SPELLING WORDS FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 22-25

dreadful enjoyment safely watchful speechless paleness breathless

government cheerful actively closeness lately goodness retirement

forgetful basement softness delightful settlement countless

CHALLENGE WORDS:  suspenseful suspiciously defenseless seriousness

contentment

 

HOMEWORK

TUESDAY JANUARY 22

Reading: 10 vocabulary words from Intro/Chapter 1 on Handout.

English: Page 286 Exercise 3 #1-10. Write the sentence and underline the subject once, the verb twice, and circle all adjectives (descriptive and limiting).

Spelling: Handout page 138. ***Test on Friday.

Math: None

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

***Please join us on Friday, January 25 for the 5th Grade Mass.

FRIDAY JANUARY 18

Reading: None

English: None

Spelling: None

Math: Workbook page 127 #1-20 and page 128 #1-11.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

Please sign the Assignment Book for Tuesday.

THURSDAY JANUARY 17

Reading: None

English: None

Spelling: None

Math: Workbook page 125 #1-9 and page 126 #1-6.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 16

Reading: 10 questions on Handout over Intro/Chapter 1 of the novel.

English: Workbook pages 59-60-61-62.

Spelling: Handout page 134. ***Test on Thursday.

Math: None

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

Please sign and return the yellow folder for Thursday.

TUESDAY JANUARY 15

Reading: None

English: None

Spelling: Handout page 133. ***Test on Thursday.

Math: None ***Test over Chapter 7 on Wednesday.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

FRIDAY JANUARY 11

Reading: None

English: None

Spelling: None

Math: Workbook page 119 #4-7 and page 120 #1-7.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

Please sign the Assignment Book for Monday.

THURSDAY JANUARY 10

Reading: None

English: None

Spelling: None

Math: Workbook pages 117+118.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 9

Reading: None

English: Page 281 Exercise 6 and page 282 Exercise 7. Just the answers.

Spelling: Handout page 128. ***Test on Thursday.

Math: Workbook pages 115 and 116. Odd problems only.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

Please sign and return the yellow folder for Thursday.

TUESDAY JANUARY 8

Reading: Page 100 - 3 questions.

English: Page 280 Exercise 4 #1-15 and Exercise 5 #1-10. Just the answers.

Spelling: Handout page 127. ***Test on Thursday.

Math: Workbook pages 113+114.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

MONDAY JANUARY 7

Reading: Workbook pages 25-26-27-28.

English: Page 278 Exercise 2 #1-15 and Exercise 3 #1-10. Just the answers.

Spelling: Handout page 126. ***Test on Thursday.

Math: Workbook pages 111 and 112.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

Vocabulary: Pages 103-104-105.

***The 80% Club will be on Wednesday, January 9. Games, snacks, and drinks may be brought.

STUDENT LINKS 

Typing Practice Link

Typing/Keyboarding Practice

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

RELIGION

Emphasis is placed on how Jesus plays a pivotal role in our daily lives. This sharing of faith includes: instruction in scripture; the experience of prayer and liturgy; the ability to relate teachings to life experiences; the knowledge of the rich heritage we share in time, place and people; and the profound respect for and love of the Catholic Church.

Language Arts/Literature
Literature is used for oral reading, vocabulary, comprehension, decoding skills, inferences, and critical reading/thinking strategies. Textbooks as well as novels are used to accomplish these goals. The major areas of the English curriculum include: writing, grammar, correct usage, mechanics, dictionary and library skills, speaking and listening skills, and literature. The “Six Traits of Writing” are utilized in the writing process. (Sentence Fluency, Ideas & Content, Organization, Conventions, Voice, and Word Choice) The major books of study are Where the Red Fern Grows, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Island on Bird Street.

Math

New concepts are introduced in small increments and are continually practiced. Number sense, computation in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, geometry, algebra, measurement, and fractions are a major focus at this grade level. They will also focus on data analysis and probability, reasoning and proof, with a great focus on problem solving.

Science

Glencoe Science: An Introduction to the Life, Earth, and Physical Sciences starts students off on the right foot in their secondary science education. A balance of life, earth and physical science prepares students for further study in these areas. Engaging and relevant content and practical hands-on activities are designed for middle school students who are ready for real science.

History

Houghton Mifflin Social Studies: United Stated History introduces to students the early American settler's and explorers, and the development of U.S. colonies. They further explore how founding fathers helped to grow a new nation and country.  The will discuss the Declaration of Independence and the Civil War and its effects on today's society.

The Staff

Mrs. McNichols