Welcome To Fifth Grade

Fifth Grade Teachers

  • Brenda Halbreiner - Room 5

    • Bachelors of Science- Elementary Education from The Pennsylvania State University
    • Certified in grades K-6
    • Religion Certification: Working towards
    • Years of Teaching: 5

    halbreinerb@olg1.org

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    Thursday, May 18 – Tuesday, May 23 –  EXAMS

    Wednesday, May 24 – Spirit Day

    Tuesday, May 30 – D.A.R.E graduation at 7 in the gym (students report to the classroom at 6:45 and families take their seats in the gym)

    Tuesday, June 6 – Field trip to the Churchville Nature Center

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    The students have received the following final exam schedule and study guide:

    5th Grade Final Exams Breakdown

    “Don’t stress, It’s just a test, do your best…though you should be prepared!”

     

    Thursday, May 18

    Final Spelling test – List #14 on Spelling City

    Final Vocabulary test – Bud, Not Buddy vocabulary on Spelling City and in CB, Greek and Latin roots in flipbook

     

    Friday, May 19

    Final Social Studies test (50 states, capitals, and locations on a map) and state research project completed in class (due May 30)

    Final Religion test (Chapter 7 and Confirmation review questions)

     

    Monday, May 22

    Final Science Test – Unit 13 (Matter) Lessons 1-2 (p. 579-592)

    Study vocabulary, workbook pages, review pages, and notes in CB

    There will also be a final lab grade given (date TBD; hands-on activity to assess understanding with no studying required)

     

    Final Reading TestBud, Not Buddy comprehension test and review of important skills

    Review comprehension questions in packet, literary devices in packet (flashback, foreshadowing, rhetorical questions), figurative language (simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia, personification, idiom, hyberbole), elements of literature (theme, setting, conflict, mood, tone, point of view)

    Notes in CB will be helpful!

     

    Tuesday, May 23

    Final Grammar Test – Study the key skills from this year listed below; pages in the Grammar Workshop book that correspond with each skill can be used for studying (if there are pages not completed, feel free to do them for extra practice!)

    Types of sentences (p. 8)

    Complete subjects and predicates (p. 12)

    Compound subjects (p. 24)

    Compound predicates (p. 28)

    Simple and compound sentences (p. 32)

    Common and proper nouns (p. 48)

    Singular and plural nouns (p. 52)

    Possessive nouns (p. 60)

    Appositives (p. 64)

    Direct objects (p. 76)

    Contractions (p. 120)

    Subject and Object pronouns (p. 180)

    Capitalizing proper nouns and proper adjectives (p. 212)

    Abbreviations (p. 216)

    Titles (p. 220)

    Quotations (p. 236)

    Parts of speech (nouns, pronouns, adjectives, prepositions, verbs, adverbs, interjections, conjunctions)

     

    Final Math Test –

    Math Gold (Mrs. Halbreiner) – The concepts you can expect to see are listed below. The pages correspond with pages in the “Big Book” that can be used along with the “Practice Book” and your CB for review.

    Chapter 1

    Place value (p. 5)

    Properties (p. 13)

    Powers of Ten and Exponents (p. 17)

    Multiplication of 1 and 2 digit numbers (p. 27)

    Evaluating numerical expressions using order of operations (p. 47)

     

    Chapter 2

    Divide by 1 digit divisors (p. 65)

    Estimate with 2 digit divisors (p. 79)

    Divide by 2 digit divisors (p. 83)

    Interpret the remainder (p. 87)

     

    Chapter 3

    Compare and order decimals (p. 113)

    Round decimals (p. 117)

    Add decimals (p. 135)

    Subtract decimals (p. 139)

    Add and subtract money (p. 147)

     

    Chapter 6

    Adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators (p. 259)

    Common denominators and equivalent fractions, LCD (p. 225)

    Add and subtract mixed numbers (p. 265)

    Using benchmarks to estimate fraction sums and differences (p. 251)

     

    Chapter 7

    Multiply fractions and whole numbers (p. 293)

    Multiplying fractions

     

    Chapter 8

    Dividing fractions

     

    Math Blue – Guidelines given by Mrs. Alessi

    Honors Math – Guidelines given by Ms. Roberts

     

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    Please send $1 for Officer Yeager’s gift by Wednesday

     

     

     

    Homework

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    Monday, May 22, 2017

    ELA – Grammar final tomorrow

    Social Studies 5

    Science 5

    Science 15

    Math Gold – cooking with math extra credit opportunity due tomorrow; study for final tomorrow

    Math Blue – final tomorrow

    Religion

     

     

    Long-Term Due Dates to Keep on Radar:

    See final exam schedule

     

     

  • Stephanie Alessi - Room 15

    • I began my teaching experience here at OLG in 1999. I taught 5th grade for a few years, then in 2004 I changed to teaching 1st grade for 9 years. I moved up again to 4th grade in 2013, and am now presently teaching 5th grade.
    • Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education from Rider University
    • Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Rider University
    • Religion Certification:  12 Credits
    • Years of Teaching: 19 Years
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    alessis@olg1.org

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    • Bring in ear buds if you had them.
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    9:15 9:15 9:15 9:15
    55 Math 9:15 55 Math 9:15 55 Math 9:15 55 Math 9:15 55 Math
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    10 Snack 10:10 10 Snack 10:10 10 Snack 10:00 10 Snack 10:00 10 Snack
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    55 Religion 10:20 55 ELA 10:20 55 GYM 10:20 55 TECH 10:20 55 ELA
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    55 ELA 11;15 55 ELA 11:15 55 ELA 11;15 55 Soc. Stud. Rm 15 11;15 55 MUSIC
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    12:55 12:55 LUNCH 12:55 12:55
    55 Soc. Stud. 5 12:55 55 Soc. Stud 5 12:55 55 SPAN 12:55 55 ELA 12:55 55 Soc. Stud 5
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    55 Soc. Stud. Rm 15 1:50 55 Soc. Stud 15 1:50 55 ELA 1:15 45 Soc. Stud 5 1:15 55
    2:45 2:45 2:00 2:00 Soc. Stud 15

    Food Money Due Days:

    Tuesday:    

    Pizza money ($1.75 per slice) due for that Wednesday’s Pizza

    Friday:

    Pretzel money (.35 cents per pretzel) due for the following week.                 

    Chick-Fil-A money ($4.00- nuggets or sandwich)  due for following Monday.

    Homework

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    May 18, 2017

                    Religion: ch 5-6/confirmation test

          Math Blue: pbp 171

    Math Gold:

    Spelling: 

    English: review for final

       Science: study for final

    Social Studies: 50 states + capitals+ map test tom.

    Reading: book report

    Alice in wonderland due 5/22