What we're learning in May

Posted by Sara Ibis on 5/1/2022 8:00:00 AM

Here's what we're doing in May!


  • Measurement
    • Measuring Volume and Mass
  • Area and Perimeter
    • Finding the area and perimeter of shapes

Assessments: Periodic quizzes - regular lesson assessments on hold until after SBAC

ScalesEnglish Language Arts

  • Reading: Libterary and Informational Texts about goverment and heroism
    • Using text evidence to answer questions
    • Determining main idea and key details
    • Describing science concepts in informational texts
    • Determining main idea and key details
    • Determining themes
  • Writing: Opinion

Assessments: None planned until after SBAC



  • Plants
    • Interdependence in an ecosystem
    • Survival
    • Inherited traits
    • Native Flowers

Assessments: Native Flowers guide (5/31)

 Social Studies

  • Local History

Upcoming Events:

Every Thursday: Naturalist Thursday - Please help your child dress for success

May 3-5: SBAC Testing

May 20: Fun Run (watch for emails from PTA and Rattlesnake Elementary)

May 25: Field Trip to Fort Missoula (more info coming soon)

May 30: No School (Memorial Day)

TBD: Wildflower Hike in the North Hills (more info coming soon)

Running Club: Monday & Wednesday before school and Tuesday afternoon recess

Nuts and Bolts:

  • Outdoor lunch: As the weather warms up, we'll be eating lunch outside. Please remind your student to bring a warm layer to school every day.
  • Standardized Testing continues: We'll be finishing the SBAC, and then taking the STAR 360 and I-Ready diagnostic.