Testing: April 11-17
Website for more information: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/Georgia-Milestones-Assessment-System.aspx
Please look over the attached references. I'd highly recommend you talk it over with your child and try the practice questions.
Writing is a big portion of the test. There is extended responses as well as constructed responses. The attached shows those types of questions and includes HOW they are assessed. Please have your child practice a couple and use the rubrics to evaluate.
The following attachment explains the break down of the overall scores as well as gives sample questions. Please review it and spend some time with your child practicing the wording of questions.
Parent Letter (sent home 3/9)
Remember to Sneeze in Your Sleeve!- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXXgRvdq7fg
Make sure you are washing your hands correctly!- https://www.cdc.gov/cdctv/healthyliving/hygiene/wash-your-hands.html
Tuesday, February 6th
Students will visit Simpson Middle School 9-11:00 am
Informative Parent Night 7-7:15 pm
Notice from Nurse Karetha:
Parents, please take time each weekend to wash jackets, water bottles, wipe down backpacks, binders, etc. to help prevent illnesses during flu season. We are trying to be preventive at Mountain View in combating the flu that we are hearing about on the news lately.
More information: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/spread.htm
Friday, January 26th 8:30-9:45 am
Students will be reading their latest works of art! Students chose any genre of writing to show off their writing skills!
Stop by to hear your student as well as other fifth grade students read their masterpieces!