Important Dates:

April 16th: Race Card Quiz #2 

April 17th: Context Clues Quiz

April 18th: CTES Night at the Richmond Flying Squirrels

April 19th: 1/2 day of school & quiz on electricity & magnetism

April 22nd: No School

April 23rd: Math MAPS

April 24th: Reading MAPS

April 26th: CTES Talent Show

This week we have been learning:

In Math, we will be learning about the distributive property & start reviewing all our 6th grade skills to prepare for spring math MAPS testing.

In Reading, our mini lessons this week will focus on context clues & facts and opinions. There will be a quiz on context clues on Wednesday, April 17th. Our guided reading groups will be focused on working on each groups specific needs to prepare for spring reading MAPS testing.

In Writing, our mini lessons this week will focus on writing a persuasive essay. 

In Science, we will be reviewing electricity & magnetism from 4th grade. We will have a quiz on this on Friday, April 19th. Our 2nd race card quiz will be on Tuesday, March 16th. The students get to borrow these for the week to prepare for their quiz on this 5th grade science review topic. The race cards must be returned on the quiz day. The students who earn a score of 80% or greater are rewarded with an additional 30 minutes of recess. We will be doing 7 review units between now & our science SOL test in May.

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