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5th Grade - T. Williams: January 19, 2018


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 25.62% of their AR goal.  Remember, you can view your child’s AR progress and bookshelf online at


Happy Birthday to Rachel and Dane!  Rachel celebrated her special day on Tuesday, and Dane celebrated on Wednesday.  We hope your birthdays were awesome!

A Look at Next Week

Communication Arts


“Walking Tall”:  character traits

“Sitting Down for Dr. King”:  vocabulary; fluency; character traits

Photo essay:  nonfiction text features (photos and captions)


Subordinating conjunctions


List 11 (words with “ei” and “ie”)

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

The spelling and vocabulary tests for list 11 will be on Wednesday.  




(Chapter 9:  Astronomy):  gravity; inner planets; outer planets

Social Studies

(Ms. Warden)

Chapter 7: Economy in the colonies

President Garfield packet is due Friday, January 24.

Daily Geography Week 21 is due Tuesday, January 23.


(Chapter 6:  Add and Subtract Fractions with Unlike Denominators): problem solving with addition and subtraction of fractions; work backward problem solving strategy; review of chapter

There will be a facts (7-8 division) quiz Tuesday.  

There will be a chapter 6 test on Friday.


  • Tuesday:  math facts quiz

  • Wednesday:  list 11 spelling and vocabulary tests

  • Friday:  math test

  • February 26:  Six Flags Six Hours reading logs due


  • January 30-31:  NHHS Cheer Clinic- 3:00-4:15

  • February 1:  NHHS Cheer Clinic performs between JV and Varsity games

  • February 2:  mid-quarter

  • February 7:  12:30 dismissal- Professional Development

  • February 19:  No School- Presidents’ Day

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