AMANA 5th Grade Newsletter Update
Friday, September 25th
NEWS FROM: Ms. Hess, Mr. Karsten and Mrs. Baxter
Learning Goals This Week:
Reading: I can recognize when my mind wanders as I read, and tune back into my thinking by backing up and rereading. (Metacognition)
I can explain plot.
I can recognize and explain idioms.
Math: I can write and evaluate numbers in exponent form.
I can use the standard multiplication algorithm to solve multiplication problems.
Writing: I can plan and write a narrative using descriptive details and clear event sequences.
Science: I can make observations, describe objects in detail and use evidence to support ideas.
Spelling: I can recognize and spell words with a long vowel sound.
Below are some link for students to get more practice with single digit multiplication. If your student does not have the passwords in his/her planner, please email the teacher.
As your child begins bringing work home from school, you may notice numbers from 1 - 4 on your child's work. Please see below to understand what those numbers indicate.
1 = Beginning (I need help.)
2 = Approaching (I'm getting there!)
3 = Proficient (I'm there!)
4 = Exceeding (I'm reading for a challenge!)
A 3 is expected proficiency by the end of fifth grade, so seeing a 2 on your child's work is normal and expected at this point in the school year.
9/30 - Early out
10/6 - All school picture
Pictures are coming...
You child came home with a Picture packet today that will be due back on October 9th.
Reminders: Water bottles should only have water in them.
Hairbows and hair accessories should not be distractions for learning.
(Some gentleman have decided that this is the attention they are seeking.)