5th Grade News // Week 31

Every week our 5th grade teachers update this blog post with important announcements, class updates, student + parent resources and more. Check back every Sunday at 5pm for new posts!


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WEEK 31 // April 5-9


At Home Practice Suggestions:

  • Math: Multiplication and Division Facts

  • Reading: Read an article 20 minutes per night

  • Science: Nothing to Repor

  • Writing: Write a short, descriptive, story focusing on a favorite memory

Announcements

  • Writing Unit Focus: Essay Masters = Focus on all standards (Subjects/Topics

  • Writing Club: Monday’s and Thursday’s @ 1215-1245

Quizzes

  • Math: 4/8 Thursday: Reading Test

Daily Assignments

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM


4/5 Monday

  • Math - 4/5 Monday: Mean

  • Reading - 4/5 Monday: Unit 4 Test Review

  • Science - Monday April 5: Volume!

4/6 Tuesday

  • Math - 4/6 Tuesday: Median

  • Reading - 4/6 Tuesday: Unit 4 Test Review

  • Writing - Tuesday, 4/6: Body Paragraph 2

4/8 Thursday

  • Math - 4/8 Thursday: Mode

  • Reading - 4/8 Thursday: Unit 4 Tes

  • Science - Thursday April 9: Mass!

4/9 Friday - NO SCHOOL

  • Math - 4/9 Thursday: Range

  • Reading - 4/9 Thursday: Brain Break! Poetry Styl

  • Science - Thursday April 9: Body Paragraph 3

WEEK 30 // MARCH 29 - April 2


At Home Practice Suggestions:

  • Math: Multiplication and Division Facts

  • Reading: Read an article 20 minutes per night

  • Science: Nothing to Report

  • Writing: Write a short, descriptive, story focusing on a favorite memory

Announcements

  • Family Conferences: Wednesday, March 31st

  • No school Friday 4/2

  • Writing Unit Focus: Essay Masters = Focus on all standards (Subjects/Topics)

  • Writing Club: Monday’s and Thursday’s @ 1215-1245

Quizzes

  • Math: 4/1 Thursday: Unit 5 Test


Daily Assignments

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM


3/29 Monday

  • Math - 3/29 Monday: Unit 5 Review 2

  • Reading - 3/29 Monday: How Visual Elements Contribute to the Meaning of a Text

  • Science - Monday March 29: Atoms!

3/30 Tuesday

  • Math - 3/30 Tuesday: Unit 5 Review 3/Kahoot

  • Reading - 3/30 Tuesday: How Visual Elements Contribute to the Tone of a Tex

  • Writing - Tuesday, 3/30: Body Paragraph 1

4/1 Thursday

  • Math - 4/1 Thursday: Unit 5 Test

  • Reading - 4/1 Thursday: How Multimedia Elements Contribute to the Beauty of a Text

  • Science - Thursday April 1: Phase Changes

4/2 Friday - NO SCHOOL


WEEK 27 // MARCH 8-14


At Home Practice Suggestions:

  • Math: Multiplication and Division Facts

  • Reading: Read an article 20 minutes per night

  • Science: Nothing to Report

  • Writing: Write a short, descriptive, story focusing on a favorite memory

Announcements

  • Quarter 3 ends next week 3/11 Thursday

  • Writing Unit Focus: Essay Masters = Focus on all standards (Subjects/Topics)

  • Writing Club: Monday’s and Thursday’s @ 1215-1245

Quizzes

  • Math: 3/11 Thursday: Topics 1-3 of Unit 5

  • Reading: 3/11 Thursday: Literary Devices


Daily Assignments

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM


3/8 Monday

  • Math - 3/8 Monday: Variables Pt 1

  • Reading - 3/8 Monday: Literary Devices and Poetry

  • Science - Monday March 8: Planet Project Day 2

3/9 Tuesday

  • Math - 3/9 Tuesday: Variables Pt 2

  • Reading - 3/9 Tuesday: Literary Device Review

  • Writing - Tuesday, 3/9: Persuasive Essay Outline

3/11 Thursday

  • Math - 3/11 Thursday: Unit 5 Quiz

  • Reading - 3/11 Thursday: Literary Device Quiz

  • Science - Thursday March 11: Planet Project Day 3

3/12 Friday - NO SCHOOL

WEEK 26 // MARCH 1-7


NEW SCHEDULE! Click here to view the new 5th grade schedule.


