Last week

Wow! Where has the time gone? I have had such a fun year teaching your children. I will really miss them!!

Tomorrow we have awards at 8:30 then students should bring their class shirt to change for the finale. That will last until one.

Tuesday is early release (12:30). We are having a pizza party lunch! 

Wednesday, we will watch the slideshow in the morning. Then the walk starts at about noon. Be sure to send in the sheet stating how your child is getting home. 

I will finalize grades tomorrow. I forgot to bring the theme papers home. 

Week of 5/14-5/18

Wow! I guess with Mother’s Day and my brain almost in summer mode…. I forgot to update the blog this weekend. Today we completed most of our STEM project for our county STEM walk in the morning. Tomorrow is officially STEM day. If your students has a STEM shirt have them wear it.

Important: Wednesday at 8:00 is our authors tea. The students are excited to share their writing with you. We have asked that they dress nice on Wednesday morning (they may change after).

I am going to send out an email about awards. In 5th grade, we only give out attendance, A honor roll and A/B honor roll. These awards will be given on Monday morning (8:30) before the 5th grade finale. We will have an awards ceremony in our classroom on Friday to give out class awards.

As for this week, we are working on our 5th grade memories paper and career essay. We are reviewing math skills. We will have a reading assessment over Wolf Hollow on Friday (open book , constructed response).

Week of 5/7-5/11

Good Evening! This week we have field day on Thursday. We hope to see some of you there. We will also be cheering for our two marathon winners on Tuesday. I hope to get a slide show of trip to Chattanooga up tonight. We had so much fun!

Reading: We should finish Wolf Hollow this week. We may do a project with it that will take us into next week. We will have 2 quizzes or a test and a quiz. Parents remember these are open book.

Writing: We are getting ready for our Authors Tea next Wednesday. I think our last vocab quiz will be this week.

Math: We are still working on math morning work, please make sure your child looks over it and studies the problems they need to. We will have our last quiz next Monday. We will be completing an escape room this week. Hopefully we don’t get trapped in school all summer!

Science/S.S.- We are going to continue working on our career brochures.

Week of 4/30-5/4

Hey Parents! I am updating you early this weekend! We have human growth on Tuesday next week. We are going to Chattanooga on Friday! Make sure your student is at school at 6:45 that morning. I have a snack for everyone, but they may want another one. Also be sure to send in a baby picture to [email protected]

Save the Date- We are going to have an Author’s Tea on May 16th at 8:00 -8:50. This is a casual stop in and let students share their writing with you. If you can make it, we would love to have you. (Formal invitation to come)

Reading: We will continue to read our novel study. They should be finished with chapter 12 by this weekend.

Writing: We are finishing our poetry books

Math: We will be working on a Geometry project.

Social Studies: They have homework this weekend to begin designing their Berlin Wall. They need to bring in the supplies on Monday. ( tin foil, tooth picks, cardboard etc.) The video link is below if they would like to watch again.

Week of 4/23-4/27

Career Day is tomorrow. Students will be rotating through speakers on the grade level. We will then be completing some career research on our own.

Reading- We will continue with our novel study. We will have a quiz on Wednesday or Friday.

Writing- We will continue with our poetry writing. We will have vocab. Stay tuned for a date for our authors tea.

Math- We are going to go back to geometry and review this week. We will have a test over geometry on Friday. Morning work quiz on Wednesday.

Science- We are working on a heredity project.

Social Studies- We may or may not have time to start our Berlin Wall project this week.

Next week we have Human Growth and Development on Tuesday and Chattanooga on Friday. We are sending home an informative letter tomorrow regarding the trip.

Week of 4/16-4/20

Good morning! This week we will continue testing on Monday (science) and Tuesday (social studies). There is a parent preview for Human Growth and Development on 4/19 at 2:45.

Reading: We will begin our novel study of Wolf Hollow. Expect a classwork grade Friday.

Writing: No vocab. We will continue to work on our poetry books.

Math: Coordinate systems. Quiz Friday

Science: We will begin working on a genetics minion project.



Week of 4/9-4/13

I hope you all had a relaxing break! Testing begins Tuesday. We will not have homework or assessments during testing. Be sure your child gets a good night sleep and eats a healthy breakfast. We also need to have the book Wolf Hollow by next Monday. Here is the link again… Wolf Hollow

Math: Line plots

Writing: Poetry books

Science: Traits

SS: Vietnam War and Civil Rights

Testing Schedule

Tuesday: ELA part 1 (Long writing)

Wednesday: ELA part 2 and 3

Thursday: Math part 1

Friday Math part 2

Also, if you signed up to send in snacks and mints for testing, we will need those beginning on Tuesday. Thank you so much! Let me know if you need anything.

Week of 3/26-3/30

Good morning! This is our last week before spring break. When we return from spring break, testing begins on Tuesday. Remember to send your child in their class t-shirt tomorrow for the panoramic retake.

Reading- We will create augmented reality book reports in our book club groups. (Let’s cross our fingers that technology works for us) These should be great!

Math- We are working on Geometry. Quiz on Friday. Morning work quiz on Wednesday.

Writing- We will be reviewing the different types of writing. We will also create figurative language trifold brochures.  Vocab quiz Friday. On-demand writing piece Wednesday.

Science- Classification and inherited traits.

SS- Cold War. Class work grade on Friday.