5TH GRADE NEWS

April 8th - 12th

IMPORTANT DATES

Wednesday, 4/17 -- Class Pictures

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

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

Wednesday, 5/1 - Friday, 5/10 -- Georgia Milestones

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.

5RL9: Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.


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

5L3b: Compare and contrast the varieties of English (e.g., dialects, registers) used in stories, dramas, or poems.


Social Studies

5CG3a: Explain how voting rights are protected by the 26th amendment.

5H6d: Discuss the significance of the technologies of television and space exploration.

5H7a: Describe the collapse of the Soviet Union, including the role of Ronald Reagan.

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.

GEORGIA MILESTONES

We will be reviewing strategies and key terms in class as the Georgia Milestones Assessment draws nearer. Attached you will find key terms for Social Studies. Students can use these notes to prepare for the GMAS at home. Some students may want to create their own Quizlet, while others may prefer making note cards. Students can choose to study using whichever method works best for them.

COLD WAR QUIZ

When preparing for the Cold War Quiz, students can use notes in their SS notebooks, the study guide, and Quizlet. The study guide and Quizlet link are both posted on Google Classroom as well.