5th Grade News // Week 21

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!


Looking for posts from previous weeks? Simply click on the week below to be directed to that section in this post.


WEEK 21 (JAN 25-29) | WEEK 20 (JAN 18-22) | WEEK 19 (JAN 11-16)

WEEK 14 (DEC 7-11) | WEEK 10 (NOV 9-13)

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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