5th grade blog

Blog Post Week of 10/30-11/3

Upcoming event- PRESENTATION OF LEARNING: Families are invited to a presentation of learning, during which students will show off their amazing projects they’ve worked on throughout this quarter. Students will be available to show off the results of their incredible effort and to answer any questions visitors have regarding their project. Wednesday, November 8th 2:00-5:00pm (please […]

Blog Post Week of 10/23/17-10/25/17 (Parent Teacher Conferences)

Driscoll- Humanities  Although this week was very short, students got a lot done and worked very hard! Students completed their 5-paragraph opinion essays after revising and editing with their writing partner and Ms. Driscoll. They also continued to work on their Social Studies interactive notebook (Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome), independent work on google classroom, […]

Blog Post Week of 10/16/17-10/20/17

Driscoll- Humanities This week students took a pre-assessment about making inferences and drawing conclusions. They then learned what an inference is (text evidence + background knowledge = inference), how readers infer, the difference between an inference and a prediction, and practiced inferring using commercials, our read aloud novel, and short passages. Students continued to work […]

Blog Post Week of 10/9-10/13

Driscoll- Humanities This week centers got into its full swing- students rotated through 5 centers: independent work, read to self/Lit Circle, work on writing, social studies, and work on project. Students worked on a variety of things including their 5-paragraph opinion essay, researching further for their element project, reading nonfiction passages and completing Venn Diagrams […]

Blog Post Week of 10/2/17-10/6/17

Driscoll- Humanities This week students started working on centers, rotating through different centers (social studies, independent work, work on writing, small group, and read to self). Students received their literature circle novel and first job assignment. Students learned about text structure, and more specifically, compare/contrast. They began working on their matter project, researching to decide […]

Blog Post Week of September 18th-22nd, 2017 

5th grade Blog- Week of September 18th-22nd, 2017 Driscoll/Tem  Humanities This week students worked with partners, and independently, on identifying main idea and key details from nonfiction passages. Students used a graphic organizer to show the relationship between key details and main idea. Students read articles such as “Why Matter Matters,” “Matter Can Change,” “What […]