Mrs. Tucker's 5th Grade Class


  • Welcome to 5th grade for the 2018-2019 school year! I will be your child's reading and English Language Arts teacher this year.
  • This year, we will have teams of three. On our team, Mrs. McPherson will teach math and Mrs. Pellicone will teach social studies and science.
  • Please see the "Contact" page to join my Remind.

Upcoming Events

  • Report Cards go home October 18, 2018. Please return the report card jacket/cover signed as soon as possible.
  • The "Fall" Festival has been rescheduled for Friday, March 1st from 5-8pm. It will be called the Glow Festival!
  • Monster Mash PBIS celebration for October will be October 31st for students who earn enough Viking Bucks for being Respectful, Responsible, and Safe!

Writing & Grammar

Spiral Language Review quizzes will be on Wednesdays.

  • Quizzes will come straight from the weekly Spiral Language Review sheets.
  • These quizzes offer excellent grammar review and practice. Please review each sheet nightly before the quiz on Wednesdays.

Reading & Vocabulary

  • Your child will be responsible for reading at least one book per week (on his/her reading level) and taking an AR test. By Friday of each week, your child must have completed at least one AR test on a book of his/her choosing.
    • There will be allotted class time for your child to complete his/her AR test in class. There is also ample class time allotted for your child to visit the library.
    • If your child is reading a large chapter book, exceptions can be made (to the one book per week rule).
  • Vocabulary quizzes will be every other Friday.
    • Your student will have a review sheet with all eight words in his/her binder under the tab labeled "Vocab."
    • Each day, a new vocabulary word is introduced. Every other Friday, there will be a test over all eight words.