5th Grade

April 17, 2023

Good afternoon 5th grade families,

Happy wellness week

Important dates:

Mon. April 17- Fri. April 21 Wellness Week Activities throughout the week

Thurs. April 20: jog-a-thon – Students should wear running clothes. The jog-a-thon tee shirts will be delivered early in the week.

Thurs. April 20: Science Night at MVHS from 5:00-8:00

Sat. April 29 –Whole School Yard Sale. Students can bring toys and books from home and set them on a beach towel to sell. They get to keep the money! Also, it’s the last day of this school year for parents to get volunteer hours. We need volunteers. (Different than the 5th grade classroom garage sale)

Learning Goals, we will:

Religion – Continue Chapter 12 Mary and the Saints provide the Church with models of heroic virtue and holiness. Canonizations declares that a model Christian is enjoying eternity with God.

Reading:  Continue with Number the Stars– by Lois Lowry Chapters 1- 6 Focus on character traits, figurative language, journal writing, summary and response, and story plot (throughout the book)

Vocabulary: Quiz Wednesday Contempt, sabotage, rationed, swastika, Nazi, kroner, synagogue, rabbi, disdainfully, exasperated, submerged, and lanky

Language: work on skills with partner 

Writing: State report Natural resources- written essay due Wednesday  

Social Studies: Why did the colonies declare war against Great Britain?

USA MAP quiz on Friday: All prior plus: Wisconsin, Illinois, Indianan, Ohio, and Michigan 

Science: Conclude Chemical Magic – Measure and graph quantities to provide evidence that regardless of the type of change that occurs when heating, cooling, or mixing substances, the total weight of the matter is conserved.


Number the Stars– Vocabulary quiz on Wednesday 

USA Map quiz on Friday

State Report written essay on natural resources due Wednesday- (if the paper copy is misplaced, it is also in google classroom)


Mrs. Morrison