Tagged: 5th grade

Welcome to Third Grade!

WELCOME TO THIRD GRADE!   We are going to have such an amazing year together!  I can’t wait to meet you and come together as a class! :)

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Have a safe and happy summer and I’ll see you at our Open House on Thursday, August 24th @ 6:30!

What’s Coming Up- Week of April 17

Miscellaneous:

  • Your children are working so hard on the M-STEP! Please take a few minutes to congratulate your child for his or her efforts.
  • We have one more testing day this week:, Wednesday, April 19
  • On Thursday, April 20, we will be providing the fifth-grade students with a pizza lunch to celebrate their completion of the M-STEP.
    • Two pieces of pizza will be provided for each student. If students wish to have a side item or a drink, they are welcome to bring something from home.
    • Please remember that Georgetown is a pop free school.
  • Next Tuesday, April 25, we will be visiting Baldwin Street Middle School. One of the highlights of the visit for students is that they get to eat lunch in the cafeteria there.
    • A letter was sent home last week regarding how you can make sure that your child has money in his or her lunch account for that visit.
    • Students are welcome to bring their own lunch that day, but they will be responsible for carrying and keeping track of it.
  • April and May are very busy months for families of fifth-grade students. Click here for a list of upcoming dates.

What’s Coming Up-Week of March 27

Miscellaneous:

  • Health movie on March 30.
  • Once we return from spring break, fifth grade will be taking the M-STEP on the following dates:
    • Tuesday, April 11
    • Wednesday, April 12
    • Thursday, April 13
    • Tuesday, April 18
    • Wednesday, April 19
    • Thursday, April 20
    • Friday, April 21
    • Please avoid making appointments that would cause your child to miss school on these dates.

What’s Coming Up-Week of February 13

Miscellaneous:

  • Parent/Teacher conference slips will be coming home on Monday.  Please check the date and time to make sure that it fits well with your schedule.
  • Our 5th-grade symphony trip is February 21st. We are able to take a couple parents as chaperones for this annual trip. If you have an interest in joining us, email your classroom teacher.

Math

  • Division with whole numbers and decimals

Social Studies

  • Life in Colonial America

ELA

  • Students are reading historical fiction novels and writing their own historical fiction stories.