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Monday, March 8, 2021
Math – Complete (2-sided) Handout on Bar Graphs and Line Graphs & look over your notes that we glued into our notes
Spelling – Write all words in your agenda book & write them out 3x each Spelling Test on Friday 3/12
English – Past, Present, Future Tense Verbs handout – Directions is to color the boxes based on the tense of the verb.  Follow the directions with what color to color in the boxes. (Use your notes for help.)
Science – Test on Wednesday 3/10 – Topic 5 (book and vocab. test)

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 3/9 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

REMINDERS:
*ACE GALA BASKET – Grade 5 “Movie Theme” Thank you to all of our families that sent something in to go towards our Fifth Grade Basket.  Thank you Mrs. Jamie Wray for coordinating and putting this together for us.  There is still time to donate items or a monetary donation to go towards our classroom basket.  You can send this in via kid mail.  (Thank you again for everyone’s continued support!)
*Parent Association Zoom Meeting – March 9th at 7PM
*Our March Mass will be on Friday, March 12th 9AM

 

 

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Friday, March 5, 2021
Math – look over your math handouts on graphs and bring them all back to school on Monday.
ScienceTest on Wednesday 3/10 Topic 5 (Book and Vocab, Test)

SPECIAL(S) FOR MONDAY, MARCH 8TH – HEALTH

REMINDERS:
*ACE GALA BASKET – Grade 5 “Movie Theme” Thank you to all of our families that sent something in to go towards our Fifth Grade Basket.  Thank you Mrs. Jamie Wray for coordinating and putting this together for us.  There is still time to donate items or a monetary donation to go towards our classroom basket.  You can send this in via kid mail.  (Thank you again for everyone’s continued support!)
*Parent Association Zoom Meeting – On Tuesday, March 9th at 7PM
*Our March Mass will be on Friday, March 12th 9AM – Our Archbishop of Springfield Diocese will be joining us for Mass on Friday.  He will also be visiting us at the school.  Our students will be making cards for him.

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Thursday, March 4, 2021
Math – finish classwork from today
Spelling – study words – Test tomorrow
Reading –
On Friday, March 5, 2021 Grade 5 is going to celebrate “Read Across America” by getting comfy in class and reading some of our favorite books, newspapers, comic books, articles, magazines, etc.  Grade 5 will be allowed to bring in a bed sheet to put over their desk to make their desk like a tent.  They can bring in an extra blanket, small pillow, or stuffed animal to get cozy with.  They can also bring in extra snacks and drinks for themselves to enjoy while reading.  We will not be sharing food or drinks.  Don’t forget your flashlights.(This will take place in the afternoon.)
English – 23 Helping Verb Test tomorrow
Science – study Topic 5 Book Test & Vocab. Test on Wednesday 3/10 (study guide given out today)
Spanish – assignment due on Thursday, March 11th (Directions: make a list of the foods you like and don’t like – in Spanish.  Chart was started in your Spanish notebook.

SPECIAL(S) TOMORROW 3/5 – ART

REMINDERS:
*ACE GALA BASKET – Grade 5 “Movie Theme” Thank you to all of our families that sent something in to go towards our Fifth Grade Basket.  Thank you Mrs. Jamie Wray for coordinating and putting this together for us.  There is still time to donate items or a monetary donation to go towards our classroom basket.  You can send this in via kid mail.  (Thank you again for everyone’s continued support!)
*Parent Association Zoom Meeting – March 9th at 7PM
*Our March Mass will be on Friday, March 12th 9AM

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Math – 1) Finish pg. RW 54 #1-10 (this is glued into your math notebook)
2)Complete pg. RW55 #1&2 (handout that was for morning work “Compare Data”)
3)Study notes on Mean, Median, Mode, Range – Quiz tomorrow
Spelling – study words
English (Lesson 6 pg. 46 Past Tense and Lesson 8 pg. 48 Future Tense) Complete both handouts
Reading – On Friday, March 5, 2021 Grade 5 is going to celebrate “Read Across America” by getting comfy in class and reading some of our favorite books, newspapers, comic books, articles, magazines, etc.  Grade 5 will be allowed to bring in a bed sheet to put over their desk to make their desk like a tent.  They can bring in an extra blanket, small pillow, or stuffed animal to get cozy with.  They can also bring in extra snacks and drinks for themselves to enjoy while reading.  We will not be sharing food or drinks.  (This will take place in the afternoon.)
Science – study flash cards

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 3/4 – SPANISH & LITURGICAL

REMINDERS:
*ACE GALA BASKET – Grade 5 “Movie Theme” Thank you to all of our families that sent something in to go towards our Fifth Grade Basket.  Thank you Mrs. Jamie Wray for coordinating and putting this together for us.  There is still time to donate items or a monetary donation to go towards our classroom basket.  You can send this in via kid mail.  (Thank you again for everyone’s continued support!)
*Parent Association Zoom Meeting – March 9th at 7PM
*Our March Mass will be on Friday, March 12th 9AM

 

 

 

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Math – Complete “Mean, Median, Mode, and Range” for each problem (handout)
(Use your notes handout and math notebook with notes to help you with definition and how to solve.  Remember that the Range is found by subtracting the smallest number from the largest number in your set of data.)
Spelling – ABC Order
English Helping Verbs Test (all 23) on Friday 3/5

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 3/3 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

REMINDERS:
*ACE GALA BASKET – Grade 5 “Movie Theme” Thank you to all of our families that sent something in to go towards our Fifth Grade Basket.  Thank you Mrs. Jamie Wray for coordinating and putting this together for us.  There is still time to donate items or a monetary donation to go towards our classroom basket.  You can send this in via kid mail.  (Thank you again for everyone’s continued support!)
*March Calendar went home Yesterday 3/2.  (Some students have not taken home their mail.)
*Parent Association Zoom Meeting – March 9th at 7PM
*Our March Mass will be on Friday, March 12th 9AM

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Monday, March 1, 2021
Math – break tonight – practice multiplication facts
Religion – Service Project – research some ideas of what you want to do
Spelling – Write your words in your agenda book and write them 3x each & Spelling Test on Friday, March 5, 2021
Science – Finish and read over your Review from class

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 3/2 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

REMINDERS:
*ACE GALA BASKET – Grade 5 “Movie Theme” Thank you to all of our families that sent something in to go towards our Fifth Grade Basket.  Thank you Mrs. Jamie Wray for coordinating and putting this together for us.  There is still time to donate items or a monetary donation to go towards our classroom basket.  You can send this in via kid mail.  (Thank you again for everyone’s continued support!)
*March Calendar went home today.
*Parent Association Zoom Meeting – March 9th at 7PM
*Our March Mass will be on Friday, March 12th 9AM

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Thursday, February 25, 2021
Math – “Estimate Quotients” – Directions: Use compatible numbers to estimate the quotient.  Give 2 answers for each problem.  Only two problems were given to solve.  Students wrote the two problems inside of their Math Notebooks.  (Use your notes to help you if you get stumped.)  Ch. 8 Test on Monday 3/1/21
Spelling – Test tomorrow 
Religion – research ideas for your service project
English – study 23 Helping Verbs – Quiz on Friday 3/5 on all 23 Helping Verbs
Reading – reread Ch. 1 in Novel – “A Long Way from Chicago.”  Write a one paragraph summary on chapter 1.  (Tell me Who, What, When , Where, Why, and How?)  Talk about the characters.  What’s happening in Ch. 1.
Social Studies – Current Events is due tomorrow 
Science – finish paragraph if not completed during class time – study flash cards

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 2/26 – ART

REMINDERS:
*Reregistration papers are due tomorrow, Friday 2/26 for the 2021-2022 school year
*Please respond to Mrs. Rudd’s (Parent Association President) email regarding your child(s) shirt size for Field Day.  She sent everyone a friendly reminder so she could start ordering the shirts.
*ACE Gala – Grade 5 “Movie Theme” Basket – Thank you to all who have sent in donations for the 5th Grade Basket.  You still have time to send in your donations via kid mail.  Thank you to everyone in advance.

 

 

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Math – complete Division with Decimals handout (8 problems)  Directions: Show your work and include check step.  (Some students finished this in class today and turned it in.  Read over your notes, especially the handout we started our lesson with today.  It had the step by step directions on how to divide decimals when the divisor has a decimal.  Dividing with Decimals – Math Test on Monday 3/1/21
Spelling – study words
English 23 Helping Verbs Quiz test next week
Religion – look up pictures of your station of the cross to get ideas of what you are going to draw and create in class for our Stations of the Cross Bulletin Board (you can print out pictures and bring them to school to help you)
Social StudiesCurrent Events Due on Fri. 2/26
Science –
study flash cards

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 2/25 – SPANISH

REMINDERS:
*Reregistration papers are due by this Friday 2/26 for the 2021-2022 school year
*Please respond to Mrs. Rudd’s (Parent Association President) email regarding your child(s) shirt size for Field Day.  She sent everyone a friendly reminder so she could start ordering the shirts.
*ACE Gala – Grade 5 “Movie Theme” Basket – Thank you to all who have sent in donations for the 5th Grade Basket.  You still have time to send in your donations via kid mail.  Thank you to everyone in advance.

 

 

 

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Math – finish math packet (don’t forget check step and show your work)
Spelling – ABC Order
Religion – finish reading txt pgs. 334-335 and answer #1&2 and read pgs. 165-167 and answer the activity questions on pg. 167 if not completed in class today
EnglishHelping Verbs Quiz tomorrow 
Social Studies – current events -due Friday 2/26
Science – study flash cards

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW  2/24 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

REMINDERS:
*Reregistration papers are due by this Friday 2/26 for the 2021-2022 school year
*Please respond to Mrs. Rudd’s (Parent Association President) email regarding your child(s) shirt size for Field Day.  She sent everyone a friendly reminder so she could start ordering the shirts.
*ACE Gala – Grade 5 “Movie Theme” Basket – Thank you to all who have sent in donations for the fifth grade basket.  You still have time to send in your donations via kid mail.  Thank you to everyone in advance.

