5TH GRADE NEWS

APRIL 30TH - MAY 4TH

IMPORTANT DATES

Thursday, 5/10 - Friday, 5/11 -- IB Exhibition

Thursday, 5/17 -- Greek & Latin Root Superhero Day

Friday, 5/18 -- Field Day

Monday, 5/21 -- Are You Smarter than a Jackson Jaguar? @ 10:00 AM

Monday, 5/21 -- End of Year Celebration Movie: Coco @12:30 PM

Wednesday, 5/23 -- 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony at NAHS @ 5:30 PM

Thursday, 5/24 -- End of Year Class Party & Awards @ 11:15 (Mrs. Akin's Homeroom)

Thursday, 5/24 -- Volleyball Game: Staff vs. 5th Grade Students @ 1:00 PM

Friday, 5/25 -- 5th Grade Luau & LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!

ASSESSMENTS

Monday, 4/30 -- Georgia Milestones Assessment - Science

Tuesday, 5/1 -- Georgia Milestones Assessment - Social Studies

Monday, 5/14 -- Reading Test

Wednesday, 5/16 -- Social Studies Quiz

TUTORING

No tutoring will be offered this week.

GEORGIA MILESTONES SOCIAL STUDIES ASSESSMENT

In preparation for the Georgia Milestones Social Studies Assessment on Tuesday, 5/1 students are encouraged to create their own Quizizz using the attached vocabulary. They can also play other students' Quizizz or they can play one that I have assigned. Simply type: https://join.quizizz.com. Then type the code. Here is one code: 312869

IB EXHBITION

Join us on Thursday, 5/10 from 8:00-9:00 as students share all they have learned from their inquiries and actions this past semester.

READING TEST

The final reading test on Monday, 5/14 will assess both literary and informational standards from this school year. Students are encouraged to review their notes (main idea, point of view, author's purpose, text structure, poetry, etc.) in their reading journals when preparing for this test.

SOCIAL STUDIES QUIZ

The Social Studies Quiz on Wednesday, 5/16 will cover the following standards...


SS5H6 Describe the importance of key people, events, and developments between 1950- 1975.

a. Analyze the effects of Jim Crow laws and practices.

b. Explain the key events and people of the Civil Rights movement: Brown v. Board of Education (1954), Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March on Washington, Civil Rights Act, Voting Rights Act, and civil rights activities of Thurgood Marshall, Lyndon B. Johnson, Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

c. Describe the impact on American society of the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

d. Discuss the significance of the technologies of television and space exploration.


SS5H7 Trace important developments in America from 1975 to 2001.

a. Describe the collapse of the Soviet Union, including the role of Ronald Reagan.

b. Describe the events of September 11, 2001, and analyze their impact on American life. c. Explain the impact of the personal computer and the Internet on American life.

GREEK AND LATIN ROOT SUPERHERO PROJECT

See attachment for details. This project is due on Thursday, 5/17.