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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/quiz.


May 18

Students began the day by dividing by a counting number. I in reading we reviewed for the quiz tomorrow. Then students when to recess and has group and chorus. After lunch we worked with progressive tense, had recess read about plants and the French and Indian War.  

 

May 13

Students began the day reading chapter 10 in PIF. Then we went to mass and had recess. We reviewed for the math test and then discussed flowering plants. After lunch we reviewed for the social studies test, had recess, coding and book buddies.   

 

May 12

Students began the day with reviewing multiplying mixed numbers. After recess we reviewed for the social studies test that the classed voted to take it on Friday. After Spanish the class reviewed lessons 1 and 2 in family life. In the afternoon we worked with verb tenses, read chapter 9 and discussed plants spores. 

 

May 10,

Students began the day with their spelling test and handwriting. After music students found area by multiplying fractions. Then in social studies we began reviewing the chapter. In religion we continued to discuss moods. After lunch the class went to gym, began reading about plants and got the information on their plant project and lastly reviewed chapters 6-7 of Pay it Forward. 

 

May 7,

Students began with reviewing the math lessons from this week. After extra coding students took the science quiz and went to recess. For reading we read Pay It Forward and then discussed the Gospel. After lunch we read about the Southern Colonies economy, went to recess, wrote and rough draft to a how to and lastly the class had art. 

 

May 6

In math students multiplied fractions. After recess we reviewed life in the Southern colonies and for the science quiz. In religion we began discussing moods. After lunch the class defined the vocabulary for the next 5 chapters, had recess, went to coding and then they read to their book buddy.  

 

Cinco de Mayo

The class began by multiplying whole numbers and fractions. Then students took their reading quiz after recess. In Spanish students learned about Cinco do Mayo. In Language arts students took their verb quiz and made cards for the nurse. After lunch we read about families, had recess reviewed for the science quiz and discussed life in the Southern Colonies.  

 

May the 4th be with you - Half day

Students began the day with writing fractions and division and division as fractions. In reading and language arts students reviewed for the tests. After chorus the class read about hormones. In social studies students worked with life in the Southern Colonies. Students took the week 25 spelling test and in religion students discussed families. 

 

April 29

Students began with IOWA reading tests. In math we reviewed perimeter, area and volume of rectangular prisms. In religion we did unit 2 in Frenzy. After lunch the class read about life in the Southern Colonies had recess and coding and ended the day with science. 

 

April 26

We began with writing out name on the IOWA. After music the class took the punctuation IOWA test. In math we added integers and then students began reviewing for their religion test. After lunch the class went to gym, reviewed PIF chapter 2 and 3,  began discussing the digestive system and reviewed the founding of the Southern Colony. 

 

April 22

We began the day with religion and a prayer service for Earth Day. In math we reviewed for the test. After recess we discussed Pay It Forward and students took the science test. After lunch we practiced for the IOWA tests, had recess, the class went to coding and lastly we read to our book buddies in first grade.  

 

 

April 21

In math we reviewed adding and subtracting mixed numbers. After recess the class began reading in Pay It Forward. Students had Spanish and then wrote Earth day prayers. After lunch we worked with irregular verbs, had recess reviewed for the science test and finished reading about the founding of the Southern colonies. 

 

April 20

In math students solved word problems using equations and in reading began working with Pay It Forward. After recess the class finished reading chapter 9 in religion and went to chorus. After lunch we discussed principle parts to verbs, had recess reviewed in science and read about the Southern colonies.

 

April 19

We started chapter 7 in social studies on the Southern Colonies. After music the class practiced adding and subtracting mixed numbers. In religion we read about the Liturgy of the Eucharist. In the afternoon the class had gym, began reviewing for the science test and defined words for their next story.  

 

April 8

Students began the day subtracting mixed numbers. Then we reviewed for the social studies test before and after recess. In religion we discussed the Gospel. After lunch the class did a rough draft of a cinquain, had recess, coding and read to their first grade buddy.  

 

April 7

Students began the day with subtracting mixed numbers with borrowing and common denominators. After recess we continued to review for their social studies test and the class has Spanish. Before lunch the class took their reading test. In the afternoon we reviewed verb phrases, had second recess, a quick check in science and the class created a Easter craft.   

 

April 6

Today the class  added mixed numbers. In reading we reviewed for their test. After recess the class went to group, had chorus and ate lunch. In the afternoon we worked with verb phrases, the economy of the Middle colonies and outlining the science lesson. 

 

April 5

We began with a spelling test. There is no spelling words for this week. After music we added mixed numbers. In reading students began review the poems. In religion we read about Easter. After lunch was gym, beginning to review in social studies and reading about the circulatory system. 

 

March 31

Students began the day estimating sums and differences. After recess we discussed Maya Angelou's poem and then then the class had Spanish. In religion we read about the Triduum. After lunch students gave presentations, wrote verbs and read about the Middle Colony economy.

