Wednesday, July 2, 2014

2014 - 2015 5th Grade Supply List

2014 - 2015 5th Grade Supply List

All Students
·         3 prong folders (with pockets)
·         Label one: “Homework” and child’s name
·         Label another: “Science EOG Folder” and child’s name
·         Label another: “Language Arts EOG Folder” and child’s name
·         2 large 2-inch 3-ring binders for Math and Sci/SS OR 1 large 3-inch 3-ring binder if you plan to have Math and Sci/SS together.  Labeled “Sci/SS” or “Math”
·         1 large 2-inch 3-ring binder for Language Arts (binder will be kept in the classroom)
·         1 Five subject spiral notebook – Labeled “Math”
·         1 Pack 8-Tab dividers for Language Arts
·         1 Pack page protectors for Language Arts
·         Headphones to be kept in Science class
·         1 ruler
·         $8 for Math IXL subscription
·         $9 for Vocabulary Workbook
·         Texas Instruments TI-15 Explorer Elementary Calculator ($15 on Amazon.com)

Inside Binder/Bookbag
·         Notebook paper
·         4 colored highlighters
·         Calculator
·         1 box colored pencils OR 1 box crayons
·         Pens – black and colored
·         2 boxes #2 pencils
·         3 glue sticks
·         1 pack cap or hand held erasers
·         Scissors
·         1 personal pencil sharpener
·         3 packs index cards

***Please have all items in a pouch located in the student’s book bags or binder prior to school starting.  This will make everything run smoothly.  Anything to be donated to the classroom, please keep separately outside the binder.  Thank you!

Homeroom Only
Everyone bring:                                                                                                 
2 containers Lysol wipes                                                              
2 boxes Kleenex                                                              
Hand sanitizer                                                                                  
Post-it notes                                     
Color copy paper             

Boys Only:
1 pack Expo markers
1 box Ziplock bags (quart or gallon)
1 box magic erasers

Girls Only:
2 paper towel rolls
White & colored cardstock paper
Plastic plates/utensils   
*Tyson Homeroom Boys & Girls Only - 1 pack of 4 count tennis balls for chairs*

Donations
Individually wrapped candy
Notebook paper
Construction paper
Scotch tape
File folders
White labels
Small stickers
Pencils


Science will be requiring many items throughout the year for classroom lab experiments.  Miscellaneous items will be needed close to the lab date; I will try and let parents know 1 – 2 weeks before the lab.  

Thanks so much!  5th Grade Teachers

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Summer!

Have a safe, fun and relaxing summer! See you on the first day of school, September 8, 2014!

Sunday, June 1, 2014

June 2 - 6

Important Dates 

June 5 - 4th Quarter Awards
June 5 - End of the Year Picnic @ SRAC 11:30AM-1:00PM
June 6 - Last Day of School - Early Release @ 11:45AM

Important Reminders   
This Week...

All Classes: 
Monday - Movie Day
We will spend class time watching a movie and eating popcorn. 

Tuesday - Craft Day
We will make a craft that students may take home with them. 

Wednesday - Board Game Day
Students may bring a board game from home to play during class time. 

Thursday - Awards & End of the Year Picnic
Awards will be at 10:00AM. The End of the Year Picnic will follow afterward from 11:30AM to 1:00PM at the SRAC. 

Friday - T-Shirt Signing Day & Last Day of School
Students may bring in a plain T-shirt to have their classmates sign throughout the morning. 

Sunday, May 25, 2014

May 27 - 30

Important Dates 

May 27 - EOG Math Test
May 28 - EOG Science Test
June 5 - 4th Quarter Awards
June 5 - End of the Year Picnic @ SRAC 11:30AM-1:00PM
June 6 - Last Day of School - Early Release @ 11:45AM

Important Reminders   

Homework
No Homework 

Tests/Quizzes
Tuesday - EOG Math Test
Wednesday - EOG Science Test

This Week...

EOG testing will be taking place Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday and Friday, students will be working on an end of the year reading activity.  Next week will be the last week of school.  We have some special activities planned for those last few days.  

Saturday, May 17, 2014

May 19 - 23

Important Dates 

May 23 - EOG Reading Test
May 26 - Memorial Day Holiday
May 27 - EOG Math Test
May 28 - EOG Science Test
June 5 - 4th Quarter Awards
June 5 - End of the Year Picnic @ SRAC 11:30AM-1:00PM
June 6 - Last Day of School - Early Release @ 11:45AM

Important Reminders
  • EOGs begin Friday.  Please continue to work with your child at home.  There is a page link to the right that lists several websites that students can use to work on EOG practice.    
  • Remember to send in the permission form for the End of the Year Picnic.  We need forms from all students by June 2.  If you'd like to sign up to send in something for the picnic, please click on the link below. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A084BAAAF22A75-endofthe

Homework
No Homework 

Tests/Quizzes
Friday - EOG Reading Test

This Week...

All Classes: Students will finish working in the EOG workbooks on Monday.  Tuesday and Wednesday, we will complete a final EOG practice from the workbook and review in class.  Thursday, students will participate in reading centers.  Friday is the first day of EOG testing.  

Sunday, May 11, 2014

May 12 - 16

Important Dates 

May 26 - Memorial Day Holiday
May 23 - June 3 - EOG Testing

Important Reminders
  • EOGs are just two weeks away.  Please continue to work with your child at home.  There is a page link to the right that lists several websites that students can use to work on EOG practice.     

Homework
  • Monday - Lesson 19 Passage
  • Tuesday - Lesson 25 Passage
  • Wednesday - Lesson 26 Passage
  • Thursday - Lesson 27 Passage
  • Roots & Vocabulary Homework due Friday

Tests/Quizzes
Friday - Roots & Vocabulary Test

This Week...

All Classes: We will continue working in the EOG workbooks on lessons 19, 25, 26, 27, and 28.  Students will also have opportunities to work on extra EOG practice passages individually and with partners in class. 

Sunday, May 4, 2014

May 5 - 9

Important Dates 

May 5 - 4th Quarter Book Reviews Due
May 8 - Progress Reports
May 26 - Memorial Day Holiday
May 23 - June 3 - EOG Testing

Important Reminders
  • 4th Quarter Book Reviews are due May 5!  Please make sure your child has chosen and read a nonfiction book on any topic of their choosing.  A summary is not required for this quarter's project. Click on the link to the right for details on the requirements for the last Book Review of the year. 

Homework
  • Tuesday - Lesson 11 Passage
  • Wednesday - Lesson 12 Passage
  • Thursday - Lesson 13 Passage
  • Roots & Vocabulary Homework due Friday

Tests/Quizzes
Friday - Roots & Vocabulary Test

This Week...

All Classes: We will continue working in the EOG Workbooks by completing Lessons 11 - 14.  Students will have the opportunity to practice skills we have covered in the workbook using EOG reading passages throughout the week.  

I will be giving students an optional extra credit assignment to be completed by May 22.  I will pass out that information on Monday.