Week of September 17

Printed Advertisements Needed:

If you have any advertisements, catalogs, etc. that contain the price of items, please collect and send them in. We will be utilizing the papers during our unit on decimals. Thank you in advance:)

What We’re Exploring This Week:

Social Studies: Transcontinental Railroad

Math: Review of Previously Taught Skills, Introduction of Decimal Place Value

Writing: Narrative Writing

Reading: Comparing Story Elements of Literary Text

Spelling: No Spelling Due to IOWA Testing

Upcoming Events:

  • September 13th-18th: IOWA Testing
  • September 24th-28th: Fall Break- No School

Week of September 10

What We’re Exploring This Week:

Science: Constructive and Destructive Forces

Math: Division of Whole Numbers

Writing: Narrative Writing

Reading: Comparing Story Elements of Literary Text

Spelling: No Spelling Due to IOWA Testing

Upcoming Events:

  • September 13th-18th: IOWA Testing
  • September 14th (6:30-8:30): Fall Festival
  • September 15th at 10:00: East Cobber Parade at Mount Bethel Elementary
  • September 24th-28th: Fall Break- No School

Week of September 4th

What We’re Exploring This Week:

Science: Constructive and Destructive Forces

Math: Division of Whole Numbers

Writing: Narrative Writing

Reading: Making Inferences in Literary Text

Spelling: Suffixes (ed, er, ing)

Spelling Words:

  1. wasting
  2. smelling
  3. dancing
  4. hiking
  5. pleasing
  6. moving
  7. painter
  8. teacher
  9. preacher
  10. skipped
  11. dimmed
  12. flipped
  13. landed
  14. fainted
  15. agreed
  16. approached

Upcoming Events:

  • September 13th-18th: IOWA Testing
  • September 14th (6:30-8:30): Fall Festival
  • September 15th at 10:00: East Cobber Parade at Mount Bethel Elementary
  • September 24th-28th: Fall Break- No School

Week of August 27

What We’re Exploring This Week:

Science: Constructive and Destructive Forces

Math: Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers

Writing: Narrative Writing

Reading: Identifying Theme and Making Inferences

Spelling: Prefixes (re, pre, and de)

Spelling Words:

  1. rearrange
  2. reinvent
  3. reform
  4. reenter
  5. refresh
  6. rewrite
  7. prepare
  8. prepay
  9. precede
  10. preview
  11. prehistoric
  12. predict
  13. depress
  14. deactivate
  15. defrost
  16. decline

Upcoming Events:

  • August 29th: Early Release Day
  • September 13th-18th: IOWA Testing
  • September 14th (6:30-8:30): Fall Festival
  • September 15th at 10:00: East Cobber Parade at Mount Bethel Elementary
  • September 24th-28th: Fall Break- No School

Week of August 20

What We’re Exploring:

Reading: Close Reading Strategies and Themes in Literary Text

Math: Powers of 10 and Multiplication of Two and Three Digit Numbers

Writing: Narrative Writing

Content: Constructive and Destructive Processes

Spelling: ou, aw, au, and ow

Spelling Words:

  1. pound
  2. howl
  3. jaw
  4. around
  5. cause
  6. always
  7. shout
  8. aloud
  9. bounce
  10. drawn
  11. scout
  12. proud
  13. frown
  14. sound
  15. sauce
  16. drawn

Upcoming Events:

  • August 20-24: Science Olympiad Tryout Packets Available
  • August 23: Ident-A-Kid
  • August 29: Early Release Day

This Week in 5th Grade

What We’re Exploring:

  • Math- Place Value, Comparing Numbers
  • ELA- Narrative writing, Week 2 Spelling
  • Reading- Choosing “Just Right” books, Guided & Independent reading- Building Stamina, Reading Simple & Complex Sentences
  • SS- Rights & Responsibilities, Amendments, Due Process

Upcoming Events:

  • August 14 (6:30-7:15): 3-5 Open House
  • August 14: Picture Day
  • August 23: Ident-A-Kid
  • August 29: Early Release Day

Science Olympiad:

If you are interested in trying out for the Shallowford Falls Science Olympiad 2019 team, please see Mr. P (room 357 near the art room)  for a tryout study guide packet.  Packets are available from 7:15-7:45 a.m. Monday August 20-Friday, August 24.

Parents, you may also email Mr. P at [email protected] with any questions.

Tryouts are Wednesday, October 24th from 2:30-3:45.