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Fifth Grade

Hello 5th Grade Families,

 

Last week Valley Middle School mailed home the math placement letters to our incoming 5th grade families.  In addition, a copy of this letter was sent home by their elementary school teacher.  Please take some time to look over this letter.  Placement criteria has been established by the district to ensure that all students are placed in the most appropriate math course for their success.     

 

You may visit the Valley Middle School website (Counselor's corner) for additional general placement information and documents.   Waivers are due to the counseling office thisFriday, June 8th. 

5th Grade Class of 2025
5th Grade Class of 2025

News From 5th Grade

 

Hello 5th Grade Families,

 

Last week Valley Middle School mailed home the math placement letters to our incoming 5th grade families.  In addition, a copy of this letter was sent home by their elementary school teacher.  Please take some time to look over this letter.  Placement criteria has been established by the district to ensure that all students are placed in the most appropriate math course for their success.     

 

You may visit the Valley Middle School website (Counselor's corner) for additional general placement information and documents.   Waivers are due to the counseling office thisFriday, June 8th. 

 

 

The year has flown by and now it is time to finish up 5th Grade with our final testing and a little fun.  Here is what is on our calendar for the next month:

 

May 7-18th:            SBAC Testing                   

May 22nd  -            Math Placement Test for Middle School

TBD May -              Pool Day- Mrs.H. (parents needed to drive, please!)

June 4th:                Bellflower Assembly

June 4-8th:             Health Education Week for 5th Grade

June 4-8th:             Olympics  (parents needed!!!!)

June  5th                5th Grade Science Test

June 8th                 Olympic Finals…come cheer us on

June 8th                 Talent Show

June 12th               Beach Day  (We still need volunteers)

June 13th               Promotion

June 14th:              Last Day of School

 

 

Exhibition 2018

Transdisciplinary theme:

How We Express Ourselves- An inquiry into the local and global issues. The process into identifying a need and the action that can affect the need or issue and how constant reflection and cooperation can help resolve problems.

 

Central Idea:

Humans can help solve worldwide issues locally and globally.

 

 

What lines of inquiry will define the scope of the inquiry into the central idea?

  • There are problems that we can address.

  • I can take action that will affect local or global issues.

  • There are reliable research sources.

 

Key Concepts

 

• Causation – What is causing the problem?

 

• Perspective – Why is it a problem?

 

• Reflection – What can we do about it?

California Content Standards and Common Core Standards

Here is a quick link to the California Standards for the different academic subjects:

http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/

As you can see, if you go to the site, our fifth graders have much to learn this year.

Thank you for your support.

 

Train to take SBAC exams at http://www.caaspp.org/practice-and-training/index.html

Welcome to the jungle, Jaguars!
Welcome to the jungle, Jaguars!