## This week in Grade 5

Welcome to our third week of Exhibition!

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week:

### Math:

- What manipulatives can we use to solve fraction multiplication problems?
- How can understanding area help with multiplication problems?

### Writing:

- How do I find reliable sources?
- What does the acronym RADCAB mean?

**Reading:**

- Why can it help to summarize articles?
- Why is it important to have knowledge of “both sides” in an argument?

### Exhibition:

- What are the lines of inquiry for my topic?
- What questions or wonderings can I ask my experts?

## This week in Grade 5

Welcome to our second week of Exhibition!

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week:

### Math:

- What strategies can we use to solve fraction multiplication problems?
- How does the commutative property affect fraction multiplication?

### Writing:

- How do I find reliable sources?
- What does the acronym RADCAB mean?

**Reading:**

- What are some texts I can use to further my understanding of my exhibition topic?
- Why is it important to have knowledge of “both sides” in an argument?

### Exhibition:

- What are some key concepts questions for my topic?
- What lines of inquiry can we find based on my key concepts?

## This Week in Grade 5

Welcome to our first week of Exhibition!

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week:

### Math:

- How can we use our knowledge of volume to determine surface area?
- Will a shape with the same volume always have the same surface area?

### Writing:

- How do I cite the sources I use?

**Reading:**

- What are some texts I can use to further my understanding of my exhibition topic?

### Exhibition:

- What are some topics related to social issues, health, and the environment that I find interesting?

## This Week in Grade 5

Welcome back from Spring Break!

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week:

### Math:

- How can we relate what we know about fractions to multiply and divide fractions?

### Writing:

- What are the steps for editing and revising my memoir for publishing?

**Reading:**

- What are key concepts you will find in a memoir piece of writing?

### Science:

- How can we use our knowledge of the water cycle to create items to improve our environment?

## This Week in Grade 5

Reminder that we have our field trip to the Soil Museum this Monday!

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week:

### Math:

- How can we use least common denominators to help solve fractions?

### Writing:

- What types of leads would be appropriate for your memoir?

**Reading:**

- What qualities do we notice about all the memoirs we have written?

### Science:

- What are the different aspects of the water cycle?

## This Week in Grade 5

Make sure to sign your students permission slip for our field trip next week!

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week:

### Math:

- What different methods can we use to solve fraction problems involving the four operations?

### Writing:

- How can we use other literature to inspire our writing?

**Reading:**

- What qualities do we notice about all the memoirs we have written?

### Science:

- What are the key components of the atmosphere and hydrosphere?

## This Week in Grade 5

We hope that you enjoyed your student-led conferences this week!

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week:

### Math:

- What different methods can we use to solve fraction problems involving the four operations?

### Writing:

- What are some moments from my life that I can use to write a memoir?

### Reading:

- What are some of the different ways in which memoirs are written? What makes them all still memoirs?

### Science:

- What are the key components of the geosphere and biosphere?

## This Week in Grade 5

Reminder that this week is Book Week!

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week:

### Math:

- What different methods can we use to solve fraction problems involving the four operations?

### Writing:

- What makes the difference between memoirs and biographies?

### Reading:

- What are the key components of a memoir?

### Science:

- What are the different spheres of the Earth?

## This Week in Grade 5

Reminder that this Thursday from 12:45-2:45 is 5th grade Sports Day!

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week:

### Math:

- What different methods can we use to solve fraction problems involving the four operations?

### Writing:

- What is important to complete before you publish a non-fiction text?

### Reading:

- How can you use research to develop a presentation on what you have learned?

### Science:

- What is the importance/use of finding the brightness of stars in our galaxy?

## This Week in Grade 5

Reminder that this week we will be going to Camp!

Your child will be inquiring into the following questions this week:

### Math:

- How can we use models to solve multiplication of fractions?

### Writing:

- What is the importance of different features found in a non-fiction text?

### Reading:

- What is the importance of primary and secondary sources?

### Science:

- What is the importance/use of finding the brightness of stars in our galaxy?