5th Grade -Ms. Krawetz, Rm. #104

Updated: Mon. May 14,  2018

Dear Amazing Fifth Graders & Parents, Please read this page weekly to know what is happening in 5th grade these last weeks of school! 

Announcement: All library books need to be returned by Thurs. 5/17. The last day to check out books was Fri. 5/11.

So much is going on in ELA/SS class this month. Last Friday 5/11, the students interviewed for the BizTown jobs they are applying for, and in the next 2 weeks they will hear from the Talent Acquisition Department about what job they received.

Please help proof your child's magazine articles at home, and E-mail us if you have any questions. -Happy May,  -Ms. Krawetz:-)

ELA & SS This Week  *Bring a book to class every day.

A. Magazine Project:  We ask that parents assist with editing Magazine Project articles at home. This will be much appreciated by the teachers as we have so many students to work with at school. Students are working on their magazines in ELA/SS & Math/Science blocks. See the button at top R, "Magazine Project" for a full description of this project. Our Magazine Project Open House will be on Tues. June 5th. Thank you for all your support at home!

Important Magazine Project Due Dates

 1) Final Draft of Article #2, Due Fri. 5/4 -Past due  
 2) First Draft of Article #3, Due Fri. 5/11  -Past due 
 3) Final Draft of Article #3, Due Fri. 5/18
 4) Cover, Ads, Table of Contents, Primary Sources & Bibliography, Due 5/2
 5) Final copy of Magazine Project Printed, Due Fri. 6/1

B. BizTown: Our BizTown unit introduces concepts related to financial literacy & work readiness, culminating in a day-long field trip on Fri. 6/8 where students will role-play the various jobs in a simulated work town. We will need many parents to help chaperone on Fri. 6/8.

Quarter IV -- Fifth Grade Special Events

  • Wed. May 30, Field Day
  • Tues. June 5, Magazine Project Open House
  • Thurs. June 7, End of Year Fifth Grade Picnic
  • Fri. June 8, Biz Town and last day of school!

Service Learning See this handout for the format: *Click here for the handout.

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