5th Grade News!

For the Week of March 16-20

Learning Objectives

Language Arts

  • Reading and identifying characteristics of memoirs and biographies
  • Answering comprehension questions about and making inferences about memoirs and biographies
  • Researching a subject for a biographical essay
  • Writing a thesis and planning an outline for a biographical essay

***Literary Nonfiction Quiz on Thursday, March 19***

***Grammar Quiz on Friday, March 20 - Indefinite Pronouns***


  • Investigating plant and animal adaptations
  • Researching and presenting information about adaptations in assigned environment


  • Investigating and identifying properties of polygons, including triangles and quadrilaterals

Social Studies

  • Identifying, discussing, and analyzing events during the Civil War


No homework during Spring Break!! :)

Information and News

Spring Break: March 9-13

STEAM Night - March 19

More information to come!

Read, Deed, Run

Read, Deed, Run is continuing to collect snack pouches, drink pouches, used markers, glue sticks, glue bottles, and ink cartridges. These can be sent to school in a baggie at any time this school year.


Teachers have Packpon forms available if you didn't purchase the value pack and would like to participate this nine weeks. Packpon activities and dates are as follows:

Kickball with your switch class - TBA

Core Essential for March - PATIENCE

Wear PINK on Fridays in honor of this month's Core Essential.

Volunteer of the Year Award

Volunteers play an important role in the success of our students and school community. Parents and Grandparents volunteer in a variety of ways that include: Watchdogs, Mystery Reader, Work Baskets, Junior Achievement, Workroom, Library, Wolfpack Learning Day, School Store, etc. It is time to thank all of our volunteers for their service and nominate a Volunteer of the Year. The nomination forms can be found in the front office, workroom, PTA room, and on your child's Edmodo class page. Please turn in nominations to your child’s teacher or the front office by Friday, March 20th.

Stay Connected to TWE!

PTA Website: www.twepta.org

TWE Pack Prints Blog: http://twepackprints.blogspot.com/

Edmodo: www.edmodo.com

5th Grade Team Members