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Maureen OBrien - Fifth Grade  (Send e-mail)

Upcoming End of the Year Spirit Days

Tuesday, 5/30 Crazy Hair Day How Crazy Can It Be?

Wednesday, 5/31 Beach Day Wear Beach Clothing, No Bathing Suits

Thursday, 6/1 Tug of War Day Team Color Day

Friday, 6/2 Field day Come Together Day, Wear Field Day Shirts

Monday, 6/5 Take Me Out to the Ball Game Day Wear Baseball/Softball Gear


STUDENT ASSIGNMENT BOOK - Students are completing their assignment books each evening. If the student/parent would like me to sign each day, please let me know.

UPCOMING TOPICS OF STUDY:
MATH:
ELA: Throughout the 4th quarter we will read various text with the theme of Children's Rights. Students will read the text "Counting On Grace" along with a variety of other literature and informational texts. We will discuss these texts with these Essential Questions:
*What rights should children have?
*What role do cultural and economic factors play in the rights of all workers?
*Why has child labor been a sustained practice throughout history?

WRITING: *Colonial Market essay, conferencing and write final copy.
*Memoir writing will be the focus of 4th quarter writing.

SCIENCE: Ecosystems, food chains, energy transfer.

SOCIAL STUDIES: Southern colonies.

COLONIAL MARKET:
Please keep in mind upcoming due dates.

Friday, May 19th - 10 more products are due.

Thursday, May 25th All remaining products are due.

Tuesday, May 30th - Diorama due - including sign board (students will make both in class).

Wednesday, May 31st - Colonial Market.

Formal invitation for parents were sent home on Friday, 5/12. Please return them by 5/25.






 
 

This week in class

Monday
"I" Day - Music/PE
Students should bring instruments for sectionals.
**Please return Friday folder and reading log.


Tuesday
"G" Day - Art/PE
Hot Lunch
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Wednesday
"E" Day - STEM/PE"









Thursday
"R" Day: Library/PE
Step Up Day at HCMS











Friday
"T" day - PE only







 
 

Important Dates

5/29/2017
Memorial Day - No School

6/1/2017
Tug of War Day

6/2/2017
Field Day

6/6/2017
Last Day of School

 
 

Downloads List

Book It Calendars [10/2/2016]
Book It Review Option 1 [10/2/2016]
Book It Review Option 2 [10/2/2016]
Book It Review Option 3 [10/2/2016]
Book It Review Option 4 [10/2/2016]
DARE graduation 3/24/17 [3/1/2017]
Field Day t-shirt and Lunch Order [4/6/2017]
Reading Log - 5th grade [9/16/2016]
Student Schedule 2016/17 [8/28/2016]

 
 

Cool Links

13 Colonies Trades and Artisans
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Colonial Jobs, Trades, Occupations - Brief overview
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Colonial Schools
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Colonial Trades and Skills - includes links to other sites
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Colonial Williamsburg Trades
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Cool Cosmos
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Disaster Master
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Family Education Reading Tips For Parents
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Figurative Language Games
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Frankfort Public Library
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Front Row - Math Class code is o'brip
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Front Row ELA - class code v38k8a
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Jamestown SImulation Game
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Math Games
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Mensa for Kids
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NASA Kids' Club
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Newton's Laws #2 - Fastball reaction time
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Newton's Laws #3 - Roller coaster Simulator
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Newton's Laws Link #1 - Overview and Quiz
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Pilcher Park Nature Center and Greenhouse
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Science Kids Space Facts
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Timeline (Create a timeline tool)
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