Weekly Overview/Homework 2/3-2/7

Dear Families:

  • Today is the first day of Quarter 3 🙂
  • The class fee is $85.  Please remit payment as soon as you can.  This allows us to order class texts, supplies, and pay for online programs.  You can even pay online!   Here is the link: http://rayschool.weebly.com/student-fees.html
  • Don’t forget the join the PTO! Ray’s PTO is  a vital part of our school culture, and your membership will immediately affect your child’s classroom.  The PTO provides funding to classrooms, special programs, as well as field trip supports.  We love out PTO <3
  • Have a wonderful week!

Here is what’s going on in our classroom this week:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will complete their 5th grade Daily 5 activities:  Listen To Reading, Word Work, Read To Self, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Response.  This week we will read from our class novel, WONDER, and deepen our thinking with annotations about important lines from the story in a reading strategy we call, :Lift A Line”

Students should be reading AT LEAST 30 active minutes nightly in their selected Independent Reading book.  Students will be required to take a reading quiz after they finish each independent novel.

Writer’s Workshop-This week, Students will submit published essays and present in an Author’s Chair.

Next up:  Students will begin researching an important person, event other idea in Black History.  Students will be working together or alone (preference) to create a Black History project in the coming weeks.

Math-In Math, students will begin Unit 5:  this week, students will find equivalent fractions, add and subtract mixed numbers.

Please see below for this week’s homework assignments.

subject Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 5-1 Home Link 5-2 Home Link 5-3 Home Link 5-4 Progress Check
 Writing  312, 314, 315 Informational Essays due
Reading Read 30-45 minutes and complete reading log assignment.  Read 30-45 minutes and complete reading log assignment.  Read 30-45 minutes and complete reading log assignment.  Read 30-45 minutes and complete reading log assignment. Reading Log due.


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