October 15-19, 2018

A Note from Miss Geene

This week we have a 2pm dismissal on Monday, October 15th. This is also the final week of the combined 5th and 6th grade classes. Thank you parents for being so supportive during this time! I look forward to continuing to work with each of you!

The sixth graders have begun Snack Shack. Please remember to check the list for your child’s week to be our Snack Shack managers. This week our Snack Shack managers are Micah Austin and Danny Cox. Snacks and the receipts must be brought in on Monday, October 15th. 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

Math: We will be discussing how to add and subject fractions and mixed numbers and how to simplify fractions. 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 discussing human impact on the earth by discussing the cause and effect of air, water, and land pollutions. The students will take the Science Test on Friday, October 19th.

English: We will be reviewing predicate nominatives, predicate adjectives, and objects of the preposition.

Social Studies: We will be discussing the Tools of any Historian by talking about primary and secondary resources. The students will complete an in class project to end the unit.

Religion: We will be discussing the history of Latin in the Church and the five sources every Catholic should know to understand the faith.

5th Grade Reading: This week we will continue our first novel, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Our lessons will focus on the six traits of writing. The students will finish our novel and complete a writing assignment.

The Fifth Grade Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, October 19th. The words are listed below.

Commonly Misspelled Words list 3

6th Grade Reading:  This week we will continue reading our first novel, The City of Ember. Our lessons will focus on the six traits of writing. The students will finish our novel and complete a writing assignment.

The Spelling and Vocabulary test will be given on Friday, October 19th. The words are listed in the document below.

vocabulary4

Reminders & Important Dates

October 15th     2pm dismissal

October 17th     School Mass (Mass Uniform)

October 25th     PTO Halloween Party in Neglia Hall from 5:30-7:30pm

October 26th       In-service Day/ No School for students

Please share the videos below with your student.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0m89e9oZko

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtGRihw4G-c

https://www.flocabulary.com/unit/longitude-and-latitude/