# GO 'FOURTH' AND LEARN

### Norfolk Middle School, Norfolk, NE, United States

#### Norfolk, NE

5th grade information night for the 2014-2015 school year! Please call 402-644-2569 with any questions.

## MATH HOMEWORK

The students are doing a fantastic job completing their weekly homework. Each day the students are assigned 30 math problems in class. As the math concepts get more difficult the students might be bringing home more homework. Please assist your child with any questions they might have on their daily work.

Here are the lessons we will cover this week:

Monday - Lesson 89: Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions

Tuesday - Lesson 90: Multiplying Two Digit Numbers Part 2

Wednesday - Investigation 9: Fractions

Thursday - Lesson 91: Decimal Place Value

Friday - NO SCHOOL!

Also, please encourage a few minutes of daily math fact practice! IXL.com is a fantastic website to sharpen those skills!

Also, stay connected with the skills, strategies, and stories we are learning in our Reading Program. Click the link to login - ConnectED McGraw-Hill Reading Series

This week our class will focus on poetry. We will talk about how different poets write about the same subject. For example, different poets may view success in different ways.

Weekly Concept: Achievements

Essential Question: How do writers look at success in different ways?

Grammar: Pronouns and Homophones

Genre: Narrative Poetry

Comprehension Skill: Theme

Comprehension Strategy: Stanzas and Repetition

Vocabulary Skill: Connotation and Denotation

## SPELLING HOMEWORK

Continue to check your child's planner for their weekly spelling words and daily assignments.

This week's homework:

*** Spelling Packet will be given to the students on Monday. The entire packet is due on THURSDAY.

## SPELLING LIST- UNIT 4 WEEK 5

Encourage daily practice and be sure to check your child's planner for spelling homework. Also, take advantage of SpellingCity ... great resource and makes studying for spelling fun!

1. caught

2. laws

3. drawn

4. strawberry

5. straw

6. awe

7. shawl

8. alter

9. halt

10. talking

11. walker

12. chalk

13. stalk

14. small

15. caller

16. squall

17. cough

18. fought

19. thought

20. false