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  • Book Swap: The week of March 12 and April 9th.  Bring in a used book and get a new used book in its place!
  • MCA Testing Dates: 5th Grade Reading on April 4,5,6,9,10.  5th Grade Math on April 18,19,20,23.  5th Grade Science on May 2,3,4,7.
  • Eagle Bluff Trip on April 25,26,27.
  • Any parent planning on coming to Eagle Bluff for the day has to fill out and sign an insurance waiver and a consent for the school to do a background check. Contact Mr. H for copies of the docs.


Class Information

Math: We will doing a short unit on algebra before we spend a few days reviewing for the Math MCA test.  MCA Math will befing on April 18. 

Practice and Study Island categories are listed below.   Math homework is pretty consistent.  Each week the students will have 4-5 Math Box pages to work on in their journals.  We go over each box at some point throughout the week.  I encourage students to attempt the boxes they feel confident in doing at home or with a little help and leave any boxes that are causing frustration for school.  Study Links are on the iPads this year.  Students are provided work time during the day for study links.  Study Links will only be homework if they were not completed during class.   Due Dates for Math Boxes and Study Links will always be posted below.

Reading: We are currently reviewing for the MCA reading test. Students will take the test April 4th-6th and April 9th-10th. It is very helpful if students get a good night's sleep and eat a good breakfast during testing. 

Science:  Research for Forces and Motion is due Wednesday, March 28th.  Final Projects are due Friday, April 6th.  If students are not done with their research tomorrow they will need to complete it over break so they can use next week to work on their project.  They have had two weeks to work on their research in class.  Students are choosing final projects like Rube Goldberg Machines, sports or real life connections or creating their own.   It is amazing to see what they are already coming up with.  

Social Studies:   

Writing:  We are going to be working on Persuasive Writing.

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Action 100

Goal: Step 656 Monday April 16. .
When students complete a book they should take a comprehension test on the Accelerated Reader link: 

Reading Homework* Number the Stars Ch. 1-4 Activities due Friday, April 20th. Students will get a majority of class time to complete activities. Click here​ to see activities. 
* Genius Hour projects due Thursday, May 10th. Presentations will start May 14th. 

Math Homework


 *There are short videos on Schoology to help with math boxes and math concepts that we are currently working on.

Categories for fraction practice(not assignments) = Algebra Practice Category V

 Study Island

Language Arts

IXL #​10  C7 pronouns, M11 homophones, Q1 reasons to support opinions, Social Studies A1-A2-A3 map skills

 Due Monday, April 16

ScienceMCA Science Practice
Students can review in Study Island the standards below.  These are standards have been covered past year, but are not in the 5th grade standards.  ​
1G, 2A & B, E-G, 3A-C & E, F, 4B-D 
Forces and Motion
Research due Wednesday, March 28th
Final Projects due Wednesday, April 11th
Spelling and Vocabulary
Week 19 Spelling
Monday - Intro words, weekly activities
Wednesday - Practice test on Spelling, Vocabulary
Friday - Test on Spelling, Vocabulary, activites due
Social Studies
Persuasive Essay
Intro last week how to develop one
Tuesday - begin drafting individual essay
Thursday - Peer editting
Friday - Final copy due and present


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