Welcome to 5th Grade

5th Grade Family Letter September 17, 2018

Reminders:

Monday 9/17- Protecting God’s Children class in SJC Foyer

Tuesday 9/18- Picture day (Free Dress)

Friday 9/21- Mass at 10:30AM

Monday and Tuesday 9/24-9/25 MAP testing

Wednesday 9/26- Back to school night

Good afternoon families,

I hope you all had a restful weekend. As I am getting to know the students, I am pleased to say most of the class turned in all their homework!!! YAY!  I have a group of students who ask great questions and give amazing feedback. Thank you!

This week:

Math: I will review adding and subtracting for those who need a little more support and the homework will also be review.  In class we are working with PEMDAS (order of operations) all week. Ask your kiddos to see if they can explain it as a review.

Reading: Continue Close reading, reading a chart, sustained reading strategies. Using Scholastic News. Hope to introduce our first chapter book by the end of the week (Frindle)

Writing/ELA: continue Writing process. Paragraph review. Nouns

Vocabulary: Unit 1 Terms: blunder, cancel, continuous, distribute, document, fragile, myth, reject, scuffle, solitary, temporary, veteran.

Social Studies: Maps (United States)

Religion: continue writing out our prayers for the year in our notebooks, we completed writing our SLE goal for the Trimester.

Unit 1 revelation: Chapter 1 God’s Plan for all Creation

Science:

Engineering and Technology: Lesson 1 How are Science and Math used in Engineering?

**please sign students’ reading logs. This is a way for me to ensure students are informing you of homework.

God Bless,

Mrs. Morrison