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What’s Coming Up-Week of Oct. 16


Miscellaneous-

  • If you would like to help our school raise money for our school, please bring your family to CULVER’s for dinner tonight Monday, October 16 from 5-8pm.  The money raised will help pay for RAZ KIDS learning, books for our library, owl pellets, art equipment, PE equipment, music and steam studio supplies and more!
  • School pictures were sent home with students today.
  • Keep practicing those multiplication facts!!
  • October 20, Holiday Parade posters due back to school
  • October 24, Turkey Trot
  • October 26, Picture Retake day
  • October 31, Halloween Party @ 2:30-3:15.  Details coming soon! 🎃👻

Writing- We celebrated writing our True Stories and will begin our Persuasive Essays this week. Please talk with your child tonight about something they think strongly about. Help them come up with an idea and reasons why they believe them. Tomorrow they will be writing their On Demand pre-assessment for opinion writing.

Reading- We have started our second unit called Following Characters into Meaning. Keep reading 100/week!! 

Spelling– Week #8; This week’s study feature is final /k/ sound with  ck, ke, or K

Math– Unit #2- Multiplication and Division with 6s, 7s, & 8s

Social Studies- We will have a quiz this Thursday on Movement in Geography, a study guide came home today. The unit test study guide will come home Thursday for next week Tuesday, October 24,  Geography Test. Please have your child study a little bit each night for this unit test once they have it at home on Thursday.

What’s Coming Up- Week of Sept. 11

Miscellaneous-

  • The Walkathon is coming up and is our primary fundraiser for the year and will consist of two times for different grades. The event schedule for Friday, September 22nd is as follows:
    • 9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Kindergarten, 1st – 3rd Grade
    • 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.:  4th and 5th Grade
  • Jet’s Pizza Night on Thursday, September 14.
  • Early Release on Friday, September 15. Students will be dismissed at 12:15.

 

Writing- True Stories

Reading- Launching Strong Reading Habits.

  • Homework reading logs are due on Mondays. Our first log should be returned with parent initials and a goal of 80 minutes completed. 🙂

Spelling- Week #3 test on Friday.

  • Watch for spelling pretest and word list to come home on each Monday.

Math- Multiplication and Division with 0-5, 9 & 10.

  • Students should be practicing their multiples of 5 with their flash cards for 5 minutes each night for mastery. Flashcards went home last week.

Social Studies- Michigan’s Geography.

  • A study sheet went home on Friday for our quiz on Tuesday.

What’s Coming Up!- May 1

Camp Reminders:

  • Camp waivers and medical forms will go home today. They need to be returned by May 2.
  • Parent meeting for the fifth-grade camp is Tuesday, May 2 at 6:30 PM in the multipurpose room at Georgetown.  A brief meeting for chaperones will immediately follow.
  • We will meet with fifth-grade students during the school day to provide them with the information they will need for camp, so students need not attend the evening meeting.
  • If you would like to visit Camp Henry while we are at camp, you are required to have a background check completed prior to May 8.  Details about visiting camp will be explained during our May 2nd meeting. Contact your teacher for details if you plan to attend. Background Check Link

Miscellaneous:

  • April and May are very busy months for families of fifth-grade students. Click here for a list of upcoming dates.

Math:

  • Measurement and Geometry

Social Studies

  • American Revolution

Science:

  • Uses data to come to a reasonable conclusion
  • Constructs charts, graphs, tables, and summaries to record observations
  • Asks questions, makes predictions and draws conclusions through observations and activities

ELA:

  • Informational Writing

 

 

What’s Coming Up-Week of February 27

Miscellaneous:

  • Colds and flu are running rampant, and all three fifth grade classrooms are running low on tissues and disinfectant wipes. Any donations of these items for our classrooms would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for helping us keep your children healthy!

Math

  • Operations and Word Problems

Social Studies

  • Road to Revolution

ELA

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