Week of November 16-November 20!

Welcome back! I am excited to spend the week with the awesome 5th grade students before our Thanksgiving Break! **Math and Social Studies test- this Friday!**

Monday- **Reminder– Tutoring until 4:30 PM!**

We will kick off our week with reading! In reading, we will talk about realistic fiction and discuss how our new unit is all about reflections. We will listen to Ms. Zaremski read a short passage and think of problem and solutions. In Social Studies, we will talk about colonists and make a video pretending to live our life as a colonist. In Math, we will continue to multiplication with decimals. In Science, we will start to preview our new unit and share any background knowledge about our next topic “Energy”!

Homework- Read 15 minutes & log it. Math- Additional Practice Book pg. 57!

Tuesday- **Reminder, it’s picture day!**

In reading, we will star to read our weekly text “Love, Amalia”. As we read we will start to think about the characters and the plot of the story. We will begin to answer our reading questions and talk about summaries for fictional texts. For Social Studies, we will spend time watching the videos we worked on Monday. In Math, we will work on another strategy to multiply decimals. We will end the day with Science where we will start to read about different forms of energy.

Homework- Read 15 minutes & log it. Math- Additional Practice Book pg. 59!

Wednesday- **Reminder- Early release at 1:30**

Today, we will dive back into our weekly reading of “Love, Amalia.” We will start to think deeply about the characters and the conflict that we read about in the story. We will start to plan using our outline to write a summary on our weekly story. In Math, we will do word problems that let us practice multiplying decimals. We will get some iReady time in both subjects and end the day talking about healthy habits in Health.

Homework- Read 15 minutes & log it. Math- Additional Practice Book pg. 61!

Thursday- **Reminder-Tutoring today until 4:30 PM!**

Today in reading, we will make connections with our text. We will use this to better understand the story. We will get some practice with our vocabulary words and continue to practice writing summaries. We will also talk about theme. In Social Studies, we will review all about the settlements in the America’s so we are ready for Friday’s quiz. In Math, we will also review to prepare for Friday’s test about decimals and multiplication. In Science, we will read continue to read about different forms of energy.

Homework- Study for Social Studies test and Math Review page.

Friday! Yay!

Happy Friday! We will end the week with reading a fun play about how a turkey does not think we should eat him for Thanksgiving. We will also wrap up talking about our realistic fiction text, “Love, Amalia”. We will get some read aloud time of “Wonder” to see how August is coping with 5th grade. In Social Studies, we will take our chapter test and do awesome! We will end the week with a Mystery science activity about a certain form of energy. We will share out some of our plans for break before saying goodbye for a week!

No homework! Enjoy your week off! Don’t miss Passport TOO much 😉