Welcome to Fifth Grade!
Reading: Students are working hard to compare and contrast fiction and nonfiction. We will be learning about Figurative Language beginning with similes and metaphors.
Math: We are beginning Unit 7 Adding and Subtracting Fractions with unlike denominators, mixed numbers and in multi-step word problems.
Fractions with unlike denominators
Science: Students are being introduced to our Matter Unit. Students will review the states of matter and how heat/energy affects each state. Students will be learning about atoms/molecules and elements/compounds. Students will also be learning about the differences between mixtures and solutions.
Atoms, molecules, elements, compounds
NAG: We are beginning the Midwest Region. We will be discussing the states and capitals, the physical features and climate, as well as the natural resources and economic activities.
No School on January 20th (Inauguration Day)
Half Day on January 27th
No School January 30th (Teacher Workday)