Supply List

Hello 5th Graders and Parents,

Welcome to the 5th grade!  Before you know it, summer will be over and it will be time for school to begin.  I am so excited to have another year with this class.

The following is the 5th grade supply list:


  • One 1 inch binder – no zipper please (for 5th grade)
  • One 1 inch binder – no zipper à for computers
  • Zippered pencil pouch for binder
  • 1 set of 8 dividers with pockets  (I would love the kind where you can write in on the tabs, not type)
  • 2 folders (with 3 holes so they may go inside binder)
  • 3 composition books – any cover will do
  • 1 pack of college-ruled notebook paper
  • Dictionary and thesaurus (to keep on desk)
  • 600 white 3×5 lined note cards (They usually come bunched together in groups of three with 100 in each pack.  2 packs will give you 600 cards total.)
  • Note card box to sit on desk (container to hold the note cards)
  • Pencil box – to sit on their desk and hold their supplies
  • Scissors (not the dull kinder kind)
  • 3 glue sticks (preferably Elmer’s)
  • Pencils (1 box of 24 count – please not the mechanical kind)
  • 1 pack of pencil top erasers
  • 1 pack of blue or black erasable pens
  • Red pens (1 small box)
  • Set of colored markers (thin or thick) àyour choice
  • 2 packs (4 pens per pack) of thin dry-erase  (expo) markers – black
  • 1 pack of yellow highlighters
  • 1 paper grocery bag
  • 1 or 2 magazines (with lots of pictures to be used for a collage)


Please let me know if you have any questions about the list or 5th grade in general.  In addition, please e-mail me to confirm that you received this e-mail.  Enjoy the rest of your summer.    


See you in August! 


Mrs. Vanek

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