Ms. Planthaber's Fifth Grade

Congratulations to our November student of the month, Kirsten Marcelin!

Welcome Back!

Please visit my website in order to stay updated with daily homework, reminders, and important upcoming events. I am thrilled to be a part of Gilbert Avenue Elementary for the 2018-19 school year! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to email me at


*Please pack a healthy snack for your child everyday.

*We encourage your child to bring in Box Tops to help raise money.

*Use our online class code to place Scholastic orders: RKJ4B


Take a look at what we are working on!

Reading: Students will be exploring non fiction texts and they will discover how they become more complex.

Social Studies: N/A

Science: Students will be learning about Energy in Organisms.

Spelling: Students will continue their spelling unit based on their academic level to prepare for their test on Tuesday 12/18 or Thursday 12/20.


12/10- End of the 1st Trimester

12/14- Movie Day Featuring "Elf" 3:30pm

12/14- Candy Grams due

12/21- 1:00 Dismissal


Monday- Computer 11:00-11:45

P.E. 1:00-1:45

Tuesday- Health 11:00-11:30

Wednesday- World Language 11:00-11:45

Thursday- Media/Tech 11:00-11:30

Friday- Art 2:15-3:00