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5th Grade News

February 12-15, 2018

Math-.  We continue working in Module 4:  Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal

Social Studies-We will continue our unit-The Colonist and the 13 Colonies.

Science-Vocabulary quiz on February 13th. Test on February 14th.

Reading/Language- We will continue working in Unit 3-The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. Our Focus this unit is narrative writing.

Vocabulary- Test Thursday. Students must know the definition of each word. Vocabulary words are in the student’s ELA Interactive notebook. Students should bring home their notebook every night to study or you can make flashcards at home for them to study and the notebook can be left at school after Monday. Students should know synonyms and antonyms of each word, be able to match the word to its definition, and be able to use the word in a sentence.

Spelling- Our words this week have negative prefixes. We will have these words for 2 weeks. Test will be Thursday.

Spelling Words: invisible, illiterate, irregular, irresistible, impossible, informal, illegal, impatient, independence, incorrect, inactive, imperfect, impolite, immature, illogical, indefinite, inappropriate, immobile, irresponsible, inexpensive

Important Dates:

February 16th-Teacher workday-No school for students

February 19-21-President’s Day Break-No School

February 23-NWUE Pageant 6:00 in the gym

Students are using Chromebooks in the classroom and for sanitary reasons we would like for each child to have their own pair of ear buds. These can be purchased at the Dollar Tree. They will be kept in a ziplock bag with their name on it.

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

To receive information from Ms. Richardson, text @fcfck4 to 81010

 

5th Grade News

January 9-12, 2018

Math- We will continue working in Module 3:  Addition and Subtraction of Fractions.

Science-We will be reviewing for a test on Friday.

Reading/Language- We continue working in Unit 2 and will be reading the anchor text Wonderstruck.

Vocabulary- We will work with these words for two weeks. Test will be next Friday, January 19th. Students must know the definition of each word. Vocabulary words are in the student’s ELA Interactive notebook. Students should bring home their notebook every night to study or you can make flashcards at home for them to study and the notebook can be left at school after Monday. Students should know synonyms and antonyms of each word, be able to match the word to its definition, and be able to use the word in a sentence.

Spelling-Our words this week are from different cultures. Due to the short weeks, we will study these words for two week. Test will be Friday, January 19th.

Spelling Words: khaki, hula, banana, ballet, waltz, tomato, vanilla, canyon, yogurt, banquet, macaroni, polka, cobra, koala, barbecue, safari, buffet, stampede, karate, kiosk

Important Dates:

January 10th-Science Fair Projects due

January 18th -NWUE Science Fair

January 24th-5th grade graduation pictures. Please try to be here that day, there will be no make-up pictures and if you do not have your picture taken, you will not have a picture for your diploma.

January 23rd-$25.00 Deposit is due for students going on the field trip to Baton Rouge. A note about this trip will be coming home next week.

Students are using Chromebooks in the classroom and for sanitary reasons we would like for each child to have their own pair of ear buds. These can be purchased at the Dollar Tree. They will be kept in a ziplock bag with their name on it.

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

To receive information from Ms. Richardson, text @fcfck4 to 81010

 

 

5th Grade News

December 11-15, 2017

Math- We will continue working in Module 3:  Addition and Subtraction of Fractions.

Science-We will continue with properties of matter. Be prepared to take a pop quiz on states and properties of matter.

Reading/Language- We continue working in Unit 2 and will be reading the anchor text Wonderstruck.

Vocabulary- No vocabulary test this week.

Spelling- Test will be Friday.

Spelling words- uncover, defrost, uncomfortable, discourage, disadvantage, unfortunate, unfamiliar, disability, discomfort, deodorant, unemployed, deflate, disbelief, unpredictable, disapprove, disappoint, unpleasant, dehydrate, disqualify, undecided

 Important Dates:

December 14-Movie Field Trip money due

December 18th-Field trip to the Movies

December 19th-Christmas Play in the gym at 6:00

January 10th-Science Fair Projects due

January 18th -NWUE Science Fair

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

To receive information from Ms. Richardson, text @fcfck4 to 81010

Congratulations to ALL 5th graders with at least 10 AR points! Keep reading because Reading is Magic – Making Academic Gains in Comprehension!

