Weekly Updates

What’s Coming Up – Week of February 10-14, 2020

What’s Coming Up – Week of February 10-14, 2020



  • Camp Chaperones – A letter came home outlining chaperone opportunities. Please return this with your level of interest by Tuesday, Feb 18th. Parents will be notified by March 2nd.
  • Valentine’s Day


      • In fifth grade, we do not have individual parties for Valentine’s Day.
      • We will have an optional Valentine exchange. If your child chooses to participate, please have him or her bring a Valentine for each student in the class . 
      • We will decorate bags to use to gather our Valentines, so there is no need to create a box or container to send in.


  • Parent-Teacher Conferences (Monday, March 9 & Wednesday, March 11)


    • Please see the link with the Spring parent-teacher conference schedule here
  • Baldwin Street Middle School Visit
    • Our class will be visiting Baldwin Street Middle School on Monday, March 9.
    • We will be away from Georgetown from 10:30-2:00.
    • Look for more details in the coming weeks.


  • We are beginning unit 5, Division of Whole Numbers & Decimals.
  • Students should be completing MobyMax Fact Fluency practice at home for five minutes per day unless they have mastered all math facts.


  • We’re continuing our reading unit which is investigating non-fiction texts and tackling text complexity.
  • We are publishing our literary essays which are about themes in our book club books.
  • Students should be reading for 20 minutes each night and filling out the reading log.


  • We’re launching our unit: Go With the Flow which investigates invasive species and their impact on our waterways.

Social Studies:

  • We are continuing our fourth unit, Life in the Colonies, which examines the development and impact of growing colonial regions.

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