What’s Coming Up – Week of May 9

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Miscellaneous:

  • Upcoming Dates for 5th Grade
  • Information was sent home with students regarding a health lesson to be presented in PE. Please be sure to take a few minutes read over these materials.

 

Camp Reminders:

  • If you would like to visit Camp Henry while we are at camp, you are required to have a background check completed prior to May 16.  Details about visiting will be explained during our May 4th meeting. Background Check Link

 

Math: We have begun Unit 8 which covers measurement and geometry.

 

Social Studies: We are wrapping up our final social studies unit, A New Nation. Test will be on Tuesday, May 10; study guides were sent home earlier in the week.

 

ELA: We are working on writing persuasive essays
Science: We will be finishing up the Solar System Unit with an assessment next Tuesday, May 10th.

Reminders

  • Parent meeting regarding fifth-grade camp is tonight, Wednesday, May 4 at 6:00 PM in the Georgetown Elementary multipurpose room. Chaperone meeting will follow immediately.
  • Students will be taking a quiz on the vocabulary words for social studies unit 7 on Friday, May 5. Students may review using their flashcards or, if they prefer, they may practice online by clicking here or by using the link under Social Studies on the right side of this page.

What’s Coming Up – Week of January 18

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Miscellaneous:

  • We will have a math test on Monday, January 18th. A review sheet came home on Friday.
  • We will have a social studies vocabulary quiz on Friday, January 22nd. A list of the words will be sent home on Monday. They may practice the words on my blog. Social Studies Unit 4.
  • Look for information coming home from P.E. teachers regarding Jump Rope for Heart and Hudsonville P.E. apparel orders.
  • Reminder-When your son our daughter is using Math Facts Pro please make sure they are signing in to their account. Students should be using Math Facts Pro at home several times per week.

Research

Our next writing unit involves writing an informational piece. Friday we picked out topics.We are asking that students also try to bring in a book from the public library or from home on their topic. Ideally, students should bring in a book by Thursday, November 19.

Thanks for supporting your researcher.

What’s Coming Up – Week of October 26

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Miscellaneous:

  • The Goodies Factory orders and payment are due Monday, Oct. 26. Please send ONE check payable to Georgetown Elementary.
    • Product must be picked up at school on Thursday, Nov. 12 between 3:00 and 5:30 PM.
  • Halloween parties will be on Thursday, October 29 from 2:15-3:15.  Please make sure that your costume is school appropriate (no blood or weapons).
  • Parent Teacher Conferences are November 2, 3 and 4. Times were sent home on Wednesday.
  • Book Fair is coming the week of conferences.
  • We are planning a fifth grade movie afternoon for Friday, November 6. Please click here to fill out an electronic permission slip for your child to participate.

What’s Coming Up – Week of October 19

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Miscellaneous:

  • Students received information today about a fundraising opportunity through The Goodies Factory. The letter provides more specific details, but here are a few important points to remember:
    • Orders and payment are due Monday, Oct. 26. Please send ONE check payable to Georgetown Elementary.
    • Product must be picked up at school on Thursday, Nov. 12 between 3:00 and 5:30 PM.
  • Halloween parties will be on Thursday, October 29 from 2:15-3:15.

Math:

  • We have dove into Unit 2 decimals.  Students have been learning how to compare, add and subtract as well as solve story problems with decimals.

Social Studies:

  • Native Americans

ELA:

  • Our reading homework expectation for 5th graders is to read 100 minutes per week.
  • Students should be paying extra attention to gathering evidence of character traits.