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Welcome to the 5th Grade 
This is where I will write what happened during the day. It will usually be updated by the end of the school day, but there are times I will not be able to get to it so then check the students assignment pad for upcoming test/quizzes. 
 

Monday, December 10

Students began the day with the Advent prayer service. Then in math we multiplied whole numbers and decimals. After music students took a spelling test and then discussed costs and benefits of an expedition.In religion we corrected the study guide for chapter 4. After lunch we worked on the saint trading card. In science students began to review with a poster. Lastly students worked on vocabulary for their next reading work. 

There is no hot lunch tomorrow. 

Tuesday, December 4

Students began the day with math and estimate with decimals. In social studies students read about Columbus' journey. After chorus student went into their groups or worked on their saint project. After lunch, students worked with the story and then found direct objects. Lastly we discussed elements 

Wednesday, November 28

Students began the day with Spanish. Then we read about elements. In math students worked on iReady or with the coding robots. In religion we took notes on Confirmation. After lunch students gave their presentations and then went to gym. 

There is no hot lunch tomorrow for 5th grade and they need to be in uniform.

Tuesday, November 27,

 Students began the day with art to finish their ornaments for the field trip on Thursday. In reading students discussed comparing and contrasting. After chorus students worked on their saint project. After lunch the class did their presentations. Lastly we worked on religion and math facts. 

Native American Project Due 

Monday, November 26

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! Today began with social studies and thinking about explorers. Then students read about atomic theory. After music students worked on iReady for math. In religion we discussed volunteering and Confirmation. After lunch students began working on the saint trading card and direct objects. Then lastly students began working on the vocabulary for the next story. 

Native American Project Due

Field trip forms and money due

Thursday, November 15

Students began the day with codding. Then the class reviewed for their math test on Monday.  In science the read about puberty. For religion students took a test. Before and after lunch the class reviewed for the social studies test. In reading students took their test and finally began a thankful turkey. (Some needed to finish for homework.)

Social Studies test Friday

Math test Monday

Box Top dress down tomorrow

Tuesday, November 13

Students began with multiplying by a two digit number. Then in religion students completed the chapter review. After chorus we worked on the computer on the saint project. After lunch we reviewed the story. Then in science students took their science assessment. Lastly students discussed Eastern Woodland Native Americans. 

Religion Test Thursday

Reading test Thursday

Social Studies test Friday

Math test Monday 

Monday, November 12

 Students began the day with reading the story Satchel Paige. We went to a ceremony for Veterans. After music we worked on multiplying whole numbers. After lunch students took the spelling test and took notes on Baptism. We reviewed for their science test and lastly students worked together on a graphic organizer on Native Americans.

Science test Tuesday

Religion Test Thursday

Reading test Thursday

Social Studies test Friday

Math test Monday  

Friday, November 9

Students began the day with discussing facts and opinions. Then in language arts students identified subjects and subject pronouns. Then in social studies we read about Eastern Woodland Native Americans. For students students worked on the review pages. In religion students got to work with a partner on the Gospel magazine. In the afternoon students went to art and then worked on math review. 

Spelling test Monday

Science test Tuesday 

Thursday, November 8

Today students began the day with coding. Then students multiplied by a 1 digit number. In reading we discussed questions.  In religion we continues to talk about Baptism. After lunch found subject complements.  In social studies we talked about civilizations and lastly students sorted mixtures and solutions. 

Spelling test Monday

Science test Tuesday

Wednesday, November 7

Students went to Spanish first thing this morning. Then we used the distributive property to multiply numbers. In social studies we discussed mound builders and ancient Puebloans. In religion we discusses catecumens. After lunch we worked on mixtures and solutions, identifying subject complements and defining vocabulary words. Lastly student enjoyed gym outside. 

Spelling test Monday

Science test Tuesday 

Monday, November 5

Students began  the day withing with exponents. After music they took a spelling test and worked with subjects. In religion we began reading about Baptism. After lunch students read about solutions. In reading they took their test and lastly we discussed the Olmec and Mayans.  

