Owl Team

May 2-6

Thank you for your support during the Penny Wars! With your support the Owls won the 5th grade team competition and raised money for Brazos Food Bank.

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Events Coming Up/Important Information

Parents-


Please remind students to continue to bring their daily supplies to school. These supplies include pencils, rulers, color pencils, scissors, etc.



Please visit Oakwood's calendar of events: http://ow.csisd.org/


May 11- 5th grade Science STAAR

May 19- Owl Field Day (more details coming soon)

Math

We have been designing our own dream home with measurements and then creating it on a website. They will present to the class. This project will take two weeks to complete and it will count as two major grades. I will share the website address with all parents so you can see the amazing architects we have in our class.

Language Arts

Humor Unit

Students will learn to recognize humorous situations in literature and will produce humorous writing of their own.


Humor Comic project is due on April 27th.

Our final Library Day will be May 3rd.


Some students still owe library fines, please pay them ASAP!

Last day to turn in library books and fines for this school year is May 12th.

Science

6th 6 weeks:


-Parents, please remember to sign your child's STAAR science binder daily when they share with you the lessons that we review every day!


This week's lessons:




Monday (5/2): STAAR Review: 5. 9 B Energy and Ecosystems

Tuesday (5/3): STAAR Review: 5.9 C Changes and Ecosystems

Wednesday (5/4): STAAR Review: 5.10 C Metamorphosis

Thursday(5/5): STAAR Review: 5.10 A Plants and Animals/ Life Cycles/ Carbon Dioxide

Friday(5/6): STAAR Review 5. 10 B Inherited vs. Learned Traits


Monday (5/9): STAAR Review Stations

Tuesday (5/10): STAAR Review Stations

Wednesday (5/11): STAAR TEST!!!!!!!! We are ready!!!!!

PARENT VISITS

Remember you are welcome to stop by and participate with your child in our review stations!
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Thank you to Mrs. Kuppersmith, Mrs. Goodwin and Mrs. Catalena for visiting and helping in our science STAAR review!

Social Studies


Civil War

Abraham Lincoln

Slavery

North and South differences

Owls Give Back

The Owls are on FIRE and committed to giving back!



To help homeless/shelter animals, visit the link to see how you can contribute:

https://www.smore.com/8xzv3-oakwood-gives-back


Chase Kuppersmith is collecting Spanish books for the children of Guatemala. If you have Spanish books you would like to donate, please bring to school. Our goal is 200. We have collected 39.


Bring in your new or used UNWANTED shoes. This project will help one of 26 underdeveloped countries around the World. Shoes must not be torn. If possible, please wash and/or wipe shoes clean. We have collected 290. Our goal is 500 pair.


Lastly, we are collecting any type of eyewear/eye protection for Belize. This may include: prescription glasses, sunglasses, and protective goggles. Our goal is 200 pair-we have 40.


Deadlines are May 15. All projects are voluntary.


Thank you so much for helping us teach our kiddos compassion.

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April Birthdays

5- Peyton W.

7-Grant S.

15-Diego C.

18-Cal L

18-Patti L.

23-Ella G.

23-Meagan J.

29-Meredith H.

Tutoring

Science

Mondays 3:40-4:30


Math

Tuesday-Friday during Success by Mr. Velez

by invitation only


ELA/SLA

Monday- Friday 7:50-8:10am

Reading buddies by invitation only

Please note that all events/activities are subject to change. This newsletter may be updated at any point within the week.