 

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Monday, February 22, 2021
Math – Complete “Division of Decimals by whole numbers” – pg. 107 #1-6 (handout) Directions: Complete the problems on a separate sheet of notebook paper.  Rewrite the problems on your problem and solve.  Show check step.
Spelling – Write words 3x each – Spelling Test on Friday 2/26
English – Complete Linking Verbs handout – pg. 42 #1-6 (use your English Notebook for help) Helping Verb Quiz on Wednesday 2/24
Social Studies – Current Events – due on Friday 2/26
Science – finish review Topic 5 Lesson Review (use your book)

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

REMINDERS:
*ACE GALA – Grade 5 Basket “Movie Theme” – Thank you in advance for your support!

 

 

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Friday, February 12, 2021
Math – read over notes in Math notebook (Division of Decimals)
English – Helping Verbs Quiz on Wednesday, Feb. 24  
Social Studies – Current Events – Due on Friday 2/26

SPECIAL(S) FOR 2/22/21 – HEALTH

REMINDERS:
*Winter Break starts today at Dismissal – Returning on Monday, February 22, 2021.
*ACE GALA – Grade 5 Movie Themed Basket

*I hope you all have a wonderful Winter Break.  We may get some snow.  I hope the children get to go outside and have fun in the snow!  Safe travels to everyone that still needs to go out.

 

 

 

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Thursday, February 11, 2021
Math – Complete pg. 106 (handout) #1-15 “Divide by 10, 100, and 1,000” & read over/study your notes
Spelling – test tomorrow
English – finish Action, Helping, and Linking Verbs handouts if not completed in class (This is what you were working on in class with your partner groups.)  Helping Verbs Quiz on Wednesday 2/24

*ALL CLASS WORK IS DUE BY THE END OF DAY TOMORROW 2/12/21

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 2/12 – ART

REMINDERS:
* Valentine Dress Down Day tomorrow – (wear Red, Pink, Purple)
* Notice went home today regarding the ACE GALA – Grade 5 is in charge of putting together a Family Movie Night Basket.  (Please let me know if you don’t receive this notice via kid mail today.)
***************For every $25 you donate, you will receive 2 fair share hours.******************

 

 

 

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Math – finish math classwork – multiply decimals #4-19 (solve the problems on separate sheet of paper to show your work and staple to your handout.
Spelling – study words – test Friday
Social Studies – read pages 168-173 and answer #1,2,4,5,6  & Current Events are due tomorrow

SPEICAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 2/11 –  SPANISH

REMINDERS:
*Math-a-thon Dress Down Day Tomorrow 2/11.  Those who donated to St. Jude have a dress down day tomorrow.
*Friday is a “WEAR RED” Dress Down Day!
*Parents please ask your child for the ACE Newsletter from the office that was sent home today.  Some of our Fifth Graders did not receive it because it was given to the younger sibling.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Math – Multiply Decimals – complete pg. 103 (handout) #1-15  Solve the problems in your notebook and write the answer you get on the handout (show your work)  Ch. 7 Test tomorrow
Spelling – ABC Order
ReligionCh. 10 Test moved to tomorrow due to the early dismissal – study & make sure the chapter review at the end of the chapter is completed
Social Studies – Read txt pgs. 158-165 & complete questions #1,2,4,5, and 6 & Current Events is due on Thursday 2/11

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 2/10 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

REMINDERS:
*NO AFTER SCHOOL HELP TOMORROW 2/10 – (Faculty Meeting was postponed to tomorrow.  Any student that needed to retake the Math quiz can come to school for 7:45am tomorrow for the retake or it’ll be scheduled at some point during the school day tomorrow or Thursday.)  
*Dress Down Day tomorrow for all students
*100th Day of School tomorrow 2/10

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Monday, February 8, 2021
Math – Complete Lesson 7.6 (handout) pg. RW47 #1-13 (Directions:  Write out the problem in your math notebook and just multiply the decimals together.  Place the decimal point in the correct spot when you are done multiplying the problem.  Do not estimate products – just multiply!
Ch. 7 Test on Wednesday 2/10
Spelling – Write all words 3x each
Religion – Ch. 10 Test tomorrow 2/9
English
– Write one paragraph about “Should kids get an allowance?”  Finish listing your ideas on the graphic organizer and reread the paragraph sample.  In your own words, state your claim – your side- and explain your reason why or why not.  Include details/evidence to support your answer.
Social Studies – current events due on Thursday 2/11

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 2/9 – COMPUTER/LIBRARRY & MUSIC

REMINDERS:
*Please remember to send in your child with the proper winter wear.  We still go outside for snack recess and recess before lunch.
*Information about the ACE Gala has started to go out.  This is one of the biggest events that the school has and it’s going to be AWESOME!!!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

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Friday, February 5, 2021
Math – Ch. 7 Test on Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Religion – Ch. 10 Test Tuesday 2/9

Social Studies – New Current Events Assignment – Due Thursday, Feb. 11th
(stay away from pandemic, current or past President of the US, entertainment news or sports – no endangered species – we had a lot of them from the last current events)

SPECIAL(S) FOR MONDAY 2/8 – NONE 

REMINDERS:
*Students need to bring in their winter wear – we still go outside for snack/recess & recess before lunch
*Don’t forget your water bottles or extra water bottle to keep in your backpack.

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Thursday, February 4, 2021
Math – Complete Lesson 7.5 practice handout (given out today) pg. RW46 all Directions:  Estimate the factors given and then multiply.  Study for Mental Math Test tomorrow
Spelling – study words – Spelling Test tomorrow
English – Read about Linking Verbs & complete “Linking Verbs” handout pg. 25
Social Studies – some students needed to redo or complete Current Events assignment from last week. (Remember – please stay away from the pandemic, Presidential Inauguration Day or the previous or current President of the US.)  We went over specifics and took notes in class of what you could research and present to the class. Typed or neatly written paragraph.  You may include a picture too!
Science – study flash cards

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 2/4 – ART

REMINDERS:
*Catholic Schools Week – Friday February 5, 2021 – SOUPer Bowl & Bingo (Dress Down -according to SMA policy) in the Super Bowl teams’ colors if you bring a @ $2.00 donation.  Students will enjoy an afternoon of BINGO for some great prizes!
*Awesome job Grade 5 on the pig race today!! Thank you Grade 5 for being such a great sport!

 

 

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Math – Complete Lesson 7.5 (math packet handouts) pg. PW46 #1-13 odd “Estimating Products”
Spelling – ABC Order & study spelling words for the week
Reading – Finish Reading Text pg. 313 (Check For Understanding) if not completed already in class.  Some students had to go back and add more details or text evidence into their answers.  Reminder: Cursive & Neat Penmanship
Science – study flashcards

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 2/4 – SPANISH

REMINDERS:
Catholic Schools Week – Tomorrow, Thursday 2/4 is Spirit Day & Pig Races.  Grade 5 is to wear a navy blue shirt, sweater, or sweatshirt with navy blue sweatpants (gym pants).  Please refer to the school newsletter, Mrs. MacDonald’s email, or the events calendar that went home with the list of events.  Let’s Go Grade 5!!!!!!

 

 

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Happy Groundhog Day!!!!!! (Snow Day Today)
*Safe Travels for those who have to travel today.  We will see you all tomorrow 2/3/21.

*Math – For Math-a-thon assignment – pg. titled “Prehistoric Monument” students can just divide and put their answer on the line.  Attach your scrap page to the booklet so that I can see your work.  Don’t worry about estimating or completing the message at the bottom.  Just divide like we have done in class.  (If anyone is having trouble on any of the pages – I will give them some extra time tomorrow to ask questions and work on their booklet.)
*Spelling – 3x each is due tomorrow
*Religion bring in addresses for your Grandparents or Special Person – we will be letter writing to them tomorrow
*Science – Metals Research assignment is due tomorrow

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 2/3 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

REMINDERS:
*Catholic Schools Week – 
tomorrow is Grandparents/Special Persons Day – we will be letter writing to them tomorrow.  Please do not forget their addresses so we can send them out tomorrow.

 

 

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Monday, February 1, 2021
Math – Math-a-thon math papers are due on Wednesday (If inclement weather gives us a snow day tomorrow – please complete Mental Math -Tuesday & Math-a-thon sheets due Wednesday.)
Spelling – new list of words – Write all words 3x each  Spelling Test on Friday 2/5
Religion –
bring in addresses of Grandparents or Special Person in their life – for Catholic Schools Week – Wednesday – we will be writing letters to them and mailing them out.
Science – Metals Research assignment is due tomorrow 2/2/21

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 2/2/21 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

REMINDERS:
*Excellent job Fifth Grade at Mass!!!!  I’m so proud of each and everyone of you!
*Catholic Schools Week – Tomorrow is accessorizing your school uniform with silly socks, ties, mix-matched sneakers, glasses, headbands, sweat bands, jewelry, etc.

 

 

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Friday, January 29, 2021
Math – read over notes on Decimals (Multiply by 10, 100, 1,000, and 10, 000)
English – read over notes on Verbs & Direct Objects (Action Verb, Helping & Main Verb)
Social Studies – finish current events if not completed correctly or finished on Friday
Science – study & review flash cards

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 2/1 – HEALTH

Reminders:
*Mass tomorrow – Grade 5 will be going to the Church and responsible for the readings.  The parents that have children reading may join us for Mass.  9AM start – arrive early please for seating
*Math-a-thon tomorrow (snack served)
*Please read the email that was sent by Mrs. MacDonald that has more details about Catholic Schools Week!  Looking forward to celebrate and count our blessings to be part of such an amazing Catholic School.

