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All Things Fifth Grade!

- Upcoming Dates -

April 19: Young Author's stories DUE

April 20: Forward Exam 9:45-11:15 am

April 21: Forward Exam 9:00-10:00 and 10:15- 11:15

April 22: Forward Exam 9:45-11:00

April 22: Book It pizza party!

April 25: No School

April 28: Spring Concert- Grade 3-5 @ 7:00 pm

  • High School Auditorium
  • Please have your child to the HS by 6:45 pm
  • Dress Up and look sharp :)

April 29: Environmental Day

Wisconsin Forward Exam

Students will take the Wisconsin Forward Exam in April. This new assessment is used to gauge how well students are mastering the Wisconsin State Standards. Please note the dates and times above. If possible, do not schedule appointments or other events that may keep your child from being at school during these times.

An information letter will be sent home with your child on Monday. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to me.

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Writer's Workshop

Argumentative Essay- Opinion Writing

  • Making a Claim
  • Researching reasons and evidence to support the claim
  • Taking a look at the counterclaim

Should Chocolate Milk be Served in Our School?

Students respond to this question in writer's workshop using reasoning and evidence to back up their opinion. Ask your child which side of the argument they stand on!


Unit 3- Mixtures and Solutions

Investigation 3: Concentration

  • Measuring volumes of solids and liquids
  • Investigating the behavior of solid materials in water
  • Gain experience with the concept of concentration
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Unit 8: Order of Operations

  • Why the order matters

Reader's Workshop