Thursday, November 1

 Students began the day by walking to the church and practicing the mass.. Then the class did a great job leading the school in mass. When we got back to the school we ate snack and completed a pretest in science. Students has SSR and then learned more about the saints with many students went to band. In the afternoon students review their math from this week and discussed the Raven. Lastly students reviewed the first half of lesson 1 chapter 2 in social studies. 

 Raven assessment Monday

Wednesday, October 31,

Happy Halloween! Students began the day estimating  products. Then in reading we finished discussing the individual stanzas in the Raven. For Social studies we discussed the ingredients to a civilization. After lunch we walked to the church to practice mass. We made it back in time for gym.

 Join us at the church on Thursday November 1st at 9AM

Tuesday, October 30

Students began the day with multiplying multiples of 10. We continued to discuss the Raven. After chorus students worked on their saint project or went to group. In the afternoon we practiced mass, did presented projects and discussed early people.  

Join us at the church on Thursday November 1st at 9AM 

Monday, October 29

Students began the day with identifying multiplication properties. After music we continued discussing the Raven. Then we took their spelling test. We practiced the mass students will be presenting on Thursday at the church at 9. After lunch students went to coding. To end the day we watched presentations. 

Scientist project due Monday or Tuesday

 Join us at the church on Thursday November 1st at 9AM

Thursday, October 25

Students began the half day with coding. Then students worked with the iReady program. In social studies students learned about the Maya and Olmac. In reading we continued our work on the Raven. After snack students had band or did SSR. Students took their religion test and then reviewed for their science assessment tomorrow. 

Science Assessment Friday

Scientist project due Monday or Tuesday

Spelling test Monday 

Wednesday, October 24

 Students began the day in Spanish. In social studies we read about artifacts. Then in science we  corrected the students homework. For reading, we began to read through the Raven. After snack I read Falling Towers. In math students worked on iReady. Before gym we reviewed for their religion test.

Religion Test Chapter 2 Thursday

Science Assessment Friday

Monday, October 22

The class worked on reviewing for their noun assessment. Then students got to visit the book fair to write what they wanted. After music was the math test. After lunch students took the spelling test. Then we read about temperature and chemical changes. In social students students worked on a pretest to see what they know. Lastly students began looking up vocabulary words for the Raven.

Types of Nouns Assessment Tuesday

Religion Test Chapter 2 Thursday

Science  Assessment Friday 

Thursday, October 18

The class went to coding first period. In social studies we created an outline for the test. In LA we discussed personal narratives. In math students worked on 2 or more steps word problems before an after lunch. In religion students read about worship and the sacraments. In reading students took the test. At the end of the day we read about chemical and physical changes.   

Social Studies Assessment Friday

Math (Topic 2) Assessment Monday

Wednesday, October 17

The class worked well today! They began with Spanish. Then in math students added and subtracted fractions. In reading we reviewed for the test tomorrow and then took pictures. In religion students read about Jesus and the Sacraments. In the afternoon students reviewed their short answers in their social studies test and sorted abstract and concrete nouns. Lastly students went outside for gym.  

Reading Assessment Thursday

Social Studies Assessment Friday

Math (Topic 2) Assessment Monday

Tuesday, October 16

We began with working on social studies and review chapter 1 lesson 5. In reading we continued to review the story. In religion we discussed the Bible. After chorus was snack. Then students worked in the computer lab on math. In science we discussed expansion. For language arts we worked with concrete and abstract nouns. 

Reading Assessment Thursday

Social Studies Assessment Friday

Math (Topic 2) Assessment Monday 

Monday, October 15

Students began the day with subtracting decimals. After music students began to  review for their reading assessment. In religion we discussed grace. After recess students took their spelling test and finished their thank you letter. In social studies we discussed lesson 5. In science, students watched Bill Nye and chemical reactions. 

Reading Assessment Thursday

Social Studies Assessment Friday

Math (Topic 2) Assessment Monday 

Wednesday, October 10

Students went to Spanish. In math students added decimals. For language arts they began researching their saints. In religion students practiced finding Bible verses. After lunch in reading we discussed word origins. In science students got their next take home project. Students began their social studies homework and could phone a friend if they got stuck. Lastly students went to gym. 

