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5th Grade

Welcome to Fifth Grade!!

Yay for 2019!

Please make sure to use this website to sign up for a one hour slot for your child to be assessed on Friday, January 18!

There are no classes on Monday, January 21, 2019, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

If you haven't done it already, please sign-up for the Remind App with your teacher.

Here are some fun free visits to area museums for the whole family: http://scfd.org/graphics/uploads/Files/Tier_I/SCFD_FreeDays_Bookmark_201...

Community events may be found on this site: https://www.cityofthornton.net/festivals-events/Pages/default.aspx

Math News:

5th Grade is continuing our work with fractions and operations with fractions. These videos are great resources!

https://youtu.be/5juto2ze8Lg

https://youtu.be/qmfXyR7Z6Lk

Literacy and more:

5th Grade is investigating both fictional chapter books and informational resources on British American Colonies as we finish describing the influence the point of view has on events in a story and begin exploring theme. Mr. Alvarez's class is reading Bud, Not Buddy while Ms. Brounstein's class is reading Esperanza Rising, and Ms. Garlick's class is reading I am Malala.

The following is a great list of questions you can ask your child after reading: 

http://randolphville.piscatawayschools.org/staff_websites/ritchie-_ruta_...

In Writing, we are writing an opinion piece. Ask your student what they will be writing about.

Famous People

Science Resources:

In Science, we are learning about human body systems and how they work together to keep us healthy.

Resources for Parents:

https://www.edutopia.org/SEL-parents-resources

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

5th Grade Classrooms

Mr. Alvarez' Class

Subject: General Education
Mr. Alvarez'  Awesome Fifth Graders! I have been a fifth grade teacher at North Mor since 2013. Started teaching in 2010. Grew up in Brighton, CO and went to the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). I enjoy working with students, and...

Mrs. Brounstein's Class

Subject: General Education
I have been at North Mor Elementary since 2008. I've taught 3rd grade, 2nd grade and 5th grade. In addition, I've been a para-professional and a substitute teacher at the school. I love working here because of the community at North Mor! The North...

Ms. Garlick's Class

Subject: General Education
Hello Garlick Learning Community! This month, we are focusing on listening to each other. We are watching this video to start the month: https://youtu.be/8XUE3urz3Fc! We are continuing to use our corner tree to record our random acts of...