1661 Cherry Hill Road, Joliet, IL 60433

Mrs. Wikert

5th Grade

Beginning of the Year Presentation link – This contains general information as well as class specific policies.

I have been teaching for over 20 years!! I graduated from Grand Valley State University with a major in English Language and Literature and Elementary Education. I received my first master’s degree from Lewis University in the area of special education and a second master’s degree at University of St. Francis in administration.

Current Topics

Math: Multiplying & Dividing Fractions

ELA: Theme: Finding Courage: Men and Women who through courageous decisions and and actions made important impacts on history. (connects to social studies)

Reading Strategies:  Theme, Point of View, Cause-Effect Relationships, Compare & Contrast, Determining Key Ideas & Details, Conflicts & Resolutions

 –Writing:  Informative/Explanatory Essay, Researching, Speech Writing, Biographies 

 Science:  Earth’s Systems Interactions — The Four Spheres

Social Studies: The American Revolution 

Current homework and upcoming due dates are available on the calendar below.

5th Grade Google Classrooms

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1661 Cherry Hill Road
Joliet, IL 60433

Calendar: Homework, upcoming due dates, and events.