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Amy Melby - Fifth Grade  (Send e-mail)

We have a fun and exciting last few days of school. Take a look and I hope you play along:)

TUESDAY (5/30)-Crazy hair day

WEDNESDAY (5/31)- Beach Day-Wear beach clothing but NO swim suits.
Also Colonial Market is finally here!!

THURSDAY (6/1) -Tug of War- wear your class colors

FRIDAY (6/2) -Field day -wear your field day t-shirts

MONDAY (6/5)- Take me out to the ball game-wear your favorite baseball or softball gear!

TUESADY (6/6)- Summer vacation!!


COLONIAL MARKET
The Colonial Market Project was introduced today (4/21) and an information packet was handed out. Please review the packet with your student. The packet includes all of the requirements as well as all of the due dates.

Here is the list of due dates.

Friday, May 12th - one example of the produce due for teacher approval.
Tuesday, May 16th - Final copy of paper due.
Friday, May 19th - 10 more products are due.
Thursday, May 25th All remaining products are due.
Tuesday, May 30th - Diorama due- including sign board.
Wednesday, May 31st - Colonial Market-Formal invitation to follow.

Some time will be given in class for research, writing the paper and making the sign board. However, products and diorama will need to be done outside of class. Please contact me if you have any questions regarding this project.

Erin's Law
Governor Pat Quinn signed Erin's Law in January of 2013, which requires all schools in the state of Illinois to provide age appropriate sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention education programs for their students in grades Pre-K through 12. In response to this legislation, Frankfort School District 157-C will be adding, "Child Lures Prevention: Think First and Stay Safe", curriculum for the school year. The curriculum is available in the school office for parents to preview.

The building social workers will be presenting this information to our students during the weeks of November 7th and November14th. A second presentation will follow in January during the weeks of January 9th and January 16th.

SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB
Students can either place orders online or bring in orders to me...checks made payable to Scholastic Book Club. If you order online our class code is Q8JND. Thank you for your support!

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW
ELA- We will start our fourth quarter reading a novel called "Counting on Grace".

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?


Math- Geometry


Writing- Memoir writing

Science: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy and Dynamics

Social Studies: English Colonies
 
 

This week in class

Monday
I Day
Library
PE
ELA-
MATH-
WTW-
SCIENCE
Social Studies-





Tuesday
G Day
Music
PE
ELA-
Math- Study for OA
WTW-
Social Studies-
Science-

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Wednesday
E Day
Art
PE
ELA-20 minutes of reading
MATH-Outcome Assessment today
WTW-Group E assessment today
SCIENCE-
SOCIAL STUDIES-


Thursday
R Day
STEM
PE-
ELA-
MATH-none
WTW-
SCIENCE-
SOCIAL STUDIES-Colonial Market-All product due


Friday
Non letter day
PE
ELA-
MATH-none
WTW-
SCIENCE-
SOCIAL STUDIES-Dioramas due Tuesday


 
 

Important Dates

5/26/2017
School Improvement Day-Noon Dismissal

5/29/2017
No School-Memorial Day

5/31/2017
Colonial Market

6/2/2017
Field Day

6/6/2017
Last day of School-Noon Dismissal

 
 

Downloads List

Field Day Flyer 2017 [4/7/2017]
Full STEAM ahead! [3/7/2017]
Popsicle Sale [3/7/2017]
remind instructions.pdf [9/23/2016]
State of the District flyer [1/24/2017]

 
 

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