5th Grade

What we are doing the week of April 8-12, 2019
*We always appreciate donated tissues and hand sanitizer.  The students go through them quickly!

We are using the Remind app as another form of communication. If you have not already signed up, please do so. Here are our sign up codes. You will text the code (include the @ symbol) to the number 81010.

Mrs. Angel

@wvms5t

Mrs. McNeil

@mrsdebmc

Mr. Parmley

@wvsocial

Mrs. Schlimm

@wv5reading

Ms. Zangari

@g4gdgh



Writing
On Monday and Tuesday, students will take their Language Usage MAPS test.  On Wednesday, students will revise/edit and self-assess their previous on-demand writings.  On Thursday and Friday, students will continue working on practice prompts to prepare for KPREP. 

Spelling words
No spelling this week!

Science
In science, we are learning about food chains and food webs this week. The vocabulary foldable is due tomorrow and the quiz over the vocabulary will be Thursday. Here is the link to the quizlet again: https://quizlet.com/199700635/ecosystems-1-flash-cards/

 





Social Studies

In social studies we will have a quiz over our Early America Key Terms this Friday.  This week we will transition into the causes of the American Revolution and continue this after we return from Spring Break.

 

Math

This week we will be practicing measurement conversions and learning to find the volume of rectangular prisms.


Reading
This week in reading, students will continue to work on reading informational text. We will be focusing on how to use context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words and phrases.  


This week’s homework is “Artic Disaster.” Digital copies of the homework can now be found on Google Classroom!  As a reminder, homework is assigned on Monday and due Friday, however late work is always excepted, but points will be taken off.

 

Help our classroom earn FREE books! When you place a Scholastic Book order, our class gets points to be used towards free books! Students will be given a brochure with books, or you can browse books atscholatic.com/bookclubs. If you do not already have an account you can create one for free. Connect your account with our class by entering the class code TJQDZ.

Follow Mrs. Schlimm on Twitter to see what is happening in our 5th grade reading classroom! @WV_MrsSchlimm

 

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