What time is the class? We meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:28-9:05.
RL.5.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
RL.5.10.By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
RF.5.4.a. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RF.5.4.b. Read on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
L.5.5.a. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
L.5.5.b. Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Home Reading Log- Students will receive a reading log at the beginning of the week. The reading log is due the following Monday. Thank you for encouraging your child to read at least 150 minutes per week and signing the reading log.
Word Study- Latin Directional Prefixes- Test Thursday, October 26th
Social Studies- We will focus on the mapping skills listed below.
GE04-Geographic information is compiled, organized, manipulated, stored and made available in a variety of representations. Students need to acquire skills associated with using globes and other geographic tools (e.g., aerial photographs and digital satellite images to communicate information from a spatial perspective).
GEO.35.1a Identify north, south, east and west on the compass rose on a map.
GEO.35.1b Use a map and map tools to locate familiar landmarks, streets and other features.
GEO.35.1c Identify symbols on a simple map.
GEO.35.2a Use a map and map tools to navigate from one place to another.
GEO.35.2b Recognize the difference between man-made and natural features on a map.
GEO.35.2c Recognize that a map is a smaller scale of an actual place (e.g., school map, town map).
GEO.35.3a Describe different purposes of maps.
GEO.35.3b Identify physical characteristics on a map or globe (e.g., land, water, mountains).
GEO.35.3c Locate basic features on a map or globe
This week in Math we will be working 5.NBT.7. This standard addresses: adding and subtracting decimals through hundredths.
Perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers and with decimals to hundredths.
Solve real-world problems by adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction, or multiplication and division; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.
a. Add and subtract decimals, including decimals with whole numbers, (whole numbers through the hundreds place and decimals through the hundredths place).
This is a short week. We will have a quiz on Thursday over 5.NBT.7 -adding and subtracting decimals only. Next week, we will move on to adding and subtracting fractions.
This week we will be finishing up the study of the solar system by learning about what is beyond our solar system. We will be exploring the make-up of the Milky Way Galaxy and our universe. We will have a unit test covering the Solar System on Thursday. Students should be studying their Solar System study guide and any posted notes in their science journal.
Solar System Test -- Thursday, October 19th