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Welcome to 5th Grade Reading

Map Testing will begin April 24-May 3!  Please make sure your child has a balanced breakfast and a good nights sleep.  They will be testing in Math, ELA and Science.

The students will be reviewing for most of the 4th quarter.  The following are things the will be reviewing: summarizing the key details of stories, dramas, poems, nonfiction materials, including their themes or main ideas.

They will continue to working on essay writing and research essays. Please encourage your child to use capital letters and correct punctuation when writing a sentence, as well as learning The Eight Days of English!

They will be working on finishing up learning all the states and capitals and will take test May 7th.  Various Social Studies concepts will be added in this quarter.

Integrating information from several print and digital sources to answer questions and solve problems.

Student will be working on several assignments in Google Classroom.  If they work on this at home make sure they are using their own gmail account because it will not save. We use Google Classroom for Reading and Social Studies.

Try to read with your child for 10-15 mins per day.  A large vocabulary can turn your child into a better reader and writer.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at or call me at 573-762-9653 ext. 1121 from 12-1:00.

For the younger readers a great site to go to is

Title I Reading groups:

K-4 Grades are continuing to work on Pathways to Reading daily.

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