Welcome to Mrs. Herring's Class!

Team 5th Grade

Looking for extra practice or the most current assignments?
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Google Classroom is the best place to visit for extra practice! You can also find our daily classroom assignments there under each day's date. Students can log into Google Classroom from any device and find what they need! If you need help or have questions, or if you would like practice that does not require internet/computer access, please contact me!

January 28: First WEEKLY house team meeting! Be sure to wear your team colors! (Contact me if you aren't sure what to wear-more house information is on the main school page.)
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What are we doing this week?
January 24-28, 2022
Fifth Grade
Reading: Author's Viewpoint; Historical Fiction genre focus; Comprehension focus using 
I Survived the Children's Blizzard of 1888
Word Study: Greek Prefixes (anti-, mega-, syn/sym-, dys-, auto-)
Social Studies: Middle Colonies of Early America (test Thursday)
Sixth Grade
Reading: "Hatchet"-Character types (protagonist, antagonist, round, flat, static, dynamic)
Word Study: Latin prefixes (bi-, quad-, oct-, cent-, milli-)
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States and Capitals
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We have covered the following states and capitals in class:
  • Maine (Augusta)
  • New Hampshire (Concord)
  • Vermont (Montpelier)
  • New York (Albany)
  • Pennsylvania (Harrisburg)
  • Massachusetts (Boston)
  • Rhode Island (Providence)
  • Connecticut (Hartford)
  • New Jersey (Trenton)
  • Delaware (Providence)
  • Maryland (Annapolis)
  • Virginia (Richmond)
  • West Virginia (Charleston)
  • North Carolina (Raleigh)
  • South Caorlina (Columbia)
  • Georgia (Atlanta)
  • Florida (Tallahassee)
  • Alabama (Montgomery)
  • Tennessee (Nashville)
  • Mississippi (Jackson)
  • Louisiana (Baton Rouge)
  • Arkansas (Little Rock)
**Students have a green folder with maps and capital sheet inside. There are also games and practice maps available on Google Classroom! Next state quiz will be December 15.**
Please note that students in 5th and 6th grade are now seeing both Ms. Lindeman and myself for instruction. My class page will reflect the content covered for the courses I teach to both 5th and 6th grade. Ms. Lindeman will communicate via her class page regarding the courses she teaches. Both Ms. Lindeman and I also utilize Google Classroom, so please check there for current assignments and extra practice.
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