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We're Swimming through 5th Grade!

Important Dates to Note:

May 29 - No School (Memorial Day)
May 31 - Math EOG Test
June 1 - Reading EOG Test
June 2 - Science EOG Test
June 5 - Social Studies NC Final Exam
June 8 - 5th Grade End-of-Year Party 1pm
June 9 - 5th Grade End-of-Year Awards & Celebration 9am
June 9 - Last Day of School



New NC Grading Scale:
A = 90-100
B = 80-89
C = 70-79
D = 60-69
F = below 60


How Can I Help My Child???

1. Make sure your child is reading DAILY!!!  This is the single-most important thing to help your child become a better reader.  I know schedules keep us busy, but even having your child read for 10-15 minutes each day is beneficial.  Make your child stick to the same book (preferably a chapter book) until he/she finishes it.  Talk about the book together. 

2. Make sure your child is doing his/her homework EVERY night.  This includes nightly reading, math, spelling (HW due Tuesdays, quiz each Wednesday), and studying science & social studies vocabulary (see Science Resources page for voc.).

3.  Encourage your child to read EVERYTHING to you.  Make him/her do the work.  Have your child practice math in daily situations (grocery store math, elapsed time, fractions in cooking, etc.).

4.  Use web resources to practice and reinforce skills that have been taught.  (Especially as the EOG tests are approaching!)

5.  Have your child review his/her notes from reading, science, social studies, and math classes.  Remember EOGs and Final Exams are cumulative and include all topics/skills taught during the year!




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Please use the website listed below to practice various skills that students will be learning this year in reading, writing, math, science, and social studies:

 
(Click above to see the English/Language Arts Common Core Standards for 5th Grade)


Terrific Tigers

Responsibility - Mallori W.
Good Judgement - Jada P.
Self-Discipline - Anna Lynn C.
Kindness - Trey G.
Perseverance - Ethan V.
Respect - Naialie L.
Citizenship - Ava
Integrity - Casey
Courage - Lela C.




Subpages (1): Class Photos 2013