Ms. Hair's 5th Grade

UNITS OF STUDY IN FIFTH GRADE

Science: Earth and Sun- Fall
                Living Systems- Winter
                Mixtures and Solutions- Spring
              

Social Studies: Early American History






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 150 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 
UPCOMING EVENTS
  • October 25- Field trip to Oregon Childrens' Theatre performance of Ella Enchanted
  • October 26- No School for students
  • October 29-November 2- noon release for conferences
  • November--District Patriotic Concert, 5th grade and up
  • November 12- No school, Veteran's Day observance

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




WEEKLY LESSONS:

Monday- 10/22: Science-  Introduction to Gravity
Tuesday- 10/23: Science- Why don't the planets crash into each other? packet
Wednesday- 10/24: Science- Review gravity; introduction to stars
Thursday-  10/18: Field trip to Ella Enchanted
Friday- 10/19: Science: NO SCHOOL 

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