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What’s Coming Up – Week of April 17

Miscellaneous:

  • Your children are working so hard on the M-STEP! Please take a few minutes to congratulate your child for his or her efforts.
  • We have one more test tomorrow, April 19
  • On Thursday, April 20, we will be providing the fifth-grade students with a pizza lunch to celebrate their completion of the M-STEP.
    • Two pieces of pizza will be provided for each student. If students wish to have a side item or a drink, they are welcome to bring something from home.
    • Please remember that Georgetown is a pop free school.
  • Next Tuesday, April 25, we will be visiting Baldwin Street Middle School. One of the highlights of the visit for students is that they get to eat lunch in the cafeteria there.
    • A letter was sent home last week regarding how you can make sure that your child has money in his or her lunch account for that visit.
    • Students are welcome to bring their own lunch that day, but they will be responsible for carrying and keeping track of it.
  • April and May are very busy months for families of fifth-grade students. Click here for a list of upcoming dates.

Math and Writing Homework

Math homework is coming home tonight for all students.  Most of the class was able to finish the work at school but there are a few that we not able to finish.  Whether your son/daughter finished or not they all need to show you their math homework assignment and get it signed by you!

Writing homework is to finish filling out a persuasive writing graphic organizer if they did not finish it at school today.  Please ask your son/daughter if they have this paper completed this evening.  I reminded them to take this paper home if they needed to finish it.

Have a great evening!

What’s Coming Up-Week of Mar. 27

Miscellaneous:

  • Health movie on March 30.
  • Once we return from spring break, fifth grade will be taking the M-STEP on the following dates:
    • Tuesday, April 11
    • Wednesday, April 12
    • Thursday, April 13
    • Tuesday, April 18
    • Wednesday, April 19
    • Thursday, April 20
    • Friday, April 21
    • Please avoid making appointments that would cause your child to miss school on these dates.

Math Homework

Students have math homework this evening which is due tomorrow.  This homework is review to help them be ready for a math quiz tomorrow over writing and solving math expressions.  Please have your son/daughter come with questions if they are struggling.  Happy studying!

Social Studies Test and Practice Opportunities

We have had all kinds of fun learning about events leading to the American Revolution. We will be taking our unit 5 vocabulary quiz on Wednesday, March 22 and our unit test on Friday, March 24. On Tuesday, students should be bringing home a study guide to help them review for the test. I have also set up a fun review on Quizzizz as another way for students to practice. To access it, students should follow these instructions:

Open join.quizizz.com

Enter the code 202108

All of the test questions are represented on the Quizzizz activity, so it is a great opportunity for students to practice.

What’s Coming Up-Week of Mar. 13

Miscellaneous:

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences on March 13, 14, and 15.
  • Book Fair is the week of conferences. Watch your teacher’s blog for your class’ time.
  • Health movie on March 30.

Math

  • Operations and Word Problems

Social Studies

  • Road to Revolution

ELA

  • Students are wrapping up their own historical fiction stories and we will be reviewing for the M-STEP.

Fifth Grade Testing Dates for M-STEP

Spring is coming, and with it comes our annual state assessment. Fifth grade will be taking the M-STEP on the following dates:
Tuesday, April 11
Wednesday, April 12
Thursday, April 13
Tuesday, April 18
Wednesday, April 19
Thursday, April 20
Friday, April 21
Please avoid making appointments that would cause your child to miss school on these dates.
Mrs. Reagan
Mr. Gort