Welcome Fall!

Dear Fifth Grade Parents,

The season of fall has arrived and with it comes the beginning of the holiday seasons.  It’s a great time to be around children.

Here is this week’s Curriculum Update.  Please be sure to let me know if you have any questions!

Curriculum Update for the Week of October 1, 2017:

Monday:  No Mass today.  Drop off at the senior yard;  Sticks for broomsticks due today

Tuesday:  Pizza Lunch

Wednesday:  Regular Day;  Band students should bring their instruments

Thursday:  Regular Day

Friday:  First Friday Mass; Students should come to school in their dress uniform; NO EXTENDED CARE; No school next Monday (Columbus Day)

Religion:  Continue Chapter 4 – The Sacrament of Baptism;  Incarnation, Salvation, prophet; Hope for Eternal Life; Saints

Social Studies:  Continue Lesson 3:  American Indians of the Southeast; The Makahs, The Taos, the Iowas, and The Senecas

Language Arts:  Grammar:  Capitalization Test on Tuesday;  Begin unit on Punctuation:  commas;  Continue writing unit on opinion writing

Literature:  Continue novel study of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone;  Read and discuss Chapters 8 – 10;  Continue to focus on elements of fiction (characters, plot, setting) as well plot pyramid and theme

Art:  Continue, I am an Artist project;  Reflect on what it means to be an artist; Create a personal expression of what it means to be an artist; Improve production in drawing and shading with colored pencils.