Week of 12/10 -12/14

Math 

This week we are continuing our work in division. We are interpreting the remainder. Please expect homework each nigh this week with the exception of Tuesday, as 5A is in the Christmas performance. As always, I will stay in a few days this week to help those who find our new math concept challenging. Next Thursday they will have a test on Division.  

Science

Thank You parents for sending in the items for the science projects. They are working hard and excited to present! Once the project is complete we will move on to our next lesson, exploring the earth's eater systems. 

 

Social Studies 

We are diligently working our way through Chapter 2. We are learning about the Southwest Desert. Expect to see some homework this week. 

 

5B Religion 

We are wrapping up Chapter 5, there will be a Quiz this Thursday 12/13. We have completed an in class review, they will now use Christ our Life. com to study. 

Announcements

The Elementary Musical is this evening, and we hope to see you there! I'm sure it will be an amazing performance.  

Report Cards are going home in Thursday 12/13

There is a movie night this Friday 12/14 in the Parish Hall

The 5th grade Christmas Rosary will be held next Thursday 12/20 

Friday 12/21 is a Tag day and 11:50 dismissal- this is our last day in session before break. We return to school on Wednesday 1/2. 

 

Have a great week!

Mrs. B 

 

Week of 12/3- 12/7

Math

This week we are continuing to work on long division. The children have learned how to divide by double digit divisors and will soon be introduced to triple digit divisors. They are doing a great job so far! Please expect to see homework each night with the exception of Monday. 

Monday 12/3 they had a pop quiz. This will be graded, but will not go in for the first trimester. 

Please remind your child that I will be in for recess Monday, Wednesday and Friday of this week for extra math help. 

 

Science

I am sure most of you have heard about the science project both classes received at the end of last week. They are off and working hard on them! Guidelines and project instructions were printed for each child. Today, 12/4 I  sent home each groups supply list, please try to have their items in by Thursday 12/6. They are not to purchase items not on their approved list, and are not permitted to spend more than the budgeted amount. If you have questions about this please don't hesitate to reach out to me. 

 

Social Studies

This week we have learned about the Great Plains and how to conduct reliable internet research. They learned all about scholarly and peer reviewed sources. We will end the week with a cultural assignment. There is homework due Friday for both classes. 

 

5B Religion

Please expect to see a quiz early next week. 

 

Announcements 

Thursday 5b has Santa's Secret Shop- please send in their envelops if they are to participate. 

Reminder that registration packets went home last week. 

Test folders will be sent home this week..Movie night in the Parish Hall is 12/14 

Week of 12/3- 12/7

Math

This week we are continuing to work on long division. The children have learned how to divide by double digit divisors and will soon be introduced to triple digit divisors. They are doing a great job so far! Please expect to see homework each night with the exception of Monday. 

Monday 12/3 they had a pop quiz. This will be graded, but will not go in for the first trimester. 

Please remind your child that I will be in for recess Monday, Wednesday and Friday of this week for extra math help. 

 

Science

I am sure most of you have heard about the science project both classes received at the end of last week. They are off and working hard on them! Guidelines and project instructions were printed for each child. Today, 12/4 I  sent home each groups supply list, please try to have their items in by Thursday 12/6. They are not to purchase items not on their approved list, and are not permitted to spend more than the budgeted amount. If you have questions about this please don't hesitate to reach out to me. 

 

Social Studies

This week we have learned about the Great Plains and how to conduct reliable internet research. They learned all about scholarly and peer reviewed sources. We will end the week with a cultural assignment. There is homework due Friday for both classes. 

 

5B Religion

Please expect to see a quiz early next week. 

 

Announcements 

Thursday 5b has Santa's Secret Shop- please send in their envelops if they are to participate. 

Reminder that registration packets went home last week. 

Test folders will be sent home this week..Movie night in the Parish Hall is 12/14 

Week of 11/12- 11/16

Math 

I am happy to report that we have concluded Chapter 1. This week we will be spending all of our time together in Math preparing for the chapter Test which will be on Tuesday 11/20. It will be on all the concepts we have learned thus far. I have encouraged the students to see me for extra help if they are unclear on any of the topics. 

Grades will be updated this week, with homework and a Pop Quiz. 

Please expect to see homework each night this week. 

 

Science

I am grading their tests and will post them by the end of the week. For the remainder of the week they are working on an in class essay to conclude their chemical reactions lab. Please see the guidelines passed out Monday for further detail.

Next week we will move on to our next section, Earth and Space. 

 

Social Studies

As with Science I am working on grading their Social Studies tests, and grades will be posted by the end of the week.

Monday, we began our new chapter and a vocabulary worksheet went home for completion by Friday. 

 

5B Religion 

Thursday 11/15 we will have a quiz on Chapter 4. We have completed an interactive review during class and they were provided a study guide on Monday. I also encouraged them to log on to Christ Our Life.com to study. 

Announcements

Wednesday 11/14 both classes will be attending a field tip to Sight and Sound- we are leaving at 7:30 am. Please make sure your child has a brown bag lunch and snack or money to purchase lunch while at the Theater. Please see the letter sent home by Mrs. S for further details. 

Thanksgiving Break will begin on  Wednesday 11/21 and the children will return to school on Monday 11/26. If your child will not be here Tuesday 11/20 please let me know in advance so I can schedule time for them to take their math test. 

Have a great week!

Mrs. B

Week of 10/22-10/26

Math

This week in Math we will be wrapping up a lesson about problem solving. The kids are doing a wonderful job. 

Please expect to see homework each night this week, with the exception of Tuesday night. 

 

Science 

Today we took a quiz on Mixtures and Solutions. We will begin to discuss Chemical Changes this week. This lesson will begin on page 275 and ends on page 275. The main vocabulary is listed below, but please encourage your child to reread the lesson, review their notes and use quizzlet to study as our quizzes will begin to have more concepts and not just vocabulary on them. 

Chemical Reaction

Acids, Bases,

Litmus Paper 

Neutralization 

Signs of Chemical Change: Change in color, odor, energy change, formation of gas, formation of precipitate 

Reactants

Products

Law of conservation of mass 

 

Social Studies

I am grading their Nampayo from last week, and will post the grades as soon as possible. This week we are moving on to Lesson 3: The Rise of Empires it can be found on pages 66- 69 of their text books. They will have some homework in Social Studies this week.  

5B Religion 

This week we are learning about Baptism. Once complete, we will move on to chapter 4. Please encourage your child to use Christ Our Life.com, as well as, our quizzlet reviews to study. 

Announcements 

Please remember that this Wednesday and Thursday are 11:50 dismissals for Parent Teacher Conferences. If you have not scheduled time with Mrs. Speed  or myself please reach out. 

Trunk or Treat is Friday, October 26th at 5pm.

There is no school on Wednesday October 31st. 

 

Have a great week!

Mrs. B