What’s Coming Up – Week of January 27-31, 2020


    • P.E. apparel sale orders due by Wednesday, Jan. 29.
    • Early Release – Friday, Jan. 31
    • Midwinter Break – Monday, February, 3rd and Tuesday, February 4th
    • Remaining balances of the fifth grade activity fee are due by February 1. Reminders with updated balances were sent home earlier this week.
  • Valentine’s Day
    • In fifth grade, we do not have individual parties for Valentine’s Day.
    • We will have an optional Valentine exchange. If your child chooses to participate, please have him or her bring a Valentine for each student in the class . 
    • We will decorate bags to use to gather our Valentines, so there is no need to create a box or container to send in.


  • We are continuing unit 4, multiplication with whole numbers and decimals. 
  • Students should be completing MobyMax Fact Fluency practice at home for five minutes per day unless they have mastered all math facts.


  • We’re beginning a reading and writing unit which will be investigating non-fiction texts and tackling text complexity.
  • Students should be reading for 20 minutes each night and filling out the reading log.


  • We’re discussing collaborative work practices and scientific understanding.

Social Studies:

  • We will be continuing our fourth unit, Life in the Colonies.

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