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

Welcome to my fifth grade teacher webpage!

I will keep it updated allowing you to use it as a resource to stay connected to you child's learning. Please check this page on a regular basis.

FAMILY MATH NIGHT- Wednesday, October 3rd 5:30-6:30
You're invited!! Come on out and discover simple and effective ways to help your kids outside the classroom. Learn , play and enjoy fun new games you can do with your kids that will improve their math skills.

Dear Chelsea Families,

For the months of October and November, the Veterans Day
Committee at Chelsea will be selling popsicles to students at
lunchtime. Popsicles will cost $1 and all collected money will
help offset the cost of postage for care packages sent overseas
to our servicemen and servicewomen.

Popsicle sales
will occur on the following dates:
 10-12
 10-26
 11-30

Please consider helping our troops. Thank you!

The Chelsea Veterans Committee

Save the Date: We will be having a literacy night on Wednesday, October 17th from 5:30 to 7 PM with the theme "Enchanted Forest." The FSP will also be sponsoring a Scholastic Book Fair that evening.


I am looking for volunteers in the Library to assist with re-shelving/organizing books. Additionally, during 'Check In' times, volunteers may be asked to help some students in find where their books should be placed on the shelves.

Any amount of time would be greatly appreciated!

If interested, parents/guardians can contact me at

Thank you!
Nicole Canny, Librarian

We have lunch at 12:55 every day. Therefore students may bring a daily snack.
However, due to several students on our team with nut allergies, we are insisting that students not bring any snack that has peanut products. Thank you so much for your understanding and cooperation.

We will have our orchestra sectional on T Days of our TIGER Schedule. Please see the schedule below for exact dates.

Please be sure to have a driver's license or state ID card when you enter the school during school hours. Thank you for your support and cooperation.

TECHNOLOGY- We have been using our Lenovo Laptops in the classroom. Students have received their individual Microsoft 365 accounts and can login on from home or on anything with internet connection. We will be using technology all throughout our curriculum. Thank you for your support in logging in at home with any One Note homework.

ELA: We will explore the essential question "What does it mean to adapt?" through a variety of text including our novel, "Ungifted" by Gordon Korman and the novel "Schooled" that will be read aloud to the students.

ELA Literature Skills focus for Quarter One:
R.L5.1-I can quote accurately from the text when explaining what the text says explicitly.
R.L.5.1-I can provide text evidence to support an answer.
R.L5.2- I can summarize the text..
R.L. 5.2- I can determine a theme of a text.
R.L.5.4- I can determine what an author is trying convey by the use word, phrases, or figurative language.
R.L 5.6- I can describe how the narratorís or speakerís point of view influences how events are described.

ELA Informational Skills
R.I. 5.2- I can determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details.
R.I. 5.3- I can explain the relationship between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts using support from the text.
R.I. 5.4- I can determine the meaning of words or phrases in a text using context clues.

MATH: Module 2 Multi-Digit Whole Numbers and Decimal Fraction Operations

Students have a ZEARN account with a username and password. Our class code is F56Z6C

Math Homework Help: Duane Habecker on YouTube is a great resource. Search for Fifth Grade Module # and Lesson #. He will review/model a few homework problems.

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 t

This week in class







Important Dates

Columbus Day Holiday-No School

Parent Teacher Conferences-No School

Parent Teacher Conferences-No School

Thanksgiving Holiday-No School

No School

Winter Party and Early Release by One Hour


Downloads List

Class TIGER Schedule 2018-2019 [8/20/2018]
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]
Halloween Candy Collection for Troops 2018 [10/2/2018]
Office Login How To 2018 [9/11/2018]
TIGER Schedule 2018-2019 [8/20/2018]


Cool Links

Chelsea School TIGER Schedule

Elf Panic

Great Minds (Math)

RevTrak Online Ordering

Winter Sports


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