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


Reading:



EXPECTATIONS FOR HOMEWORK:
  • Homework will be unfinished assignments for the day.
  • Students will have a reading log to fill out each week with a goal of 100 minutes per week.
  • Study spelling words and vocabulary words each week.


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 
//9/UPCOMING EVENTS:
  • October 27- No school
  • October 30-November 3 Early release for conferences

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




WEEKLY LESSONS:

Monday- 9/11: Science- Hurricanes; Social Studies- 9/11 and Patriot Day discussion
Tuesday- 9/12: Science: Hurricanes; Social Studies- Foundations of America
Wednesday- 9/13: Science: Hurricane wrap up; Social Studies: Foundations of America
Thursday-  9/14: Science: Shadow Shifting (weather permitting); Social Studies: Ch. 1 Lesson 1
Friday- 9/15: Science: Sun Tracking (weather permitting); Social Studies: Ch. 1 Lesson 2
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