January 28th: No School
January 30th: 5th Grade Family Life
January 31st: Math Benchmark Test part 1 and NE states, capitals, & abbreviations quiz
February 1st: Math Benchmark Test part 2, inferences quiz, & Multicultural Night Project assigned
February 7th: Science Benchmark Test
This week we have been learning:
In Math, we will be reviewing for & taking our 5/6 math benchmark test on Thursday 1/31 & Friday 2/1.
In Reading, our mini lessons this week will focus on inferences. We will continue our small group guided reading/novel studies this week and will do our mid-year Fountas & Pinnell reading testing. We will take a quiz on inferences on Friday, February 1st.
In Writing, our mini lessons this week will focus on research and writing to inform. We will research and write a biography about a famous African American. We also took our 2nd 9 weeks HCPS Alternative Writing Assessment on composing an essay. On Friday, we will explain & send home information about our Multicultural Night project. Be on the lookout in your child’s writing folder.
In Geography, we will begin our unit on the Northeast region of the United States. We will have our quiz on the NE region’s states, abbreviations, & capitals on Thursday, January 31st. We will learn about the NE region’s states & capitals, land & water, products & natural resources, climate, culture, people, & landmarks.