Looking Ahead: This week we will be studying:

Language ArtsWe will practice some more with suffixes, prefixes and root words. We will also work on writing a short memoir. We will take our quarter 1 benchmark on Thursday, October 26.

Social Studies
: We will be wrapping up our social studies unit this week. We will have a short assessment next week.

: Math: In math we will be wrapping up our unit and reviewing for our quarter 1 benchmark on Friday, October 27.

: In science we will finish our Force and Motion unit and begin reviewing for our quarter 1 benchmark on Wednesday, November 1.

Reminders & Due Dates:

Oct. 23rd-Nov. 2: Scholastic Book Fair - Media Center
Oct. 23rd-27th: Spirit Week (Flyer Attached)
Monday: Sports Team Day (wear your favorite sports team gear)
Tuesday: Super Hero Day (wear your favorite superhero shirt or colors)
Wednesday:Unity Day (wear ALL ORANGE)
Thursday: Stand Out, Speak Up Day (Dress Crazy)
Friday: MPE is Bully Free Day (Wear your MPE spirit wear)
Oct. 25th: Spirit Night at Tijuana Flats (Parkside Town Commons) 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Oct. 26th: Donuts with Dad (Last Name A-L) 8:15-8:45 a.m.
Oct. 27th: Donuts with Dad (Last Name M-Z) 8:15-8:45 a.m.
Oct. 31st: No School - Teacher Workday
Nov. 1st: Storybook Night 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Nov. 1st: Box Tops Collection Due
Nov. 1st-Nov. 7th: Operation Gratitude Candy Drive/Nourishing Noggins Toothbrush Collection.

If you are interested in information about the Academically and Intellectually Gifted program (AIG), please visit Mrs. Barnett's and Mrs. Blewett's website. It's full of very helpful information."

Talking Points (ask your child):

*What are your plans for the egg drop?
*What was your favorite part of the Yates Mill field trip?
Please look for this weekly update from our class each weekend. As we work our way through 5th grade, staying informed and in touch is one of the keys to your child's success. We are both looking forward to working with you and your child this year