At Home Practice Suggestions:

  • Math: Multiplication and Division Facts

  • Reading: Read an article 20 minutes per night

  • Science: Nothing to Report

  • Writing: Write a short, descriptive, story focusing on a favorite memory

Announcements

  • Quarter 3 ends next week 3/11 Thursday

  • Writing Unit Focus: Essay Masters = Focus on all standards (Subjects/Topics)

  • Writing Club: Monday’s and Thursday’s @ 1215-1245

Upcoming Tests

  • Math: 3/11 Thursday: Topics 1-3 of Unit 5

  • Reading: 3/11 Thursday: Literary Devices

  • Science Test: 3/1 Monday


Daily Assignments

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM


3/1 Monday

  • Math - 3/1 Monday: GEMDAS Pt 1

  • Reading - 3/1 Monday: Hyperbole and Imagery

  • Science - Monday March 1: Test Day

3/2 Tuesday

  • Math - 3/2 Tuesday: GEMDAS Pt 2

  • Reading - 3/2 Tuesday: Hyperbole and Imagery

  • Writing - Tuesday, 3/2: Persuasive Essay Pt 1

3/4 Thursday

  • Math - 3/4 Thursday: Groupings Pt 1

  • Reading - 3/4 Thursday: Symbolism and Tone

  • Science - Thursday March 4: Planet Project Intro

3/5 Friday

  • Math - 3/5 Friday: Groupings Pt 2

  • Reading - 3/5 Friday: Hyperbole, Imagery, Symbolism, and Tone Review

  • Writing - Friday 3/5: Persuasive Essay Pt 2

WEEK 25 // FEBRUARY 22-28


NEW SCHEDULE! Click here to view the new 5th grade schedule.


At Home Practice Suggestions:

  • Math: Multiplication and Division Facts

  • Reading: Read an article 20 minutes per night

  • Science: Nothing to Report

  • Writing: Write a short, descriptive, story focusing on a favorite memory

Announcements

  • 2/23 Tuesday: Agenda/Planner Use and Writing Notes How to with 5th grade advisors

  • Writing Unit Focus: Essay Masters = Focus on all standards (Subjects/Topics)

  • Writing Club: Monday’s and Thursday’s @ 1215-1245

  • BHM SPECIAL FAMILY NIGHT - FRIDAY, FEB. 26TH AT 6PM - Click Here for more information

Upcoming Tests

  • Math Test: 2/26 Friday

  • Science Test: 3/1 Monday


Daily Assignments

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM


2/22 Monday

  • Math - 2/22 Monday: Subtracting Mixed Numbers

  • Reading - 2/22 Monday: Simile and Metaphor

  • Science - Monday February 22nd: Space Review Part 2

2/23 Tuesday

  • Math - 2/23 Tuesday: Review 1

  • Reading - 2/23 Tuesday: More Simile and Metaphor

  • Writing - Tuesday, 2/23: Informational Essay Paragraphs

2/25 Thursday

  • Math - 2/25 Thursday: Review 2

  • Reading - 2/25 Thursday: Personification & Onomatopoeia

  • Science - Thursday February 25: Space Review Pt 3

2/26 Friday

  • Math - 2/26 Friday: Test Day! Unit 4

  • Reading - 2/26 Friday: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, & Onomatopoeia Review

  • Writing - Friday 2/26: Adding Transition Words


BHM SPECIAL FAMILY NIGHT - FRIDAY, FEB. 26TH AT 6PM - Click Here for more information

WEEK 24 // FEBRUARY 15-21


NEW SCHEDULE! Click here to view the new 5th grade schedule.


