5th Grade News

For the Week of April 4-8

Learning Objectives

Reading and Writing

  • Understand the differences between plagiarism and paraphrasing
  • Use various types of sources for research (such a primary and secondary sources)
  • TEST - Friday, April 8 - Primary and Secondary Sources
  • TEST - Friday, April 8 - Word Study


  • Describe organisms and their interactions with the environment
  • DLA #3 - Tuesday, April 5
  • TEST - Friday, April 8 - Organisms and the Environment


  • Add and subtract fractions to solve problems

Social Studies

  • Describe how the industrial revolution changed life in the United States (assembly line and early industrialization)


Math - Homework #1 is on Canvas (due Friday, 4/8)

Reading - ELAR Homework#1 is on Canvas (due Friday 4/8)

Science - Homework is on Canvas under Assignments (due Friday, 4/8)

Information and News

Upcoming Events:

Book Fair - April 4-8 (see more information below)

April 7 - Wolfpack Chorale Spring Concert - 6:30pm (choir students should arrive at 6pm)

April 8 - Howl-a-Palooza

April 14 - Worldfest - 5:30pm-7:00pm

April 15 - Early Dismissal

April 15 - Wolfpack Chorale sings National Anthem at Astros game

Volunteer Appreciation Celebration - April 19, 1:30-3:00pm, TWE Library

April 22 - Field Day

Book Fair:

Shopping Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 3:00pm

Friday 8:30am - 2:00pm

Thursday - 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Online Book Fair: http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/tomwilsonelementary (available March 31 - April 20).

***Prices on merchandise at the Book Fair do NOT include tax. When reviewing your child's wish list and making decisions about a Book Fair budget, please be sure to consider that tax will be added to each purchase.***

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