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Teacher Kristen Michalski - Fifth Grade  (Send e-mail)


***PARCC TESTING begins when we return from Spring Break. Our class will test on the following dates/times:

*Wednesday, April 5 at 1:30
*Friday, April 7 at 1:50
*Tuesday, April 11 at 1:30
*Tuesday, April 12 at 11:10
*Wednesday, April 19 at 1:30
*Friday, April 21 at 10:45
*Monday, April 24 at 1:30
*Wednesday, April 26 ??


**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.





S.T.E.M.
What is it? It is an acronym
that refers to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Learning is collaborative and project-based. Our students will be given the opportunity to attend this class on a weekly basis with Mrs. Jozaitis as their instructor. The following fifth grade projects are planned for this school year:

Quarter 1: Mousetrap
Quarter 2: Sky Eagle
Quarter 3: Tetrix Robotics
Quarter 4: Water Rockets

Week of: April 3rd
Curriculum Overview:

Advanced ELA: ELA: Throughout the 3rd quarter we will read various text with the theme of Journeys. Students will read the Literature text "Walk Two Moons" along with a variety of other literature and informational texts. We will discuss these texts with these Essential Questions:

Essential Questions
*How do relationships between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts influence life’s journey?
*How are journeys portrayed in literature?
*What role does adversity play in shaping life’s journey?


MATH: Topic 7 is decimals- multiplication and division along with metric conversion

WRITING: Argumentative writing is our focus.

SCIENCE: Water and the environment is our focus of study

Social Studies: the road to the Revolutionary War
 
 

This week in class

Monday
E Day PE and S.T.E.M.

PARCC Kickoff Assembly- 2:30

Tuesday
R Day PE



Wednesday
T Day Art and P.E.

Math I 1:30-2:50 (PARCC)



Thursday
I Day PE and Library




Friday
G Day: P.E. and Music/Band/Orchestra

Math II 1:50-3:10 (PARCC)

 
 

Important Dates

3/27/2017
Spring Break begins

4/3/2017
Classes resume

4/4/2017
Athletics Hot Lunch

4/14/2017
No School

4/17/2017
No School

4/18/2017
FSP Hot Lunch

4/18/2017
Happy Birthday Sama!

4/29/2017
Happy

4/29/2017
Happy Birthday Josiah!

 
 

Downloads List

District Birthday Treats [9/25/2012]
Rise and Shine Fitness Club [9/22/2015]
Words Their Way Parent Letter [11/26/2013]

 
 

Cool Links

Ed Heads
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Envision Math Series
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Fun Brain
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Great Math Site
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Harcourt-Science
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Kids Science Challenge
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Math Facts
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Math Games
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Math Playground
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National Geographic
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Social Studies Textbook
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Storytown~Reading
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Types of Sentences
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