5th Grade News

December 4-8, 2017

Math- We will continue working in Module 3:  Addition and Subtraction of Fractions.

Science-We will continue with properties of matter. Be prepared to take a pop quiz on states and properties of matter.

Reading/Language- We continue working in Unit 2 and will be reading the anchor text Wonderstruck.

Vocabulary- Test will be Friday. Students must know the definition of each word. Vocabulary words are in the student’s ELA Interactive notebook. Students should bring home their notebook every night to study or you can make flashcards at home for them to study and the notebook can be left at school after Monday. Students should know synonyms and antonyms of each word, be able to match the word to its definition, and be able to use the word in a sentence.

Spelling- Test will be Friday.

Spelling words- address, college, mirror, recess, committee, collect, Mississippi, immediate, command, appreciate, announce, possess, Tennessee, gallop, opponent, barricade, broccoli, accomplish, allowance, zucchini

 Important Dates:

December 14-Movie Field Trip money due

December 18th-Field trip to the Movies

December 19th-Christmas Play in the gym at 6:00

January 10th-Science Fair Projects due

January 18th -NWUE Science Fair

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

To receive information from Ms. Richardson, text @fcfck4 to 81010

Congratulations to ALL 5th graders with at least 10 AR points! Keep reading because Reading is Magic – Making Academic Gains in Comprehension!

 

 

5th Grade News

November 27-December 1, 2017

Math- We will begin Module 3:  Addition and Subtraction of Fractions.

Science-We will continue with properties of matter. Be prepared to take a pop quiz on states and properties of matter.

Reading/Language- We continue working in Unit 2 and will be reading the anchor text Wonderstruck. We will be review literary skills.

Vocabulary- Test will be Friday. Students must know the definition of each word. Vocabulary words are in the student’s ELA Interactive notebook. Students should bring home their notebook every night to study or you can make flashcards at home for them to study and the notebook can be left at school after Monday. Students should know synonyms and antonyms of each word, be able to match the word to its definition, and be able to use the word in a sentence.

Spelling-Our words this week have the consonant sounds /j/, /ks/, /sk/, and /s/. Test will be Friday.

Spelling words-excuse, scene, muscle, explore, pledge, journal, science, schedule, gigantic, scheme, Japan, excellent, exclaim, fascinate, ginger, scholar, scent, dodge, smudge, schooner

Important Dates:

December 4-DARE Graduation at 9:30 in the gym

December 4-Science Fair Plan of action due

January 10th-Science Fair Projects due

January 18th -NWUE Science Fair

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

To receive information from Ms. Richardson, text @fcfck4 to 81010

Congratulations to ALL 5th graders with at least 10 AR points! Keep reading because Reading is Magic – Making Academic Gains in Comprehension!

 

5th Grade News

October 30-November 3, 2017

Math- We will continue Module 2 of Eureka Math:  Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations. PLEASE review basic multiplication facts!

Social Studies-We continue our unit on Early Colonization of North America.

Reading/Language- We continue working in Unit 2 and will be reading the anchor text Wonderstruck. Our focus skill this week will be finding the theme of a poem.

Vocabulary- Test will be Friday. Students must know the definition of each word. Vocabulary words are in the student’s ELA Interactive notebook. Students should bring home their notebook every night to study or you can make flashcards at home for them to study and the notebook can be left at school after Monday. Students should know synonyms and antonyms of each word, be able to match the word to its definition, and be able to use the word in a sentence.

Spelling-All of our spelling words this week have the final syllables –er, -or, and –ar.  Test Friday.

