Thursday, June 1, 2017

Happy Summer!

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer so far.  For those that want to get a head start on gathering school supplies for next year, the following link will take you to the Fifth Grade Supply List for the 2017-2018 school year.

5th Grade Supply List 2017-2018

Have a wonderful summer break. See you on Thursday, August 10th for Orientation!

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May 15 - 19

Important Dates
May 18 - EOY Clap Out, Awards & Party 11:45AM
May 19 - Early Release & Last Day of School

Important Reminders  
  • The end of the year is quickly approaching and we are planning the 5th Grade End-of-the-Year Party. An email was sent out to parents last week with all the details.  Please click the link to sign up to send in items we need for the party on May 18th.  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a084baaaf22a75-5thgrade 
  • Parents: If you have not completed the RSVP google form for the EOY celebrations, please click this link to complete it: https://goo.gl/forms/G8Ju14bQHDcRrgXz2
Homework 
None

Tests/Quizzes 
None

This Week
  
Monday
Students will participate in a Board Game Day.  They may bring in board games from home to play with friends. 

Tuesday
Students will participate in an Outdoor Game Day. There will be a Kickball Tournament and other outdoor games played.  Students may want to bring extra bottles of water and sunscreen in case it is hot and sunny while we are outside. 

Wednesday
Students will participate in an Electronics Day. They may bring in electronic devices from home.  They will be able to play school-appropriate games or other activities on their devices. 

Thursday
Students will participate in the Clap Out ceremony at 11:45am. Students, faculty, and parents will cheer and congratulate the students as they will walk from the elementary building to the Middle/High School building to symbolize the transition they will be making next year to middle school.  After the Clap Out, students and parents will travel across the street to the picnic area next to SRAC for the End-of-the-Year Awards ceremony and party. Awards will be given out first and the party will follow immediately afterward. 

Friday
Last day of school is an early release day at 11:45AM. 

Friday, May 5, 2017

May 8 - 12

Important Dates
May 8 - Reading EOG
May 9 - Math EOG
May 10 - Science EOG
May 18 - EOY Clap Out, Awards & Party 11:45AM
May 19 - Early Release & Last Day of School

Important Reminders  
  • The end of the year is quickly approaching and we are planning the 5th Grade End-of-the-Year Party. An email was sent out to parents last week with all the details.  Please click the link to sign up to send in items we need for the party on May 18th.  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a084baaaf22a75-5thgrade 
  • Parents: If you have not completed the RSVP google form for the EOY celebrations, please click this link to complete it: https://goo.gl/forms/G8Ju14bQHDcRrgXz2
Homework 
Monday - None
Tuesday - None
Wednesday - None
Thursday None

Tests/Quizzes 
Monday - Reading EOG
Tuesday - Math EOG
Wednesday - Science EOG

This Week
  
Monday
Students will take the Reading EOG.

Tuesday
Students will take the Math EOG.

Wednesday
Students will take the Science EOG. 

Thursday
Students will participate in a Movie Day. They may bring in blankets to relax on while watching the movies. They will also enjoy popcorn during the movies. 

Friday
Students will participate in a Craft Day.  They will make a different craft when they visit each of their block classes. 

Sunday, April 30, 2017

May 1 - 5

Important Dates
May 5 - Field Day
May 8 - Reading EOG
May 9 - Math EOG
May 10 - Science EOG
May 18 - EOY Clap Out, Awards & Party 11:45AM
May 19 - Early Release & Last Day of School

Important Reminders  
  • Scholastic Book Orders Due May 5th. Class Code for Online Ordering: L4D2K
  • The end of the year is quickly approaching and we are planning the 5th Grade End-of-the-Year Party. An email will be sent out to parents this week with all the details.  Please click the link to sign up to send in items we need for the party on May 18th.  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a084baaaf22a75-5thgrade 
Monday - Moby Max 20 minutes & Quizlet EOG Vocabulary 20 minutes
Tuesday - Moby Max 20 minutes & Quizlet EOG Vocabulary 20 minutes
Wednesday - Moby Max 20 minutes & Quizlet EOG Vocabulary 20 minutes
Thursday Moby Max 20 minutes & Quizlet EOG Vocabulary 20 minutes

Tests/Quizzes 
None 

This Week
  
Monday
Students will participate in a group EOG review activity called, "Stinky Feet" to prepare for the Reading EOG. We will also continue to review practice EOG passages that students have completed. 

Tuesday
Students will participate in a group EOG review activity called, "No Name Game" to prepare for the Reading EOG. We will also continue to review practice EOG passages that students have completed. 

Wednesday
Students will participate in a group EOG review activity called, "Trashketball" to prepare for the Reading EOG. We will also continue to review practice EOG passages that students have completed. 

Thursday
Students will participate in a group EOG review activity called, "Bean Boozled" to prepare for the Reading EOG. We will also continue to review practice EOG passages that students have completed. 

