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March 2-6, 2020

NO SCHOOL ON TUESDAY, MARCH 3!!  THIS IS A STAFF DEVELOPMENT DAY.
 
We are quickly approaching TCAP time (mid-April)!  We are going to double up in math this week.  We will continue working through review and practice tests in class.  Please help me stress to the students the importance of doing their best on these.  They are mixed up problems that will be similar to the TCAP. 
 
We have been working on making conversions in measurement.  On Friday, March 6, we are going to have a test on Lessons 21 & 22.  I'll send a study guide home.  
 
We are also going to work (during Social Studies time this week) on solving problems using the coordinate plane.  

Jan. 27-31

4-H is Wednesday--This month is the poster contest.
 
Math--Continue working with multiplying and dividing fractions.  We will be doing some review packets for grades this week.  We will also be working on evaluating expressions & patterns and relationships.  No test this week.  
 
Social Studies--Chapter 13 test--The Cold War--will be Friday, Jan. 31. 

January 20-24

*NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY, JAN. 20!!
*In math, we are continuing to work on multiplication with fractions--no test this week.  We will, however, be taking a practice test reviewing many fractions standards.  This will be graded. 
*In Social Studies, we are continuing to learn about the Cold War Era.  There will be no test this week. 

January 13-17, 2020

In math, we will have a test over Fractions as Division on Tuesday, Jan. 14. We will then be working on multiplying fractions for the next 2-3 weeks.  
 
In social studies, we will have a test over Chapters 11 & 12 on Monday, Jan, 13.  Then we will be discussing the Cold War the rest of the week. 
 
4-H is January 29. This month is the poster contest. Information about this contest was given out at the last meeting. 

November 18-22 and November 25-26

In math, Mrs. Emory's homeroom is continuing to multiply and divide decimal numbers.  We will have a test on Thursday.  We will work on a review and study guide in class on Tuesday and Wednesday. Mrs. Johnson's homeroom will begin fractions this week.  We will not have a test until after Thanksgiving break.
 
In Social Studies, both groups are learning about the Great Depression and the New Deal.  We will most likely have a test on Friday, Nov. 22.  Don't forget that 4-H speeches will be given on Nov. 26!  This is for a social studies grade! 
 
Thanksgiving Break is Nov. 27-29.  There will be no Leaps after school classes on Monday, Nov. 25, or Tuesday, Nov. 26. 

October 28-November 1, 2019

MATH
This week, Mrs. Emory's homeroom will continue to work on division.  We will do a study guide Monday, and take a test on Wednesday.  
 
Mrs. Johnson's homeroom will be working on adding and subtracting decimal numbers to hundredths.  We will do a study guide on Tuesday, and take a test on Wednesday.
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
Both groups will do a study guide on Tuesday and take the Ch. 7 test on Thursday.  We will begin Ch. 8 this week--The Roaring 20s. 
 
FIELD TRIP TO RSCC and TCAT  is FRIDAY, NOV. 1!

October 21-25, 2019

Fall Break is Oct. 14-18.  Enjoy your week! 
Red Ribbon week is Oct. 21-25. A letter was sent home on Oct. 11.
Next week, in math, Mrs. Emory's homeroom will be continuing our work with division.  Mrs. Johnson's homeroom will complete Lesson 6 and have a test on Thursday, Oct. 24.  In social studies, both groups will be learning about World War I.  Our test will probably be on Monday, Oct. 28.
 
The Chili Supper and Silent Auction is Thursday, Oct. 24.  Please send in items for our baskets!!  A letter was sent home earlier this month. 
 
Report cards will come home on Friday, Oct. 25. 

Sept. 30-Oct. 4, 2019

Picture Day is Tuesday, Oct. 1.  This is pre-pay and your child should have brought home an envelope on Thursday. 
 
In math, we are studying multiplication and division.  There is no homework FOLDER this week (for Friday), but there will be a couple short practice pages to complete at home.  I'll send a Remind when those come home.  They will be SHORT. Mrs. Emory's homeroom will NOT have a test this week in math, but Mrs. Johnson's class will have a test Wednesday.  I will send a study guide home. 
 
In Social Studies, we will finish up Chapter 4 and take a test on Thursday.  I will send a study guide.  