 

 

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Thursday, January 29, 2021
Math – study & read over notes on Multiplying Decimals by 10, 100, 1,000, and 10,000.
Spelling – Study for Spelling Test tomorrow 1/29
English – study & read over notes on Verbs (action, helping, and main verbs) and Direct Objects.
Religion – if not completed in class today – finish sacramental handout and the activity on txt pg. 155
Social Studies – Current Events due tomorrow & finish reading txt pgs. 148-155 and complete #3, 5, and 6 as you read. (This assignment was done in class.  Finish if not completed.
Science – finish flash cards & study

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/29 – ART

Reminders:
*Please make sure that your child is prepared with the proper winter wear.
*Catholic Schools Week starts on Sunday, January 31st with our PreK – K Open House.  Monday 2/1: Mass hosted by Grade 5 and Math-a-thon. (All Donations are for St. Jude.  Your child will also be awarded a dress down day for there donations – date still to be announced for the dress down.)
*Visit our Virtual Scholastic Book Fair

 

 

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Math – Complete pg. 101 (handout) #1-15 “Multiply by 10, 100, 1,000, 10,000”
Spelling – Study Words
English – study/read over notes on Verbs (Action, Main, and Helping) & Direct Objects
Social Studies – current events due on Friday 1/29

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/28 – SPANISH

Reminders:
*Classwork is to be completed for homework.
*Please send in your child with winter wear.  We still go outside for some fresh air and to move around.
*Catholic Schools Week – next week

 

 

 

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Wednesday, January 26, 2021
Math – Complete Lesson 7.2 (handout glued into your math notebook) pg. RW43 – finish the rest of the problems if not completed in class today
Spelling – ABC Order
English – finish Main & Helping Verbs handout pg. 40 if not completed in English class today – Read over notes on Action Verbs, Direct Objects, and Main & Helping Verbs
Religion – finish pg. 152 if not completed in class & study notes Ch. 9 Test tomorrow 1/27
Social Studies – Current Events Due on Friday 1/29

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/27 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

Reminders:
*Catholic Schools calendar went out today via kid mail with a list of the events per day.

 

 

 

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Math – Complete Lesson 7.2 (handout glued into your notebook today) pg. RW43 – Finish the problems if not completed in class today
Spelling – ABC Order
Reading – review vocab. definitions
English – finish Main Verbs & Helping Verbs handout pg. 40 that we were working in class together.  If you didn’t finish it – complete for homework.  Read over your notes on Action Verbs, Direct Objects, and Main/Helping Verbs.
Religion – finish pg. 152 if not completed in class and study your notes Ch. 9 Test tomorrow 1/27
Social Studies – Current Events – Due on Friday 1/29

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/27 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

Reminders:
*Calendar for Catholic Schools Week went out today with a list of activities that will be happening on each day as a school wide community.

 

 

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Monday, January 25, 2021
Math – Complete Lesson 7.1 (Packet/handout) pg. PW42 #3 & #4
Spelling – Write words 3x each  Spelling Test on Friday
Reading – Review vocab. definitions for vocab on “from Hatchet”
English – Read over your notes on Main Verbs and Helping Verbs
Religion – study Ch. 9 notes – Ch. 9 Test on Wednesday 1/27
Social Studies – Complete questions 5 and 6 on txt pg. 145

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/26 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

REMINDERS:
*Virtual Scholastic Book Fair Jan.24-Feb.6 (The kids took home flyers for this today.)
https://www.scholastic.com/bf/stmarysacademy4
*Catholic Schools Week January 31st-February 5 (Newsletter was sent with the list of events for each day.  Grade 5 will kick off Catholic Schools Week with Mass.  Our Fifth Grade parents are welcome to join us in the Church on Monday 2/1 for Mass.  Also, on Monday 2/1 Grade 5 will be participating in the St. Jude’s Math-a-thon.  Students brought home a green flyer with all the details.

 

 

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Friday, January 22, 2021
English – read over notes on Action Verbs & Direct Objects

SPECIAL(S) FOR 1/25 – NONE

REMINDERS:
*Virtual Scholastic Book Fair Jan.24-Feb.6 (The kids took home flyers for this today.)
https://www.scholastic.com/bf/stmarysacademy4
*Catholic Schools Week January 31st-February 5 (Newsletter was sent with the list of events for each day.  Grade 5 will kick off Catholic Schools Week with Mass.  Our Fifth Grade parents are welcome to join us in the Church on Monday 2/1 for Mass.  Also, on Monday 2/1 Grade 5 will be participating in the St. Jude’s Math-a-thon.  Students brought home a green flyer with all the details.

 

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Thursday, January 21, 2021
Math – Complete Lesson 6.5 Problem Solving Skill “Exact or Estimate” (handout-packet) pg. PW41 #1-4
Spelling – Test tomorrow 
English – Complete Action Verbs handout pg. 36 & read over your notes on Direct Objects
Science – Topic 4 Test tomorrow – vocab

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/22 – ART

Reminders: 
*Virtual Scholastic Book Fair Jan.24-Feb.6 (The kids took home flyers for this today.)
https://www.scholastic.com/bf/stmarysacademy4
*Catholic Schools Week January 31st-February 5 (Newsletter was sent with the list of events for each day.  Grade 5 will kick off Catholic Schools Week with Mass.  Our Fifth Grade parents are welcome to join us in the Church on Monday 2/1 for Mass.  Also, on Monday 2/1 Grade 5 will be participating in the St. Jude’s Math-a-thon.  Students brought home a green flyer with all the details.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Math – Complete Lesson 6.2 and 6.3 (handout packet) pgs. PW38 #1-10 (just add or subtract) and pg. PW39 #1,3,6,and 12 (round each problem to the nearest whole – digit in the ones place, then add to solve the estimate)
Spelling – ABC Order – Spelling Test on Friday 1/22
English – complete Action Verbs handout pg. 22 if not completed this morning in class.  Read over your notes on Action Verbs
Social Studies – Ch.3 Test Thursday
Science – Topic 4 Vocab. Test Friday 1/22

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/21 – SPANISH

REMINDERS:
*Virtual Scholastic Book Fair January 24th-Febrary 4th
*Enrollment papers for the 2021-2022 School Year was mailed out this past weekend.  Please fill out and return via kid mail to reserve your spots for next year.

 

 

 

 

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Tuesday, January 19, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 6.1 “Round Decimals” (handout packet pg. PW37) All
Spelling – Write words 3x each & finish writing them in your agenda book
Social StudiesCh. 3 Test on Thursday 1/21 Study
ScienceTopic 4 Test (vocab.) on Friday 1/22

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/20 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY , GYM & MUSIC

Reminders:
*Virtual Scholastic Book Fair – January 24th-February 4th
*Students are forgetting their water bottles at home.  Reminder to bring in water bottles each day.

 

 

 

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Thursday, January 14, 2021
Math – Study for Mental Math wk 17
Spelling – Spelling Test tomorrow (10 words)
Religion – Finish Unit 2 Review
English – finish grammar classwork – handout pg. 83 “Singular & Plural Possessive Nouns”  and rewrite the paragraph correctly with the corrections  (Unit 2 Grammar Test on Tuesday 1/19)
Social StudiesCh. 3 Test on Thursday 1/21

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/15 – ART

Reminders:
*Virtual Scholastic Book Fair – January 24th-February 4th
*Please remember to send in your child with the proper winter wear

 

 

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Math – Finish “Decimal Place Clues” handout pg. EW33 Lesson 5.1 (this was classwork this morning)  & Study for Ch. 5 Test tomorrow 1/14
Spelling – Spelling Test on Fri. 1/15
EnglishGrammar Test on Tuesday 1/19 Unit 2
Social Studies – complete txt bk pg. 128 (if not completed in class today).  Ch. 3 Test on on Thursday 1/21
Science – finish and study flash cards

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/14 – LITURGICAL WITH SISTER CHRISTINE

Reminders:
*Virtual Scholastic Book Fair – January 24th-February 4th
*Please remember to send in your child with the proper winter wear

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Math – Complete pg. 92 “Decimals and Place Value (handout) #’s 1-14 & Ch. 5 Test on Thursday 1/14
SpellingSpelling Test on Friday (10 Words)
Religion – Ch. 8 Test tomorrow 1/13
English – Finish Nouns Review Handout (all) if not completed in school today. English Grammar Test on Tuesday 1/19
Social Studies – finish reading pages 121-123 and complete questions 5 and 7 on pg. 123
Science – study flashcards

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/13 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

Reminders:
*Parent’s Association Meeting tonight (zoom)
*Reminder to send your child in with proper Winter Wear – we still go outside for snack and recess.

 

 

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Monday, January 11, 2021
Math – Ch. 5 Packet – Complete Lesson 5.2 pg. PW34 #1-16 and Lesson 5.3 pg. PW35 #1-16 if not completed in class.  Ch. 5 Test on Thursday 1/14 Read over your notes and Ch. 5 homework packet for review.
SpellingSpelling Test on Friday (10 Words)
ReligionCh. 8 Test is moved to tomorrow Wednesday 1/13
English – Complete pg. 31 (handout) Plural Possessive Nouns  – English – Grammar Unit 2 Test on Tuesday 1/19
Science – Complete Review (Topic 4 Lesson 1 Review) if not completed in class.  Check over your answers using your textbook.

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/12: COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

Reminders:
*Parent’s Association Meeting (Zoom) tomorrow
*Students need proper winter wear – we still go outside for snack and recess

 

 

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Friday, January 8, 2021
Math – Study notes on Decimals – Complete today’s assignment pg. RW35 “Compare and Order Decimals” if not completed in class today.  We will be going over that on Monday.  Ch. 5 Test on Thursday 1/14
Spelling10 Word Spelling Test on Friday 1/15 – students know it’s the continuation of the words we were working on this week.  (Found in reading text book pg. 321 or in their agenda book.)
ReligionCh. 8 Test on Tuesday 1/12
English – look over and study notes on Singular and Plural Possessive Nouns
Science – study vocab. cards

SPECIAL(S) FOR MONDAY 1/11/21 –   NONE

Reminders:
*School Mass on Monday 1/11/21
*Parent’s Association Mtg on Tuesday, 1/12/21
*Please make sure that your child brings in the proper winter wear for when we go outside for snack and recess.
*Gr. 5 is in need of Clorox Wipes.  Thank you in advance!!!
*Show and Share on Monday 1/11 (continuation of Friday) 

 

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Thursday, January 7, 2021
Math – Complete “Equivalent Decimals” handout Lesson 5.2 (pg. RW34)  Review your notes on what we’ve done this week with Decimals.
Spelling – Study – 10 Word Test tomorrow 
Social Studies – Study – 13 Colonies Quiz tomorrow
English – Finish the bottom half of handout pg. 29 “Singular Possessive Nouns” (You need to find the 6 mistakes and correct them.  Look over your notes on Singular Possessive Nouns.

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/8 – ART 

Reminders & Notices:
*School Mass on Monday 1/11/21
*Remember to send in your child with enough winter wear (hats, gloves, winter jacket).
*Grade 5 is in need of more Clorox Wipes.  We are still stocked up on Hand Sanitizer but very low on Clorox Wipes.  Thank you in advance!!!

