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Teacher Cassidy Smith - Fifth Grade  (Send e-mail)

**The Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR),the assessment formerly known as PARCC, will take place after Spring Break. Please make sure your child has a pair of headphones at school.
All 5th grade students will test on the same days, however, they will test with their teacher that they have for each subject. Students will be permitted to chew gum or have mints during the tests only, but these must be brought from home.

ELA tests - April 3 and 4.
MATH tests - April 9, 10, 11.
SCIENCE test - April 16


Encore schedule:
*PE every day (please wear appropriate shoes)

T - Art and Library
I - STEM
G - Spanish
E - Music (band sectionals)
R - PE only

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Curriculum Overview for the week of March 18:

ELA: We will spend the last week of the quarter focusing on literature and poetry and we will take the Literature Outcome Assessment on Thursday, March 21.

We will be using NEWSELA to access current articles and texts in ELA. Our class code is: EEGQPK

MATH: We will begin Module 5, Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area. We will complete lessons 6-7. Our Mid Module assessment will be on Wednesday and Thursday.


Students have a ZEARN account with a username and password. We use this in class, but students are encouraged to get on at home and practice as well. Our class code is CB2Z9Z

SOCIAL STUDIES: Students will be learning about the first English Settlements in America. They are working on group projects about Plymouth, Roanoke, and Jamestown.

WRITING: We will begin work on our final prose constructed response, literary analysis task. Student will work through different types of prompts, read multiple different literary pieces, and organize their thoughts to prepare to respond to the text.

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Our class uses Scholastic Book Club and we do a class order once a month. Every order helps to get free books for our classroom! You can order online through this link https://clubs.scholastic.com/ or you can send the money and order form to school with your child.

 
 

This week in class

Monday
3/18
E Day
Math - Module 5 Lesson 6. Pages 37-38. Numbers 1.all, 2. 4. 5. Zearn at home.
ELA - "The Lost and Foundling" story and questions - due Wednesday.

Tuesday
3/19
R Day
Math - Module 5 Lesson 7. Pages 41-42. All problems. Work on Zearn at home.
ELA - Read 20 minutes


Wednesday
3/20
T DAY -
Math - Mid Module 5 assessment today
ELA -


Thursday
3/21
I Day
Math - Mid Module 5 assessment today
ELA - Literature outcome assessment today. Read 20 min.

Friday
3/22
G Day
Math -
ELA -
**Have a wonderful Spring Break!
*See you on April 1st!

 
 

Important Dates

3/14/2019
DARE graduation 10:30

3/22/2019
End of Third Quarter

3/25/2019
Spring Break begins

4/19/2019
Non-Attendance Day

4/22/2019
Non-Attendance Day

4/24/2019
5C Isle a la Cache Field Trip

5/3/2019
Early Dismissal Day SIP 12:05

5/27/2019
Memorial Day - No school

6/7/2019
Last Day- Early Dismissal

 
 

Downloads List

5th grade 2018 open house pp.pptx [9/6/2018]
Eureka Math - Module 1 Parent Tips [8/28/2018]
Eureka Math - Module 2 Parent Tips [10/2/2018]
Eureka Math - Module 3 Parent Tip Sheet [11/25/2018]
Eureka Math - Module 4 Parent Tips [12/21/2018]
Eureka Math - Module 5 Parent Tip Sheet [3/20/2019]
Eureka Math - Module 6 Parent Tip Sheet [3/20/2019]

 
 

Cool Links

Eureka Math - Module 1 Parent Tips
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NEWSELA
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OneNote
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Zearn
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