Friday
Students will participate in a group EOG review activity called, "Scoot" to prepare for the Reading EOG. We will also continue to review practice EOG passages that students have completed. 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

April 24 - 28

Important Dates
May 8 - Reading EOG
May 9 - Math EOG
May 10 - Science EOG
May 18 - EOY Clap Out, Awards & Party 11:45AM
May 19 - Early Release & Last Day of School

Important Reminders  
Homework 
Monday - Moby Max 20 minutes & Reading Packet 
Tuesday - Moby Max 20 minutes & Reading Packet
Wednesday - Moby Max 20 minutes & Reading Packet
Thursday Moby Max 20 minutes & Reading Packet

Tests/Quizzes Nonfiction Text Features Vocabulary Quizlet - https://quizlet.com/124053456/nonfiction-text-features-vocabulary-flash-cards/
April 28 - Nonfiction Text Features & Structures Test

This Week
  
Monday
Students will review for the Nonfiction test on Friday, review the first passage of the practice EOG they took last week, and begin working on EOG test prep passages.  The nonfiction magazine projects are due this Friday. Students have been told that they need to work on completing their magazines at home or during free time if they have not already finished it. 

Tuesday
Students will continue reviewing for the Nonfiction test on Friday, go over the second passage of the practice EOG they took last week, and complete an EOG test prep passage.  The nonfiction magazine projects are due this Friday. Students have been told that they need to work on completing their magazines at home or during free time if they have not already finished it. 

Wednesday
Students will continue reviewing for the Nonfiction test on Friday using task cards, go over the third passage of the practice EOG they took last week, and complete an EOG test prep passage.  The nonfiction magazine projects are due this Friday. Students have been told that they need to work on completing their magazines at home or during free time if they have not already finished it. 

Thursday
Students will continue reviewing for the Nonfiction test on Friday by playing a game of Kahoot, go over the fourth passage of the practice EOG they took last week, and complete an EOG test prep passage.  The nonfiction magazine projects are due this Friday. Students have been told that they need to work on completing their magazines at home or during free time if they have not already finished it. 

Friday
Students will take the Nonfiction Test Structures and Features test, go over the fifth passage of the practice EOG they took last week, and complete an EOG test prep passage if there is time. The nonfiction magazine projects are due today. 

Sunday, April 16, 2017

April 18 - 21

Important Dates
April 20 - Progress Reports
May 8 - Reading EOG
May 9 - Math EOG
May 10 - Science EOG
May 18 - EOY Clap Out, Awards & Party 11:45AM
May 19 - Early Release & Last Day of School

Important Reminders  
Homework 
Monday - None
Tuesday - Moby Max 20 minutes
Wednesday - Moby Max 20 minutes
Thursday Moby Max 20 minutes

Tests/Quizzes
Wednesday & Thursday - Practice EOG (during class time)
April 28 - Nonfiction Text Features & Structures Test

This Week
  
Monday
No School

Tuesday
Students will work on creating their nonfiction magazine on the topic they have been researching over the last few weeks. They will work on putting the magazine together, finishing up writing the five articles for their magazine, and creating a five question quiz based on their magazine. If there is time left at the end of class, students will have independent reading time. 

Wednesday
Students will begin working on a practice EOG in class today. They will most likely continue to work on this Thursday, and possibly Friday, if needed. 

Thursday
Students will continue to work on a practice EOG in class. If any students do not finish in class, they will have time on Friday to finish. 

Friday
Students will finish a practice EOG if they need extra time. If students are all finished with the practice EOG, they will continue to work on making their nonfiction magazine.  

Saturday, April 1, 2017

April 3 - 7

Important Dates
April 6 - Growing Up Class 12:30PM
April 7 - Carowinds Field Trip
April 8 - 17 - Spring Break
April 20 - Progress Reports
May 8 - Reading EOG
May 9 - Math EOG
May 10 - Science EOG
May 18 - EOY Clap Out, Awards & Party 11:45AM
May 19 - Early Release & Last Day of School

Important Reminders  
  • Turn in Permission Forms for Carowinds Field Trip by April 5th. 
  • Enrollment forms are due by April 6th. 
  • Scholastic Book Orders Due May 5th. Class Code for Online Ordering: L4D2K
Homework 
Monday - Moby Max 20 minutes
Tuesday - Moby Max 20 minutes
Wednesday - Moby Max 20 minutes
Thursday Moby Max 20 minutes

Tests/Quizzes
None

This Week
  
Monday
Students will make a foldable about the nonfiction text structure, problem and solution. It will have detailed notes and examples for that text structure.  They will also have an opportunity to begin researching their magazine topic for information they can use to write an article on that topic using the problem and solution text structure.  Here is a link to a short video that explains the problem and solution text structure: Problem and Solution Text Structure

Tuesday
Students will practice writing a problem and solution text structure article and have time to start writing their problem and solution article for their magazine article. 

Wednesday
Students will work on catching up on any research they still need in order to write the five text structure articles for their magazine.  They will also work on creating citations, quiz questions, and glossary for the magazine. 

Thursday
Students will work on catching up on any research they still need in order to write the five text structure articles for their magazine.  They will also work on creating citations, quiz questions, and glossary for the magazine.  We will also go over reminders for tomorrow's field trip. 

Friday
Carowinds Education Days Field Trip