5th Grade Newsletter
Students will conclude our investigation over how Earth’s surface is constantly changing. They will recognize how landforms such as deltas, canyons and sand dunes are the result of changes to Earth’s surface by wind, water and ice. Unit TEST Thursday.
Social Studies -Students will identify reasons why people moved west and Identify significant events and concepts associated with U.S. territorial expansion, including the Louisiana Purchase, the expedition of Lewis and Clark, and Manifest Destiny.
Vocabulary-: Looking to the West
Port of New Orleans
This week will begin unit 4a. In this unit we will be combining what we have learned about different genres. Everything we have learned about fiction/poetry/nonfiction will be used to make connections across the genres. We will also be having our Reading Benchmark on Thursday. Accurate data is very important, so please make sure your kids get some sleep the night before and have a good breakfast that morning. Have a great weekend and HAPPY READING!!
Math: Unit 6 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
Students will continue to represent and solve addition and subtraction of fractions with unequal denominators referring to the same whole using objects and pictorial models and properties of operations. They will also simplify numerical expressions that do not involve exponents, including up to two levels of grouping. The MATH MOCK test will be on Wednesday.
Students can login and work on Imagine Math (aka Think Through Math) anytime. They can go to Bellsisd.net, sign in to Clever, and then IM. To sign in to Clever they will: all lower case email@example.com password: BellsISD(lunchnumber)
13th- PTO Meeting 6:00 PM
14th- Valentine Parties
19th- Staff Development Day
20th MANDATORY JOLT parent meeting @ 6:00pm in the cafeteria
21st- Four Week Progress Reports home with students
March 20th-23rd CAMP JOLT
✱✱✱✱✱✱ We will have school May 14th! Assuming no bad weather days
are used, we will NOT have school on April 23, 2018.
May 24th End of Year Luau