Spelling words-danger, wander, tractor, dollar, harbor, eager, eraser, surrender, solar, sticker, locker, helicopter, pillar, refrigerator, caterpillar, rumor, glimmer, linger, sensor, alligator

 

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

To receive information from Ms. Richardson, text @fcfck4 to 81010

Congratulations to ALL 5th graders with at least 10 AR points! Keep reading because Reading is Magic – Making Academic Gains in Comprehension!

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October 23-27, 2017

Math- We will continue Module 2 of Eureka Math:  Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations. PLEASE review basic multiplication facts!

Social Studies-We continue our unit on Early Colonization of North America.

Reading/Language- We begin Unit 2 and will start reading the anchor text Wonderstruck. Our focus skill this week will be finding the theme of a passage.

Vocabulary- Test will be Friday. Students must know the definition of each word. Vocabulary words are in the student’s ELA Interactive notebook. Students should bring home their notebook every night to study or you can make flashcards at home for them to study and the notebook can be left at school after Monday. Students should know synonyms and antonyms of each word, be able to match the word to its definition, and be able to use the word in a sentence.

Spelling-All of our spelling words this week have the final syllables –en, -an, -el, le,

-il. Test Friday.

Spelling Words- example, level, human, quarrel, scramble, evil, oxygen, wooden, double, travel, cancel, chuckle, fossil, toboggan, veteran, chisel, suburban, single, sudden, beagle

October 23-27-Red Ribbon week-See note for what to wear each day.

Important Dates:

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

To receive information from Ms. Richardson, text @fcfck4 to 81010

Congratulations to ALL 5th graders with at least 10 AR points! Keep reading because Reading is Magic – Making Academic Gains in Comprehension!

5th Grade News

October 9-13, 2017

Math- We will continue Module 2 of Eureka Math:  Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations. This would be a good time to review basic multiplication facts!

Science-We will be staring a new unit-States of Matters. We will be investigating the state of matter and performing experiments.

Reading/Language- We will continue working with our anchor text “The Making of a Scientist” and we will continue reading the novel “The Templeton Twins Have an Idea”. Our focus skill this week will be theme. We will also be preparing to write our culminating writing task for Unit 1

Vocabulary- No vocabulary this week.

Spelling- No spelling this week.

 

Important Dates:

October 13th-School will dismiss as 12:30 so that students can attend the NWHS Homecoming Parade. Please make arrangement for your child that day. Buses will leave the school at 12:30.

October 20th-Fall Carnival

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

To receive information from Ms. Richardson, text @fcfck4 to 81010

 

5th Grade News

October 2-6, 2017

Math- We will continue Module 2 of Eureka Math:  Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations. This would be a good time to review basic multiplication facts!

Social Studies- We will finish presenting Social Studies Group Projects Monday and Tuesday. Friday is the unit test. Students need to study worksheets that are the vocabulary preview and review. No new material-review, review, review!!!

Reading- We will continue working with our anchor text “The Making of a Scientist” and we will continue reading the novel “The Templeton Twins Have an Idea”. Our focus skill this week will be comparing and contrasting events in a drama.

Vocabulary- Test will be Friday. Students must know the definition of each word. Vocabulary words are in the student’s ELA Interactive notebook. Students should bring home their notebook every night to study or you can make flashcards at home for them to study and the notebook can be left at school after Monday. Students should know synonyms and antonyms of each word, be able to match the word to its definition, and be able to use the word in a sentence.

Spelling- All of our words this week are irregular plurals. Test will be Friday.

Spelling Words- staffs, ourselves, pants, scissors, loaves, volcanoes, chiefs, buffaloes, flamingos, beliefs, echoes, shelves, quizzes, sheriffs, dominoes, thieves, measles, avocados, chefs, pianos

 

Important Dates:

October 5th – 5th grade field trip to Water Fest

October 9th-10th- Fall Break-No school

October 20th-Fall Carnival

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

To receive information from Ms. Richardson, text @fcfck4 to 81010

5th Grade News

September 18-22, 2017

Math- We will be finishing up Module 1 of Eureka Math:  Multiplicative Patterns on the Place Value Chart. Skills: Dividing Decimals / Review ALL Skills from Module 1.

