Week of November 5-9, 2018

A Note from Miss Geene

It was a pleasure talking to all of you last Friday. I look forward to continuing to work together to enrich each student’s education academically and spiritually. Thank you parents for all you do to support our classroom!

There will be Snack Shack on Friday, November 9th. The Snack Shack managers on November 9th will be chosen by me during the week. I will be bringing in the snacks during this week. 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!

Honor Guard Schedule

This Week in Class

Fifth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to add and subject fractions and mixed numbers and how to simplify fractions. We will focus on adding and subtracting mixed numbers. The Adding and Subtracting Fractions test will be given on Friday, November 9th. 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.

Math Practice Games

Science: We will be talking about animal and plant classification. The Classification quiz will be next Tuesday, November 13th. Students can use the videos below to help them study.

Social Studies: We will be discussing the obstacles pioneers faced as they traveled West in the United States in the early 1800s. We will be discussing the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, and the War of 1812. The students will have a quiz on the obstacles of the pioneers on Thursday, November 8th.

Sixth Grade:

Math: We will be discussing how to add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers. The Fractions test will be given on Wednesday, November 14th. 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.

Math Practice Games

Science: We continue discussing the Geologic time scale by discussing the different types of fossils and absolute dating. The Geologic Time Scale Test will be given on Thursday, November 8th. Students can use the attached notes to help study.

Earth’s History Unit 1

Social Studies: We will be discussing early civilizations. The Early man test will be given on Friday, November 9th. Students can use the attached notes to study.

Prehistory-Neolithic Age

6th Grade Spelling and Vocabulary:  The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, November 16th. The words are listed in the document below.

vocabulary6

Reminders & Important Dates

November 7th     School Mass (Mass Uniform)

November 12th   Field Trip to the Veteran’s Parade and 2pm dismissal

November 13th   PTO Meeting in Neglia Hall at 5:30pm

November 15th   National Day of Appreciation for Catholic School Principals

November 21st-23rd   Thanksgiving Break

Please share the videos below with your student.

Sixth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SY3MZ_wNFW8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KjqHfemon8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wissIOikrqc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVwPLWOo9TE

Fifth Grade:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVouQRAKxYo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGpPHrLF-5M