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Mrs. Ernest, Mrs. Langley & Mr. Serenius

CELEBRATIONS!

  • We went to Clingman’s Dome and the Test Farm and both field trips were fantastic!  The kids were well-behaved and learned a ton at each place. 

IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Vision Screenings are October 25th.  
  • Next DC payment is Nov. 1 

WHERE OUR LEARNING IS TAKING US!

Math

Reading

Writing

Social Studies

Science

We are working on multiplication facts, volume, division and getting ready to introduce fractions as a division concept. We have started book groups and are working through our vocabulary activities.  We are also practicing reading strategies. We are getting ready to being narrative writing.  Exploration and Colonial America. Water cycle and heat transfer.  

Fifth Grade School Supplies for 2018-2019

General Supplies:

  • Backpack that can fold into a cubby (no rolling bookbags)
  • Wide-ruled notebook paper (4 packs at school and endless supply at home)
  • Pencils with erasers (4 packs to be stored at school)
  • 1 pencil pouch (not a box) with zipper (will be stored inside the expandable)
  • Expandable file with at least 7 sections
  • Agenda book (These will be purchased from Jonathan Valley Elementary at the beginning of the year.  The cost will be $5)

MATH CLASS

  • 1 binder (1-2″ will work)
  • 1 pencil pouch for binder
  • 2 bound composition books
  • 1 pack of colored pencils
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 4 dividers
  • 1 pair of safety scissors
  • 1 pencil sharpener
  • 1 pack of 5 highlighters
  • 2 packs of sticky notes (3×3)
  • red pens
  • 1 permanent marker
  • 1 plastic folder with three brads

LANGUAGE ARTS/SOCIAL STUDIES CLASS

  • 1 binder (1″ only)
  • 1 pencil pouch for binder
  • 1 bound composition books
  • 1 pack of colored pencils
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 4 dividers
  • 1 pair of safety scissors
  • 1 pencil sharpener
  • 1 pack of 5 highlighters
  • 2 packs of sticky notes (3×3)

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CLASS

  • 1 binder (1-2″ will work)
  • 1 pencil pouch for binder
  • 1 bound composition books
  • 1 pack of colored pencils
  • 2 glue sticks
  • ear buds for computer lab (no headphones)

Your child will need the following supplies at home for homework:

  • Calculator and ruler
  • Dictionary or online access to a dictionary
  • paper and pencils
  • colored pencils, markers, crayons, etc.

 

Note:  It is very important that you get materials that match the descriptions above.  We are specific because there are reasons for the materials we use and don’t use.  We can show you examples the first day of school if you have any questions about the materials above.