Social Studies- We will be presenting our timelines in class this week. We will be continuing our research for group projects and timelines on the first peoples, Aztecs, Incas, Northwest Coast, Southwest Peoples, and Mayas.

Science- We will be learning about food chains and food webs.

Reading- We will continue working with our anchor text “The Making of a Scientist” and we will continue reading the novel “The Templeton Twins Have an Idea”. Our focus skill this week will be identifying relationships and events in historical text.

Vocabulary- Test will be Friday. Students must know the definition of each word. Vocabulary words are in the student’s ELA Interactive notebook. Students should bring home their notebook every night to study or you can make flashcards at home for them to study and the notebook can be left at school after Monday. Students should know synonyms and antonyms of each word, be able to match the word to its definition, and be able to use the word in a sentence.

Spelling- Test will be Friday. All of our words this week will be contractions.

Spelling Words: they’re, you’ve, weren’t needn’t, there’d, they’ve, mustn’t, what’ll, doesn’t, hadn’t, could’ve, would’ve, should’ve, might’ve, wouldn’t, who’ve, shouldn’t, who’d, this’ll, couldn’t

Important Dates:

September 27th – Fall Pictures

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

To receive information from Ms. Richardson, text @fcfck4 to 81010

 

5th Grade News

September 11-15, 2017

Math- We will continue Module 1 of Eureka Math:  Multiplicative Patterns on the Place Value Chart. Skills:  Multiplying & Dividing Decimals / Review Skills: Rounding Decimals & Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Social Studies- We will be learning about Early Americans and the Aztec Empire. We will be learning how to create a timeline. Please purchase a poster board for your child’s timeline project that will be due on Friday, September 15th.

Science- We will be learning about food chains and food webs.

Reading- We will continue working with our anchor text “The Making of a Scientist” and we will continue reading the novel “The Templeton Twins Have an Idea”. Our focus skill this week will be identifying relationships and events in scientific text.

Vocabulary- Test will be Friday. Students must know the definition of each word. Vocabulary words are in the student’s ELA Interactive notebook. Students should bring home their notebook every night to study or you can make flashcards at home for them to study and the notebook can be left at school after Monday. Students should know synonyms and antonyms of each word, be able to match the word to its definition, and be able to use the word in a sentence.

Spelling- Test will be Friday. All of our words this week have the suffixes –ed and –ing.

Spelling Words: supplied, supplying, denied, denying, decided, deciding, included, including, admitted, admitting, occurred, occurring, qualified, qualifying, identified, identifying, delayed, delaying, satisfied, satisfying

Important Dates:

September 11th – Parent Night @ 6:00 pm

September 12th – Progress Reports

September 14th – Parent University at North Webster High School 5:00-7:00 pm

September 15th – Social Studies Timeline Project Due

September 27th – Fall Pictures

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

5th Grade News

September 4-8, 2017

Math- We will continue Module 1 of Eureka Math:  Multiplicative Patterns on the Place Value Chart. Skills:  Rounding Decimals & Adding and Subtracting Decimals / Review Skills:  Reading, Writing, and Comparing Decimals, Multiplying and Dividing by 10, 100, & 1,000.

Social Studies- We will be learning about Early Americans and the Aztec Empire. We will be learning how to create a timeline. Please purchase a poster board for your child’s timeline project that will be due on Friday, September 15th.

Science- We will be learning about food chains and food webs.

Reading- We will continue working with our anchor text “The Making of a Scientist” and we will continue reading the novel “The Templeton Twins Have an Idea”. Our focus skill this week will be making inference and learning to compare and contrast.

Vocabulary-No Vocabulary test this week.

Spelling- Our words this week have long vowel digraphs.  Test will be Friday.

