Mrs. de Leon's 5th grade blog

August 19th-22nd

August 19-22nd, 2019   Reminders and Announcements:    Welcome to 5th grade!  I am so excited for a new year!  We are going to have a “Marvelous and Magnificent” year!    We have decided that it will be easier for students to only take home their homework folder instead of the whole binder.  They will need to bring this everyday with their Math homework and then Reading log will be due every Monday.  This Friday, August 23rd 5th grade has been invited to attend Ag Day at the...

August 19, 2019 Read more

May 28th-May 30th

May 28th-30th, 2019     Only one more week to go after this week!! Summer is almost here!! Hooray!   This week we are MAPs testing. 5th graders will test Wednesday, May 29th and Thursday, May 30th.   No homework/reading log. Let us rejoice with a happy dance! 🙂 Wednesday, 5th grade will have Junior Achievement coming into the class to do some lessons and activities.  This will go from 9:00 to approximately 2:00 in the afternoon.   5th grade Writing: 5th grade writers will continue...

May 29, 2019 Read more

May 20th-23rd

May 20th-23rd 2019     This we we are MAPs testing. 6th graders will test Monday, May 20th and Tuesday, May 21st. No spelling or vocabulary for the next few weeks until testing season is over! Hip, hip, hooray! 🙂 No homework/reading log starting this week until testing season is over. Let us rejoice with a happy dance! 🙂   Human Growth and Development class permission slips were sent home last week. Please have your child return the completed permission slip, clearly indicating...

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May 13th-16th, 2019

May 13th-16th, 2019   Testing continues this week! Testing begins promptly in the morning so it is important that students are well rested and on time. We will have about 20 minutes for students to eat a snack and use the restroom before testing begins. The dates are as follows: May 14th- 6th ELA SBAC & 5th grade Math SBAC May 15th- 6th ELA SBAC cont. 5th grade ELA SBAC cont. May 16th- 5th grade Science test No spelling or vocabulary for the next few weeks until...

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May 6th-9th, 2019

May 6th-9th, 2019   Testing begins this week! Testing begins promptly in the morning so it is important that students are well rested and on time. We will have about 20 minutes for students to eat a snack and use the restroom before testing begins. The dates are as follows: May 7th- 5th ELA SBAC test & 6th grade Math SBAC May 8th- 5th ELA SBAC cont. & 6th grade Math SBAC cont. May 14th- 6th ELA SBAC & 5th grade Math SBAC May 15th- 6th ELA SBAC cont. 5th...

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April 29th-May 2nd, 2019

April 29th-May2nd, Testing begins next week! Testing begins promptly in the morning so it is important that students are well rested and on time. We will have about 20 minutes for students to eat a snack and use the restroom before testing begins. The dates are as follows: May 7th- 5th ELA SBAC test & 6th grade Math SBAC May 8th- 5th ELA SBAC cont. & 6th grade Math SBAC cont. May 14th- 6th ELA SBAC & 5th grade Math SBAC May 15th- 6th ELA SBAC cont. 5th...

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April 22nd-25th, 2019

April 22nd-25th, 2019 Students will be working on Lattin and Greek roots!  The root for this week is cred= believe. The words they are working on with this root in them are: accreditation, credential, credible, credit, creditor, credulous, creed, discredit, incredible, incredulous. They will be tested this Thursday.  Here is the quizlet link: https://quizlet.com/222670326/cred-flash-cards/ New spelling words this week:  The pattern is oo, ou, u,: gloomy, school, choose,...

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April 15th-18th

April 15th-18th, 2019 We have a week under our belt from spring break and are working hard to finish the year off strong. Here’s our learning track for this week: Students will be working on Lattin and Greek roots!  The root for this week is cred= believe. The words they are working on with this root in them are: accreditation, credential, credible, credit, creditor, credulous, creed, discredit, incredible, incredulous. The spelling test will be this Thursday.  The pattern ...

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April 8th-11th

April 8th-11th, 2019 Welcome back from spring break. I hope everyone had a fun and restful week. We are going to hit the ground running this week. Here’s our learning track for this week: New spelling words this week!   The spelling pattern for the next two weeks is long /i/: idea, silent, myself, lying, apply, knight, quite, I’m, license, buy, inquire, higher, variety, smiling, diagram, rhyme, widest, python. 4th quarter has officially begun. Grades for this quarter will...

April 8, 2019 Read more

March 25th-28th

March 25th-28th, 2019 Spring is definitely in the air! Kids are anxious for some time outdoors and next week is spring break!!  Yay! No spelling this week!  3rd quarter will end on Thursday, March 28th.  Please have your child check Infinite Campus TODAY and turn in any missing/incomplete work.  Homework: Changes have been made to the ELA homework. Students will be expected to write a brief summary each night when they read. Reading logs will be checked the following...

March 25, 2019 Read more