Jessica Sims

5th Grade Math, Science, & Social Studies



Week of: April 1st-5th, 2024


Monday:Skill: classifying triangles; homework

Tuesday: Skill: classifying triangles

Wednesday: Skill: classifying quadrilaterals; homework

Thursday: Skill: classifying quadrilaterals

Friday: Skill: review triangles, quadrilaterals, and polygons


Helpful Links:

Multiplication and Division Facts

soc st.

Monday: Week 17 Newspaper "Independence and the Revolution: the military" discussion




Friday: Week 16/17 Newspaper Test

Links to Study:

All 50 States Location Review (game)

All 50 States Location Review

(just the questions)



Tuesday: Ch. 5, L. 2 "spheres of Earth"

Wednesday: Ch. 5, L. 3 "weather"

Thursday: Ch. 5, L. 4 "clouds and precipitation"


Links to Study

 Ch. 5 Review (game)

Ch. 5 Review (just questions)

Mrs. Sim's Wish List

*White Copy Paper

*Color Copy Paper

*Cardstock (any color)

*Black Expo Markers

*Clorox wipes


*Paper Towels

*Building Materials for STEM projects (any type magnet blocks, legos, bristle shape 3D blocks - some are linked in my Classroom Amazon Wish List that is linked at the end of this list)

*Gift Cards (Amazon, Target, Walmart) *This really helps to provide materials for science projects*

*Money Donation to my DPES class account (send in cash or check-made out to DPES indicating that it is for class account)

*card games (Old Maid, Uno, Phase 10)

**Amazon Wish List Link

Behavior Management

What happens if the rules are broken?

Whether it be a school rule or a class rule, the following consequences my be issued. This plan will be followed by Mrs. McKay and Mrs. Sims.

**Some steps may be skipped, depending on the severity or frequency of the offense.**

*A verbal warning will be given prior to loss of the 1st dojo point.*

**The Behavior Management Plan starts over each nine weeks.**

Points Lost Consequence
3 parent message will be sent through Parent Square by the teacher
4 Student will serve silent snack/lunch
5 Assistant Principal contacted (AP will contact parent) and the child will receive a 3.5 hour “timeout” in ISS
7 Assistant Principal contacted, parent will need to attend a mandatory conference, and the child will receive 1 full day in ISS.
8 An office referral will be turned in, the AP will contact the parent, and the child will receive 3 full days in ISS.
9 or more AP will be notified if student loses additional points after returning from ISS; consequence will be at the AP’s discretion


Class Dojo points can be earned for the following reasons:

R.I.S.E. - Being respectful to others, showing integrity, exhibiting self-control, giving 100% effort in all activities

Class Dojo points can be lost for the following reasons:

not prepared for class, disrespect to teacher or student, talking, teasing/bullying, inappropriate language, hallway infraction, off task (playing, off task disruption), cheating/lying, not following directions, incomplete assignments (homework or classwork), inappropriate restroom behavior, property damage

Class Schedule

7:45-8:10 Homeroom/Character Education/Restroom

8:10-9:20 1st Block Math

9:25-10:05 P.E.

10:10-10:25 Snack

10:25-10:55 1st Block Math

10:55-11:35 1st Block Science/Social Studies

11:35-11:45 Transition to 2nd Block

11:45-12:18 2nd Block Math

**lunch 12:20-12:43**

**brain break 12:45-12:55

12:55-2:10 2nd Block Math

2:10-2:50 2nd Block Science/Social Studies

2:50-3:10 Dismissal

Music - every other week -

Tuesday 10:55-11:40


The University of Alabama

May 2012

Bachelor's of Science Degree

in Elementary Education

The University of West Alabama

Master's Degree in Elementary Education currently in progress :)


*Pleasant Grove Elementary:

5th Grade Math - August 2012-May 2014

5th Grade Math & Social Studies - August 2014-May 2015

*Daniel Pratt Elementary:

5th Grade Math, Science, & Social Studies - August 2015-present

Personal Bio

My husband, Tyler, and I have 2 girls. Kathryn is 7 and Rebecca is 4. I love spending time with my family and friends. We enjoy going to the river and the beach. My favorites include Chick-Fil-A, tacos (especially Moe's), Dr. Pepper, Reese's, and Target.