At Home Practice Suggestions:

  • Math: Multiplication and Division Facts

  • Reading: Read an article 20 minutes per night

  • Science: Nothing to Report

  • Writing: Write a short, descriptive, story focusing on a favorite memory

Announcements

  • 2/16 Tuesday: Agenda/Planner Use and Writing Notes How to with 5th grade advisors

  • Writing Unit Focus: Essay Masters = Focus on all standards (Subjects/Topics)

  • Writing Club: Monday’s and Thursday’s @ 1215-1245

Upcoming Tests

  • Reading Test: 2/16 Tuesday

  • Math Test: 2/26 Friday

  • Science Test: 3/1 Monday


Daily Assignments

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM


2/15 Monday

  • NO SCHOOL

2/16 Tuesday

  • Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM

  • Math - 2/16 Tuesday: Converting Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers

  • Reading - 2/16 Tuesday: Test Day

  • Writing - Tuesday, 2/16: Informational Essay Research

2/18 Thursday

  • Math - 2/18 Thursday: Adding Mixed Numbers

  • Reading - 2/18 Thursday: Favorite Characters

  • Science - Thursday February 18: Test Review 1

2/19 Friday

  • Math - 2/19 Friday: Review Friday

  • Reading - 2/19 Friday: Let’s Read: International Space Station

  • Writing - Friday February 19: Informational Research Outline


FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH AT 6PM - Click Here for more information

WEEK 23 // FEBRUARY 8-12


NEW SCHEDULE! Click here to view the new 5th grade schedule.


At Home Practice Suggestions:

  • Math: Multiplication and Division Facts

  • Reading: Read an article 20 minutes per night

  • Science: Nothing to Report

  • Writing: Write a short, descriptive, story focusing on a favorite memory

Announcements

  • Agenda’s: They help with note taking organization. It is useful to have them on our person every class!

  • Writing Test: 2/9 Tuesday

  • Reading Test: 2/16 Tuesday

  • Writing Club: Monday’s and Thursday’s @ 1215-1245

Daily Assignments

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM


2/8 Monday

  • Math - 2/8 Monday: Dividing Fractions: Simplifying

  • Reading - 2/8 Monday: Evidence for Main Points

  • Science - Monday February 8: Lunar Cycle

2/9 Tuesday

  • Math - 2/9 Tuesday: Dividing Fractions: Word Problems

  • Reading - 2/9 Tuesday: Unit 3 Review day 1

  • Writing - Tuesday, 2/9: Test Day

2/11 Thursday

  • Math - 2/11 Thursday: Converting Mixed Numbers to Fractions

  • Reading - 2/11 Thursday: Unit 3 Review day 2

  • Science - Thursday February 11: Lunar Cycle

2/12 Friday

  • Math - 2/12 Friday: Review Friday

  • Reading - 2/12 Friday: Review Friday

  • Writing - Friday February 12: Informational Essay Proposal



WEEK 22 // FEBRUARY 1-5


NEW SCHEDULE! Click here to view the new 5th grade schedule.

NO SCHOOL FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH


At Home Practice Suggestions:

  • Math: Multiplication and Division Facts

  • Reading: Read an article 20 minutes per night

  • Science: Nothing to Report

  • Writing: Write a short, descriptive, story focusing on a favorite memory

Announcements:

  • Agendas: Notes

  • Intensives: 1:30pm

  • Writing Test Tuesday 2/9

  • Writing Club (11:45 - 12:15) - Ms Bueno’s Zoom

2/1 Monday

  • Math - 2/1 Monday: Multiplying Fractions: Word Problems

  • Reading - 2/1 Monday: Locating Answers from Multiple Sources

  • Science - Monday February 1: Shadows

2/2 Tuesday

  • Math - 2/1 Tuesday: Dividing Fractions: Keep Change Flip

  • Reading - 2/1 Tuesday: Main Points of Information: Texts

  • Writing - Tuesday, 2/2: Unit 4 Review

2/4 Thursday

  • Math - 2/4 Thursday: Dividing Fractions: Multiplying

  • Reading - 2/4 Thursday: Evidence for Main Points

  • Science - Thursday February 4: Constellations

2/5 Friday

  • NO SCHOOL

WEEK 21 // JANUARY 25-29


NEW SCHEDULE! Click here to view the new 5th grade schedule.


