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

Welcome to fifth grade!

The class started science with Mrs. Melby on Monday, October 2, 2017.

Red Ribbon week will be the week of October 23-27, 2017.
Monday-"Your Future is Key so Stay Drug Free"
Tuesday-"From Head to Toe, I'm Healthy"
Wednesday-"Your Choices are the Key to Your Dreams"
Thursday-"Team Up and Be Healthy"
Friday-"Red Ribbon Day"
*Check out the theme day details and drug facts in downloads.

At Chelsea School, we want to keep Halloween a safe and happy celebration. Here are a few guidelines for celebrating Halloween at Chelsea:
• Students are not to wear their costumes to Chelsea. They will have an opportunity to change into their costumes.
• Do not bring to school paraphernalia associated with the costume.
• We want to see student’s faces at all times. Do not wear masks or face paint to school or on the bus.
• Items that simulate weapons will not allowed at school or on the bus.
• Costumes that are violent in nature or inappropriate for the school setting will not be allowed at Chelsea.
• Any inappropriate paraphernalia will be sent to the office.

Thank you for helping us keep Halloween safe at Chelsea.

G Day-Spanish
E Day-Art
R Day-P.E. daily

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Popsicles will be sold for a dollar again on October 13th and 27th. Thank you!

Zearn math accounts have been created for each student. Every student has been given a username and password. It should be attached to their homework agenda cover. We work on Zearn to build a stronger conceptual understanding of the math objectives. Students need to know more than just how to solve a problem. We are working towards being able to go deeper and understand why it works. Therefore, please encourage and support taking the time to work on Zearn at home too. Our class code is HH4X8F.

Module 2- Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fractions
Topic A- Mental Strategies for Mult-Digit Whole Number Multiplication
Topic B- The Standard Algorithm for Multi-Digit whole Number Multiplication
Topic C- Decimal Multi-Digit Multiplication
Topic D- Measurement Word Problem and Whole Numbner Decimal Multiplication
Mid-Module Assessment

WRITING: Personal Narrative

ELA: We will be reading the text "Ungifted" by Gordon Korman along with a variety of other fiction and nonfiction text to explore the essential question:
*What does it mean to adapt?

Is reading part of your family's daily routine?

Reading is the most important skill because it is the basis for learning throughout the school day.

Reading takes practice.

Make reading a part of your family's daily routine.

*Read every night with your child or along side your child.
*Ask your child to occasionally read aloud and listen to how they're able to read with fluency-expression, accuracy, rate, phrasing, and punctuation.
*We will be working on reading more fluently in the classroom with weekly goals. What will be your child's goal this week?
"The habits we form from childhood make no small difference, but rather they make all the difference." -Aristotle

*Our fifth grade homework expectation of students is to read a minimum of 80 minutes per week. The students are working on weekly reading goals. Can you exceed the expectation?

Scholastic book orders will be sent home periodically throughout the school year. It is one of my goals to help your child find books that make them excited to read. When children get to choose their own books, research shows that they spend significantly more time reading for pleasure. These books will build your family library. Plus for every purchase our classroom earns free books! Thank you in advance for building our classroom library. Our Class Code is HRMLT.


This week in class

Math-Zearn Lesson 16
ELA-Reading Log; Final copy of preview due tomorrow
Writing-Narrative final copy due Wednesday
Words Their Way-Sort 6

Math-Module 2
ELA-Reading Log
Writing-Final copy due tomorrow
Words Their Way-Sort 6 Cursive due Friday

Math-Module 2
Reading-Reading Log
WTW-Cursive due Friday
Other-Field trip due by October 27

Math-Module 2
WTW-Cursive due tomorrow

Friday Folder is due on Monday.
Reading Log is due Monday.
WTW-Sort 6 test on Monday


Important Dates

Class Attends Book Fair

Fall Book Fair Evening 5:30 to 8:00 PM


Downloads List

Class Schedule 2017-2018 [8/31/2017]
Curriculum Night Presentation 2017 [9/7/2017]
Details on Curriculum Night 2017 [8/30/2017]
Eureka Math Module 1 Parent Tips [8/23/2017]
Eureka Math Module 2 Parent Tips [8/23/2017]
Eureka Math Module 3 Parent Tips [8/23/2017]
Eureka Math Module 4 Parent Tips [8/23/2017]
Eureka Math Module 5 Parent Tips [8/23/2017]
Eureka Math Module 6 Parent Tips [8/23/2017]
Math Night 2017 [10/6/2017]
Red Ribbon Week 2017 [10/13/2017]
TIGER Calendar 2017-2018 [8/23/2017]


Cool Links

Chelsea School TIGER Schedule

Great Minds (Math)

RevTrak Online Ordering


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