Updates

I am in the process of uploading all of our saved documents for the Scott Foresman series.¬† Included will be a spelling contract, spelling cards, task cards, leveled reader task cards, and other goodies. ūüôā

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Week of October 12 — 16

I hope everyone had a wonderful Fall break.  I can not believe that the 1st Nine Weeks ends on Friday.  I have asked students to read for 30 minutes each evening.  To verify that they have done this homework, please sign their agenda each night. 

Reading — Passage to Freedom

Math — Review of 1st Nine Weeks Math concepts (Place Value, Compare & Order, Multiplication)

English — Finish up unit on Descriptive writing; Possessive nouns

Looking Ahead

Friday, October 16th — Last Day of 1st Nine Weeks

Wednesday, October 21st — Field Trip to U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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Week of September 21 — 25

Weekly Overview

Reading — We have finished Unit 1 in our reading series.¬† We will be reviewing the comprehension skills as we prepare for our Benchmark test this Friday.¬† To continue last week’s story, Shutting Out the Sky, we will complete a one week unit on immigration that will conclude with an immigration simulation on Friday.¬†

Math — We will be working on Multiplying 2 digit by 2 digit numbers this week.¬† Students need to study their multiplication facts each night to increase their fluency with this skill

English — We will be reviewing types of sentences; subjects/predicates; independent and dependent clauses; simple, compound, complex sentences; and common/proper nouns.¬† We will also begin a new descriptive essay on our favorite desserts (Yum! Yum!)

Other News

This week we will be setting up our classroom economy.¬† Students will earn credits for complete work, homework, class participation, among other things.¬† They can also lose debits for not completing homework/classwork, not staying on task, among other things.¬† Every three weeks students will able to “spend” their credits in the class store.¬†

Looking Ahead

Progress Reports go home Tuesday, September 22nd

Fall Pictures — Friday, September 25th

Fall Break: October 5th — 9th

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Hello world!

Welcome to our class webpage.¬† This website will provide you with lots of helpful tools that will¬†enable you to be successful in 5th grade.¬† On the right side, you will find links to Madison County School’s webpage as well as New Market School’s webpage.¬† You can also find links to lots of cool webpages with interactive games and a filebox, a place to¬†download documents and powerpoints that Ms. Ashworth uses in class.¬†

Along the top are lots of helpful pages for parents: weekly newsletters, class handbook, etc.

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