Mrs. Jen Batterman
5th Grade Teacher
Phone: (425) 837-7520
The best way to contact me is through email!
Our Current Academic Goals
Begin thinking about STEM fair projects
Understand and explore The Scientific Method
Discuss effects on Early African slavery
Understand issues surrounding The American Revolution
Look at The Revolution from a variety of perspectives
Create examples of how taxes effected early colonists
Engage in Colonial Boston Simulation
Multiply fractions by fractions
Interpret fractions as division
Multiply fractions by whole numbers
Divide fractions by fractions
Divide fractions by whole numbers
Learn how to use research to promote an argument on a topic
Use a mix of quotes, facts, sources, and opinions to persuade readers
Use counter arguments as an effective persuasion strategy
Write opinion essays based on research
Social and Emotional Goals
Model The Rocket Way for all Apollo students
Practice calm down strategies and emotional management
Discuss anxiety and how to handle it
Discuss assumptions, gossip, and resisting revenge
Use text evidence to support opinions about non fiction text
Identify text features and their purposes
Study Cause and Effect within fiction and nonfiction texts
Use what we know about non fiction writing to help deepen understanding of non fiction reading
Upcoming Events and Reminders
March 18th - Report Cards on Family Access at 5 PM
March 25th - Happy Birthday, Jeneva!
Science State Test - TBD
ELA SBA - TBD
Math SBA - TBD
Specialists are from 11:25-11:55 daily.
Monday - Music
Tuesday - Library
Wednesday - PE
Thursday - Music
Friday - PE
Please wear tennis shoes on PE days!
Apollo Elementary School
The Rocket Way
Book Orders Online
Reading Club Online Ordering
Class Code: HZYM6
Welcome to 5th Grade!
This website is a primary source of communication between our classroom and your home. Please check it frequently!
Please check email, ClassDojo, and Teams regularly for resources and assignments for online learning.
Your child should be reading independently or with a family member for at least 30 minutes every night. Daily reading is a crucial part of our homework program and is imperative to your child's success this year. Please keep track of ongoing assignments and due dates with your child and ask them frequently about the work they are doing at school.
WW (Weekly Work Report)
M1L5 (Math, module 1 lesson 5)
Online Resources and Required Sites
5th Grade E-Learning Resources
Mr. Johnson's PE Connect Site
Ms. Gilbert's Counseling Resources
Popular Nonfiction Books
Time for Kids
New York Times for Kids
Sports Illustrated for Kids
How Stuff Works
Smarter Balanced Test Practice