5th Grade News!

October 10, 2014

Reminder... No school for students on Monday, October 13, 2014

Learning Objectives for the Week of October 13, 2014


  • Creating and using scatterplots
  • Multiplying 3-digit by 2-digit numbers


****Forms of Energy Quiz - Tuesday

  • Observing and understanding properties of light and heat

Social Studies:

  • Identifying important historical figures and explaining the role of loyalists and patriots during the Revolutionary War


  • Analyzing sound effects in a poem
  • Identifying and evaluating the impact of figurative language, sensory details, and imagery in poetry


  • On-Demand: Expository Essay (students will write an expository essay to demonstrate their learning)
  • Creating poems using imagery, similes, metaphors, and stories


Reading -

  • Choose one menu item
  • Read for 20 minutes daily at home

Math -

  • Pages 87-90
  • Practice math facts daily at home

News, Reminders, and Upcoming Events

End of 9-Weeks - Friday, October 17

GLOW RUN - Friday, October 17 at 6:30

Spelling Bee Qualifying Test - Monday, October 27. The top ten students in 5th grade will be selected to participate in the Spelling Bee on December 2 at 1:30 in the gym. Teachers are not given the word list far in advance and we therefore are not able to provide a study guide.

Book Character Parade - October 31. Dress up as your favorite literary character!

Field Trip - November 6. If you have not already turned in money and permission slips, please send these ASAP. Students who have not turned in a permission slip will not be able to attend the field trip.

Thanksgiving Holidays - November 26-28

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