5TH GRADE NEWS

March 25 - 29

IMPORTANT DATES

Tuesday, 3/26 -- Report Cards Go Home

Thursday, 3/28 -- House Competition - Wear your house color!

Monday, 4/1 - Friday, 4/5 -- Spring Break

Friday, 4/19 -- House Huddle @ 7:40 AM

Thursday, 4/25 -- House Competition - Wear crazy socks!

ASSESSMENTS

Wednesday, 4/10 -- Social Studies: Cold War Quiz

Friday, 4/26 -- Civil Rights & Amendments Quiz

Wednesday, 5/1 -- Georgia Milestones: ELA Section 1

Thursday, 5/2 -- Georgia Milestones: ELA Section 2

Monday, 5/6 -- Georgia Milestones: Math Section 1

Tuesday, 5/7 -- Georgia Milestones: Math Section 2

Thursday, 5/9 -- Georgia Milestones: Science

Friday, 5/10 -- Georgia Milestones: Social Studies

THIS WEEK'S SKILLS & CONTENT

Reading

5RL1: Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


Writing

5W1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

5W3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. (Review/Remediation)


Grammar

5L4c: Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases


Social Studies

SS5H5b: Explain how the United States sought to stop the spread of communism through the Berlin airlift, the Korean War, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

SS5H5c. Identify Joseph McCarthy and Nikita Khrushchev.

SS5H5d. Discuss the importance of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War.

TUTORING

Tutoring will be offered after school on Wednesday from 2:45-3:30. Please let Mrs. Akin know if your child plans to attend. Students can be picked up on the side of the school, where carpool normally is.

IB EXHIBITION

Students should be working with their teammates to develop and complete the action portion of their exhibition projects by April 19th.

5TH GRADE PROMOTION YARD SIGNS

Celebrate your 5th grader with a Promotion Yard Sign. Signs are $18 and can be purchased through MSA until March 29th.


Signs will be available for pick up by the end of April.


https://www.myschoolanywhere.com/cart-new.a5w?cart=WarrrenTJacksonElementary544

5TH GRADE PROMOTION CEREMONY VIDEO


PHOTOS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY March 31st.


Photographs for the video slideshow that will play as guests enter the 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony are now being collected. Please use the link below to submit a picture of your 5th grader as a baby, and if you would like please submit one of them in their 5th grade year as well. If you do not submit a 5th grade photo, your child’s yearbook photo will be used instead. All photos must be submitted by 3/31.


Submission Form: https://goo.gl/forms/yYl8YyiVX1RFDuPd2