 

March 30

Students began with changing mixed numbers to improper fractions. In reading we discussed Maya Angelou's poem. After recess students took their religion test and then went to chorus. After lunch we had presentations, read about the lungs and finished discussing life in the Middle Colonies.  

 

March 29

Students began the day with their spelling test and handwriting. Then the class went to music. In math students changed improper fractions to mixed numbers. In reading we discussed a poem and in religion the class reviewed for their test. After lunch the class went to gym, reviewed their knowledge of life in the Middle Colonies and discussed muscles and the lungs. 

 

March 26 - Half Day

Students began the day with a math test and then had art. In social studies we reviewed life in the Middle Colonies. For reading we read poems by Maya Angelou. After recess in science we read about muscles. Lastly the class viewed Stations. 

 

March 22

Students began the day with a spelling test. After music students wrote equations and drawing pictures to solve problems, defined new words for the next reading topic, and began reviewing in religion. After lunch the class went outside for gym, then we began reading about life in the Middle Colonies and lastly we began reading about bones. 

 

March 18

Students use benchmark fractions to describe pictures. In reading the class took the test. After recess we discussed the middle colonies and practiced Stations. After lunch we reviewed for the science test, had recess, coding and read to our book buddies. 

 

March 17

 Students began with adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators. After recess the class reviewed for the reading test and then the class had Spanish. In language arts the class identified pronouns. After lunch students practiced Stations, had recess, reviewed for science and discussed the founding of the Middle Colonies.

 

March 16

Students began the day subtracting fractions. After chorus we began reviewing for there reading test and in religion we practiced for the stations. After lunch we review pronouns, went to recess, reviewed in science and read about the founding on Pennsylvania.  

 

March 12

The class began with reviewing the math lesson from this week. Then they had extra coding. In reading we read a drama. After recess the class finished their personal narratives, read the prek3 and watch a Stations of the Cross presentation. After lunch we discussed scoliosis, had recess, began reading about the Middle Colonies and the class end their day with art. 

 

March 11

Students began with finding common denominators and equivalent fractions. After the social studies test the class votes to go to the gym for recess. In science we continues to outline the lesson on the nervous system and senses and in religion we discussed this week's Gospel. After lunch the class discussed their next project, went to recess, had coding and met with their book buddy. 

 

March 10

Students began with finding the least common multiple. After recess the class read about foreshadowing and discussed Reconciliation. The class had Spanish before and after Spanish. After lunch we began reviewing for the language arts test on pronouns, had recess, reviewed for the social studies test and outlined the nervous system and senses sections on science. 

 

March 9

Students began the day with adding and subtracting fractions. In reading we discussed multiple meaning words. After recess students peer edited their personal narratives and began reviewing chapter 8. After lunch the class reviewed for the social studies test on chapter 5 and discussed skin. For chorus we watch a movie with lots of music. 

 

March 4

Students began the day simplifying fractions. In social studies we answered questions about the New England economy in the 1600s. In science we read about ears. For religion we discussed the Sunday Gospel. After lunch students edited their personal narratives, went to recess and coding ad finally read to their book buddies virtually. 

 

March 3

Students began the day with the reading test. Then in math we found equivalent fractions. After a game of silent ball students took their Spanish test. In religion we discussed the Gospel. After lunch we worked with pronouns, read about fishing whaling in New England in the 1600s and discussed the nervous system. 

 

March 2 Happy Half Day

Students began with the math assessment. In reading we reviewed for the test tomorrow. After chorus we worked in the computer lab on their saint card. In social studies we read about the economy of the New England Colony and in science we read about the nervous system. 

 

March 1

We have made it to March. Students began with a spelling test and handwriting. After music the class practiced and for their test on expressions tomorrow. In reading we began reviewing for the test. After lunch the class went to gym. At the end of the day we finished our discussion on New England towns and then began reading about the nervous senses system.

 

February 26

Students began the day with reviewing for their math assessment next week. Then the class went to coding and took their science assessment. After recess we virtually met with PreK 3 and complete questions on Thunder Rose. Before and after lunch we did religion. We discussed the Gospel before and did Stations after. Also in the afternoon we began reviewing life in New England and the class painted in art. 

 

 

February 25

Students began the day with algebraic expressions. In reading we finished reading Thunder Rose. After recess students took the religion test and reviewed for the science test. In language arts students wrote a rough draft of a autobiography. After lunch we continued to review for the science test, the class went to coding and reviewed life in the New England colony. 

 

February 24

Students began the day practicing order of operations. After playing silent ball for recess we began reading Thunder Rose. After Spanish we reviewed for the religion test tomorrow. In the afternoon students used object pronouns, had recess, review life in the New England colonies and reviewed for the test on cells.