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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

"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 :)

Week 9 Science Oct. 5-9

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can identify physical and behavioral adaptations that enable animals such as amphibians, reptiles, birds, fish, and mammals to survive in a particular environment. 
*I can explain how fossils provide information about the past. 
 
Science Chapter 2 Test Thursday 10/8.  
Fall Break is next week! (October 12-16)  Have fun and be safe!

Week 8 Social Studies Sept. 28- Oct. 2

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can draw on informational text to explain the roles of the military and civil leaders during the Civil War including: Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, Frederick Douglass, and Clara Barton.
*I can explain the significance and outcome of the major battles and identify their location on a map or visual representation including: Fort Sumter, First Battle of Bull Run, Fort Henry and Donelson, Shiloh, Antietam, Gettysburg, 
Vicksburg, Chickamauga, Franklin, Nashville, Appomattox Court House. 
 
*Spirit Week- see agenda for dress up days!
*Tiger Walk is Friday!