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Welcome to 5th grade! I look forward to an exciting year filled with exploration, discovery and learning. I will post daily homework assignments below along with some helpful documents. However, each student is still responsible for writing down their homework in their planners. Students will visit the library once a week and will use the computers on wheels (COWS) throughout the year.
If you have questions, please e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call (414.2584). I don't check the wiki discussions each day, and I may not see your message for several days!
Scholastic Bookclub Code:
Spelling: Min root word sheet and quiz - February 27
Mater/Pater root word sheet and quiz - March 6
Jet/Ject root word sheet and quiz - March 13
Reading: Non-Fiction Bookshares due March 26
Spring Class/Individual Pictures-
Wednesday, March 11th -Students may start bringing in class order and background selection forms as early as tomorrow, Monday, March 9th to their homeroom teacher.
Please send in the class picture order form if you are interested in ordering a class picture for your child
Please return completed Background Selection form for the individual pictures
The proofs for the individual pictures will go home later this spring. You will be able to decide if you would like to order individual pictures at that time.
Healthy Choices Coffee Talk
(for any interested parents) Thursday, March 12th 8:00-8:45 a.m. Faulkner Hall
*Due March 26-27
* Students will select a non-fiction book with at least 40 pages.
* Students will complete a written report (1-page front) - a summary of their book
* Students will present their book orally on the day the presentation is due.
*For the visual aid, students will create a poster board or tri-fold. The visual aid should include at least 7 facts about the topic, 3 new vocabulary words related to the topic, a student created text feature, their opinion and anything else they believe important.
Bluebonnet Books 15.16.pdf
On the trail of John Smith
Here is the website to edit pictures:
50 States and Capitals Song
Bookshare Dates 2014.docx
Root Word Activities 2014.doc
Min – small.doc
Words All 5th Graders Should Spell.doc
Looking for something to read? Check out these lists!
Good books for 5th grade.pdf
Good Books for 6th grade.pdf
Interesting Articles for Parents
A interesting article about child development and handwriting.
NY Times article on Handwriting
An article from Psychology Today highlighting the benefits of cursive handwriting.
Reading & Technology
Edutopia - Reading 2.0
An article written on the benefits for reading aloud to kids...even older kids.
help on how to format text
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