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Week of January 15

  • READING– Read 100 minutes per week. We are no longer doing homework logs.
  • MATH-Study Island homework each week. Assignments are due on Friday morning.
  • MATH– Moby Max for 5 minutes Monday-Thursday. If a student has mastered fact fluency they are excused from Moby Max homework. Look to see if your child is a  Fabulous Fact Fluency Finisher at the picture on the right hand side of the blog.

Week of December 18

  • There will not be new spelling words this week.
  • A reading log will not be coming home this week. Watch for new reading expectations the first of the year!
  • Social Studies Quiz came home today. You will notice a G and a M score on the quiz. The G is for a grammar grade and the M is a mechanics (punctuation) grade.
  • Please remember to have your child do Moby Max Monday-Thursday for 5 minutes.
  • Our unit #3 math test is on Wednesday. We will review tomorrow.
  • By Wednesday please send in the wrapped box and small gift for our holiday party. See previous blog posts for more information.
  • Remember to have your child wear their P.J.’s for the Polar Express party on Thursday. We will be starting promptly at 9:00.

What’s Coming Up-Week of December 4

Miscellaneous-

  • The annual fifth grade candy cane sale is officially here!Our fifth-grade classes will sell candy canes to help raise money for their end of year activities. This year the sale runs from Monday, December 4 through Friday, December 15. The cost for each candy cane is $1.00 and they will be delivered the same day they are ordered. Thank you for your support and happy holidays!
  • December 4, Penguin Patch Holiday Shoppe. This is an opportunity for students to purchase gifts for their family members. Our class will be shopping on Monday @ 2:30-3:15. If sending a check please have the check made out to Georgetown PTC.
  • December 14, Holiday Program at Fair Haven Church. Our performance will be at 7:30. More details to come.
  • Our classroom holiday party will be on Thursday, Dec. 21. from 9:15-10:30. Here is a link for more detailed information. Polar Express Party and Gift Exchange.

Writing Writing nonfiction based on our Person Expertise.

Reading- Informational Reading.

Spelling Week #14; This week’s study feature is Long Vowel Review (CVVC)

Math Unit #3- Measurement, Time and Graphs. Remember have your child practice Moby Max Fact Fluency for 5 minutes Monday-Thursday!

Social Studies- Unit TEST on Wednesday, December 5th. Watch for the study guide to come home today. Click here for a copy of the  Michigan Economy Study Guide.

What’s Coming Up-Week of November 27

Welcome back! I hope you enjoyed the Thanksgiving break. We have just 20 school days until our holiday break, and those 20 days are packed with learning as well as some special activities.

Miscellaneous-

  • Remember have your child practice Moby Max Fact Fluency for 5 minutes Monday-Thursday!
  • Watch for a reading log to come home Monday. Our minimum time spent reading each week is 100 minutes.
  • December 1, Early Release Friday dismissal @12:15
  • December 4, Penguin Patch Holiday Shoppe. This is an opportunity for students to purchase gifts for their family members. Our class will be shopping on Monday @ 2:30-3:15.
  • December 14, Holiday Program at Fair Haven Church. Our performance will be at 7:30. More details to come.
  • Our classroom holiday party will be on Thursday, Dec. 21. Look for details and a sign up for donations and volunteers coming soon.

Writing- Personal Expertise

Reading- Informational Reading

Spelling– Week #13; This week’s study feature is Short E (e and ea) and Long E (ee and ea)

Math– Unit #3- Measurement, Time and Graphs

Social Studies- The Economy of Michigan