Ms. Hair's 5th Grade

UNITS OF STUDY IN FIFTH GRADE

Science: Earth and Sun- Fall
                Living Systems- Winter
                Matter and Energy- Spring
              

Social Studies: Early American History

Math: Skills review

Reading: Overall Unit 6 theme: What can we learn from encounters with the unexpected?
This week's question: How can we plan for our future?
This week's story: Talk with an Astronaut
This week's skill: Cause and Effect



EXPECTATIONS FOR HOMEWORK:
  • Homework will go home every Monday (or the first day of the week) and is due each Friday (or last day of the week).
  • Students will have a reading log to fill out each week with a goal of 100 minutes per week.
**** NO MORE HOMEWORK PACKETS FOR THE YEAR

GRADING CODES
You might notice some letters on you child's returned work. Here is a key to understanding the marks:
WG: whole group- we completed the assignment together as a whole group
CT: corrected together- students corrected their own work as I reviewed the answers with them
CB Name: another child corrected your child's work as I read the answers, and I looked over the work post correction
check mark: completed, not graded practice 
UPCOMING EVENTS:
  • June 14: Field Day- 5th graders, please wear red shirts
  • June 16: 5th grade field trip to OMSI
  • June 20: Last day of school- release at 12:00 

HOUSEKEEPING INFORMATION
Bring in BOX TOPS to earn money for our school!




WEEKLY LESSONS:

Monday- 6/12: spelling pre-test; Social Studies: overview of westward expansion
Tuesday- 6/13: math: skills review; Reading: end of year assessment
Wednesday- 6/14: math: skills review; science: energy
Thursday- 6/15: Science: energy and matter
Friday- 6/16: Field trip to OMSI
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