School Supplies & Binder Organization

5th Grade Basic Class Supply List Please bring your items in on Meet the Teacher Day or during the first week of school. 

  • 1 – Sturdy, Closable (zippered) 3-Ring Binder (2 – 3 in.)
  • 1 – Plastic Pencil Bag with Holes
  • 1 – Package of Notebook Paper
  • 6 – Boxes of #2 Pencils (sharpened)
  • 1 – Pencil Sharpener
  • 1 – Box of Colored Pencils
  • 2 – Glue Sticks
  • 2 – Highlighters
  • 1 Scissors
  • 10 or more Dry Erase Markers and Eraser (for your child)
  • 2 – Boxes of Tissues
  • 1 – Large Container of Clorox Wipes

Mrs. Mergel and Mrs. Hudson’s required Extras

  • 3 pocket folders 3 hole punched different colors
  • USB flash drive
  • 1 box Cap erasers

Optional Items

  • Ziplock Bags – quart or gallon size
  • Paper Towels
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Recess equipment: basketball, soccer ball, bouncy ball ect. *NO footballs* (make sure your name is on it and you may bring it daily or leave at school)

Binder Organization

Learning to keep and use an organized binder in 5th grade is so important for not only your child’s success in 5th grade, but their continued success in middle school and beyond!

How to Organize Your Binder

  1. Zippered Pencil bag (sharpened pencils, pencil sharpener, 2 red checking pens, USB drive, 2 highlighters, and 2 white erase markers dark colors)
  2. Planner
  3. Homework Folder
  4. Reading Tab Divider
  5. Reading folder
  6. Math Tab Divider
  7. Math folder
  8. Science Tab Divider
  9. Science folder

**Behind each tab divider will be a table of contents page with what should be in each section.**