Well that was an eventful weekend! Hope everyone was able to stay safe and dry in the storm. Due to missing school, we will begin IOWA testing on Thursday 9/14 and continue into next week. Thank you to those of you who volunteered to bring snacks for testing!
wednesday – p. 173-174
thursday – p. 179-180
I hope everyone is enjoying their long weekend. We’ve officially finished our first month of 5th grade! Due to the long weekend, tuesday trackers will go home Thursday this week. Progress reports will be in folders Thursday; parents, please be sure to sign and return one copy of the progress report.
We will have a quiz over the causes of the Civil War on Thursday. Please be sure to study everything on your study guide (including vocabulary!) Remember that completed study guides will be accepted for extra credit.
AC Language Arts
We are continuing to study the story devices writers use to make their works more interesting. On Friday we will have a quiz over identifying foreshadowing, flashback, suspense, and cliffhanger. Be sure to study the practice activity I am passing back this week. Our vocabulary will be on the root geo as well as the prefixes ab- and dys- There will be a quiz on Friday over these terms. We’re also setting up our CommonLit accounts and completing the first assignment this week. If you haven’t created your account yet please do so (link in AC ELA tab).
tuesday – vocabulary activities 1-2 (p. 226-227)
wednesday – vocabulary activity 3 (p. 228)
thursday – vocabulary activity 4 (p. 229)
friday – story devices quiz, vocabulary quiz
This week we are working on multi-digit multiplication, and continuing to review decimal place value and operations.
tuesday – p. 135-136
wednesday – multiplication worksheet
thursday – p. 141-142
friday – multi-digit multiplication quiz