Fifth Grade

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Welcome to Ms.Cruz’s Fifth Grade!

Please feel free to contact me with any questions, concerns and comments at ecruz@scgstl.org.

5-1 HOMEWORK CALENDAR

 

SUMMER READING LIST FOR 4th GRADE GOING INTO 5th

REQUIRED/RECOMMENDED SUMMER READING—GR. 5

Here comes your summer reading assignment—choose well and enjoy! Summer reading assignments will count towards the first trimester in Grade 5. Many books are available on Amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, or Brooklyn Public Library. You may also download them to your Nook, Kindle, or Tablet as well.

Required: Choose two from the following:

  • Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures (Kate DiCamillo)
  • The Toothpaste Millionaire (Jean Merrill)
  • Absolutely Almost (Lisa Graff)
  • The Red Bicycle: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle (Jude Isabella)
  • As Brave As You Are (Jason Reynolds)
  • Blue Birds (Caroline Starr Rose)
  • Bud Not Buddy (Christopher Paul Curtis)
  • The Wild Robot (Peter Brown)

Recommended (you may read more than two books)

  • The Land (Mildred D Taylor)
  • A Wrinkle In Time?(Madeleine LEngle)
  • President of the Whole Fifth Grade (Sherri Winston)
  • Esperanza Rising (Pam Munoz Ryan)
  • The War That Saved My Life (Kimberly Brubaker Bradley)
  • Big One-Oh Dean Pitchford
  • Any book from the Dear America Series
  • Any book from the 39 Clues Series

Keep track of your daily reading on the reading log. For the Required Reading, you must complete a Literature Chart for each book (Complete chart in blue or black ink. Don’t forget to write your name.) The list of books above and Literature Chart will also be posted on my page (5th grade) on the school website at scgstl.org

Your reading assignments are to be handed in on the first day of school-Wednesday, September 6. You may also email them to me at ecruz@scgstl.org-

If you need another copy of any pages-click on the link above to go to the 5-1 home page. On the sidebar–click Forms and Docs

Ms. Cruz