Dear Fifth Grade Parents,
Hope all of you have enjoyed this three day weekend. It’s been a pleasant little break and hopefully we will all return rejuvenated and refreshed.
Don’t forget, this Wednesday Mrs. McGarry is taking the class on a walking field trip to St. Andrews Episcopal Church to see an art exhibit on Religious Iconography. Permission slips are due tomorrow.
Below is this week’s Curriculum Update. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Religion: Continue Chapter 4: Focus on the sacrament of Baptism; priestly and prophetic people; Baptism gives us hope for Eternal Life; Begin to research the memorable events of your saint’s life
Social Studies: Chapter 2 Test on Tuesday! Study.; Begin Chapter 3: World travel and trade; Marco Polo; Time for Kids
Reading: Finish Wonder novel study; Wonder test on Thursday; Begin writing Theme paragraph
Language Arts: Grammar: Continue study of contractions; Main verbs and helping verbs; Irregular Verbs; Vocabulary Workshop: Begin Unit 3; Intro to unit words and definitions; Complete 20 vocabulary word cards
Math: Continue Chapter 2: adding and subtracting decimals; add whole numbers and decimals; ALEKS; Quiz on Thursday for Chapter 2, lessons 1-3
That is all for now. I hope everyone has a fantastic week. Thank you for all you do to help and support your fifth grader! Happy fall!!!! Take care and God bless.
Your Fifth Grade Teacher
Head of Muggle Studies.