14 and 15)***


Math Homework:

Math Packet

Science Homework:

Science Packet

Reading Homework:

Choose one menu item. Due Friday, December 12.

Information and News


If you purchased Packpons, here are the dates for the remainder of the PackPon days. Your teachers have a list of all the students who bought them at the beginning of the year. You may still purchase packpons - bring $5 to school! :)

Sunglasses – 12/16

Wolfpack Chorale Concert

6:30pm Tuesday, December 9

Wolfpack Holiday Tour

Thursday, December 11 - For students in Wolfpack Chorale only

***Please turn in permission slips if you have not already done so***

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