Sept. 25 - Classroom News

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 UPCOMING EVENTS

BAND SCHEDULE:

Mondays:  Percussion & Flutes

Wednesdays:  Trumpets & Trombones

Friday:  Clarinets & Saxophones

Friday, 9/29 - Spelling Test on Long Vowel VCV

 

 Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  New Reading Log - check your email (gmail) for the new form.  You are still responsible for reading 20 minutes per day and writing at least 5 summary entries on 5 different days. You will need to share your completed reading log with me by Sunday, 10/1. Reading in school can count towards your 20 minutes of reading, so please make sure you bring your A/R book with you to school EVERY day.

Vocabulary Homework: none.

Spelling Homework:  Begin studying for your spelling test on Friday, 9/29.  Click here for Quizlet (remember to login using your Google account) and click here for Spelling City (remember your user name and password are on the handout that should be in the reading section of your binder).

Please help your children practice their spelling words well before the test.  If they encounter these words each day, students will find they will not have to learn to spell all the words the night before the test.

writing WRITING HOMEWORK:

None.  

social studiesSOCIAL STUDIES HOMEWORK:

Chapter 1 Test will be either Friday or Monday.  We will begin our review work on Chapter 1 tomorrow. 

 English 5A ENGLISH HOMEWORK:

WB pages 11 & 12.  You do not need to do the Writing Application at the bottom of page 12. 

Jesus5A RELIGION HOMEWORK: 

None.

 

Sept. 22 - Classroom News

UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, 9/22 - HSA Movie Night in the field - begins at dusk

Friday, 9/29 - Spelling Test on Long Vowel VCV

BAND SCHEDULE:

Mondays:  Percussion & Flutes

Wednesdays:  Trumpets & Trombones

Friday:  Clarinets & Saxophones

 

 Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read this weekend!  Maybe even finish your A/R book so you can take a test on it Monday.  :)

Vocabulary Homework: none.

Spelling Homework:  Begin studying for your spelling test on Friday, 9/29.  Click here for Quizlet (remember to login using your Google account) and click here for Spelling City (remember your user name and password are on the handout that should be in the reading section of your binder).

Please help your children practice their spelling words well before the test.  If they encounter these words each day, students will find they will not have to learn to spell all the words the night before the test.

writing WRITING HOMEWORK:

None.  

social studiesSOCIAL STUDIES HOMEWORK:

Please answer the following questions about Lesson 3 of Chapter 1:

1. What was the effect of the Mayan success in farming?

2. Name 3 areas that the Maya specialized in.

 

3. Describe two ways that the Aztecs created more land for farming.

 

4. How did the Aztecs create their empire?

 

5. What were the Incas known for?

 

English 5A ENGLISH HOMEWORK:

 

Results of yesterday's quiz were shown to students.  If they would like extra practice on areas they are having difficulty with, they may do practice on page 51 in the textbook.  I will be happy to check it on Monday.

Jesus5A RELIGION HOMEWORK: 

None.  

Sept. 21 - Classroom News

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday, 9/21 - Cub Scout meeting @ 6:30 pm in cafeteria

Friday, 9/22 - "Show Your School Spirit" FREE Tag Day (wear green & white)

 AND HSA Movie Night

 

 Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read 20 minutes, write summary, and share it with me. 

Vocabulary Homework: none.

Spelling Homework: none. 

Please help your children practice their spelling words well before the test.  If they encounter these words each day, students will find they will not have to learn to spell all the words the night before the test.

writing WRITING HOMEWORK:

None.  

social studiesSOCIAL STUDIES HOMEWORK:

None.

English 5A ENGLISH HOMEWORK:

None.

Jesus5A RELIGION HOMEWORK: 

None.  

Sept. 20 - Classroom News

UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, 9/22 - "Show Your School Spirit" FREE Tag Day (wear green & white)

 AND HSA Movie Night

 

 Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read 20 minutes, write a three sentence summary, and share it with me. 

Vocabulary Homework: none.

Spelling Homework: none. 

Please help your children practice their spelling words well before the test.  If they encounter these words each day, students will find they will not have to learn to spell all the words the night before the test.

writing WRITING HOMEWORK:

None.  

social studiesSOCIAL STUDIES HOMEWORK:

Please finish the questions we worked on in class.  Remember to write your answer in a complete sentence(s) using correct capitalization and punctuation.

English 5A ENGLISH HOMEWORK:

Review lessons 1 - 5 for quiz tomorrow.

Jesus5A RELIGION HOMEWORK: 

None.  

Sept. 19 - Classroom News

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, 9/20 - 8:15 am Mass

Thursday, 9/21 - English Quiz on Lessons 1-5

Friday, 9/22 - "Show Your School Spirit" FREE Tag Day (wear green & white)

 AND HSA Movie Night

 

 Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read 20 minutes, write summary, and share it with me. 

Vocabulary Homework: none.

Spelling Homework: none. 

Please help your children practice their spelling words well before the test.  If they encounter these words each day, students will find they will not have to learn to spell all the words the night before the test.

writing WRITING HOMEWORK:

Please finish typing your paragraph and send it to me.

social studiesSOCIAL STUDIES HOMEWORK:

None.

