Miss Withrow

Email: withrow@cdtca.org



Week of January 17 – January 20

> 5th  Grade Math

This week in 5th grade math, we will be continuing chapter 5. We will be working this week with  subtracting fractions from whole numbers and mixed numbers. We will be completing lessons #73 – 76 of Simple Solutions, due Wednesday, January 18 and will take the quiz on Thursday.

First in Math can be found here.

Tonight’s Homework:



> 5th  Grade Reading:

This week the 5th grade will be reading our next story in Journeys, “Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George?” and will focus on fact and opinion and using questioning skills to identify both.  

Accelerated Reader can be found here.

Students can access the online Journeys book and resources here. They have all received a label in their planners with their usernames and passwords.

This week’s vocabulary words:

  1. benefit                  6. prohibit
  2. repeal                    7. previously
  3. advantages              8. midst
  4. temporary               9. objected
  5. contrary                  10. rebellious

Tonight’s Homework:  




> 5th  Grade English and Spelling:

This week, 5th grade will be working on identifying parts of speech and diagramming sentences.

We will be starting our next Article of the Week which we can be found here. To access the correct version of the article we are reading this week, students MUST login on Newsela.com and go to their Assignments Binder. The article adjusted to a 5th grade level will be linked there. Student login information: username= firstname.lastname  password= Brilliant205 (e.g. allie.withrow) This week’s “One Pager” will be due Friday! The One Pager submission can be found here

This week’s spelling words:

  1. tiring
  2. borrowed
  3. freezing
  4. delivered
  5. whispered
  6. losing
  7. decided
  8. amazing
  9. performing
  10. resulting
  11. related
  12. attending
  13. damaged
  14. remarked
  15. practicing
  16. supported
  17. united
  18. expected
  19. amusing
  20. repeated

Weekly spelling homework list can be found here.  

Tonight’s Homework: 

Next  Spelling Test will be on Tuesday, 1/17!

One Pager due 1/27!


> 5th Grade Religion

This week in religion, we will be working on the Cardinal Virtues and how to show goodness and love. We will also be working throughout the month of January on our Patron Saint Project. Directions for the project can be found here

Websites that can be used include:




Tonight’s Homework: Notecards for Saint Paper due 1/19!


> Grade 4 Science 

This week in 4th grade science, we will be completing our next few lessons in our Health books. This week and next we will focus on how advertising can persuade us and how to deal with stress. We will then be moving back into our science books and starting chapter four on how ecosystems are balanced and maintained. 

Tonight’s Homework: