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5th Grade Teamletter




Mrs. Ames:  Today students were tested over multiplying fractions.  Next week we will work on dividing fractions.



Mr. Kelly:  We will have the Chapter 15 test on Tuesday, May 2.



Mrs. Sullenger and Mr. Stewart: This week, the students watched a documentary and video reenactment of Pearl Harbor. They wrote a movie review about what they viewed. We also began our rationing activity this week. Next week, the students will continue with the rationing activity and we will also discuss the use of the atomic bomb in winning WWII. Reminder, the WWII artifact extra credit is due Friday 5/5/17.



Mrs. Carter:  Students are reading Number the Stars. We are also creating for Genius Hour. Free Reading continues.

Mrs. Greger:  Students continue to work on their Genius Hour projects.  Ask your child what his/her project is.  Students have learned about the rise of Hitler and the fate of the Jewish people in Nazi Germany. We are reading the novel Number the Stars this week.



Mrs. Greger:  Students are working on a poetry unit this week.  Then we will explore different types of poems and stretch our creative juices to write some poetry.

Mr. Kelly:  We will start a poetry unit on Monday, April 24th.



Mrs. Thomas:  This week students worked on their keyboarding skills and started working on Code.org. 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_gradeWhen we return we will continue with keyboarding and continue to work in Code.org.

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