Week 2: August 28-September 1, 2017

Wow! We had such a fantastic week last week. Your kids are so amazing. I am truly blessed to be allowed to be their teacher!

We will be building on our already great start to fifth grade. They will be having more homework coming home this week. Each week we will build up until they finally get to the average of 50-60 minutes per night!

I hope to see you all Thursday night at Back to School. I will have information on how this year will be organized and be available for questions. This is a parent/guardian only night, so you will have my undivided attention!

School Happenings:

  • August 31 – Back to School Night

Classroom Happenings:

  • Monday – Music
  • Tuesday– PE
  • Thursday – PE and Art
  • Friday – Tech and Spanish

Homework Each Night:

  • Monday: Book Club Chapter 1, unfinished classwork*
  • Tuesday: Book Club Chapter 2, unfinished classwork*
  • Wednesday: Book Club Chapter 3, unfinished classwork*
  • Thursday: Book Club Chapter 4, vocabulary packets,  unfinished classwork*
  • Friday: Book Club Chapter 5, unfinished classwork*

*Unfinished classwork could include spelling worksheets, math, history, science, reading, etc.

Study on Your Own Schedule (pay attention to test schedule):

  • Prepositions A-B
  • Bible Verse
  • Spelling List
  • Vocabulary
  • AR reading (Due November 3)

Upcoming Tests/Projects:

  • Wednesday: Grammar Prepositions A-B Quiz
  • Thursday: Bible Quiz
  • Thursday: History Project (should be mostly done in class)
  • Friday: Reading/Vocab Quiz
  • Friday: Spelling Quiz
  • Friday: Science Quiz

Bible: 

1 Peter 4:10. “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”

Spelling: 

  1. jut                           8. cot                               15. stump
  2. nick                        9. fling                            16. tough
  3. tenth                      10. notch                        17. laugh
  4. shrug                      11. gush                          18. guess
  5. stuff                        12. scan                          19. lead
  6. sense                      13. batch                         20. dove
  7. damp                      14. rough

Bonus: science, compass, technology, archaeology and agriculture

Welcome to the 2017-18 school year!

I am so excited to meet each and every one of you. I know that God has brought this class together to do some great things this year.

Please bring all of your student’s supplies to school tomorrow. Fifth grade is a very academically rigorous year and we begin right away with our learning!

School Happenings:

  • Visit your classroom 1:00-2:30 pm
  • Ice Cream Social 2:30-3:00 pm
  • First Day of School LINE UP BY THE TETHER BALL at 8:30 am
  • Opening Ceremonies 8:30 in the sanctuary (Parents are welcome)

Important Fifth Grade Dates:

Classroom Happenings:

  • Monday – Music
  • Tuesday– PE
  • Thursday – PE and Art
  • Friday – Tech and Spanish

Homework Due Dates:

  • Monday: Handbooks signed and returned

Study on Your Own Schedule:

  • Bible Verse
  • Spelling List
  • AR reading (Due November 3)
  • Khan Academy

Upcoming Tests/Projects:

  • Friday: Bible Verse Quiz
  • Friday: Spelling Quiz

Bible: 

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1

Spelling: 

  1. Mrs. Riggan
  2. Miss Gilbert
  3. Mrs. Imel
  4. Mrs. Smith
  5. Mr. Chartier