Quarter 1. Week 3. 9/4-7/18

Thank you to all who came to Back to School Night. It was nice to meet you all.

Next week is a short week (with Monday being a holiday). Be sure to check the classroom happenings, test schedule, and homework schedule below to help keep our students on track!

Please click the link to read all about what your student will be doing in music class this year.  5th Grade Music Newsletter

School Happenings:

  • September 3: No School for Labor Day
  • September 13: Drive for Schools sales begin
  • September 21: The movie “Screenagers” will be presented for students 5th grade and up.
  • September 27-28: No School for teacher training

Classroom Happenings:

  • Tuesday – PE
  • Wednesday – Art
  • Thursday –  PE
  • Friday – Music, and Spanish

DUE DATES:

  • Tuesday: Math, book club journal, unfinished classwork*
  • Wednesday: Math, Bible verse copied, book club journal, unfinished classwork*
  • Thursday: Math, spelling sort, book club journal, unfinished classwork*
  • Friday: Math, spelling word work, vocabulary packet, CTQ’s, book club journal, unfinished classwork*

*Unfinished classwork could include math, writing, history, science, reading, etc. … please check the planners nightly.

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

  • Bible verse
  • Spelling list
  • Vocabulary

Upcoming Tests/Projects:

  • Thursday 6: Bible lesson quiz, Bible verse quiz
  • Friday 7: Spelling Quiz, Reading/vocabulary quiz, Science exit ticket, WOD

Bible Verse: 

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 List: 

Spelling: 

  1. paste                          8. heap                               15. yolk
  2. bride                          9. paid                                16. folks
  3. shave                        10. coach                             17. aim
  4. spice                         11. theme                             18. prey
  5. greed                        12. type                                19. tow
  6. plead                        13. oak                                 20. grind
  7. greet                         14. growth

Bonus: exploration, government, operations, entrepreneur, circumnavigation

Quarter 1. Week 2. 8/27-31/18

WOW! What a fantastic first week we had. I am so amazed at what your students are actually able to do already! This is going to be a great year; I can already tell.

Some of our students are still missing some of the items we need for school. Please see the list of supplies found here or in the parent’s corner of the TLCS website. I know it seems like a lot, but we really are trying to teach the students to be organized.

I look forward to meeting you all officially at Back To School Night on Thursday. If you are unable to attend, please let me know so I can send home all the paperwork with your student.

School Happenings:

  • August 30: Back To School Night. Come to hear all about what we do in fifth grade. There will be two presentations (6:30-7 and 7:15-7:45). This is a parent only event.
  • September 3: No School for Labor Day
  • September 13: Drive for Schools sales begin
  • September 21: The movie “Screenagers” will be presented for students 5th grade and up.
  • September 27-28: No School for teacher training

Classroom Happenings:

  • Monday – STEAM
  • Tuesday – PE
  • Wednesday – Art
  • Thursday –  PE
  • Friday – Music, and Spanish

DUE DATES:

  • Monday: Math, unfinished classwork*
  • Tuesday: Math, Bible verse copied, book club journal, unfinished classwork*
  • Wednesday: Math, spelling sort, book club journal, unfinished classwork*
  • Thursday:  Math, spelling word work, book club journal, unfinished classwork*
  • Friday: Math, vocabulary packet, CTQ’s, book club journal, unfinished classwork*

*Unfinished classwork could include math, writing, history, science, reading, etc. … please check the planners nightly.

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

  • Bible verse
  • Spelling list
  • Vocabulary

Upcoming Tests/Projects:

  • Thursday 30: Bible lesson quiz, Bible verse quiz
  • Friday 1: Spelling Quiz, Reading/vocabulary quiz, WOD

Bible Verse: 

           

Genesis 1:1

           In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Spelling List: 

  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:

  1. science
  2. compass
  3. technology
  4. archaeology
  5. agriculture

Summer Is Over!

I know, I know. Some of you might be lamenting that the summer break is coming to an end, and I love summers too. However, I am so excited to get to meet all of you and start our journey together this year.

This year we will use this blog a lot so it would be great for you to bookmark it on your home computer! It’s very easy. Just hit the star in the browser and fill in the information in the pop-up window.

Here’s how the blog will typically look in the future:

School Happenings:

  • August 21: All school Ice Cream Social 2-3:30!
  • August 22: First Day of School (meet at the line up by the tetherball pole at 8:30)
  • August 22: Kick off chapel (parents are welcome to go to the sanctuary as we pray over the new school year. (There’s a coffee social for parents after as well!)

Classroom Happenings:

  • Wednesday – Kick Off Chapel and Art
  • Thursday –  PE
  • Friday – Music, and Spanish

DUE DATES:

  • Wednesday: School supplies and a great attitude!
  • Thursday:  Unfinished classwork*
  • Friday: Spelling menu, unfinished classwork*

*Unfinished classwork could include math, writing, history, science, reading, etc. … please check the planners nightly.

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

  • Spelling Menu

Upcoming Tests/Projects:

  • Friday 24: Spelling Quiz, WOD

Bible Verse: 

           None this week

Spelling List: 

  1. Riggan
  2. Ando
  3. Imel
  4. Smith
  5. Chartier