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Welcome to 5th Grade

This is the year that you will learn about cells, plant structures, the human body, properties of matter, and the water cycle in Science. In Social Studies, you will get to investigate Native Americans and explorers, as well as states and their capitals. Math will include fractions (adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing), multi-digit multiplication and division, place value, coordinate graphing, and volume. The focus of language arts is narrative, opinion, and informative writing, along with making connections with your reading and going deeper into supporting your ideas with evidence from the book.
 

Our big field trip this year is Science Camp in February, up in the beautiful Marin Headlands. We also have a 5th grade pool party to end our year. Fifth grade is your last year of elementary school before heading off to middle school and provides a lot of personal growth and lifelong memories!


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Science Camp

 

When:  February 12-16, 2018

Where: Marin Headlands (NatureBridge at Golden Gate: http://naturebridge.org)

Cost: $432 (minus scrip and fundraising)

(Includes: transportation, food, lodging, a “5th Grade” T-shirt, Muir Woods excursion, and an unforgettable experience!)

 

Fundraising still available:

        SCRIP until the end of October

         Original Artworks coming up in late September

 

Dates to Remember:

September 13– Chaperone Recruitment due

October 3- Chaperone Lottery (cost: $200-includes T-shirt)

Nov. – Invoices/registration forms go home

Dec.6 – payment and completed registration forms due

Jan. 9 – Mandatory Science Camp Parent Meeting (5:00-6:00 p.m. in the MU room)

Jan. 23 – Chaperone meeting (5:00-6:00 p.m. in Room 23)

 

Please check out the Science Camp website at http://naturebridge.org .

Go to: School & Group Environmental Science Golden Gate- watch the video for families and students. Also check out the “Sample Day”. T-shirts and other Science Camp Logowear can be ordered on-line. Please note: ALL forms will be sent home in a packet- no need to download and print from the website.

 

 

*Start thinking about hiking boots and sleepovers!

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