5th Grade

What we are doing the week of April 22-26, 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


Mrs. McNeil


Mr. Parmley


Mrs. Schlimm


Ms. Zangari


On Monday, students will write their creative journal entry and share.  Students will review self-assessment writing strategies (revising) on Tuesday and Wednesday.  On Thursday and Friday, students will review types of sentences and discuss the importance of using a variety of sentences in their writing.  On Friday, students will review adjectives and how using descriptive vocabulary makes writing more appealing.  

Spelling words
No spelling this week!

In Science, we are doing a 2 day Earth Day escape room. We will work on our new vocab foldable starting Wednesday and will have a quiz over those words, next Thursday 5/2. Here’s the link to the quizlet. https://quizlet.com/80582862/ecosystem-2-flash-cards/

Social Studies

In social studies this week we’ll discuss the causes of the American Revolution and how it led to the War for Independence. No quizzes this week.



This week we will be classifying quadrilaterals and triangles. 

This week in reading, students will begin reviewing the standards we have learned over the course of the year to prepare for KPREP, which will be May 6th-10th. Students will be playing reading games, completing practice assessments, and working on Google Classroom. Mrs. Clancy will be coming in on Wednesday to discuss some test taking stregies.

This week’s homework is “Bananas!” 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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