 

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Math – Complete Decimal Place Value Handout (pg. 49) Extra practice to review what we did on Monday and Tuesday. (Read over your notes.)
Spelling – 10 Spelling Word Test on Friday (first two columns from spelling list in your Rdg. Txt Book)
Social Studies – study – 13 Colonies Quiz on Friday (spelling counts)
Reading – Finish “Check Understanding” for A Place For Frogs pgs. 257-273 (Check For Understanding is found on page 259. Reading Txt Book)  Students are answering the 4 questions in detail and using facts from the text to answer the questions in their Reading Notebook.

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/7 – NONE

Reminders: 
*School Mass on Monday 1/11 (zoom)
* January Calendar went home today.
*PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD HAS WINTER WEAR (HATS, GLOVES, WINTER COAT).  We still go outside for Snack and Recess.

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Math – Lesson 5.1 (handout packet for Ch. 5 homework) pg. PW33 “Decimal Place Value”- all
Spelling – ABC Order
Social Studies – study the names of the 13 Colonies. Quiz on Friday.  You will need to identify & label each of the 13 Colonies. (Spelling Counts) Use the map handout we completed in class today to study.  You also have a small map in your Social Studies Notebook with the colonies already labeled. (Remember that the names of the colonies are not listed in the same order on both handouts because the lines are pointing to different colonies for a few of them.)  You can use different maps to help you study.

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/6 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

Reminders:
*Students will have another opportunity to finish up some of the games they were playing.  At the end of the day tomorrow – Grade 5 will have a continuation of our 2021 Game Day afternoon. (Some games were left to finish and some students wanted to bring in something different.
*School Mass – Monday, January 11, 2021 (Zoom)

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Monday, January 4, 2021

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF OUR SAINT MARY’S ACADEMY FAMILY AND FRIENDS!!!

Math – read over your notes on Decimals (found in Math Notebook) & study Mental Math wk.16 “Mon.”
Spelling – Write all words 3x each (words found in Rdg. txt bk pg. 321) Spelling Test on Fri. 1/8/21 (Write words in Agenda Book if you didn’t finish it in class today.)
Social Studies – finish txt pg. 113 #5&6 if not completed in class & Read over notes from today.

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 1/5/21 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

Reminders:
*Game Day Afternoon tomorrow 1/5/21 – students can bring in card games or board games to play tomorrow afternoon – in celebration of the New Year 2021

 

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Math – Complete Thursday mental math & study Math notes on Measurement (length). Make sure to read over and practice the notes we took today in class.  Test tomorrow 12/16
E.L.A/Lang. Arts –
Complete Proper Nouns handout (2 sided)
Social Studies Vocab. Test tomorrow 12/16 – study vocab. definitions
ScienceTopic 3 Lesson 3 Test tomorrow (on vocab. and lesson content)  (Mrs. Matte reviewed with students today.)

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 12/16 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

Reminders:
*Special Dress Down tomorrow 12/16 for all those who sold all of their advent calendars.
*Please make sure that your children have the proper winter wear.  We still go outside for snack and recess. Please make sure that they have a coat each day. (Send them with hats, gloves, or scarf.

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Monday, December 14, 2020
Math – study notes on measurement (How to convert centimeters into millimeters & millimeters into centimeters.  How to convert meters into centimeters and centimeters into meters.  How to convert feet into miles and miles into feet. Know which type of measurement (in., ft., yds., or mi) is larger and smaller. ) Use the notes that we have taken as well as the handouts we’ve done in class together – read over the tables.
Social Studies – Study Vocabulary (vocab. & definitions are in your Social Studies notebook)
Science – Study – Topic 3 Lesson 3 vocab. and book test on Wednesday
E.L.A/Lang. Arts – Complete Plural Nouns handout (double sided) Use your notebook to reference.  (read over your notes each night)

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 12/15 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

Reminders:
*Parents – please check your email regarding dress down day on Wednesday.  The office emailed everyone last week who qualifies to dress down on Wednesday 12/16. (Two students from each class – top Advent Calendar sellers will have a special Pizza Lunch on Wednesday.  An email went out to those who won.  Please still send your child with a snack for snack time and one to have during their regular lunch time.

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Friday, December 11, 2020
Math – study notes on Measurement
Social Studies – read over the notes we have taken & study vocab. (Vocab. Test on Wednesday 12/16)
Science – Finish or Review Topic 3 Lesson 3 Review – use your book to check your answers (you all took home this review packet today – study & read it over this weekend) & study vocab.  Topic 3 vocabulary Test & txtbk content Test on Wednesday 12/16 (start studying this weekend)

SPECIAL(S) ON MONDAY 12/14 – NONE

Reminders:
*School Mass on Monday – 9AM

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Thursday, December 10, 2020
Math – Read over your notes on Measurement (Everyone needs a ruler for Math tomorrow.)
Spelling – study words – test tomorrow
ELA/Lang. Arts – complete classwork handout pg. 25 “Singular and Plural Nouns
Religion – Read over Chapter on Advent pgs.318-324. Test tomorrow
Social Studies– Read pgs. 104-105 and answer question 5 & 6 on pg. 105 & Read over handout on “The Lost City” (quiz tomorrow on Roanoke Island – you can reread txt pg. 100 also to refer back to our conversation about the Lost City”)
Science – study vocab.

SPECIAL(S) TOMORROW 12/11 – ART

Reminders:
*CCMC Dress down day for Grade 5 tomorrow 12/11. $5 donation per child (all to support CCMC – this will pay for a dress down day tomorrow 12/11 and next Friday 12/18) Students can still bring in their money tomorrow for a dress down day.  Grade 5 Students may bring in their slippers to wear inside school. – Suggestion to come in sneakers and change in the classroom.  We will be in the back field for recess tomorrow.)
*Parents – the office will be sending out an email to the families that sold their Advent Calendars.  For selling these to support our school, your child will receive a dress down day on Wednesday 12/16.  Look out for this email.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Math – Practice Multiplication Facts and look over notes in notebook – Return Notebook to school.
Spelling – Complete txt pg. 283 – sort your spelling words under the correct category based on their final syllable ending & study words – Test on Fri 12/11
ELA/Lang. Arts – Complete “More Plural Nouns” handout – pg. 16 (Bring back notebook)
Social Studies – study vocab. definitions – Test on Wed. 12/16
Science –
study vocab. definitions

SPECIAL(S) TOMORROW – 12/10 – NONE

Reminders:
*Keep Math Text and English Text Book at home.  Please bring back Religion, Social Studies, and Science txt Books to school.  Notebooks are to go home and come back to school each day.
*CCMC – CT Children’s Medical Center donation dress down – donate at least $5 per child and receive two dress down days – Grades 3-8 will have a regular dress down day on 12/11 and 12/18 (Grades PreK-2 will have a PJ Dress Down)

 

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Math – read over all of your notes – bring Math notebook to school – Unit 1 Test tomorrow 12/9
Spelling – ABC Order
Social Studies – study vocab. Test on Wednesday 12/16
ELA/Lang. Arts – Complete Writing with Nouns handout pg. 23 only

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 12/9 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

Reminders:
*Keep Math Text and English Text Book at home.  Please bring back Religion, Social Studies, and Science txt Books to school.  Notebooks are to go home and come back to school each day.
*CCMC – CT Children’s Medical Center donation dress down – donate at least $5 per child and receive two dress down days – Grades 3-8 will have a regular dress down day on 12/11 and 12/18 (Grades PreK-2 will have a PJ Dress Down)

 

 

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Monday, December 7, 2020
Science – Complete handout
ELA/ Lang. Arts – Complete Common & Proper Nouns pg. 21 (handout) Study notes
Spelling – Write words 3x each. Spelling Test on Friday.
Reading – finish story vocab. definitions (found in Rdg. Book pg. 256) if not completed in class. (comeback, native, migrating, restore, fungus)
Social Studies – Jumpstart Activity & vocab. definitions were due last week – if not completed, please complete for homework tonight

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 12/8 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

Reminders:
*Advent Day of Reflection tomorrow 12/8  – Mass tomorrow (Zoom) – The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemnity
*CCMC – CT Children’s Medical Center donation dress down – donate at least $5 per child and receive two dress down days – Grades 3-8 will have a regular dress down day on 12/11 and 12/18 (Grades PreK-2 will have a PJ Dress Down)

 

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Friday, December 4, 2020
Math – Ch. 4 Test on Monday 12/7 (Study your notes. Read over the chapter.)

SPEACIAL(S) ON MONDAY 12/7 – HEALTH

Reminders:
*Feast of St. Nicholas on Sunday 12/6 (We will discuss this on Monday 12/7)
*Keep English and Math text books home.  Return all others to school on Monday.

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Thursday, December 3, 2020
MathCh. 4 Test on Monday, December 7th
– Complete txt pg. 120 set A-D (all – complete inside your Math txt book)
– Keep Math Txt Book home
Social Studies – Vocab. definitions for vocab. words found on txt pg. 98 & Complete Jumpstart Activity (found in your txt bk pg. 98) At least one paragraph to convince a friend.)  Answer the rest of the questions in another paragraph.  Bring Social Studies Book to school tomorrow.
E.L.A/Lang. Arts – complete Nouns handout pg.19 (Keep this txt bk at home)

*PLEASE BRING BACK SOCIAL STUDIES AND SCIENCE BOOKS TO SCHOOL TOMORROW.  KEEP YOUR MATH AND ENGLISH TEXTBOOKS HOME UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 12/4 – ART

Reminders:
* CCMC – CT Children’s Medical Center donation dress down – donate at least $5 per child and receive two dress down days – Grades 3-8 will have a regular dress down day on 12/11 and 12/18 (Grades PreK-2 will have a PJ Dress Down)    Reminder Notice went home today.
*December Calendar went home today 12/3
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 4.8 (packet pg. PW31) # 1-10″Inequalities” – Study notes for Ch. 4 during Break – Ch. 4 Test on Monday, December 7th – PLEASE KEEP YOUR MATH TEXT BOOK HOME UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
E.L.A/Lang. ArtsUnit 1 Test tomorrow – Study your notes (meaning: read over your notes, open your text book to each lesson and read the definitions and sample problems, use txt pgs. 55-62 as a study guide – try to answer a few questions per page) PLEASE KEEP YOUR ENGLISH BOOK HOME UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Social Studies – Finish & return yesterday’s Explorer Ships are due tomorrow 11/25 – KEEP YOUR BOOKS HOME & RETURN ON 12/3 WHEN WE RETURN.
Religion – KEEP YOUR RELIGION BOOK HOME  & Return on Monday, December 7th

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 11/25 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY

Reminders
*Students are to leave all text books home tonight.  (Unless they had to complete homework for the night before in Social Studies.) Students are to only bring back their notebooks to school tomorrow.
*Half Day Tomorrow  – 11:30 am Dismissal (We will still have snack time.)
*No Gym tomorrow (the kids had a surprise gym class today).  Students can still dress in their Gym Uniform tomorrow.
*Thanksgiving Break from 11/26 – 12/2 – Return to school on Thursday, December 3rd.

