Thursday, May 17th

Great Decades Day by all of the 5th grade today.  Kids did a good job of presenting the 80s.  Some really cute outfits were worn 🙂

Looking forward to Talent Show performers today.  Alyssa did a good job singing today!!!

Monday –  Kickball Game – 5th vs. Teachers

Tuesday –

Wednesday – Awards Day / 5th Grade Party

 

Monday, May 14th

State Parade went well.  Many of the projects came together nicely.  I took a few photos and posted them on Class Dojo.  Business project is due tomorrow.  We will be donating 10% to the Helping Hands Organization to help with relief in Africa.  Thursday will be the Decades Project.  Each student has approximately a minute on their topic or their group decided to do a skit that involves everyone.  They have had 10 hours to work on this in the classroom.

Reading – Finished Maniac Magee today.  A good lesson in not complaining about the things you are given.

SS-  Worked on Decades Day and finished the State Project Presentations.

Math – Small daily quiz on material covered this year in the classroom.

 

Have a wonderful day!!

Friday, May 11th

Happy Mother’s Day Weekend to all of you fabulous mothers out there!!!   Hope you get spoiled for all the hard work you have done with your children.  You have done a wonderful job of raising nice, caring, and self aware children.  Hope your child does something special and tells you how important you are to their lives.

 

Last 2 Weeks of School EVENTS

 

STATE FLOATS ARE DUE ON MONDAY!!!!

BUSINESS PROJECT IS DUE ON TUESDAY!!!

FIELD DAY IS ON WEDNESDAY!!!  

DECADES DAY IS ON THURSDAY!!!

TALENT SHOW IS ON THURSDAY and FRIDAY !!!

KICKBALL GAME IS ON MONDAY, MAY 21st !!!

AWARDS BANQUET IS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 23rd

WALK OF HONOR IS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 23rd  :(……

 

Tuesday , May 8th

Math –  Today we mentored and tutored Mrs. Hitt’s 3rd grade class.  The students discussed vocabulary and illustrated how to figure out 2 digit by 2 digit multiplication using the AREA BOX METHOD.  The 3rd grade students will be using needing this skill in 4th grade.  As usual, this class did a great job with all areas of helping others.!!!  Check out CLASS DOJO for pictures of the day. 

Reading – We continued on to Part 3 of Maniac Magee.  A whole new adventure and turbulence awaits Jeffrey.  The discussion focused in on the McNab boys and their home life situation.

SS – Continued to work on their State Project.  Some of the floats look FANTASTIC!!!!

Have a great evening !!

Monday, May 7th

 

Reading –  Ask your child about the chapters read today in the classroom.  Great dialogue and some perspective on life and the importance of everyone you encounter along your way.

Math –  Reviewed concepts and vocabulary from the year.

SS – State projects.  Presentation of things and outline of each person speaking.

Atlanta Opera Presentation –

 

Have a great night !!!

Friday, May 4th

Must Ministry food and items by Monday, May 7th

 

Math –  Reviewed exponents and power of 10.  Moving decimals when dividing by or multiplying by powers of 10.

SS –  The students had plenty of time to draw and map out their ideas for the state project floats.  They also had time to outline exact time frames for their decade day requirements.

Science – During our science lab time, the students helped shovel gravel,  lay gravel, and put rocks in a new pathway at the front of the school.

Have a great weekend!!

Thursday, May 3rd

Must Ministry food and items by Monday, May 3rd

Math – We played Ms. Reid’s class again in a Math Basketball game.  They beat us by 3 in a hard fought battle.  We are now 2-1 in this best of 5 series.  Worked on many items from this year and prime factorization for next year.  They have picked up the concept pretty quickly.

SS – Worked on State Project – Float rough draft.  If you have an extra wagon for them to borrow, THAT WOULD BE GREAT!!

Reading –  Read chapters 28-30 and discussed the relationship between Grayson and Maniac Magee.

WATER SAFETY PROGRAM TODAY

Have a great night!!

Wednesday, May 2nd

MUST MINISTRY donations.  Yellow sheet went home yesterday and was posted on Class Dojo.

Math –  The MI was taken today.  Ask your child how they did on it.  Huge growth over this year!!!  Very proud of their effort with vocabulary and their focus in class has been GREAT all year.

Have a great night!!

 

Tuesday, May 1st

Zaxby’s Night!!! – Sandy Plains Rd location

Reading –  RI was today.  We had great!!! improvement this year.  Most everyone gained by significant amounts this year.  Ask your child how they did on this test.

Chapters 25-27 in Maniac Magee.  Discussed the value of an individual is all determined on the narrative of someone else.

Math – Multiplication with mixed numbers by whole numbers review.  MI is tomorrow!!!

SS – Worked on Decades Day Project in the computer lab.  Every group should be ready with their outline going into May 17th.

 

Have a great evening !!

 

Monday, April 30th

Don’t forget that today is the last day to send pictures for the End of the Year Slide Show.

Here is the link to send pictures for 5th grade Slide Show.  They will not use any photos that come in after April 30th !!

https://goo.gl/photos/MCv4iZHMaeNmFb8EA

 

Math – Reviewed division with decimals, multiplication and adding of mixed numbers, order of operations, volume, and reducing fractions.

Reading-  Discussed the beginning of Section 2 of Maniac Magee.  New character was introduced and how there are similarities between this character and Maniac.

SS – Extension of business project to May 15th.  Many students have done a good job with creativity and working to get a profit.  We even have a few people making some decent money and having their own website.  Good stuff!!!

Have a great night!!