March 26 - Classroom News

Upcoming Events

Tests for week of 3/25 - 3/29:  English Unit 4 on Adjectives - Thursday, 3/28; AND Spelling Friday, 3/29 

Wednesday, 3/27 - No School - Teacher In-Service

Thursday, 3/28 - Tag Day - Easter Canned Food Drive for Food Pantry - No Theme 

Thursday, 3/28 - Shadow Stations of the Cross @ 1:45 p.m.

Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read A/R book for 20 minutes - 2 times.  Also, write 2 summaries.    

Vocabulary Homework:  None.

Spelling Homework: Next Spelling Test on Friday, 3/29.  Words are on Quizlet and Spelling City.  

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.

Image result for houghton mifflin 5th grade english textbookENGLISH HOMEWORK:

 Study for Unit 4 Test on Adjectives.  Test on Thursday.

writingWRITING HOMEWORK:

None.   

5A RELIGION HOMEWORK:

 

None.

March 25 - Classroom News

Upcoming Events

Tests for week of 3/25 - 3/29:  Vocabulary and Religion - Tuesday 3/26;

English Unit 4 on Adjectives - Thursday, 3/28; AND Spelling Friday, 3/29 

Wednesday, 3/27 - No School - Teacher In-Service

 

Thursday, 3/28 - Shadow Stations of the Cross @ 1:45 p.m.

Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read A/R book - NO summary.    

Vocabulary Homework: Vocabulary Test tomorrow (will not need to study antonyms/synonyms).

Spelling Homework: Next Spelling Test on Friday, 3/29.  Words are on Quizlet and Spelling City.  

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.

Image result for houghton mifflin 5th grade english textbookENGLISH HOMEWORK:

 

Complete Unit Review worksheet AND workbook page 80.

writingWRITING HOMEWORK:

None.   

5A RELIGION HOMEWORK:

Chapter 13 test will be tomorrow.  Please know ways venial sins can be forgiven, the God-given guides that help us make good choices, three things that are needed to make a sin mortal, the steps you need to follow when we are faced with choices, and the other highlighted information.   

Answers to Chapter 13 Review:  choose, conscience, mortal, sanctifying, venial, grace

the commandments; the teachings of Jesus and his church; Scripture; Mary and the saints; priests and deacons; family members

March 22 - Classroom News

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 3/27 - No School - Teacher In-Service

Tests for week of 3/25 - 3/29:  Vocabulary, Adjectives, Religion, Spelling

 

Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read A/R book and write one summary.    

Vocabulary Homework: Study Word List 2 on Quizlet.

Spelling Homework: Next Spelling Test on Friday, 3/29.  Words are on Quizlet and Spelling City.  

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.

Image result for houghton mifflin 5th grade english textbookENGLISH HOMEWORK:

Please do Lesson 5 Proper Adjectives.  It is on pages 162 - 163.  You are forming a proper noun into a proper adjective.  Please make sure you spell the adjectives correctly.  You may have to research some of the proper adjectives.  

ALSO - review Unit 4 - Adjectives.  The unit test will be next week.  

writingWRITING HOMEWORK:

None.   

5A RELIGION HOMEWORK:

Begin studying for chapter 13 test.  It will be next week. 

March 21 - Classroom News

Upcoming Events

Friday, 3/22 - Mary's Way Stations of the Cross

 

Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read "Thunder Rose" and complete Figurative Language worksheet.  You need to identify 5 examples of figurative language.    

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.

Image result for houghton mifflin 5th grade english textbookENGLISH HOMEWORK:

None.

writingWRITING HOMEWORK:

None.   

5A RELIGION HOMEWORK:

BAND:  Please read page 106 "Step into the Right Choice"; page 107 "Guides and Helps"; do "Who Helps You?"; read page 108 "Christ's Forgiving Love Heals Us" up to the three bullet points.  As you read, underline what you think is important with PENCIL.  

March 18 - Classroom News

Upcoming Events

Friday, 3/22 - Mary's Way Stations of the Cross

 

Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read for 20 minutes and write a summary.    

Vocabulary Homework: Please find an antonym and synonym for each vocabulary word. 

