5th Grade

What we are doing the week of October 22-26, 2018
* We always appreciate donated tissues.  The students go through them quickly!

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Students will write in their journals and share on Monday.  We will have our spelling pretest on Monday, practice work due Wednesday, and final test on Friday.  We will complete our DEUILI warmup on Tuesday and begin learning about Latin roots.  We will write our next on-demand on Wednesday and Thursday about schools using rescue dogs to teach kindness in schools.

Spelling words
Everybody words:  child, clothes, coming, cough, could
A words:  good, got, green, has, hide
B words:  bush, call, came, catch, chair
C words:  began, behind, belong, best, bicycle
D words:  bandage, barbecue, bargain, bathroom, batteries
E words:  bacon, banner, barber, barely, barge
F words:  attendant, audience, backwards, banquet, beneath
G words:  algebra, almanac, amateur, amnesia, ample

In Science, we are about to begin our Space unit. We will have a quiz over these words next on Friday 11/2. Here’s a link to the vocab quizlet: https://quizlet.com/2043123/space-vocabulary-flash-cards/.

Social Studies
In social studies we are beginning our Bill of Rights portion of our government unit.  By the end, our students should be able to explain a few of our basic rights from the Bill of Rights.  At home, feel free to encourage students to play “Do I Have A Right?” on icivics.org – The students play the role of manager of a law firm.  The more cases they win, the more lawyers they can hire, upgrade their facility, etc. 
This Friday we will have a test over the Executive and Legislative Branches.  A study guide will go out today with each student over what will be covered for the test. 

This week we will be working on understanding decimal place value. There will be no homework.

This week in Reading:

Students need to have a book picked out and approved for the book project by October 26th. Students will not be permitted to change his or her book after this date, asone of the goals of the book project is to learn time management and to work on a task over a long period of time. The book project is not due until December 10th.

Reading homework policy: Students will be given a homework assignment every Monday, and it is due on Friday. If a student finishes early he or she may turn it in at any time. Late assignments will be accepted, however students will lose a point each week the assignment is late. The title of this week’s homework assignment is Ozified!

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.

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