5th Grade Family Letter December 11, 2018

Dear 5th grade families,


The next two weeks will busy with Advent and Christmas activities. I will try to keep you informed with all activities.


Tomorrow Dec. 12, 2018:

*bring a dollar for free dress to support those affected by the wildfires.

*Boys’ basketball game 6:40 PM at LU

Friday Dec. 14, 2018: Advent prayer service at 9:00 AM

Tuesday Dec. 18, 2018: First State quiz: Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, and Nevada (map given to students today)

Wednesday Dec. 19, 2018: First class garage sale (permission slips and information will go home tomorrow)

Thursday Dec. 20, 2018 at 12:30 PM: Class Winter Bash instead of a gift exchange the class brings food to share with everyone. Examples of food: cookies, chips, traditional treats from you family (savory or sweet), drinks etc. We watch a movie and enjoy everyone’s treats. If they wish, students can bring cards to give to students. Students can also bring their “ugly” Christmas sweater to wear during the bash.

Thursday Dec. 20, 2018: Christmas Program 7:00 PM

Friday Dec. 21, 2018: half day

Dec.21- Jan. 4 Christmas Break

In class we have started we have started working on Unit 4 vocabulary pages 30-31. Aggressive, associate, deceive, emigrate, flexible, glamour, hazy, linger, luxurious, mishap, overwhelm, span.

Math: working on math action words, word problems, and multi-digit multiplication.

Grammar: continue to work with nouns

Reading: completing Frindle, begin The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson

Writing: Christmas Story (narrative)

Science: Continue to work on how does gravity affect matter on Earth?  And begin: What daily patterns can be observed?

Religion: Advent