5th Grade News

For the Week of August 22 - 26

Welcome to 5th Grade at Tom Wilson Elementary School!

This is a weekly newsletter that you will be receiving every Friday through email. Included in this newsletter will be information about the upcoming week:

  • Learning Objectives for each subject
  • Homework for the coming week
  • Upcoming tests ("major" grades)
  • Important Information
  • Upcoming Events
  • Core Essential information
  • TWE social media links
  • 5th Grade Website link
  • Teacher emails

5th Grade Website

Please visit our website at https://sites.google.com/a/katyisd.org/twe-5th-grade/home. We are constantly working on it to add information that you'll find useful. Please let Mrs. Artley know if there is something you would like us to add!

Remind 101 for 5th Grade

Please join Remind 101 for 5th grade. We will send reminders about field trips, school events, and other information that all 5th graders participate in.

To join:

Text @5twe2016 to 81010

Learning Objectives for This Week


  • Learn and practice Reader's Workshop routines, norms, and procedures
  • Build metacognition skills


  • Learn and practice Writer's Workshop routines, norms, and procedures
  • Build stamina to strive to write longer pieces


  • Use whole number and decimal place value to solve problems
  • Learn and practice procedures/norms for using Math Notebook, Math Stations, Accountable Talk, and Number Talks.

Social Studies

  • Learn about US geography and how it affects events and history


  • Learn and use scientific tools and the scientific method, as well as lab safety
  • Scientific Tools, Scientific Method and Safety Test - Tuesday, August 30

Upcoming Events, Information, and News

Upcoming Events:

August 22 - First Day of School

September 1 - Back to School Night - 6:00pm

Important Information:

If your child did not order school supplies from the PTA, please send them the first day of school.

Students are encouraged to bring a smart device on the first day of school if they have one. Please see our website for smart device use guidelines.

Please visit our website for important information about our routines in procedures in 5th grade! :) https://sites.google.com/a/katyisd.org/twe-5th-grade/home


Homework will be assigned beginning on September 2, provided Canvas is up and running for our students.

August Core Essential: Obedience

Trusting those who lead you by doing what you're asked to do. This means trusting your parents and teachers, as well as yourself! The horse is the animal that represents this month's core essential.
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Stay Connected to TWE!

5th Grade Website: https://sites.google.com/a/katyisd.org/twe-5th-grade/home

TWE Twitter: @twehowl

PTA Twitter: @TWEPTA

PTA Website: www.twepta.org

PTA Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TWEPTA/?fref=nf

5th Grade Team Members