At Home Practice Suggestions:

  • Math: Multiplication and Division Facts

  • Reading: Read an article 20 minutes per night

  • Science: Nothing to Report

  • Writing: Write a short, descriptive, story focusing on a favorite memory

Daily Assignments/Class Announcements

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM


1/25 Monday


Announcements:

  • New schedule starts today

  • Supply pickup this week

  • Writing Club (1145 - 1215) - Ms Bueno’s Zoom

  • Math - 1/25 Monday: Factoring and GCF

  • Reading - 1/25 Monday: Point of View

  • Science - Monday January 25: Space Review

1/26 Tuesday

  • Math - 1/26 Tuesday: Adding/Subtracting Fractions by Fractions: Multiplying

  • Reading - 1/26 Tuesday: Compare and Contrast Point of View

  • Writing - Tuesday, 1/26: Conclusion


1/27 Thursday

  • Math - 1/28 Thursday: Multiplying Fractions by Fractions: GCF

  • Reading - 1/28 Thursday: Compare and Contrast Point of View

  • Science - Thursday January 28: Space Review

  • Writing Club (1145 - 1215) - Ms Bueno’s Zoom

1/29 Friday

  • Math - 1/29 Friday: Multiplying Fractions by Fractions: All Steps

  • Reading - 1/29 Friday: Review Assignment

  • Writing - Friday 1/29: Conclusion 2



WEEK 20 // JANUARY 18-22


At Home Practice Suggestions:

  • Math: Multiplication and Division Facts

  • Reading: Read an article 20 minutes per night

  • Science: Nothing to Report

  • Writing: Write a short, descriptive, story focusing on a favorite memory

Daily Assignments/Class Announcements

  • Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM

1/18 Monday

  • No School

1/12 Tuesday

  • Math - 1/19 Tuesday: Adding/Subtracting Fractions with Word Problems

  • Reading - 1/19 Tuesday: Relationships with Scientific Texts

  • Science - Tuesday January 19: Constellations 2

  • Writing - Tuesday, 1/19: Dialogue Words

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Writing- 1215-115

1/14 Thursday

  • Math - 1/21 Thursday: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers Pt1

  • Reading - 1/21 Thursday: Relationships with Historical Texts

  • Science - Thursday January 21: Light + Shadows

  • Writing - Thursday 1/21: Transitional Words

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Science- 1215-115

Upcoming Tests/Other Announcements

  • Writing Club (1145 - 1215) - Ms Bueno’s Zoom

12/11 Friday

  • Math - 1/22 Friday: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers Pt2

  • Reading - 1/22 Friday: Summary

  • Science - Friday January 22: CFU

  • Writing - Friday 1/22: Concrete Words

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Writing- 1215-115



WEEK 19 // JANUARY 11-15


At Home Practice Suggestions:

  • Math: Multiplication and Division Facts

  • Reading: Read an article 20 minutes per night

  • Science: Nothing to Report

  • Writing: Write a short, descriptive, story focusing on a favorite memory


Daily Assignments + Class Announcements


1/11 Monday


Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM

  • Math - 1/11 Monday: Common Denominators Pt1

  • Reading - 1/11 Monday: Main Idea

  • Science - Monday January 11: Introduction

  • Writing - 1/11: Intro to the Narrative Essay

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Science- 1215-115

  • Office Hours

Upcoming Tests/Other Announcements

  • Writing club (1145 - 1215) - Ms Bueno’s Zoom

1/12 Tuesday


Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM

  • Math - 1/12 Tuesday: Common Denominators Pt2

  • Reading - 1/12 Tuesday: Two Main Ideas

  • Science - Tuesday January 12: Orbits

  • Writing - Tuesday, 1/12: Brainstorming

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Writing- 1215-115


1/14 Thursday


Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM

  • Math - 1/14 Thursday: Adding and Subtracting Fractions Pt1

  • Reading - 1/14 Thursday: Main Idea with Key Details

  • Science - Thursday January 14: Sun

  • Writing - Thursday 1/14: Outline

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Science- 1215-115

Upcoming Tests/Other Announcements

  • Writing Club (1145 - 1215) - Ms Bueno’s Zoom

12/11 Friday


Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM

  • Math - 1/15 Friday: Adding and Subtracting Fractions Pt2

  • Reading - 1/15 Friday: Objective Summary

  • Science - Friday January 15: Constellations

  • Writing - Friday 1/15: Orienting the Reader

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Writing- 1215-115



WEEK 14 // DECEMBER 7-11


At Home Practice Suggestions:

