Mrs. Erin Burns

Welcome to 5th Grade!!

I am very excited to be teaching 5th grade this year. Some areas that we will focus on this year are:

MathPlace Value, Multiplication/Division, GCF, LCM, Simplest Form, Mixed Numbers, Fractions- add, subtract, multiply, divide, Probability, Graphs- line, pictograph, bar, Angles, Capacity, gallon, quart, pint, cup, Unit of Length, Weight, Temp, Time Zones


Science– Classifying Life, Plants/Animals, Reproduction, Plant/Animal Life Cycles, Traits & Heredity, Ecosystems, Earth and its Resources, Weather, Space, the Universe, Matter, Force and Energy


Social Studies– Map Skills-longitude, latitude, equator, prime meridian, how to read maps, different kinds of maps…Review of VA History using map skills, Cultural, Religious, and Social aspects of regions


English/Reading– AR, Novels, Vocabulary from texts, Subjects/Predicates, Simple/Complex Sentences,Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Pronouns, Capitalization, Punctuation, Spelling-short/long vowels, blends, contractions, compound words, homophones, prefixes/suffixes, Writing a Letter, Writing a Research Paper, Paragraph Structure, Genres, Sequence of Events, Drawing Conclusions



2017 Schedule

Here is the link to this week’s newsletter:

Newsletter Jan. 9, 2017

Here is the Safety Patrol schedule for the month of Jan.:


Empty section. Edit page to add content here.

Additional Info

IDENT-A-KID Envelopes due Monday, Nov. 7

NO OCEW on Nov. 9

NO SCHOOL Friday, Nov. 11- Parent/Teacher Conferences 8:30-4:00

SCA/LEO Club Meeting- Monday, Nov. 7 during lunch



Here is the Back-To-School Powerpoint Presentation if anyone was not able to make it.

WELCOME TO 5th GRADE Powerpoint


Math- page 54 11-27 ODDS


Spelling- No Spelling This Week

Science- Invention Convention- The students are to share their next 3 paragraphs, with citations, to me by 9:00PM Jan. 17. I will edit 

their work, via Google Docs, and they will make corrections. Students edited their papers today in class and started their conclusion

paragraphs. I would like students to share their entire 5 paragraph paper with me by  9:00PM, Jan. 22nd.


Social Studies- 

Grammar/L.A.- Maniac Magee Project is due Jan. 19. Must do three activities on the tic-tac-toe board to win.

 Digital Media- 


World Language

Music- Students are to bring in materials to make their instruments in class on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The supplies they need differ from

student to student so I cannot give you a list. Your child has the paper with the supply list on it.

Again, please make sure students have these materials for Music class on Tuesday.

Please bring in 1 box of granola bars by Jan. 27 for our service project.






If the homework calendar is not displayed below, please use the following link for the Linton Hall School upper school homework calendar. You may subscribe to the calendar by clicking “+Google Calendar” in the lower right corner.

I am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.