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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.

March 11,

The class found equivalent fractions with common denominators. After Spanish we read about the triangle trade. In religion  we reviewed for the test. After lunch we worked with idioms and read about the nervous system. Lastly the class attended gym. 

March 10,

Students began the day with finding least common denominators. Then in social studies we continued reading about the New England colony's economy. After chorus students worked on a WebQuest. In the afternoon we began discussing the nervous system, drawing conclusions and reviewing for the LA quiz.  

March  9,

Students began the day with music. Then the class took their spelling test. In math the class estimated sums and differences with fractions. For religion students began reviewing for their test. Before lunch the class wrote and submitted their final draft of their autobiography. After lunch students took their science test, read about the economy of the New England Colonies and began a new story in reading. 

March 4,

Students began the day with math and using bench mark fractions. After Spanish half the class gave their speeches. In science we began to review for their test. In reading we reviewed for the test after lunch. In religion we discussed the Introductory Rites to the mass. Lastly the class went to gym.

Music Homework

March 2,

Students began the day with finding equivalent fractions. Then the class went to music and after took a spelling test. In social studies we review their homework from last week. In science the students worked on the unit review. After lunch, we reviewed the vocabulary for the reading test on Thursday. In language arts we reviewed irregular verbs. In religion students complete Lent activities. Lastly they read for Read across America day. 

Music Homework

February 28,

Students began with discussing traits. Then we went to a internet safety presentation and discussed it after. Students worked on a handwriting paper, went to library and worked on a reading paper. Before lunch students took their math assessment. After lunch was art then finishing morning work and the feud. 

Music Homework

Thursday February 27th there is an adult only internet safety presentation in the gym. 

February 27,

The day began with coding. In math the class, we reviewed for the test tomorrow. Then in reading students finished reading the play. In social studies, we discussed life in the New England colonies. After lunch the class worked on identifying the parts of the cell, read about Lent and then typed a rough draft of their autobiography.  

Music Homework

Thursday February 27th there is an adult only internet safety presentation in the gym. 

February 26,

The day began with science. Then we walked to church. When we returned student got snack and then we did math until lunch. In reading we began to read a play. In social studies we read about life in colonial New England. Lastly the class went to gym.  

Music Homework

 Thursday February 27th there is an adult only internet safety presentation in the gym. 

February 25,

Students began the day with math. They wrote algebraic expressions. In reading we worked with multiple meaning words. In grammar students worked with irregular verbs. In religion, girls went to group and boys learned about Lent. After lunch the class went to chorus, discussed life in colonial New England and read about cells splitting. During last period, there was a fire drill. 

Music Homework

 Thursday February 27th there is an adult only internet safety presentation in the gym.

February 24,

Today began with discussing splitting cells. The class attended music and then simplified expressions. Students went to Spanish. After lunch the class discussed foreshadowing, and reviewed the founding of the New England colonies The class also wrote irregular verbs and signed a thank you card for religion. 

Music Homework

February 21,

We began today with discussing parts to a cell. Then in religion students read and wrote about the Gospel. In LA we review the principle parts to verbs. Students went to library. They completed a handwriting paper and math quick check before lunch. After lunch students went to art and then worked with their book buddies on social studies and then read to them. Students should be working on their speech this weekend for homework.

Spanish Test on Monday 

February 20,

Students began the day with coding. In math we simplified expressions. In reading we worked with sequencing. In religion the classes continued to read about mass. In the afternoon the class identified the principle parts to verbs, read about cells and took notes on the founding of New England colonies.  

February 19,

I hope everyone had a great extra long weekend. Today be began with the order of operations. Then the class went to Spanish. Students took their spelling test and then took notes on the principle parts to verbs. After lunch the class reviewed their knowledge of chapter 5 lesson 1 in social studies. Then they showed what they know about cells and lastly began to define the words for their new story.  

February 12,

 Students began the day reviewing for their math test. After Spanish students reviewed for their reading test. Then students went to snack. After snack the class worked with being verbs and verb phrases. In science students reviewed the properties of light. For social studies we discussed the founding of Rhode Island. In religion students completed a paper on unit 5. Lastly the class attended gym. 

February 11,

Students began the day with reviewing in science. After chorus students reviewed for their math test. After snack students worked in the computer lab on their 10 Commandments game. In social studies began discussing the New England Colonies. In reading we reviewed the vocabulary for their test. Lastly students began a writing assignment that they are finishing for homework.  

February 10

 Today students began by review dividing decimals. After music they took a spelling test. After snack students got to go to extra art. In reading and science we began to review for their tests. Students took the pretest for chapter 5 in social studies. Lastly we did the unit review in religion. 

February 7,

Students began the day with language arts. Then in social studies the class took their test. In reading students got to read their own book. Students worked in the computer lab on their 10 Commandments. They went to the library did handwriting and completed a math quick check. After lunch the class went to art, read the Gospel and watch a video on rainbows. 

February 6,

Students began the day with coding. Then in math students worked on multiple step problems. In reading students complete a worksheet on the story. During religion students took their test. After lunch we found verb phrases. Reviewed for their social studies test and read about lenses.  

February 5,

 Students began the day with practicing dividing with decimals. After the class attended Spanish we reviewed for their social studies and religion test. In LA we discussed verb phrases. After lunch we finished reading Thunder Rose and continued to read about light.

February 4,

In math the class divided a decimal by a decimal. Then in LA we reviewed action and being verbs. After chorus the class worked on a coding game to learn the 10 Commandments. After lunch students worked with the portion of Thunder Rose that we read. In social studies we began reviewing for the test. Lastly we began discussing the properties of light. 

February 3,

Happy February. Today we began with dividing with decimals in the divisor (you can't do this so you move the decimal.) Then the class went to music and after took their spelling test. In LA we began talking about verbs. In religion we started reviewing for their test on Thursday. After lunch, we read the first pages on Thunder Rose, discussed the Plymouth colony and the class took a pretest in science.