Week 1/7-1/11

Happy New Year 5th Grade Families 

 

Math

Last week we began decimals! They learned about decimal place value and how to use a number line to help them identify a place value. This week we are expanding on that topic and doing number line work, please expect to see homework each night. As always I am available a few days this week for extra help during recess. They may also use their Khan Academy login for additional help/ practice, as well as, the "Math Rob," video below. 

https://youtu.be/KG6ILNOiMgM 

 

Science

We are wrapping up our lesson on Landforms and giving presentations early this week. Please expect to see those grades posted by Monday 1/14. This means we are moving on in science to Earth's Ocean features. 

Social Studies 

This Wednesday we and Friday will have a Chapter 2 Test, both classes completed the reviews and will use them to study. We did an in class review Friday, today and will completed one more tomorrow. On Wednesday  1/9 they will complete the vocabulary and multiple choice sections of the test. Then Friday 1/11 they will complete the short answer portion. Chapter 2 begins on page 74 and ends on 94.  

 

5B Religion 

5B will have a Chapter 7 Quiz on Tuesday 1/15. The students are to use Christ our Life.com to study.  

 

Announcements 

There is a black and white tag day on Friday 1/11 

NO SCHOOL Monday 1/21 

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 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