5th Grade – Chai

October Newsletter

From the Teacher
Thank you for your support. We have been busy acclimating to our new routine, establishing the classroom schedule and our behavior expectations.

It’s Fall! Please dress for the always changing Michigan weather.

Any unfinished work is sent home and due the next day! This includes morning work; daily oral language (DOL), daily math practice (DMP) and spelling activities. In fifth grade we foster and practice the importance of positive student-led accountability and behavior.

School starts at 8:20 A.M. School dismisses promptly at 3:30 P.M.

Learning Targets
Math:   decimals and fractions
Reading:  prefixes and suffixes
Science:   body systems and nutrition
ELA:   nouns and verbs
Writing:   elements of a quality paragraph and personal narrative

Things to Practice at Home:

  • multiplication skills
  • division skills
  • reading
  • handwriting skills
  • Spelling words should be studied at home throughout the week for our Friday spelling test!