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Monday, November 23, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 4.7 (packet pg. PW30)  #1-11 “Function Tables” & Study your notes for Ch.4
Spelling – There is no Spelling Test this week.  However, we will still work on Open and Closed Syllable Words (our Spelling List from Last week).  Finish handout that you were working on with your partners if not completed in class.
Reading – finish rereading our story from last week (from Far from Shore) and answer the chart questions on txt bk pg. 238.  Your answers will be written inside of your Reading/E.L.A. notebook because we can’t write in the book.  Complete this if you didn’t finish this in class.
English – study Unit 1 (use English txt bk pgs. 55-62 as a study guide for Unit 1 Test on 11/25).
Social Studies – Read and complete questions on txt pgs. 94-97 & answer #’s 4-7 (Explorer Ship due on Wednesday 11/25)

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 11/24 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

Reminders:
*Students can keep their English text books at Home. (yellow book with zebra on it)
*Wednesday 11/25 – Half Day – 11:30 am Dismissal (We will still have snack.)
*Thanksgiving Break from 11/26-12/2 – Return to school on Thursday, December 3rd

 

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Friday, November 20, 2020
Religion – Ch. 7 Test on Tuesday 11/24
E.L.A./Lang. Arts – Unit 1 Test on Wednesday 11/25
Social Studies
– Finish making your Explorer ship at home and return to school when completed.  Due by Wednesday 11/25.

SPECIAL(S) FOR MONDAY 11/23 – 

Reminders:
*Monday 11/23 – School Mass via Zoom
*Wednesday 11/25 – Half Day – 11:30 am Dismissal
*Thanksgiving Break from 11/26-12/2 – Return to school on Thursday, December 3rd

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Thursday, November 19, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 4.5 pg. RW28 #1-4 & Lesson 4.6 pg. RW29  #1-8 (handout given today) “Writing & Solving Equations
Spelling – Study for Test Tomorrow & complete (Reading txt) pg. 245 – Spelling – Open and Closed Syllables in your Reading/E.L.A. notebook.  Finish the chart on pg. 245 in your notes.  We started this in class.
ELA/Lang. Arts- Finish English Book pg. 51-52 if you did not finish this in class today (Test on Unit 1 on Wednesday 11/25)  Study notes on (Sentences/Fragments, Types of Sentences, Simple & Complete Subject & Predicates, Conjunctions, Writing Good Sentences, Run-on Sentences)
Religion – study the Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit – Ch. 7 Test on Tuesday 11/24

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 11/20 – ART

Reminders:
*Please make sure your child has their winter gear/attire (hats, gloves, scarf, earmuffs, winter jacket) for those cold blustery days.  We still will take out our classes for snack and lunch recess.
* Monday – School Mass via Zoom
*Wednesday – Half Day  – 11:30 Dismissal
*Thanksgiving Break from 11/26-12/2 – Return to school on December 3rd

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Math – Lesson 4.5 (handout pg. PW28) “Writing Equations” Complete #’s 1-4
Spelling – ABC Order
ELA/Lang. Arts – Complete Run-On Sentences – pg. 10
Reading – Read txt pgs. 219-226 and stop after paragraph 10 on pg. 226 (Don’t start the next heading.)  After reading this part of our story, take out your Reading Notebook and turn to the page that we titled “Informational Text”.  On txt pgs. 216-217 the pages break apart our Genre: Informational Text.  It tells us what an informational text entails.  Just focusing on the Text Features – make a list of the text features that you found in the section that you read.  (Example:  Title: ?  Headings: ? Bold Words: ? Images: ?)  Include a page number with each item that you found.  Purpose is to identify how this story is an actual Informational Text.
Religion – Crossword – Gifts of the Holy Spirit (use your txt bk to help you with the definitions of the Gifts.

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 11/19 – 

Reminders:
*Parents please check your emails today.  Please send me a response to my short survey.  Thank You!
*Monday 11/23 School Mass (via Zoom)
*Wednesday 11/25 is a Half Day Dismissal
Thanksgiving Break from 11/26-12/2 – Return to school on December 3rd

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 4.4 (handout pg. PW27) #1-18 “Mental Math: Use the Properties
Spelling- Write your words 3x each
ELA/Lang. Arts – Writing Good Sentences – Complete handout pg. 8 side only

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 11/18 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

 


Reminders:
*Parent Association tonight at 7PM
*Don’t forget to turn in your Advent Calendar Sales.  Good Luck to all those participating.

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Monday, November 16, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 4.3 (handout pg. PW26) Properties – Complete #1-10 (Use your notes / txt bk pg. 100 to help with identifying the property of each problem.)
Spelling – Write your words in your Agenda Book (list found on pg. 245)  Spelling Test on Friday (20 words)
Social Studies – Complete txt pg.79 #7-10 and pg. 80 #12+13
ELA/Lang.Arts – Complete Challenge on Conjunctions handout
Reading – answer the Essential Question for Unit 2 (How do we learn through our observations? (in your reading notebook) & complete vocabulary definitions for the story we will be reading this week “from Far from Shore” (words found on txt pg. 218)  Write the word and the definition under the word in your reading notebook.

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 11/17 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

Reminders:
*Students took home their school directory today.  Please ask them for it.
*Parent Association Zoom Meeting tomorrow at 7PM

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Friday, November 13, 2020
Math – study Order of Operations
Science – Study Vocab. and Topic 2.  Retake test will be on Monday 11/16.
SPECIAL(S) FOR MONDAY 11/16 – HEALTH

Reminders
*Congratulations to one of our very own Fifth Graders for being chosen as the winner of this years Christmas Card Contest.  Thank you to all of the children who participated in this fun activity.
*Please send your child with an umbrella on rainy days so that we can still get outside for a bit for snack/recess.  The children really benefit from being outdoors.  Dress for the weather.  It’s that time of year for hats, gloves, etc.

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Thursday, November 12, 2020
Math – Complete txt pg. 98 #11-17 and #19-28.  Complete the problems inside of your Math notebook.
Spelling – Test tomorrow
ELA/Lang. Arts – Complete Conjunctions handout
Social Studies – Complete txt pgs. 78-79 #1-6 and finish pg. 75 if not completed in class
Science – Study for Test – Test tomorrow

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 11/13 – ART

Reminders:

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
NO SCHOOL
HAPPY VETERANS DAY TO ALL OF OUR VETERANS!  THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Math – Finish Order of Operations (handout we’ve been working on this week)  Directions: Solve all of the problems in your Math Notebook.  Write out the problem and solve one operation at a time.  Remember the Order of Operations. (Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally).
Spelling – ABC Order & study words
Lang. Arts – Complete Subjects In Imperatives (handout – double sided)
Science – Finish packet & Study for Test on Friday (vocab & book test)

SPECIAL(S) FOR THURSDAY –

Reminders:
*Complete unfinished classwork
*NO SCHOOL TOMORROW – Happy Veterans Day to all of our Veterans!  Thank you for your service!

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Monday, November 9, 2020
Math – Order of Operations (handout)  complete at least 12 problems.  Remember:  Write out the problems in your Math Notebook and solve them step-by-step.  When completed, write the answer you get on your handout.
Spelling – Write your words 3x each  & Study Words (20) Test on Friday
Social Studies – Finish answering txt pg. 67 if not completed in class & Read Lesson 3 pgs. 68-72 and answer questions #3-5 on pg.73
ReligionCh. 6 Test tomorrow
ScienceTest on Friday (vocab)

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 11/10/20 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

Reminders:
*No School on Wednesday – Veterans Day
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Friday, November 6, 2020
Math – study your notes
Reading – study vocab. words – Quiz moved to Monday
Religion – Ch. 6 Test on Tuesday, 11/12
*All Classwork from this week is due on Monday.

SPECIAL(S) FOR MONDAY – none

Reminders:
*Wednesday, November 11, 2020 is Veterans Day – NO SCHOOL
*Parent Association Meeting on Tuesday, November 17th at 7PM

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Thursday, November 5, 2020
Math – Complete txt bk pg. 120 #’s 5,6,8,10,11,and 12 – Solving Expressions with variables & Prodigy for 20 min.  Mental Math Test Wk 10 Test tomorrow
Spelling – definitions for all 20 words are due tomorrow
Reading – study vocab words and their definitions – Quiz tomorrow
Science – Bring in a Solution.  One that you need to make or one made already.  Please follow the directions that Mrs. Matte gave you in class for today.  Due Tomorrow

SPEACIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 11/6/20 – ART

Reminders:
*Parent Teacher Conferences continued tomorrow
*Half Day tomorrow – 11:30 am Dismissal (We will still have Snack – but NO Lunch)

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  • Wednesday, November 4, 2020
  • Math – Study Numerical Expressions and Prodigy for 20 minutes
    Spelling – Finish the first 15 definitions for Spelling Words found in Reading Book pg. 183 (first 3 columns)  Remember to write the word, write the definition on the next line under the word, and then skip a line and start the next word with definition.(These are the same words from last week.)
    Lang. Arts – Study the parts of a Friendly Letter
    Science Assignment due tomorrow.  Students are to bring in a Mixture. They need to use dry materials only and need to be careful of allergens (NO PEANUTS OR NUT PRODUCTS PLEASE).  Bring this into school tomorrow in a ziploc bag or a plastic container with a lid.  No liquid mixtures please.
  • Reminders:
    *Half Day tomorrow and Friday for Parent Teacher Conferences.  11:30 am dismissal – We will still have snack but No Lunch.
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  • Tuesday, November 3, 2020
    Math – Evaluating Expressions – Complete txt bk pg. 94 #2-4 and #9-11 in your Math Notebook.  Directions are to just write the expression.  Rewrite the problem/phrase into an expression.  That’s it!  (Remember – NO EQUAL SIGNS & Complete txt bk pg. 98 #11-14 Directions are to solve the problem step-by-step. (Show your work & Remember the ORDER OF OPERATIONS)  Prodigy – 20 Min
    Lang. Arts – Study the 5 Parts of a Friendly Letter
    Science – Pearson assignment that was assigned yesterday and due today.  If you did not complete this, please get onto Pearson and complete assignment.SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 11/4 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

Reminders:
*November calendar went home today.
*Half Days this week on Thursday and Friday – for Parent Teacher Conferences.

