• March - April: What is Grade 5 studying?

    ELA: Integrated Unit of Study: The Four Freedoms: History of the U.S.A

    • Students will read nonfiction text and fiction stories to learn about how a global desire for freedom impacts society in the U.S.A.
    • Opinion writing: Students will use the writing process and Teachers College Rubric to produce essays that form and support an argument.

    Go Math!: 

    • Chapter 8:  Students will divide fractions.
    • Chapter 9: Students will graph data using a line plot and line graph. They will also graph data with ordered pairs.
    • Chapter 10: Students will convert units of measures.
    • Chapter 11: Students will identify two-dimensional and three-dimensional figures and explore volume.
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    Fifth Grade Homework, What to expect?

    Homework is a crucial part of your child's active learning process and essential to their academic progress. Please make sure that all homework is completed daily. 

    Tips: "Use these examples to help you check your writing."

    *  The first letter of each sentence should begin with a capital letter.

    Ruth bought new blue sneakers. The sign blew away in the storm. Did she try out for soccer last year?

    *  The pronoun / is always spelled with a capital letter.

    Ahmed and I ate lunch together.

    Sheila and I went swimming.

    I feed my goldfish every morning.

    *   If the subject of a sentence is a singular noun, the verb should also be singular.

    Jeremy bakes oatmeal cookies. Tonya paints with watercolors. The chair rocks back and forth.

    *   If the subject is plural, the verb should also be plural.

    Vidya and Joanna study science. Women play the drums in our band. The planets rotate around the sun.

    *   Every sentence ends with punctuation in the form of a period, question mark, or exclamation point.

    My friend is a good baseball player. Where did Jamie find her keys? Don't run across the street!

    *  Commas separate words in a series.

    We like to swim, hike, and play basketball. The farmer raises goats, sheep, and chickens. Customers can choose water, milk, orange juice, or apple juice.

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