5TH GRADE NEWS
October 23rd - 27th
Monday, 10/23 - Saturday, 10/28 -- Book Fair (Main Campus)
Saturday, 10/28 -- Fall Festival & Fun Run (Main Campus)
Friday, 11/3 - Wednesday, 11/15 -- READ-A-THON
Thursday, 11/9 -- Ellis Island Simulation @ 11:15-12:45
Monday, 10/23 -- District Reading Benchmark
Monday, 10/23 -- Science: Electricity Test
Thursday, 10/26 -- Math: Multiplication Quiz
*Note: Students should be able to multiply decimals and whole numbers using the standards algorithm and the area model
Friday, 10/27 -- ELA: Latin Roots Quiz (urb, terr, vi)
Monday, 10/30 -- District Social Studies Benchmark
THIS WEEK'S SKILLS & CONTENT
ELA - GRAMMAR: Recognizing and correcting inappropriate shifts in verb tense
ELA - WRITING: Informational Writing
SOCIAL STUDIES: Panama Canal
MATH: Multiplication with Decimals & Estimating
SCIENCE: Destructive & Constructive Forces
Mrs. Akin will offer writing tutoring on Tuesday during lunch. This tutoring session is invitation-only. Mrs. Akin will use Write Score data as well as classwork performance to determine which students will be invited.
Mrs. Akin will offer reading tutoring on Thursday during lunch lunch. Specific students will be asked to join. However, this session is open to all students who feel they need additional support with reading comprehension.
Mrs. Schirmer will offer math tutoring on Wednesday during lunch in place of after-school tutoring. All students are welcome.
This year's Book Fair is Western themed and will go from October 23rd - 28th.
Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7:40 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. Extended hours will be provided on Wednesday from 7:40 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. You can also check out the Book Fair on Saturday during the Fall Festival from 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Students in Mrs. Akin's homeroom will be able to purchase books from 1:00 - 1:20 on Thursday, while students in Mrs. Schirmer's homeroom will be able to purchase books from 1:00 - 1:20 on Friday. Parents are welcome to join us at the Book Fair during these times.
If you are unable to attend the Book Fair in person, we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at www.scholastic.com/bf/jacksonbookfair, available now through - Nov. 3rd.