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Welcome students and parents! My name is Mrs. Fleming and I teach 5th grade science and social studies. Thanks for visiting our class website! 
 
Mrs. Fleming's Homeroom Schedule:
Lunch: 12:45-1:15
 
LAMPS 
Monday: Art
Tuesday: PE
Wednesday: Enrichment
Thursday: Library (Week A)   STEM (Week B)
Friday: Music
 

Recent Posts

Week 12 Social Studies Nov. 2-6

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can use concrete words, phrases, and sensory details to describe the experience of the war on the battlefield and home front. 
*I can explain the contributions of Tennesseans during the war. 
*I can explain why Lincoln chose Johnson as his running mate in the election of 1864. 

The story of Pluto

This is a great video that explains why Pluto has been classified as a dwarf planet.

"See Memphis" Field Trip Video by Mrs. Baird

Mrs. Baird made this awesome Go Pro video of our field trip!!

Week 11 Science Oct. 26-30

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can distinguish among the planets according to their known characteristics such as appearance, location, composition, and apparent motion.  
*I can select information from a complex data representation to draw conclusions about the planets.  
 
*This week is Red Ribbon Week.  See agenda for dress up day themes. 
*Civil War battles quiz Tues.  
*Open House Thursday

We had a blast on our tour of Memphis field trip!  Be sure to check out the "Downtown Field Trip" Album for more pictures!

The Gettysburg Address

President Obama, former Presidents, and celebrities (including Taylor Swift) saying the Gettysburg Address.

Cell Rap

Lots of requests for this one from the beginning of the year to be added to the website. :)

Week 10 Social Studies October 19-23

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can explain the significance and outcomes the major battles of the Civil War and identify their location on a map.
*I can read an write and informative piece summarizing the Gettysburg Address to determine its meaning and significance. 
 
"See Memphis" field trip Thursday, October 22 :)