Mrs. Stephens

5th Grade

 Welcome to 5th Grade! 

Class Mission Statement
Our 5th grade mission is to become a fabulous fifth-grade family.  We will challenge ourselves while having fun.  We will be determined to achieve our goals and have school spirit.  We will be responsible and work hard.  We will respect others and be a friend, not a bully.  We will be a role model with a positive attitude.  We will do our best to ace all tests.
Written by the Franklin Fifth Grade, 2016 - 2017
 L earn
   A chieve
                                  N o excuses! - College Bound
                 C haracter Counts
       E xcellence
                          R eaching For Our Goals
   S ucceed



Attention Parents
Please check your child's  "take home" folder each night for graded papers, important notes, the latest menu, etc.  Also, students have been asked to write down their daily assignments and upcoming tests.  This will keep students prepared and parents informed.  Please make sure that your child is doing this each day.

 Specials Schedule
Monday- Art
Tuesday- PE
Wednesday- Music
Thursday- PE
Friday- Computers
*Extra PE every other Friday

August 21st - 25th

No School Monday- Solar Eclipse

 Math- We will begin Ch. 1: Place Value, Multiplication, & Expressions. 
*Please continue to review basic math facts at home. Basic facts must be mastered in order to do 5th grade math. 
A multiplication tables sheet can be sent home for practice.
All students are to keep a Math folder for vocabulary cards and papers from the Chapter we are currently on.

Social Studies- We will continue with the Introduction section.  We will start Unit 1 next week. 
   All students are responsible for keeping a Social Studies vocabulary notebook.
  Students should periodically review the definitions of the vocabulary for the Unit we are currently on to prepare for Unit tests.

 Science- We will begin Ch. 1: Classifying Living Things.         
All students are responsible for keeping a Science folder with completed worksheets for the current chapter to use in reviewing for tests.

   Spelling- "Goin' Someplace Special"  List on pg. 1 and on Spelling City  
    Test Friday
Reading- "Goin Someplace Special"
    Test Friday
All students are responsible for keeping a Reading vocabulary notebook.  Students should study the vocabulary for the current story to help prepare for the test on Friday.
Skills covered this week: vocabulary, comprehension, theme, timeline, homographs.            
Language- We will begin Unit 1. (Sentences and Sentence Fragments)

  SpellingCity banner
Try using the link above for Spelling practice. Click on this week's story, and the correct word list will show up.  You can choose games to play, practice, test, & more!  Have Fun!!! 


Have A Great Week!
Mrs. Stephens