5th Grade

What we are doing the week of November 13 - 17, 2017

Writing
Students will complete their journal entry on Monday and share.  Students will continue writing our poems this week (various topics, various types of poems).  We will complete a DEUILI warmup and practice identifying and singing about the parts of speech, in particular prepositions and pronouns.  Finally, we will not have spelling this week.    

Math
This week we will be learning to divide decimals to the hundredths place. We have a test covering decimal operations on Friday. 

Social studies
This week we continue our geography unit.  We will complete a study guide for a social studies government unit test  Tuesday and prepare for a test next Monday.  

Science
In science, we are finishing up moon phases and beginning Planets. We will have a quiz this Thursday over all of the moon phases. Here’s the quizlet link again to study: https://quizlet.com/59764411/moon-phase-cycle-flash-cards/ . They also have their moon phase wheel in their notebooks that they can bring home to quiz themselves with. 

Reading
This week in reading we will continue to read poetry. On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday students will be writing their own “Where I’m From” Poems. Students will turn their poems into PowerPoint presentations and share poems will the class. Students will be completing this assignment using Google Classroom, so please ask your child to share their final product with you! 

BOOK FAIR IS THIS WEEK!!! Students may shop before school starting at 7:30 or after school.  On Monday the 13th the Book Fair will be open until 6pm for any parents that would like to ship with their child. You can also check out the Book Fair online by using the following link.
http://www.scholastic.com/bf/waltonveronamiddleschool Students will also be given class time to shop on Friday, November 17th.

 There will be a test on drama and poetry on Tuesday, November 21st. Students were given a study guide last week and may complete this for up to 5 extra credit points to be added to his or her test score.

 

There will be NO new vocabulary words until after Thanksgiving Break.


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