5th Grade Newsletter
April 3rd-April 7th
Religion – We continue to re-visit our Lenten Theme-Moving Toward Jesus. Each student filled out a Lenten Plan that will be reflected on weekly during Lent. There will be a Lent Prayer Service on April 4th at 8:45. Please feel free to attend. We will be finishing up our unit on The Ten Commandments and moving on to The Beatitudes. As a reminder, Mrs. Alsin’s class will be leading mass next week on April 5th.
Reading/Language Arts – We continue to complete mini lessons/activities for the comprehension strategies. Mrs. Schaffer’s Class and Mrs. Anderson’s Class are continuing with Lit Circles. Mrs. Alsin’s Class is continuing to read the whole class book Bridge to Terabithia.
Math – We are currently working with positive and negative numbers. Our next unit of study will be furthering our understanding of fractions and ratios. We will continue to practice writing the homework assignment and concepts to study in the planner at the end of each class just like they will be expected next year.
Science -Students have done a great job grasping the concepts and function of the Respiratory System this week. I have moved the final test for this unit to Wednesday April 5th.
Language Arts – We are continuing to work through a unit on Poetry. Students will learn Poetry Terms, different types of Poetry, how to study Poetry, and will try their skills at writing Poetry. We will culminate this unit with a “Poetry Slam.”
Spelling – Our next Spelling list includes words that have the Greek and Latin roots homo, phobia, auto, and tract.