Mrs. Jen Batterman
5th Grade Teacher
Phone: (425) 837-7520
The best way to contact me is through email!
Our Current Academic Goals
Learn about Early European Explorers and why they ventured to the New World
Become Galleon teams and "sail" across the Atlantic for gold!
Learn the harmful things explorers did to the First People
Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in expressions and evaluate expressions with these symbols
Convert written expressions into standard form
Deepen understanding of the place value system
Add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions
Find equivalent fractions, GCF, and LCM
Learn how to research Nonfiction topics
Use note taking strategies to organize NF information
Write Informational Essays on Early Explorers
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
Listen to Maniac Magee - Identify story elements
Identify text features and their purposes
Use what we know about non fiction writing to help deepen understanding of non fiction reading
Upcoming Events and Reminders
Jan 6th - Happy Birthday Zachary!
Jan 17th - Popcorn Friday!
Jan 20th - MLK Day, NO SCHOOL
Jan 27th - NO SCHOOL
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!
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.
Monday: Geo #16 - Fraction pg
Tuesday: Geo#16 - M3L5 - Perfect Day
Wednesday: Geo #16 - no math - Perfect Day - M.M. pg - HomeLink (Fri)
Thursday: WW Report (due Fri) - Geo #16 - M3L6 - HomeLink
WW (Weekly Work Report)
M1L5 (Math, module 1 lesson 5)
Online Resources and Required Sites
2019 Parent Survey
Popular Nonfiction Books
Time for Kids
New York Times for Kids
Sports Illustrated for Kids
How Stuff Works
Smarter Balanced Test Practice