Spelling Words: coast, feast, speech, wheat, Spain, paint, arrow, needle, charcoal, praise, faint, maintain, crease, groan, breeze, willow, appeal, bowling, complain, sneeze

 

Important Dates:

September 4th – No School (Labor Day)

September 11th – Parent Night @ 6:00 pm

September 12th-Progress Reports

September 14th-Parent University at North Webster High School 5:00-7:00 pm

September 16th-Social Studies Timeline Project Due

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

Signed papers will be sent home Wednesday this week.

 

5th Grade News

August 28-September 1, 2017

Math- We will continue Module 1 of Eureka Math:  Multiplicative Patterns on the Place Value Chart. Skills:  Reading, Writing, and Comparing Decimals / Review Skills:  Multiplying and Dividing by 10, 100, & 1,000.

Social Studies- We will be learning about Early Americans and the Aztec Empire. We will be learning how to create a timeline.

Science- We will be learning about food chains and food webs.

Language-We will be learning about nouns and pronouns.

Reading- We will continue working with our anchor text “The Making of a Scientist” and we will also begin reading the novel “The Templeton Twins Have an Idea”. Our focus skill this week will be summarizing information text.

Vocabulary-Test will be Friday. Students must know the definition of each word. Vocabulary words are in the student’s ELA Interactive notebook. Students should bring home their notebook every night to study or you can make flashcards at home for them to study and the notebook can be left at school after Monday. Students should know synonyms and antonyms of each word, be able to match the word to its definition, and be able to use the word in a sentence.

Spelling-Our words this week all follow the long vowel VCV phonics patter. Test will be Friday.

Spelling Words-fever, broken, climate, hotel, basic, vocal, native, silent, labor, spider, label, icon, agent, motive, vital, acorn, item, aroma, legal, solo

Important Dates:

August 29th – St. Jude Tuesday begins

September 4th – NO School (Labor Day)

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

 

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5th Grade News

August 21-25, 2017  

Math- We will begin Module 1 of Eureka Math:  Multiplicative Patterns on the Place Value Chart. Skills:  Multiplying and Dividing by 10, 100, & 1,000.

Social Studies- We will be studying the Indigenous Cultures of America. We will be learning about the characteristics of a civilization.

Science- We will be learning about photosynthesis. We will also be learning how energy is transferred or transformed as it flows through the food chain.

Reading- We will begin working with our anchor text “The Making of a Scientist” and we will also begin reading the novel “The Templeton Twins Have an Idea”. Our focus skill this week will be main idea and key details.

Vocabulary-Test will be Friday. Students must know the definition of each word. Vocabulary words are in the student’s ELA Interactive notebook. Students should bring home their notebook every night to study or you can make flashcards at home for them to study and the notebook can be left at school after Monday.

Spelling- Our words this week all follow the short vowel patterns VCCV and VCV. Test will be Friday. Student will be required to write the words for the spelling test.

Spelling Words: distance, method, anger, problem, butter, petals, enjoy, figure, channel, admire, comedy, husband, tissue, mustard, shuttle, advance, drummer, regular, denim, perhaps

 Important Dates:

August 23-DIBELS Test

August 28-30- Louisiana Hunter Education Class at the Springhill Civic Center from 6:00pm-9:30pm nightly. Students 10 and older can register for the class at https://www.register-ed.com

August 29th – St. Jude Tuesday begins

September 4th – NO School (Labor Day)

To receive information from Mrs. Jones, text @9335e to 81010

To receive information from Mrs. Allen, text @50fa4a to 81010

Week of August 14-18, 2017

Welcome back to school!

  • The skill that we are working on each week in class will be posted on this page. You will also find spelling words for the week posted here.
  • Important dates and deadlines will also be posted here.
  • Please check your child’s homework folder each night to see homework assignments.
  • Signed papers will be sent home on Tuesdays in a purple folder that should be returned with the signed papers on Wednesday.