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.

Image result for houghton mifflin 5th grade english textbookENGLISH HOMEWORK:

None.

writingWRITING HOMEWORK:

None.   

5A RELIGION HOMEWORK:

None.  

March 15 - Classroom News

 

 

Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read for 20 minutes and write a summary.  Do this 3 times this weekend.  So, you should have a total of 5 summaries and have tracked you pages 5 times.  

 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.

Image result for houghton mifflin 5th grade english textbookENGLISH HOMEWORK:

None.

writingWRITING HOMEWORK:

None.   

5A RELIGION HOMEWORK:

None.  

March 14 - Classroom News

 

Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Complete the Pi worksheet and read for your A/R book for 20 minutes.  Write a short summary and the pages you read in your composition book.

 Vocabulary Homework: None.

Spelling Homework: Spelling Test tomorrow.  Words are on Quizlet and Spelling City.  

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.

Image result for houghton mifflin 5th grade english textbookENGLISH HOMEWORK:

None.

writingWRITING HOMEWORK:

None.   

5A RELIGION HOMEWORK:

Finish the unit 2 review if you did not in class. 

March 13 - Classroom News

BAND:  English - do #s 6 - 20.  For 6 - 10 please tell me the rule you used for choosing the answer - Ex. A - consonant sound and single noun.   For 11 - 20, write the correct article or demonstrative and the word after it - Ex. A long

Writing - Type your concluding paragraph.  At the end of the concluding paragraph, please hit enter and type your name.  Then, share it with me. 

 

Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Read for your A/R book for 20 minutes.  Write a short summary and the pages you read.   

 Vocabulary Homework: None.

Spelling Homework: Next Spelling Test will be on Friday, 3/15.  Words are on Quizlet and Spelling City.  

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.

Image result for houghton mifflin 5th grade english textbookENGLISH HOMEWORK:

Finish TB page 157.

writingWRITING HOMEWORK:

Finish typing your concluding paragraph.  When you finish the last word and put the ending punctuation, hit enter and type your name.  Then, share it with me.   

5A RELIGION HOMEWORK:

None.

March 11 - Classroom News

 

 

Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Finish answering "Hold the Flag High" questions 7 - 11.  Please remember to provide textual evidence in your answers. 

 Vocabulary Homework: None.

Spelling Homework: Next Spelling Test will be on Friday, 3/15.  Words are on Quizlet and Spelling City.  

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.

writingWRITING HOMEWORK:

IN CASE YOU DID NOT DO THIS OVER THE WEEKEND:  Please reread paragraphs 2, 3, and 4 of your Animal Essay.  Make sure paragraph 2 is all about the physical description and features of your animal, paragraph 3 is all about the animal's diet (what it eats, how it gets its food, how much it has to eat, etc), and paragraph 4 is all about its habitat (the environment in which it lives). 

After you check to make sure each paragraph has the correct information, reread your sentences.  Make sure they begin with different words and that there are not repetitive words throughout the essay.

Image result for houghton mifflin 5th grade english textbookENGLISH HOMEWORK:

None.

5A RELIGION HOMEWORK:

Chapter 11 test tomorrow.

March 8 - Classroom News

 

 

Image result for book clipartREADING HOMEWORK:

Reading:  Please continue to read.

Vocabulary Homework: Vocabulary test on Monday.

Spelling Homework: Next Spelling Test will be on Friday, 3/15.  Words are on Quizlet and Spelling City.  

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.

writingWRITING HOMEWORK:

Please reread paragraphs 2, 3, and 4 of your Animal Essay.  Make sure paragraph 2 is all about the physical description and features of your animal, paragraph 3 is all about the animal's diet (what it eats, how it gets its food, how much it has to eat, etc), and paragraph 4 is all about its habitat (the environment in which it lives). 

After you check to make sure each paragraph has the correct information, reread your sentences.  Make sure they begin with different words and that there are not repetitive words throughout the essay.

Image result for houghton mifflin 5th grade english textbookENGLISH HOMEWORK:

None.

5A RELIGION HOMEWORK:

Chapter 11 test on Tuesday.