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 Have a wonderful summer!

Dates to Remember: 
 I'm looking forward to meeting my new students on September 2!


The following items will be given to you on Monday and will be due when indicated below:


-    Daily Geography - Due Friday

-    Spelling - Homework is due on Tuesday.  Study for the tests which will occur every Friday. These are the words from the Reading Practice Book.

-    Vocabulary - Homework due Wednesday.  Study Wordly Wise words so you're ready for Friday's test.

-    Reading - Each Monday, you'll be getting new vocabulary words in RtI to go along with the week's reading selection.  (These are the words you are writing in your reading journal).  Study these words so you're ready for the vocabulary portion of the story selection test on Friday. 

Upcoming Tests/Quizzes


-Spelling Test every Friday (words are from the Reading Practice Book)

-Vocabulary Quiz from Wordly Wise every Friday

-Reading Selection test every Friday - Be sure to study the vocabulary words you wrote down in your reading journal.  Each Monday we go over a new list of words based on the week's reading selection.






Be sure you are reading every night for at least 30 minutes!  Take Reading Counts quizzes after you've finished reading a book!  Log in to Scholastic the same way you log into the computer at school.  Your password is your nine digit student ID.  Eagle Reading awards system for 5th grade:
Blue Ribbon 250+
Red 175-249
Green 100-174



Study your spelling words by using:

Useful videos:

Online Textbooks:

Reading Textbook:
Go to: CaliforniaSelect: Irvine Unif School DistrictSelect: Stone Creek ElementaryClick the Box that says “Remember My Organization” Grade: 5     Username: grade5        Password: student Click on the word Library
Select the Language Arts Text     

Math Textbooks:HW WorkbookTextbook Volume 1    Textbook Volume 2  

Wordly Wise‎  

Social Studies Textbook:
Click here to access the Social Studies book online. 
Log in: gradefive5Password: studentClick the Login buttonClick on the link to go to the Online Book
    *Supplemental activities: Click here.

Science Textbook:
Click here to access the Science book online. 
User Name: casci05Password: redwoodClick on the lesson you want in the Table of Contents on page 6 or 

  • On the left, click on the Plus Sign in front of Contents in Brief. 
  • Click on the plus sign in front of Table of Contents. 
  • Select the Unit you want to view. Click the plus sign in front of that unit. Then click the plus sign in front of the chapter you want to view. Click the lesson or activity you want to view. 
  • You can also click on Page Navigator on the left of the screen. Then, you can select an exact page number that you would like to view.
   *Supplemental activities: Click here.

California Math Council Information Link for Parents:

Math Notes:

Addition/Subtraction Multiplication/Division Geometry/Measurement Fractions
Add Integers Using Number Line Divisibility 3-D Figures from Different Views Add and Subtract Fractions With Like Denominators
Add Integers Using Tile Spacers Estimate Products Angles I Add Fractions With Unlike Denominators
Addition Subtraction Expressions Estimate Quotients Angles II Add Mixed Numbers With Unlike Denominators
Estimate Sums and Differences Long Division with 1-Digit Divisors Area of Parallelograms Common Factors and Greatest Common Factor
Subtract Integers Using Number Line Long Division with 2-Digit Divisors Area of Rectangles Compare and Order Fractions, Decimals, and Mixed Numbers
Subtract Integers Using Tile Spacers Multiplication and Division Expressions Area of Triangles Compare and Order Fractions
  Multiplication Fact Families Perimeter Area Practice Dividing Fractions
  Multiply Whole Numbers Perimeter Dividing Mixed Numbers
  Patterns of Multiplication Quadrilaterals Equivalent Fractions
  Properties of Multiplication Regular Polygons Estimate Products - Fractions
    Surface Area of Rectangular Prisms Fraction Basics
    Triangles I Fractions and Decimals
    Triangles II Least Common Multiple - Least Common Denominator
    Volume of Rectangular Prisms Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
    Volume Surface Area Game Multiplying Fractions
      Multiplying Mixed Numbers and Fractions
      Multiplying Whole Numbers and Fractions
      Properties of Addition Fractions
      Properties of Multiplication Fractions
      Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators
      Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Unlike Denominators
Number Sense Algebra Statistics/Graphing Decimals/Percents
Distributive Property Algebra Addition/Subtraction Equations - Cover-Up Method Bar Graphs Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Exponents Algebra Addition/Subtraction Equations - Inverse Operation Method Collecting, Organizing, Displaying Data Comparing and Ordering Decimals
Integers and the Number Line Algebra Multiplication/Division Equations Four Quadrant Graphing Decimal Place Value I
Order of Operations Functions Graph a Function Decimal Place Value II
Place Value Two-Step Equations Histograms Divide Decimals by Whole Numbers
Prime and Composite Numbers   Line Graphs Divide Decimals by Decimals
    Pictographs Introduction to Percent
    Stem and Leaf Plots Multiply Decimals by Decimals
      Multiply Decimals by Whole Numbers
      Percent of a Number
      Percents Greater than 100
      Percents, Fractions, Decimals
      Properties of Addition - Decimals
Percent One Number is of Another
Helpful information for parents about the Common Core Standards:

Link to an SBAC practice page: