5th Grade News

For the Week of November 7th

Our theme this year is "Wolfpack Strong." We believe that learning and growing together is the key to our success. Strength lies in the pack, and we will remember this theme throughout the year as we work cooperatively to be successful!

Learning Objectives This Week


Review non-fiction summary and inferences.

Friday: Expository Assessment (Major)


Write a introduction and conclusion for an expository essay.

Edit and Revise an expository essay


Adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers with unlike denominators


***Test November 8th over energy***

STEM activity with force and motion

Social Studies

Summarize the Declaration of Independence and tell why it is important

Wednesday: Digital presentation- Causes of the American Revolution (Minor)


Homework is on Canvas. It is due on Friday, November 11th.

Homework is a completion grade the first semester.

Reading- See Canvas. It is under quizzes.

Math- This week you will be completing homework on paper. Check Canvas for a link to practice your 7's. You do not need to turn anything in for your fact practice this time.

Science-See Canvas. It is under quizzes.

Information and News

Upcoming Events:

November 11 - Glow Run 6-8 pm

November 22 - Thankful Party

November 23-November 27 - Thanksgiving Holiday

Great Apps to Download

This is a great list of apps we use or will use at school this year:






Doodle Buddy


2016-2017 TWE Yearbooks on Sale

Get your yearbook for this year by visiting http://www.jostens.com/yearbooks/high-school-yearbooks.html. Type in Tom Wilson Elementary. Don't miss out on also ordering the 5th Grade Extended Edition. This will be an extra insert to go into the yearbook that will have only 5th grade events that happen after the yearbook deadline.

Lost and Found

If your child has lost something, please have them check the lost and found. Please make sure your child's name is on lunchboxes, water bottles, backpacks and jackets.

November Core Essential: Honor

Honor-Letting someone know you see how valuable they really are. The animal that represents courage is the narwhal. The color of the month is purple.

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