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  • Monday, November 2, 2020
    Math – Lesson 4.1 and 4.2 (handout pgs. PW24 & PW25)  For Lesson 4.1 – Complete #’s1-3 Direction is to just write an expression. (Use your notes that we took in class for help.)  For Lesson 4.2 – Complete #’s 1-8.  Complete these in your Math Notebook.  Follow the same set-up we used to solve the examples we did together in class to solve.  REMEMBER THAT EXPRESSIONS DON’T HAVE EQUAL SIGNS!
    Reading – Study vocab. words & definitions Vocab. Quiz on Friday 11/6
    Lang. Arts – Study the parts of a Friendly Letter (5 Parts – Heading, Greeting, Body, Closing, Signature)  Know the names of the 5 part
    Science – Pearson Lesson 3 online quiz (Complete Topic 2 Lesson 3 Review on Pearson tonight)
    Spelling – We will continue working on the same Spelling Words from last week.  No Spelling Test this week.SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 11/3 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC
  • Reminders:
  • *Parent Teacher Conferences on Thursday and Friday this week.  Please sign up through Sign Up Genius for a time slot.  Conferences will be done virtually.  Please contact me if another day or time is needed.
    *Half Days on Thursday and Friday for conferences.  11:30 AM Dismissal
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  • Friday, October 30, 2020
    Reading – Complete “Family Under the Bridge” – Due Monday
    Math – ProdigySPECIAL(S) FOR Monday 11/2 – HealthReminders:
    *Last Day of the First Marking Period.
    *Be Safe this weekend!
    *Remember to bring in your warm gloves, hats, jackets, scarfs.  We will still continue to go outside when we can.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Math – Prodigy for at least 20 Minutes (Students that completed Novel can work on it a little longer.)
Spelling – Study Spelling Words – Test Tomorrow
Reading – Novel – Family Under the Bridge Finish reading/assignments up to Ch. 8 should be completed .  Ch. 9 can be completed in class tomorrow.

SPEACIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 10/30 – ART

Reminders:
-Picture Day Tomorrow (Dress up or Dress Down for Picture) Notice went home today.
-Christmas Card Contest – Letter went home today (I’d love to see all of our Fifth Graders participate.  They’re all great Artists!)

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  • Wednesday, October 28, 2020
    Math – Prodigy for at least 20 minutes – Study for Ch. 3 Math Test tomorrow 10/29
  • Spelling – ABC Order (use notebook paper with heading) Spelling Test on Friday
    Reading – “The Family Under the Bridge” – Catch up on your Reading Assignment
    Science – Finish Questions from class (in Science txt bk)
  • SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 10/29 – SPANISH

Reminders:
*Picture Day – Friday, October 30, 2020 (Students can dress up or down for their photos!  They do not need to wear their uniforms for Picture Day.)

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  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020
  • Math – Complete Lesson 3.10 (handout pg. PW23) – All) Problem Solving Skill: Relevant or Irrelevant  Remember that you may have too much information in your word problem that you will not need to use when solving the problems. Ch. 3 Test on Thursday 10/29
    *Go on Prodigy for at least 20 minutes tonight.
    Spelling – Write all words 3x each
    Religion – Study for Test – Ch. 5 Test Tomorrow 10/28
    Social Studies – Early Explorers Model Ship Project – Check on line at different model ships from the early explorers (Example: Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria)  We will be making these at school out of cardboard and/or paper.  Students can bring in materials for their sails.  Print some designs – of how to make them out of our materials.  We will be using liquid glue or tape to put them together.  Have fun researching!
  • SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 10/28 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYMReminders:
    *Remember to go onto Prodigy to create your Avatar.  Please use the account Username and Passwords given to you in class.
    *Picture Day on Friday, October 30, 2020
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  • Monday, October 26, 2020
    Math – Complete txt bk pg. 87 #1-3, 9-13, 14 & 15, and 19-21 (Chapter Review- Complete the problems in your Math Notebook) Ch. 3 Test on Thursday 10/29
    Spelling –
    Spelling assignment is found on pg. 183 in your Reading txt bk.  Follow the directions on pg. 183, however, please complete the assignment inside of your Rdg./Lang. Arts notebook – complete the assignment by making the same columns in your notebook and writing your Spelling words under the correct sounds.  Spelling Test on Friday
    Reading –
    Answer the 2 Essential Questions that we wrote inside of our Reading Notebooks. (Questions:  How do journeys change us? & How can new places change the way a person sees the world?)  Answer with complete sentences and details.  Finish Vocab. definition flash cards (5 words – found on rdg txt bk pg. 158) if not completed in class today.
    Religion – Ch. 5 Test on Wednesday 10/28  (Finish txt pgs. 93-94 if not completed in class.  Study/Reread your highlighted notes and the questions on the chapter review pgs. 93-94)
    Science – Pearson Assignment due tomorrow 10/27
    (I and E – lemon juice     K & K – Baking Soda      A & R – Vinegar      M & Q – Sugar    J & L – Salt)SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 10/27 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC
    *Study Spanish vocabulary and translationsReminders:
    *Picture Day this Friday 10/30
    *Winter Uniform has started today
    *Advent Calendars – please let me know if you need anymore.  Thank you for your support!!!!!!!!!
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  • Thursday, October 22, 2020
    Math – Finish Lesson 3.9 #9-16 in your math notebook if not completed in class.
    Reading – Vocab. Test retake on Monday 10/26
    Social Studies – Vocab. Quiz on Monday, October 26, 2020No Special(s) on Monday 10/26
    Spanish – Study vocab.Reminders:
    *Drive Thru Trunk-or-Treat tonight 6-7:30 pm
    *No School Tomorrow 10/23 (Teacher In-Service Day)
    *Picture Day on Friday, October 30th
    *I’m available on both Monday & Wednesday (10/26 & 10/28) for extra help, makeup work, or retakes.
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  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    Math – Complete Lesson 3.8 (handout pg. PW21 #’s 1-8)  “Correcting Quotients”
  • Directions: Use your Math Notebook to complete problems 6-8.  Remember to solve the problem and show your work, scrap box, and check step.
    Spelling – Study the 10 words we highlighted today in class.  Spelling Test tomorrow
    Science – Study Topic 2 Lesson 1&2 Quiz tomorrow 10/22
    Reading – study the 5 Poetry Vocab. Words of the week & know what an Acrostic Poem is and how to write one
    Social Studies – Vocab. Quiz (13 words) is moved to Monday 10/26 (students who wish to take it tomorrow will be allowed to)
  • SPEACIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 10/22 :  SPANISH (QUIZ TOMORROW)
  • Reminders:
    *Tomorrow is $2.00 Donation Dress Down Day – please follow the handbook for dress down day
    *Drive Thru Trunk-or-Treat Tomorrow 10/22
    *No School on Friday 10/23
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  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    Math – Lesson 3.7 (same handout from yesterday pg. PW20 #6-12)  Divide by 2-Digit Divisors ————Directions: Solve each problem like you did yesterday.  Continue to solve the problems where you left off from yesterday’s homework.  Show your work, scrap box, and check step.
    Spelling – Write your words in ABC Order (words can be found in your agenda book & txt pg. 147) Complete this assignment inside of your Reading/Language Arts Notebook – opposite side of last nights spelling homework.  Spelling Test on Thursday 10/22
    Reading/Language Arts – Write your own Acrostic Poem.  You may write more that one.  Write your poem inside of your Reading/Language Arts Notebook – on the back side of your sample Acrostic that we did together in class.
    Science – Study Topic 1 Lesson 1 & 2 (Study Vocab.)  Quiz on Thursday 10/22 (COMPLETE PEARSON ASSIGNMENT FROM LAST WEEK IF YOU HAVEN’T DONE SO ALREADY.)SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 10/21 : COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYMReminders:
    *$2.00 Dress Down Day on Thursday 10/22
    *Drive Thru Trunk-or-Treat this Thursday 10/22
    *No School on Friday 10/23 – Teacher In-Service Day
    *Grades close on Friday, October 30, 2020

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  • Monday, October 19, 2020
    Math – Complete Lesson 3.7 (handout pg. PW20 only #1-5) Divide by 2-Digit Divisors  Directions: Solve each problem, show your work, use a scrap box for your divisor, and end with a check step.  Solve in your Math Notebook.
    Spelling – Complete txt bk pg. 147.  Directions:  In your Reading/Language Arts Notebook write your words under the correct ending.  All of your words with the -able ending in one column and all of the words with the -ible ending in another column.  Remember: DO NOT WRITE IN YOUR TEXTBOOK – ALL ANSWERS IN YOUR NOTEBOOK (cursive & neat) *Spelling Test on Thursday 10/22
    Reading – 
    Study Vocab. and Read txt bk pgs. 126-137Special(s) for tomorrow 10/20 – Computer/Library & MusicReminders:
  • *Parents – please read the notice that went home today about Drive-Thru Trunk Or Treat 2020
    *Tuesday 10/20 PA Remote Meeting
    *Thursday 10/22 Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat 6:30-7:30 pm
    *Friday 10/23 NO SCHOOL – In Service Day for Teachers
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  • Thursday,  October 15, 2020
    Math -Complete Lesson 3.5 (handout pg. PW18)  Algebra: Patterns in Division & Complete txt pg. 70 #1-3 and txt pg. 71 #9-16 if not completed in class today. Study for Mental Math Test wk. 7
    Spelling – Spelling Definitions – Find definitions for the last 5 Spelling Words from your Spelling List.  (There is a total of 10 words.)  Spelling Test tomorrow 10/16
    Social Studies – Complete Vocab. definitions – flashcards (13 words) found on pages 48, 58, and 68 (not the academic words – just lesson vocabulary)
    Science – study vocab. flashcards
    Spanish – study vocabulary and translationsSpecial(s) for Tomorrow 10/16 – ArtReminders:
    *Classwork – Students are taking home their Classwork Folders to catch up on Classwork.  Please make sure to bring that folder back to school.  Students have several times throughout the day to work on incomplete classwork.
    *Pumpkin Contest – Due tomorrow
    *PA Meeting – October 20, 2020
    *Family Frolics – October 22, 2020
    *NO SCHOOL – In Service Day on Friday, October 23, 2020
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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 3.4 (Handout pg. PW17) Zeros in Division – Complete only problems # 1,5,6,10,11,15,16-19.  Directions – Solve the problems inside of your Math Notebook & include the check step.  When complete, write the answer to the problem on your handout.
Spelling – Spelling Definitions – Pick 5 of the 10 Spelling Words for this week and write the word and its definition.  Tomorrow you will have the other 5 to do.  Spelling Test Friday 10/16
Reading – Study vocab. definitions & Historical Fiction Anchor Chart – Reading Test tomorrow 10/15
Science – finish vocab. definitions & study them  & Pearson assignment from yesterday is due tomorrow 10/15/20
Spanish – continue to study vocab. and spellings of the words in Spanish

