Barth, Tara

 

Ms. Barth's Class

Grade 5/Room 5
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Contact Information
Email Address: tbarth@pway.org                             
Phone number:732-752-8652 Ext. 5505
Best time to reach me: 7am-8am
 

Welcome to Room 5's class website!  This webpage is designed to keep students and parents informed of the happenings going on in our classroom and in our school.  You will find valuable links that compliment our curriculum as well as updates for assignments and homework.  Please feel free to contact me regarding any questions or concerns you may have.
 
 
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English Language Arts and Social Studies
                                                 
                              

     For the second marking period, we will spend our time using the notebooks to tackle working with text features and structures of nonfiction. Also, we will be building an informational article which reflects these activities.  Once completed, we will then start our unit on the comparative literary essay which requires us to form an opinion about two short stories and defend a thesis statement using text evidence and our own personal thoughts.  As usual throughout the marking period, we should be reading 20-30 minutes daily at home while keeping track of our progress on the reading logs provided to us as well as to be making two or more writing entries per week in our notebooks.


     Room 5 will start the second marking period with social studies.  In chapter 2, they will be exploring the culture and history of the Native Americans. Notes are taken in class, definitions are kept in the notebook, and study guides are offered to help prepare for the test.  A Native American project will also be assigned and completed in Tech class, however, the students are required to research the information on their own for the project.  Room 6 will get their chance to experience the fun towards the middle of the marking period.