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

Math:

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

Science:

****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

Reading:

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

Writing:

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

Homework - DUE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17

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

5th Grade Team

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