Special(s) for Tomorrow 10/15/20 – Spanish

Reminders:
*Pumpkin Contest – Read yesterday’s reminders
*Tuesday, October 20,2020 – Remote Parent’s Association Meeting 7pm
*Thursday, October 22, 2020 Family Frolics – Trunk-or-Treat 6:30-7:30pm
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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 3.3 (handout pg. PW16) Use your notes on how to interpret the remainder.  (Think about the question that you need to answer before solving.)  Also, solve 224 divided by 9 on the back of your handout.  Include the Check Step.
Spelling – Write all words 3x each (Words this week are the leftover 10 from last week.  Students highlighted the words for this week in their agenda book and wrote them out in this weeks agenda pages.)  Spelling Test on Friday 10/16
Reading – Study vocab. definitions and reread Pedro’s Journal.  Think about what made this story a Historical Fiction.  Test on Thursday 10/15
Religion –
Unit 1 Test tomorrow (open book)
Science – Pearson On-line Test (Due Thursday10/15) Use and Bring back your book.

Special(s) for Tomorrow 10/14 – Comp./Library and Gym

Reminders:
*Picture Day will be on Friday, October 30, 2020
*St. Mary’s 2020 Virtual Pumpkin Painting Contest – Please read notice that went home with the details for this fun event for the whole family.  Good Luck Everyone!

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Friday, October 9, 2020
Religion – Finish the Unit Review pgs. 77-80 if not completed in class today.
Reading –
Finish the reading comprehension questions for Pedro’s Journey (handout – 4 questions) if not completed in class today.  Directions: Use your text book to answer the questions.  Complete sentences and use details from the story to answer.  Read over the story and review the Anchor Chart Handout on Genre: “Historical Fiction.”  Focus on what we highlighted in class together at the beginning of the week.  What makes a story a Historical Fiction?  Reading Test on Thursday 10/15/20
Social Studies
– Vocab. definitions were not assigned for homework.  Just in case you took your book & notecards home with you to complete over the weekend you can find the words on pgs. 48, 58, and 68 (13 Words – make flashcards)

SPECIAL(S) FOR TUESDAY 10/13 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

REMINDERS:
Picture Day for Saint Mary’s Academy will be on Friday, October 30, 2020
*Information went home today for our Lifetouch Photos

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Thursday, October 8, 2020
Math – Complete Division Handout from this morning.  Show work and check step. & Study for Mental Math Week 6 Test tomorrow
Spelling – Study Words – Test tomorrow
Reading – Test postponed until next week, Thursday, October 15, 2020
Social Studies – Finish class assignment if not completed & turned in. (Read pages 34-37 & Answer #1-2 on pg. 35 and #1 on pg. 36) & (Complete pgs. 38-40)  Use your book.  Go back into the Chapter to reread the sections needed to answer the questions.  HINT: The Headings are helpful!

Spanish – Study numbers in Spanish and how to spell them.

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 10/9 – ART

Reminders:
Please remember to pack an extra mask and water bottle in your backpacks.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Math – Complete the two division problems given in class, show your work, and complete the check step too. (Problems: 8,967 divided by 6 and 468 divided by 3)
Social Studies-
Read pgs. 28-33 in your textbook and answer questions #2-7 as you read those pages.
Spelling –
Study Words – Test Friday

Spanish-Study

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 10/8 – Spanish

Reminders
Bring picture of your pet.

 

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Math
– Complete Lesson 3.2 (handout pg. RW15 All) Divide by a 1-Digit Divisor  Directions: Same as yesterday’s homework.  Complete the bottom problems in your Math Notebook. Show your work and Check Step.
Religion – Complete Chapter Review pgs. 71-72 & Study for Ch. 4 Test tomorrow
Reading – study story vocab./definitions (6 words)  Read over Historical Fiction Anchor Chart
Spelling – ABC Order

Spanish – study for Quiz on Thursday

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 10/7 – COMPUTER/LIBRARY & GYM

Reminders:
*Remember to bring back your mental math week 6 & Historical Fiction Anchor Chart Handout
*Practice your basic multiplication facts

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Monday, October 5, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 3.2 (Handout pg. PW 15 #1-10 and #11-19 odd)  “Divide by 1-Digit Divisors”  Directions:  Answer #1-10 on your handout (We did #1 together to help you with the directions.)  Answer #11-19 Odd in your Math Note Book (next blank page) Rewrite each problem, solve the problem (need to show your work) and complete the check step to go with it to check your work.
(REMEMBER: THE QUOTIENT x DIVISOR = DIVIDEND or THE QUOTIENT x DIVISOR = ? plus the REMAINDER = DIVIDENED)
Religion – Finish pg. 69 if not completed in class today & study your highlighted notes.  Ch. 4 Test on Wednesday 10/7/20
Spelling – Write all words 3x each (words found in Reading Txt Book pg. 117) – Cursive/Neatly
*Write your Spelling Words inside of your Agenda Book for this week. Located on the column on the far right side that is numbered for you already if you didn’t get a chance to do them in class today.

Spanish – Study numbers & fruits (worksheets given last week) Quiz on Thursday

SPECIAL(S) FOR TOMORROW 10/6 : COMPUTER/LIBRARY & MUSIC

Reminders:
*Students can bring in pictures of their pets anytime throughout the year to add to our Prayer Wall.

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Thursday, October 1, 2020
Math – Complete Multiplication (multiply by a 3-digit number) Handout
*PLEASE CONTINUE TO PRACTICE YOUR BASIC MULTIPLICATION FACTS.
SpellingTest Tomorrow
Reading – Study Vocab. definitions and read over the story of the week.  We read an Informational text. Look over the components (parts) of an Informational text.  The Anchor Chart is a great guide.  Think of the discussions we’ve had in class of what makes the story we read an Informational Text.  Why are the Headings so important in an Informational Text?  How does the Headings help us understand the story better?  Read over the story one more time.  Reading Test tomorrow.
Science – Review your handouts (homework papers) & vocab.  Test tomorrow.
Religion – Bring in a picture of your pet.  Saint Francis of Assisi’s Feast Day is on Sunday, Oct.4th.  We will be having a special prayer blessing for our pets tomorrow.
(If anyone forgets to bring in a picture they can bring it in on Monday too.)
Spanish Quiz on Thursday, October 8, 2020. Study your numbers and how to spell them in Spanish. Also, review and study the other sheets she gave you on the types of Fruit.

SPECIAL(S) FOR FRIDAY – ART

Reminders:
*Don’t forget your pictures of your pets for Friday.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 3.1 (handout pg, PW.14 only #1-12) Estimate with 1-Digit Divisors
Directions:  Change the Dividends to a compatible number and divide.
Social Studies – Read txt bk pg. 17-23 and complete questions #1-7 within those pages
Religion – Bring in a photo of your pet for Friday, October 2nd for a special blessing of our pets in Memory of Saint Francis of Assisi.

SPECIALS TOMORROW – SPANISH

Reminders:
Some students may have Science homework that was not turned in to Mrs. Matte today.
Please remember to bring back all of your textbooks and materials to school each day.

 

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Math – Complete 4 Multiplication Problems given in class today.  We wrote them in our Math Notebook.  2 problems per page.  “Multiply by a 3-digit number” (Remember to take your time and don’t forget to put down the zeros at the start of the second and third partial product.)  Use the examples we did in class to help you.
Language Arts –
Complete Subject & Complete Predicate Handout – please complete
Science –
Complete Questions – use your book for.
Spelling –
Study Spelling Words

SPECIALS FOR TOMORROW – Computer/Library & Gym

Reminders:
-Extra Help or Retake Day Tomorrow:  Students can stay afterschool tomorrow until 4pm for extra help or complete/retake a test.  Please send your child with an extra snack if they plan to stay after school with me.  Please send me an email, call the office, or send in a note to let me know that your child will be staying after with me.

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Monday, September 28, 2020
Math – Write out the 3 vocabulary words & their definitions for the words found on pg. 59 (Check What You Know – Vocabulary Power)  Write the words in your notebook on the next new blank page.  Title the paper “Vocabulary” and remember to skip a line in between each definition and the next word.  Read pgs. 60-61 when you’ve completed the definitions.  This is what we will be working on tomorrow.
Religion – Complete Review for Test pgs. 59 & 60.  Study highlighted notes, vocab/definitions, and read over Chapter 3 like a story.  Test tomorrow.
Science – Study Vocab./Definitions (Handout went home today with all of your words & definitions on them.  Also complete the questions on the Handout.  Use your book to answer using COMPLETE SENTENCES.
Spelling – Test on Friday 10/2/20 Finish ABC Order if not completed in class today.

