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5th Grade - T. Williams: November 21, 2017


Class Mission Statement:

Our class will shine like bright yellow daisies because we will:  have a kind heart, work as a team, keep an open mind, and have a sense of humor.

AR:  Accelerated Reader

Your child will track their AR progress in their Leadership Binder each week.  Please look over your child’s AR progress and initial the AR Tracking Sheet.  Their test accuracy should be an 85% or higher, and your child should be at 55% of their AR goal.  December 22nd  is 100% day!  Remember, you can view your child’s AR progress and bookshelf online at


  • Happy Birthday, Logan!  He celebrates his special day today!

  • Congratulations to the following students who were at 50% of their AR goal with at least an 85% accuracy on 50% day:  Bailey, Payton, Caiden, Ty, Reid, Dane, Rachel, and Sophia!  

A Look at Next Week

Communication Arts


“Up in the Air”:  generalizations, nonfiction text features, story frame


Compound sentences


List 8 (plural nouns (ies, ves, and irregular nouns)

All assignments that are assigned on SpellingCity ( will be due the day of the scheduled tests.  


Writing of final tall tale


(Chapter 13:  Forms of Matter and Energy): physical and chemical changes; signs of chemical changes

Social Studies

(Ms. Warden)

In chapter 5 students will be learning about the first settlements in the New World.

President Pierce packet is due December 1.


(Chapter 4:  Multiply Decimals):  multiplying decimals with zeros in the product; review of chapter 4

The chapter 4 test will be on Wednesday, November 29.

(Chapter 5:  Divide Decimals):  division patterns with decimals; divide decimals by whole numbers

There will be a basic facts (multiplication review) quiz Friday.     


  • Wednesday:  math test

  • Friday:  basic facts quiz


  • November 27:  Randy Nadler presents on Thailand

  • December 5:  PTO meeting 7 pm

  • December 6:  12:30 dismissal- professional development

  • December 7:  Winter Concert (K-1) 7 pm

  • December 12:  NHES Band and Choir Concert 7 pm

  • December 21:  Team Shamrock Christmas Celebration and Fancy Lunch

  • December 22:  12:30 dismissal- start of Christmas Break

  • December 23- January 3:  No School- Christmas Break

Happy Thanksgiving!

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