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5th Grade Teamletter





Mrs. Ames:  Students have been comparing and ordering decimals this week. Tomorrow they will take a short quiz over the place value chart.  Next week we will work on rounding decimals.



Mr. Kelly:  There will be a test over Ch.3 on Thursday, September 29th.



Mrs. Sullenger:  This week, the students learned about colonization in the United States by creating a timeline, watching videos and researching through a webquest. Next week, the students will present their webquest, develop theories on what happened to the lost colony of Roanoke and begin a hands on colonization activity. The United States Landform Quiz is Friday 9/23/16.




Mrs. Carter:   We are reading our first novel, The Kid Who Ran for President. For this novel we will continue to analyze characters and setting. We will also begin learning how to write a complete summary. Students are practicing their letter writing skills by writing a letter to Mrs. Carter about the books they have been reading.



Mr. Kelly:  We started the unit on verbs this week, and will continue for the next 2-3 weeks.



Mrs. Thomas:  This week students worked on their keyboarding skills and Internet Safety - Talking Safely Online.  Any time students want to practice their keyboarding or any skills we do during technology they can access my webpage at http://protopage.com/portatech#Untitled/5th_grade. Next week we will be keyboarding and starting the lesson in Google Slides.

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