SPECIALS FOR TOMORROW – Computer/Library & Music

Reminders:
-I will be afterschool on Wednesday for anyone that needs to make up a test, extra help, or quiet space to catch up on work.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Reminders:
Math – Ch. 1 Test on Monday 9/28/20
Religion – Ch. 3 Test on Tuesday 9/29/20
Reading – Reading Comprehension Test on Friday 10/2
Spelling – Test on Friday 10/2

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Thursday, September 24, 2020
Math – Complete Ch. 2 Review textbook pg 52. #3-24
(#’s 21 and 18 are extra credit)  Directions: For #’s 3-6 Find the Product (use basic facts to multiple and add the zeros) For # 7-10 Estimate the Product (solve and round answer or round and then multiply to get the answer) For #11-22 just Multiply to Solve and last two problems are word problems.
*Ch. 2 Test on Monday 9/28/20.
Religion – Ch. 3 Test on Tuesday 9/29/20
Spelling – Our next Spelling test will be on Friday 10/2 (Students will have an extra week to study their Spelling Words.
Science – Please complete Science Handout if you were given it back at the end of the day to finish – Due Tomorrow for Mrs. Matte.

Special(s) for Tomorrow – Art

Reminders:
I am available on Wednesday’s afterschool for Extra Help until 4PM and Mrs. Matte is available on Monday’s for Extra Science Help.  Please send either of us an email if your child is going to stay after on a particular day for extra help.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 2.6 (handout pg. PW13) #’s 3,7,and 11 are extra credit.  Use a separate sheet of paper to complete the multiplication problems.  You can use the back of paper too.  Remember to number your problems as you go.
*Ch. 2 Test on Monday, September 28th.
Spelling – Choose 10 Spelling Words and write them in a complete sentence.  (Skip a line in between each sentence.
Reading – Complete Vocab. definitions for story vocab. found on page 50 in txt bk (astrobiologists, microbes, colony, sensors, radiation, rovers) Students took home index cards to make flash cards for their words/definitions.  Read “From Life on Earth-and Beyond” (pgs. 51-67) complete the 3 questions on pg. 68 in your Reading Notebook (You only have to write one complete sentence to answer the three questions.  The questions are based on the vocabulary words that you looked up definitions for.)

Reminders:
Please remind students to bring in a towel tomorrow for our picnic lunch outside.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Math – Lesson 2.5 (handout pg. PW12) Problem Solving: Find a Pattern.  Complete #’s1-4
Language Arts – Complete Simple Subject & Simple Predicate handout pg. 4 & 5
Social Studies – Presentations will begin tomorrow for Native American Tribe Projects (Some students still need to print out a map of their territory, the type of clothing their tribe wore, or other pictures to glue onto their posters.)

Reminders:
Social Studies presentations – please bring in the materials needed to present your projects.
Bring in a towel for lunch outside on Thursday.

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Monday, September 21, 2020
Math – Lesson 2.4 (handout pg. PW11) Multiply by a multi-digit number.  Complete #’s 1,5,6,10,11, and 15.
Spelling – Sort your Spelling Words by their Greek Roots (handout pg. 77)
– Finish writing your words 3x each if not completed in class
– Spelling Test on Friday
Language Arts – Complete Subject/Predicate Handout (only front side – pg. 5)

Reminders:
-Fundraiser ends tomorrow.
-Specials tomorrow are Computers/Library & Music

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Thursday, September 17, 2020
Math – Lesson 2.3 (handout pg. PW10) Multiply by 1-digit Numbers (Directions:  Just multiply and complete #’s 1-18.)
– Study for Mental Math Week 3 Test
Religion – Study Ch. 2 Test tomorrow (vocab/definitions & the review test at the end of the chapter that we completed and corrected today)
Lang. Arts – study Four Kinds of Sentences

Reminders:
Extra water bottles are needed.  Please remind your child to bring in an extra water bottle to keep in their backpacks.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 2.2 (handout pg. PW9) “Estimating Products” Complete only Even problems.
Religion – Study vocab./definitions and highlighted notes (Ch. 2 Test on Friday)
Science – Lesson2 Review with Books
Lang. Arts – Study your notes and read over the different examples of the Four Kinds of Sentences. Practice writing your own Declarative, Imperative, Interrogative, and Exclamatory Sentence.

Reminders:
A few students took home an Emergency form from the office that needs to be filled out and returned back to the school office.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 2.1 (handout pg. PW 8) “Patterns in Multiples”
Religion – Study Ch. 2 Vocab/Definitions & highlighted notes

Reminders:
-Students – please bring in a towel.  We had lunch outside today and will do so again this week.  Reminder to bring in an extra water bottle and mask in student backpack.

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Monday, September 14, 2020
Math – Complete “Pizza” Multiplication Handout (Remember to complete the multiplication problems first and then follow the directions on the “If your answer is…..” page in order to know how to design your slice of pizza.
Language Arts – Study the Four Kinds of Sentences (Review what the Four Kinds of Sentences are and their punctuation.  What identifies a sentence as one of the Four Types? Remember to ask yourself……1) Is it asking a question?  2) Is it telling/commanding me to do something. 3) Is it expressing strong feelings! 4) Is it just a statement.

Reminders:
Magazine Drive – students are loving the prizes they’re receiving for selling from the magazine or cookie catalog.

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Friday, September 11, 2020
Math – Finish txt bk pg. 31 (Chapter 1 Review for Test) if not completed in class.  Review your notes this weekend and practice some problems from each lesson.  Ch. 1 Test is on Monday 9/14/20.

Reminders:
Parents:  Some students went home with an ice cream social or dress down ticket or a small prize also.  This was the reward that was given if items were purchased from the 2020 Magazine & More Fundraiser.  Next turn in date is on Wednesday, 9/16/2020.  Good Luck!  Thank you very much for supporting our school!

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Thursday, September 10, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 1.7 (Handout pg. PW7) Problem Solving Skills “Working Backwards”
*Complete only #1 and #2
*Ch. 1 Test on Monday 9/14/20
Spelling – Test tomorrow
Science – Study Vocab.

Reminders:
-First turn in for Magazine Drive to participate in the ice cream social.
-Students need an extra back-up water in their backpacks.  They are finishing their waters before or by lunch time.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 1.6 (Handout pg. PW6) Add & Subtract Whole Numbers
Complete #’s 4, 8, 12, 14, and 16-19
*Ch.1 Test on Monday, September 14, 2020
Spelling – Study Spelling Words (Test on Friday)
Social Studies – Research Native American Tribe (Bring in any items you need to complete your project.)

Reminders:
*Magazine Drive – Students took home their Magazine Drive Envelope (Please read the white paper that the kids put inside of their envelope to go with the Magazine Drive.
*School Calendar went home today too. (Red)

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Math –
Complete Lesson 1.5 (handout pg. PW5) Estimate Sums & Differences
Religion Ch.1 Test tomorrow (Review & read over your highlighted notes & use the review pages we completed in class to study.)
Spelling – Write all of your Spelling Words in alphabetical order (Handout given with the words you need to know.)  Spelling this week focuses on words with the Suffix -ic, -ism, and -ive.  Spelling test on Friday 9/11/20.

Reminders:
*Parent Association Fair Share Hours – Families who attended Parent Night last Thursday on Zoom earned 2 Fair Share Hours.  Please join our Parent Association on 9/14/20 through Zoom (info on time & how to join meeting will be going out this week).  Parents who attend the PA meetings will also earn 2 Fair Share Hours.
*The Office is still seeking help with Lunch, and help with drop off and dismissal.  Please contact the school office if you are interested and available.  Fair Share Hours will be earned.

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Friday, September 4, 2020
Math – practice your multiplication facts
Religion – Ch. 1 Test on Wednesday, 9/9/20 (Study highlighted notes & vocab for Ch.1)
Reading – Study story vocabulary (5 words – citizens, immigration, opportunity, processing, and admitted)
Social Studies – tribe research & collect materials to make/design/build/draw your tribes village

Reminders:
-Parents: please don’t forget to turn in your child’s weekly health checklist (please let me know if you might need a hardcopy sent home with your child.

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Thursday, September 3, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 1.4 (handout pg. PW4 evens only) Rounding
*Mental Math Week 1 Test tomorrow – study/look over your problems from the week
Social Studies – Do a little research at home of your Native American Tribe.  Today we spoke about the different tribes and where they migrated to and how they adapted to their environment.  Students are working in groups to present their Tribe to the rest of the class.(Each group chose the tribe they’d like to research.)  Students will split up the work and research the food, shelter, clothing, culture, what the tribe was known for, etc. Tonight is just to find out some facts about the tribe and decide which part they want to work on.  I want them to also look at pictures of what their shelter or clothing looked like.

Reminders:
-Parent Mail from the office went home today.  It’s for parents to list all those authorized to pick up your child at school.  Please fill that out and return as soon as possible.
*Parent Night Tonight!  Please join me between the time frame of 6:30-7:30 on Zoom to meet the teacher without a mask on and hear all about Fifth Grade.  I look forward to seeing you all.
(If anyone has a personal question just pertaining to your child, please do not hesitate to email me at cgonzalez@stmaryslongmeadow.org)

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 1.3 (handout pg. PW3) Ordering Data
Finish the two charts and problems at the bottom of page.
*Mental Math Week 1 Test on Friday (Study/Review the problems you do and we correct together as a class each day.)
Social Studies – List 5 Resources you would need/use for survival during the early years of the hunter-gathers.  Think about traveling by foot from Asia, over the Bering Straight, and south through North America seeking better lands to live on.  What do you think you might need to help you survive?  Remember that there weren’t any stores back then.
*Start studying/reviewing your 9 vocab. flash cards.

*Reminders:
-Water bottles (all of the water fountains are turned off)
-Parent Night through Zoom is tomorrow 9/3/20 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Principal MacDonald will be sending out an email tonight with all of the information you will need in order to join me tomorrow for an overview of Grade 5 and I’ll also be available for any questions that parents might have.  Students will take home the informational packet that I give out on Parent Night tomorrow.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Math – Complete Lesson 1.2 (handout pg. PW2) “Understand Billions”
Lang. Arts – “Four Kinds of Sentences” – Complete handout pg.3
(For Part B – Proofreading : For Extra Credit (E.C.), students can just rewrite the short
letter on a separate sheet of notebook paper with the correct punctuation.
(Cursive & Neat))
Social Studies – Finish vocab. definition flash cards for Lesson 1 vocabulary words on pg. 6 if not
completed in class

*Reminders:
-Parent/Student handbook signed pages in the back of the book need to be filled out and  returned to school.
-One extra water bottle in students backpacks will be helpful

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Welcome to Fifth Grade! I am very excited about our new school year. I look forward to getting to know all of you. Students have been working on new routines/schedules, expectations, and academic life. It is imperative that we work together for the success of our kids.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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