5th Grade Newsletter
January 18, 2018
Warming the Hearts of Frisco January 16-February 9th
Smith STUCO is collecting the following items for The Samaritan Inn. We are wanting to give back to our community by providing gently used or new adult or children sized winter wear items. Please donate the following:
- stocking hats
- gloves or mittens
Have your child place all items in the box in our POD labeled, "Warming the Hearts of Frisco." Each week their will be a reward for the POD with the most items collected for that week.Thank you for helping his keep those less fortunate warm during this cold season!
Meet the Instrument Night for 5th Grade
5th Grade is heading to the Symphony!
Box Top Collection is Underway!
Yearbooks for Sale - Last day to buy is February 16th!
Yearbooks are on sale and can be ordered through February 16 at https://goo.gl/QGzrCr for $20. When yearbooks arrive at the end of the school year, we will NOT have extras. Don’t miss your chance to order your child a yearbook with all the greatest memories of the year… Mrs. Young and Mrs. Sibley’s bubble suit showdown, Smith Stampede, Celebrate Smith, field trips, class parties, and much, much more!
- If you are walking to pick up your child, please remember no pets are allowed on campus.
- Pull as far up as possible in the car line so we can keep the line moving. The teachers will make sure your child gets to your car.
- Cross the road in designated crosswalks.
- Place your child's name sign in the window. If you need another sign, please let your child's homeroom teacher know.
Mrs. Pelias is at it Again
Cold Weather and Recess
We will go out for recess if the temperature/wind chill is ABOVE 37 degrees.
If the temperature/wind chill is BETWEEN 32 and 37 degrees, we will go outside for half of recess.
We will have indoor recess if the temperature/wind chill is BELOW 32 degrees.
Teachers check the temperature/wind chill shortly before recess time (12:30 pm).
Science - interaction between the Sun and Oceans
Reading - Poetry
Social Studies - Westward Expansion
Writing - Drafting Imaginative Stories
Grammar - Commas in a Compound Sentence
Social and Emotional Learning at Smith
January is a great month to pause and reflect on goals we have met and goals we still need to work on. This lesson will help student use the WOOP acronym to set some short term goals.
W-Wish- what is a wish you have for yourself, something you can work towards.
O- Outcome-What would it look like if your wish came true?
O-Obstacle-What is something inside you that is keeping you from your wish(goal)
P-Plan-Make an If/Then plan. If _____________ happens, then I will_________________________.
January 18 - Report Cards go home
February 7 - Symphony Field Trip
February 12 - 6th Grade Counselor Visit
February 14 - Class Parties (1:45 - 2:45)
February 19-No School for President's Day
February 23-Box Tops are Due!