Mrs. Thompson’s& Mrs. Harris’s Newsletter 2013
Week of May 20th**Always strive for the best!
The skill focus for reading is nonfiction and fiction materials.
In Writing we are reviewing compound sentences.
In Math we are reviewing SOL 5.1,5.2 a-b,5.3 a-b,5.4,5.5a-b,5.6,5.7,5.8a-e,5.9,5.10,5.11,5.12a-b,5.13a-b,5.14,5.15,5.16b-d,5.17,5.18a-d,5.19. Please keep reviewing previous taught skills with your child. Also, have your child go on Study Island and receive a blue ribbon for all the SOL skills that will be on their State SOL test the due date is May 31stt. Use VDOE website for the release test.
In Science we are reviewing SOL 5.1,5.6,5.7,4.7,4.8,5.4,4.2,4.3,5.5,4.5,4.6,5.2,5.3,4.4,4.9 please use yellow booklets, SOLPASS, Released test from the VDOE website and Jefferson Lab. State SOL test June 7th.
In History we are reviewing on USI.1-9 Keep reviewing previous taught information. Please use the packet,essential knowledge, and notebook. State test May 20th. Study
Please have your child read an AR book for 20 mins. each night,then write a summary about it & Parent signature. Study the Pack,Essential knowledge,Study Island,Jefferson Lab,SOLPASS,STARS,History,Math,& Science Notes nightly. Students need to take some AR test each week. School News
*Please send in Farm Fresh receipts & box top
*Visit Virginia Department of Education website to practice the state test for each subject (answer key onsite) http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/practice_items/index.shtml
*History State Test May 20th
*Reading State Test May 24th
*Math State test part 1 June 3rd & part 2 June 4th
*Science State test June 7th
*5th Grade Closing Ceremony: Thursday, June 13th at 9:30 a.m.
Parents we need some printer paper, tissues, notebook paper, pencils, and dollar items for the treasure box. Thank you to all the parents/guardians who donated items to the classroom!
Below are some wonderful websites to visit.
Star website (on Suffolk Public School website used for Math,Reading,History-textbook online,Science)
solpass.org (password is spsk12)
Study Island(user name-studentnumber@npes password-student)
www.pearsonsuccess.net(username-studentnumber@npes password-student1)Math textbook online
portaportal.com (access from my blog for games)
NPES website – SOL Links
Our blog site: http://blogs.spsk12.net
Star Students of the week:
Everyone is a Star!!