Fifth Grade

November 2022

Important Reminders:

November 3, 2022: Parent Teacher Conferences

November 8, 2022: Election Day (no School)

November 11, 2022: Veteran’s Day (no school)

November 24 – 25, 2022: Thanksgiving Break (no school)


Unit 2 Tackling Complexity: Non Fiction Reading

Students are studying ways in which their nonfiction texts are becoming more complex and learning strategies to tackle these difficulties. We will be focusing on:

  • identifying multiple main ideas
  • figuring out unfamiliar words using morphology
  • the structure of nonfiction texts


Unit 2 Information Writing: Students will write an information book based on a personal topic of expertise.


Topic 3 Fluently Multiply Multi-Digit Numbers: Students will be able to multiply a three digit number by a two digit number.

Topic 4 Use Models and Strategies to Multiply Decimals: students will be a able to multiply decimals using a variety of strategies, such as, estimating and using grids.


Patterns of Earth and Sky: Students will focus on why we see different stars at different times

Social Studies

Geography and Early Societies of the Western Hemisphere: Students will focus on the geologic history of the Western Hemisphere and how early people influenced the development of the Western Hemisphere

Fifth Grade Teachers:

  • Mrs. Tejeda and Mr. Asselta, 5-303
  • Ms. Every, 5-308
  • Mrs. Yost, 5-310
  • Mrs. Cantalupo, 5-305