English 5A ENGLISH HOMEWORK:

Study Lessons 1 - 5 in Unit 1 for quiz Thursday. 

Jesus5A RELIGION HOMEWORK: 

None.  

Sept. 18 - Classroom News

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, 9/19 - Chapter 1 Religion Test AND Book Fair

Wednesday, 9/20 - Lesson 1-5 English Quiz AND 8:15 am Mass

Friday, 9/22 - "Show Your School Spirit" FREE Tag Day (wear green & white)

 AND HSA Movie Night

 

 Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read 20 minutes, if you can.  You do not have to update the reading log because you will be writing 6 sentences for writing.   

Vocabulary Homework: none.

Spelling Homework: none. 

Please help your children practice their spelling words well before the test.  If they encounter these words each day, students will find they will not have to learn to spell all the words the night before the test.

writing WRITING HOMEWORK:

Write the 3 detail sentences and 3 example (expansion) sentences on the W.S

social studiesSOCIAL STUDIES HOMEWORK:

Finish WS pages 14 (vocabulary for lesson 1 only) and 15 (cause and effect only).

English 5A ENGLISH HOMEWORK:

Begin reviewing Lessons 1 - 5 in Unit 1 to prepare for quiz on Wednesday. 

Jesus5A RELIGION HOMEWORK: 

Study chapter 1 - test tomorrow.  Click on Christ Our Life to go to study guide and chapter review.   

Sept. 15 - Classroom News

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, 9/19 - Chapter 1 Religion Test 

 

 Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read 20 minutes and write one summary and share it with me. 

Vocabulary Homework: none.

Spelling Homework: none. 

Please help your children practice their spelling words well before the test.  If they encounter these words each day, students will find they will not have to learn to spell all the words the night before the test.

writing WRITING HOMEWORK:

None.  

social studiesSOCIAL STUDIES HOMEWORK:

None.

English 5A ENGLISH HOMEWORK:

Begin reviewing Lessons 1 - 4 in Unit 1 to prepare for quiz next week. 

Jesus5A RELIGION HOMEWORK: 

Study chapter 1.  Click on Christ Our Life to go to study guide and chapter review.   

Sept. 14 - Classroom News

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, 9/15 - Spelling Test 

 

 Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read 20 minutes write summary on Google Docs and share with me.

Vocabulary Homework: none.

Spelling Homework: Short Vowel VCCV, VCV test on Friday, 9/15.  You can study using Spelling City and/or Quizlet. 

Please help your children practice their spelling words well before the test.  If they encounter these words each day, students will find they will not have to learn to spell all the words the night before the test.

writing WRITING HOMEWORK:

None.  

social studiesSOCIAL STUDIES HOMEWORK:

None.

English 5A ENGLISH HOMEWORK:

Finish WS on Simple Subject #s 6 - 22 if you did not finish in class.

Jesus5A RELIGION HOMEWORK: 

None. 

Sept. 13 - Classroom News

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday, 9/14 - Exaltation of the Holy Cross Mass @ 9:30 a.m.

Friday, 9/15 - Spelling Test 

 

 Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  NOTE:  Students do NOT have to read their A/R book and write a summary.  They are to be reading informational text (Social Studies chapter 1 lesson 1) and answering questions.  

Vocabulary Homework: none.

Spelling Homework: Short Vowel VCCV, VCV test on Friday, 9/15.  You can study using Spelling City and/or Quizlet. 

Please help your children practice their spelling words well before the test.  If they encounter these words each day, students will find they will not have to learn to spell all the words the night before the test.

writing WRITING HOMEWORK:

None.  

social studiesSOCIAL STUDIES HOMEWORK:

Reread chapter 1 lesson 1 "Migrating to the Americas" (pages 55-57).  Answer the review questions at the end of each reading passage AND answer questions 1 - 5 on page 57.  Students should be answering these questions in their Social Studies composition book.

English 5A ENGLISH HOMEWORK:

None.

Jesus5A RELIGION HOMEWORK: 

None. 

Sept. 12 - Classroom News

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday, 9/14 - Exaltation of the Holy Cross Mass @ 9:30 a.m.

Friday, 9/15 - Spelling Test 

 

 Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read 20 minutes and write a three sentence summary in the reading log on your Google Doc account.  Go to www.google.com and sign into your account:  first name.last This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and enter your password.  Click on the square made of 9 dots.  Then click on Docs.  The reading log should be there.  Enter today's date, the pages you read, and three sentences to summarize your 20 minutes of reading.   

Vocabulary Homework: none.

Spelling Homework: Short Vowel VCCV, VCV test on Friday, 9/15.  You can study using Spelling City and/or Quizlet. 

Please help your children practice their spelling words well before the test.  If they encounter these words each day, students will find they will not have to learn to spell all the words the night before the test.

writing WRITING HOMEWORK:

Color code "My Compute" paragraph (Worksheet page B2).   Most students paper clipped it to their planner.   

social studiesSOCIAL STUDIES HOMEWORK:

None.

English 5A ENGLISH HOMEWORK:

Finish TB page 36 #s 1-4 if you did not finish in class.

Jesus5A RELIGION HOMEWORK: 

None.