Tuesday, October 9

I hope everyone enjoyed their extra day off. The class started with reading and discussing author's purpose. In social studies we filled in notes on chapter 1 lesson 4. Before the Rosary students took their spelling test.  After lunch the fire department spoke with the class. In math we worked on word problems. In science we read about chemical and physical changes. 

Friday, October 5

Students began the day with working on the computer and iReady math. We went to mass at 9 and sat with our book buddies. After students took their pretest on changing matter and wrote intentions for the Rosary. After lunch students went to art. In reading students wrote and read about author's purpose. In social studies students read about the vegetation regions. 

Monday - No School 

Thursday, October 4

I hope everyone had great day off. Today students went to coding to begin the day. In math students estimated sums and differences.  In social studies we began discussing climate. In religion students took their chapter 1 test. After lunch students took their science assessment. Then identified collective nouns and defined vocabulary for their first story in their reading book. 

Tuesday, October 2

Students began the day with finding locations. After celebrating Mr. Muller we worked on rounding. After chorus we went to the computer lab to work on the saint project. After lunch students took their Tuck test. In LA we discussed and identified collective nouns. Lastly we reviewed for their science assessment. 

 Thursday Science (Matter) assessment and Religion (chapter 1) test

Monday, October 1

Students began the day with science. We corrected the review pages in their book. Then students worked on absolute location. After music students took their spelling test. In religion we reviewed for their test on Thursday. After lunch students went to the computer lab for math. In LA the class worked with possessives. Finally we reviewed for reading. 

Tuesday Tuck Everlasting Test, Thursday Science (Matter) assessment and Religion (chapter 1) test 

Thursday, September 27

Throughout the day students worked on several different ideas. We reviewed for their math test. Students discussed themes. In science students completed a sort. In LA we discussed possessives. In computers we reviewed how to share documents. In religion students reviewed their knowledge of chapter 1. 

Math Assessment Friday  

Wednesday, September 26

Students began the day with Spanish. Then in math we began to review for their test on Friday. In reading we discussed themes in Tuck Everlasting. Before lunch we prayed and discussed worship. After lunch students presented their Timeline of Me. Students worked with states of matter in science. Lastly they went to gym.  

Math Assessment Friday  

Tuesday, September 25

Today began with comparing and ordering decimals. In reading we began out discussion on themes in Tuck Everlasting. In religion students worked on their saint project or went to a group with Mrs. Stewart. After lunch students did presentations and discussed states of matter. 

Timeline of me due Tuesday or Wednesday & Math Assessment Friday 

Monday, September 24

Students began the day with finding number pattern in math. Then students went to music and coding. Before lunch students took a spelling test and began religion. After lunch we finished reviewing the characters in Tuck Everlasting. IN LA we discussed possessive nouns. For science  students reviewed states of matter. In social studies students completed fill in the blank notes.

Timeline of me due Tuesday or Wednesday  

Friday, September 21

Students worked with decimal place value.  In reading we worked on the character chart. Students went to the library to learn the library rules. For language arts students identified possessive nouns. In religion students read and worked with the Venture. After lunch students went to art. In science they a read about states of matter. They also got to play math slide. In social studies we discussed regions. 

Spelling test Monday Timeline of me due Tuesday or Wednesday 

Thursday, September 20

Students began the day with coding. For math they showed their knowledge of the first 3 lesson. In reading we created a foldable  of Tuck Everlasting characters. In religion we discussed worshiping God. After lunch students students identified plural nouns an wrote and thank you letter rough draft. In social studies we read chapter 1 lesson 1 on regions. We went over physical properties of matter.

Wednesday, September 18

Students began the day with Spanish. Then in math they worked with the thousandths. Then in reading we finished correcting the Tuck Everlasting packet. In language arts we corrected their homework and then began the thank you letter writing process. After lunch students worked in the computer lab on their saint project. In science we read about properties of matter. Lastly students played soccer in gym. 

Back to school night 6:30PM

Tuesday, September  18

Students worked a lot on math today. They also attended chorus and had snack. In the afternoon we discussed matter, beginning lesson in social studies and in religion catholic symbols. 

Tomorrow 9/19 is back to school night 6:30PM