A Note from Miss Geene
This is our last week of the first nine week’s! Can you believe how fast time is flying by! Please remember to go by the office this week and sign up for Parent Teacher conferences which are on Friday, November 3rd. I look forward to speaking with each of you.
Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. This week our Snack Shack managers are David Landholt and Isabel Storey. Snacks and the receipts must be brought in on Monday, October 23rd. Thank you for supporting the sixth grade in their business endeavor.
Below is a list of the students who are on Honor Guard this week. If your student is participating, they must stay until the end. Please do not pick them up during car line unless I have been given a note. Thank you for your support!
This Week in Class
4th Grade Math: We will begin discussing multiplication of two to four digit numbers by two digit number. The multiplication test will be given on Tuesday, October 24th. Students can use the review games and math videos below to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.
5th Grade Math: We will continue talking about fractions and how to add and subtract with fractions and mixed numbers. Students can use the review games and math videos above to practice math skills by playing fun math games and watching short lessons on math skills.
6th Grade Reading: This week we will continue reading our second novel, The Shakespeare Stealer. We will discuss the Globe Theater, William Shakespeare, and what was going on in England during Shakespeare’s time. The students will discuss the precise language and figurative language the author uses to determine author purpose and comprehend the plot. We will also discuss and practice writing in iambic pentameter.
The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Thursday, October 26th. The words are listed in the document below.
6th Grade Religion: We will be discussing how Jacob’s descendants show ongoing faithfulness to God and how God answered the Israelites prayers and freed them from slavery. Jesus memorializes God’s covenant God with us through the Eucharistic liturgy.
6th Grade Science: We will continue discussing plate tectonics. We will discuss volcanoes and earthquakes. The Plate Tectonics Test will be given on Tuesday, October 24th. Then, we will begin discussing Earth’s Oceans. Students can use the videos attached below to help them study.
6th Math: We will continue discussing addition and subtraction of fractions and mixed numbers. Then, we will discuss how to evaluate expressions with fractions.
Reminders & Important Dates
October 18, 2017 School Mass (Dress Uniforms)
October 19, 2017 5th and 6th grade Field Trip
October 23, 2017 2pm dismissal
October 26, 2017 PTO Halloween Party in Neglia Hall from 5:30-7pm
October 27, 2017 Inservice day/No School for students
Please share the videos below with your student.