What’s Coming Up – Week of April 30- May 4, 2018

Hello parents!  Spring has finally sprung!  It’s about time!  I cannot believe that we are going into May next week!  We have a lot of exciting things coming up, including getting ready for camp!  Be mindful of an important meeting for camp coming up next week Wednesday, May 2nd at 6:00 PM in the GES multipurpose room.  Aside from that excitement, we are working through more curriculum content and focusing on some more of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Students as we continue towards the end of the school year.  Never a dull moment in fifth grade!

We will be starting Unit 8: Measurement and Geometry.

We are starting units in reading and writing about Research-Based, Argument Essays.

We will continue exploring the scientific phenomenon around forces and motion.

Important Dates:

  • May 2 – WEDNESDAY EVENING @ 6:00 PM! Parent information meeting for fifth-grade camp in the Georgetown Elementary multi-purpose room!
  • May 10 – Jet’s Pizza Night
  • May 11 – Early Release
  • May 17-18 – 5th Grade Camp

We did some fun during MSTEP where we simulated Escape Rooms that helped review some ELA and Math materials.  They had to work collaboratively by communicating effectively and problem-solving difficult questions.  It got intense as competing groups got closer and closer to the end and even raced toward the finish line!The students had a lot of fun escaping Planet Emoji and Emoji Island!

King Emoji

Planet Emoji

Working together

Using our heads…literally.

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