September 9-13, 2019

Math Homework Folders  were sent home on 9/6/19.  These are due no later than 9/13/19.  
4-H Registration was sent home on 9/6/19. Please complete and send back to school on Monday.  This is for all 5th grade students. 
 
In Math, we are still working on Reading and Writing Decimals. We will have a test this week, most likely Thursday, Sept. 12.  I will send a study guide home, and I will let you know via Remind when the test will be.  The test will cover Lesson 3, but it will also have some review questions from lessons 1 and 2 as well. We will  also begin Lesson 4 this week-Comparing and Rounding Decimals. 
 
In Social Studies, we are still discussing The Gilded Age. We will have a test on Friday, Sept. 13.  A study guide will come home, and I will let you know via Remind when the test will be. The test will cover Chapter 3 content and vocabulary. If time, we will start Lesson 4--The Spanish-American War.

September 3-6, 2019

In Math, we are working on Reading and Writing Decimals.  We will NOT have a test this week. The test will likely be Thursday, Sept. 12  I will send a study guide home, and I will let you know via Remind when the test will be.  The test will cover Lesson 3, but it will also have some review questions from lessons 1 and 2 as well. 
 
In Social Studies, we are discussing The Gilded Age. We will NOT have a test this week.  The test will probably be Friday, Sept. 13.  A study guide will come home, and I will let you know via Remind when the test will be. The test will cover Chapter 3 content and vocabulary.

August 26-30, 2019

In Math, we are working on Understanding Powers of Ten.  We will POSSIBLY have a test on Friday.  I will send a study guide home, and I will let you know via Remind when the test will be.  The test will cover Lesson 2, but it will also have some review questions from lesson 1 as well. 
 
In Social Studies, we are discussing Settling the Great Plains. We will have a test on Thursday.  A study guide will come home on Tuesday.  The test will cover Chapter 2 content and vocabulary.

Welcome! Aug. 12-16, 2019

Welcome to 5th grade!  I am teaching math and social studies this year.  We will be working on iReady tests this week. We will also be setting up notebooks for both classes.  Math lessons will begin with decimal place value, and social studies will begin with industrialization.  Please sign up for Remind for more up-to-date announcements! If you need another sheet  with instructions for Remind, please let me know! 

January 28-February 1, 2019

We are working on Unit 4-Measurement and Data.  We will work on converting measurements this week. When we are ready to quiz, I will send a study guide home.
 
I have started doing a lot of review packets that cover the tested standards.  These are excellent ways to prepare for the TN Ready.  I am taking grades on these, so students need to do their best every time. 
  
Students may bring their books and/or interactive notebooks (composition books) home at any time, but please make sure they put them back in their bags so they will have them for class the next day.  We use them almost every day. 
    
 
 Remember, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to send me an email or a Remind text, and I will get back with you as soon as possible. 

January 14-18

No School on Monday, January 21.
We are still working on multiplying and dividing fractions (Standard 5.NF.B4. - 5. NF.B7). We are working through the quizzes together. We will take a test on Unit 2 (Fractions) at a later date.  We will be moving on to geometry and measurement soon.  There are a lot of tested skills in those units that we need to move through quickly. I will continue to put review questions on the quizzes to review the skills previously taught.  
 
I am going to begin doing a lot of review packets that cover the tested standards.  These are excellent ways to prepare for the TN Ready.  I will be taking grades on these, so students need to do their best every time. 
  
Students may bring their books and/or interactive notebooks (composition books) home at any time, but please make sure they put them back in their bags so they will have them for class the next day.  We use them almost every day. 
    
 
 Remember, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to send me an email or a Remind text, and I will get back with you as soon as possible. 

January 3-4 and January 7-11, 2019

I hope everyone had a restful break and is ready to begin the 2nd semester. We will  be working on multiplying and dividing fractions (Standard 5.NF.B4. - 5. NF.B7) for the next couple of weeks.I will combine these skills into 1 test at a later date.  I am going to try to move quickly through the rest of this unit, and then move on to geometry and measurement.  We still have a lot of skills to cover.   I will continue to put review questions on the quizzes to review the skills previously taught.  
  
Students may bring their books and/or interactive notebooks (composition books) home at any time, but please make sure they put them back in their bags so they will have them for class the next day.  We use them almost every day. 
    
 
 Remember, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to send me an email or a Remind text, and I will get back with you as soon as possible.