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.