Week of April 29, 2019
On Friday, May 3rd, the fifth graders need to come dressed in their Sunday best for May Crowning. They will change into their uniforms after Grandparents’ Day festivities come to an end.
Religion - We are continuing to explore the meaning of the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick. Students are learning about the Rite of this sacrament, as well as the effects it has on the person who receives it . By the end of this week, ask your child what the Latin word viaticum is and what it means.
Language Arts - Our WoW word for this week is malicious. The prompt is to write a persuasive paragraph, persuading someone not to do a malicious act. In Reading, we are continuing to read The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe. The students are utilizing their comprehension skills by evaluating character decisions, inferring what is happening in the story using clues given in the text, and making text to self connections.
Math - In Math, we are down to the final four lessons of our book. This week, we will tackle finding common denominators to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators. We will also be dividing a decimal number by a whole number.
Social Studies - We are finishing up lesson 2, the Inca Civilization. In this lesson, the students have practiced organizing their knowledge of the government of the Incas by creating a diagram of the Inca Government. We will have a test on Lessons 1 and 2 this Wednesday, May 1st.