  • Math: Multiplication and Division Facts

  • Reading: Read an article 20 minute per night

  • Science: Nothing to Report

  • Writing: Write a short, descriptive, story focusing on a favorite memory


12/7 Monday

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM


Daily Assignments/Class Announcements

  • Math - 12/7 Monday: Unit 3 Review 1

  • Reading - Monday 12/7: Unit 2 Test Review

  • Science - Monday December 7: Eat or be Eaten 1

  • Writing - Monday 12/7: Unit 1 Review (part 1)

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Science- 1215-115

Small Groups

  • Reading: 1:30-2:00

  • Math: 2:00-2:30

  • Science: 3:30-4:00

Upcoming Tests/Other Announcements

  • Reading Test Tuesday December 8th

  • Math Test Thursday December 10th

  • Review/Test Week for all classes!

  • Writing club.

12/8 Tuesday

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM

  • Math - 12/8 Tuesday: Unit 3 Review 2

  • Reading - 12/8 Tuesday: Unit 2 Test

  • Science - Tuesday December 8: Eat or be Eaten 2

  • Writing - Tuesday 12/8: Unit 1 Review (part 2)

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Writing- 1215-115

Small Groups

  • Reading: 1:30-2:00

  • Math: 2:00-2:30

  • Writing: 3:30-4:00

12/3 Thursday

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM

  • Math - 12/10 Thursday: Unit 3 Test

  • Reading - 12/10 Thursday: Finals Review 1

  • Science - Thursday December 10: Finals Game

  • Writing - Thursday 12/10: Unit 2 and 3 Review (part 1)

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Science- 1215-115

Small Groups

  • Reading: 1:30-2:00

  • Math: 2:00-2:30

  • Science: 3:30-4:00

12/11 Friday

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM

  • Math - 12/11: Unit 1 and 2 Review

  • Reading - 12/11: Friday: Finals Review 2

  • Science - Friday December 11: Finals Review

  • Writing - Frida 12/11: Unit 2 and 3 Review (part 2)

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Writing- 1215-115

Small Groups

  • Reading: 1:30-2:00

  • Math: 2:00-2:30

  • Writing: 3:30-4:00



WEEK 10 // NOVEMBER 16-19


Upcoming Tests: Science // Thursday November 19


11/16 Monday

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM

  • Math - 11/16 Monday: Multiplying w/ Decimals

  • Reading - 11/16 Monday: Text Structure Characteristics

  • Science - Monday November 16: Review

  • Writing - Monday November 16: Research Part I

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Writing- 1215-115

Small Groups

  • Reading: 1:30-2:00

  • Math: 2:00-2:30

  • Writing: 3:30-4:00

11/17 Tuesday

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM

  • Math - 11/17 Tuesday: Multiplying with Decimals

  • Reading - 11/17 Tuesday: Venn Diagrams

  • Science - Tuesday November 17: Q & A

  • Writing - Tuesday November 17: Research Part 2

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Writing- 1215-115

Small Groups

  • Reading: 1:30-2:00

  • Math: 2:00-2:30

  • Writing: 3:30-4:00

Upcoming Tests

  • Science: Thursday November 19

11/19 Thursday

Student Work - Complete all work each day by 11:59PM

  • Math - 11/19 Thursday: Dividing w/ Decimals

  • Reading - 11/19 Thursday: Compare Text Structures w/ ACE

  • Science - Thursday November 19: Assessment

  • Writing - Thursday November 19: Research Part 3

Office Hours

  • Math - 930-1030

  • Reading - 1045-1145

  • Writing- 1215-115

Small Groups

  • Reading: 1:30-2:00

  • Math: 2:00-2:30

  • Writing: 3:30-4:00

11/20 Friday

No School - Thanksgiving Break Begins

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