APRIL 25 - April 29
Monday 4/25 8:40 AM - 3:30 PM Math 2 sessions
Tuesday 4/26 8:40 AM - 3:30 PM Math & Language Arts 1 session each
Wednesday 4/27 9:40 AM - noon 1 Session English Language Art (party in PM for Mr. Keltner)
Thursday 4/28 9:45- 3:30 two Sessions English Language Arts
Friday 4/29 8:40 - Noon two Sessions Social Studies
Central Idea: How We Express Ourselves: Live Free or Die?
Lines of Inquiry:
George Washington, sometime before the age of 16, transcribed Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour In Company and Conversation. (Original errors in numbering have been corrected; original spelling is unchanged.)
1st Every Action done in Company, ought to be with Some Sign of Respect, to those that are Present.
2d When in Company, put not your Hands to any Part of the Body, not usualy Discovered.
3d Shew Nothing to your Freind that may affright him.
4th In the Presence of Others Sing not to yourself with a humming Noise, nor Drum with your Fingers or Feet.
5th If You Cough, Sneeze, Sigh, or Yawn, do it not Loud but Privately; and Speak not in your Yawning, but put Your handkercheif or Hand before your face and turn aside.
6th Sleep not when others Speak, Sit not when others stand, Speak not when you Should hold your Peace, walk not on when others Stop.
There are 110 rules for polite manners http://www.history.org/Almanack/life/manners/rules2.cfm
All students are expected to go outside every day and to be dressed properly for the weather. Teachers are on duty outside, and cannot supervise students in classrooms or library. To play in snow students are expected to have waterproof boots and mittens/gloves. If the wind chill is below 15 F degrees students will have inside recess. Otherwise families should plan on outdoor activity.
April 25- April 29 ISTEP - no reading responses due; we WILL have math ALL WEEK long.
April 29 - People of the American Revolution Test
May 2 & May 3 (Monday and Tuesday) No School
May 13 - Learning Festival (evening)
May 20 - Living American Revolution Museum - all 5th grade 8:45-9:45 School cafeteria
May 24 - Final Day: 5th grade plans a field day for 1st graders 8:45-9:45; 1-2:30 Field Day and party for all 5th grade classes
Charge Time: Working on Revolution story from the point of view of our character/Writing
WRITING: How We Express Ourselves -
Vocabulary: Chapter 11 People of the American Revolution = test Friday
Government: The Constitution & the Bill of Rights
Chapter 11 People of the American Revolution
Ways of Life Before and After the Arrival of Europeans to 1610
5.1.7 Identify and locate the 13 British colonies by region (New England, Middle, Southern) and describe the political, social, and economic organization and structure of each region.
Examples: Slavery, plantations, town meetings and town markets
5.1.8 Identify the early founders of colonial settlements and describe early colonial resistance to British rule.
Examples: John Smith, William Bradford, Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson, John Winthrop,
Thomas Hooker, George Whitefield and William Penn
Chapter 14 & 15 Foundations of Government
Students identify main components and characteristics of the United States government. Students identify and explain key ideas in government from the colonial and founding periods that continue to shape civic and political life.
Foundations of Government
5.2.1 Summarize the principles and purposes of government as stated in the Preamble to the United States Constitution.
5.2.2 Identify and explain ideas about limited government*, the rule of law and individual rights in key colonial era documents.
Examples: The Mayflower Compact (1620), Fundamental Orders of Connecticut (1639)
5.2.3 Give examples and explain how the British colonies in America developed forms of representative government,self-government and democratic practices.
Examples: Town meetings in New Hampshire, colonial legislative bodies in Virginia and
Massachusetts,and charters on individual freedoms and rights in Rhode Island and Connecticut
5.2.4 Identify and explain key ideas about government as noted in the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Northwest Ordinance, United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
Example: Union*, popular sovereignty*, republican government* (representative government), constitutional government* (constitutionalism), federal government (national government), federalism* and individual rights*
5.2.5 Describe and give examples of individual rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights. Examples: The right to associate with whomever one pleases; the right to practice the religion of one’s choice; the right to vote, speak freely and criticize the government; the right to due process; and the right to be protected from unreasonable search and seizure
Functions of Government
5.2.6 Describe the primary and general election process for local, state and national offices, including those used to select congressional and presidential office holders.
5.2.7 Identify the three branches of the United States government and explain the functions of each.
Examples: Separation of powers, shared powers, and checks and balances involving the legislative (law making), executive (law enforcing) and judicial (law interpreting) branches of government
Roles of Citizens
5.2.8 Describe group and individual actions that illustrate civic virtues, such as civility, cooperation, respect and responsible participation.
5.2.9 Examine ways by which citizens may effectively voice opinions, monitor government, and bring about change in government including voting and participation in the election process.
5.2.10 Use a variety of information resources* to identify and evaluate contemporary issues that involve civic responsibility, individual rights and the common good.
Examples: Proper use of the Internet, smoking in public places, payment of property taxes,development of highways and housing on historic lands.
SCIENCE: Health - Human Body: Muscle/Skeletal System, Puberty, Healthy Lifestyles
Term 4 in May- Human Body
Muscular/Skeletal System handout to learn the Bones - Bones test May 6
Designing Healthy Lifestyle
HEALTH: 9, 5, 2, 1, 0
Average of 9 hours of sleep is required for students in elementary and middle school.
5 Servings of fruits and vegetables daily
2 hours or less of screen time
1 hour a day of active outdoor play
0 sugar drinks
FIfth Grade List
2 Sharpie pens (Fine point, black)
1 Box of markers
3 Dozen pencils sharpened
1 Box of colored pencils
1 Dry erase marker
2Grading pens: red, green, etc.
2 Glue Sticks
1 Pair of scissors (Fiskars preferred)
1 Ruler with inches and centimeters
1 School box 9”x6”
6 Composition notebooks
1 Spiral notebook
1 Package lined, college ruled paper
2 Package 3x4 file cards (blank)
6 Pads of Post-its
8 Pocket folders with prongs:
(1-red/plastic, 1-blue/plastic, 1-green,
2-yellow, 1-orange, 2-purple)
1 Small pencil case (to carry a pencil,
grading pen, highlighter, dry erase
1 Box facial tissues
UES Assignment Notebook
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. ~Albert Einstein
Usual Weekly schedule for Specials:
Monday - Friday -students who have work completed may read to preschool and community base classrooms during reading to self time
Monday - PE & Music 9:55 - 11:05 AM
Tuesday - Art 9:55-11:05 AM
Wednesday - (Late Start 9:35) Computer Lab as necessary 9:45-10:45
Thursday - Music & PE 8:45-9:50 AM
Friday - Library 9 AM & Spanish 10 AM
Teachers have been asked by our principals to pass along these reminders:
GRADING RUBRIC FOR STANDARDS
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