- We will finish Unit 6 Lesson 2, students will have a test on Thursday on this lesson. There will be a study guide posted to Google Classroom.
- When we return from break we will start Lesson 3, The War Begins.
- Current Events will be presented Thursday, thoughtful reflections will be due Friday.
- This week we will learn about the architecture in ancient Greece and how we continue to see these structures in buildings today.
- We will start working on our Greek project, all instructions will be posted on classroom.
5th Grade ELA
Fifth Grade ELA Week of April 8-12th
We will finish the novel, Bud, Not Buddy this week. We will have a comprehension test on Thursday.
The students will not be allowed to use this book toward their accelerated point value. Speaking of that, many students have not begun obtaining their points for the third trimester. The 15 points are due Wednesday, May 29th.
Our final “good copy” of the argumentative essay on whether chocolate milk should be served in schools is due on Tuesday.
Our final “good copy” of their argumentative essay on which vacation would be the better one to choose for your family is due on Wednesday. Both essays have been written and revised in school. The students were given a rubric a few weeks ago to use as the essays were written.
Social Studies and ELA will combine an assignment that is due on Monday. The students are using evidence to support their answers in Social Studies class. Since this assignment mirrors our current lessons, Ms. Deering and I thought it would be beneficial for the students to see that transfer of knowledge between classes.
5th grade Math
The test on decimal numbers will be on Tuesday. A study guide was given to each child last Tuesday; this study guide outlines everything that will be covered on the test.
Wednesday, we will start “Measures of Central Tendency” which covers mean, median, mode, and range for a set of numbers.
6th grade Math
The test on ratios will be on Tuesday; a study guide outlining the test was passed out on Friday.
Wednesday, we will begin the second section of the chapter on ratios – proportions and unit rates.
This week the 5th and 6th Graders will be discussing the meaning and importance of Holy Week. We will be discussing the Triduum, Way of the Cross, and the Last Supper.
The Sixth Graders will have a Chapter 6 test on Monday, April 8th.
Enjoy the nice weather this weekend!
5th grade- This week we will look at how much water is actually fresh with an inquiry activity from our workbook and get ready to move on to our Atmosphere.
6th grade- Monday, we will work on our infographic on Plate Tectonics. A printed color infographic is due on Tuesday. Tuesday and Wednesday we will work on an Earthquake and Volcano Hyperdoc. It will be due on Thursday.
We are back to reading the novel this week! Students will listen, read and analyze Chapters 13-16 of Freak the Mighty. Ideas of foreshadowing and hyperbole will be reviewed.
In addition, students have been working on the Music Connection assignment, making connections between a song of their choice and Freak the Mighty. Students are required to annotate the song lyrics and then write an analysis comparing the song to the novel. This assignment is due on Tuesday, 4/9.
From my family to yours, have a wonderful Easter holiday!