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Welcome Grade 5

     Welcome to our class website.  We are looking forward to a wonderful year filled with learning, discovery and growth.

 Please check our website daily for homework assignments and other important information.  _______________________

Students have been given ELA and SS Review for the Final tests.

Social studies Final Test will be given on Friday 6/16

The ELA Final Test will be given on Tuesday, June 20th

Reminder- There is no school on Monday, May 29th.

Boat Trip- Tuesday, May 30th

Remember to Bring Lunch

A pink notice was sent home today with important info. 5/22

May 17th- Boat trip money is due on May 20th.

May 17th- Six Flags Read To Succeed tickets were given out today to students who participated.

National Poetry Day is Thursday, April 27th

Students were asked to bring in a poem of their choice. (due Wednesday)

Friendship, sports, seasons, feelings, brothers, sisters are just a few topics we discussed-

Students may look online or in poetry books.

BOOK FAIR MONDAY,APRIL 24th- Bring money if you'd like to purchase books.

We hope everyone had a great Spring vacation!

Welcome Back!


Please Note- A field trip slip has been sent home. We are going on a Boat Trip on May 30th

Permission slip and payment are due by May 19th.

NYS ELA Testing March 28th, 29th and 30th

Bring 2 Number 2 pencils to school


2/27- Dance A thon tomorrow Tuesday Feb. 28th

Bring a water bottle

Mangoes Trip on Thursday, March 2nd.

1/29- Students are asked to bring in a picture of themselves ASAP (For our Bio-Poems)

1/29- Dance A Thon letters went home today for Parents and Students to read.

1/29 Read to Succeed Reading logs are due. Please bring in no later than Wednesday! Thank You!

1/27 Our next SS Test will be next Friday.

Focus on pages 10-17 (Aztecs)

1/24- Trip Slip went home for next trip to Mangoes Mexican Restaurant. We will be going in March.

Reminder- We will be going on our Commerce Plaza trip on Wednesday, January 18th

1/6 Social Studies Vocabulary Test next Friday, Jan. 13th

Homework is to study daily at home-


Puberty Presentation letters were sent home by mail. Please return the form by January 5th if you do not want your child to participate.

Thank you-


Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a wonderful break!

There will be a spelling and (Wonders Unit 3 week 1)vocabulary test on Friday, January 6th. We review in class daily. Students should spend 10 minutes reviewing at home each night.

Six Flags Read To Succeed Letters are coming home tonight. 1/3

Forms are due back January 30th

12/19 No homework this week! Please just review for your SS Test.

SOCIAL STUDIES TEST- Thursday, Dec 22nd

Focus on Pages 8-17

BLUE GROUP- Our next field trip will be on January 18th.  Commerce Plaza

Permission slips were sent home today 12/13

Permission slip and Payment are due by January 4th.

Upcoming Tests

SPELLING TEST- December 2nd

*Reading Test- Unit 2 Week 3-WONDERS

vocabulary and the selection "The Boy Who Dew Birds" December 2nd

*SS Test on 15 Maya terms- Tuesday, December 6th  STUDY DAILY!

Parent Teacher Conferences - Monday, November 21st. There is No school for students this day.

Parents- Parent teacher Conference forms have been sent home. Once returned with your preference a time was assigned. We have stapled this important form in your child's agenda book. If you have not yet returned your form please do so if you would like to meet with us.  Thank you!

We will be having a Halloween party in the classroom on Monday, October 31st

We will enjoy a snack and create a craft.

Students may wear costumes to school.

10/20- The Halloween Social will be on  Friday, 10/28 for 5th and 6th graders. Tickets will be  on sale on Monday. This is a great event!

10/17- Reminder- Trip Wednesday

We will be back for lunch

Spelling and Reading test on Friday

It would be beneficial for the children to review their misspelled words at home daily.

They would also benefit from studying their Reading wonders vocabulary terms.

10/17* Ask your child about our Memoir Writing Unit*

The students are doing a great job!

We have read 2 fantastic mentor texts. Ask them about Chicken Sunday and Grandfather's Journey

Please remember to contact us should you have any questions. We appreciate your support!

9/6 We had a wonderful first day!!!

9/12- Spelling test on Friday

Review your words daily.

9/19 We have sent home our first trip slip today. (The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow) -Play production 

Slips and money due by 9/30 please

Thank you for attending our orientation. We enjoyed meeting each and everyone of you!

Remember to bring a snack and a smile  to school daily!


Mrs. Pusateri and Mrs. Castellano
Island Trees School District