Week of October 2nd

Good Morning Parents and Welcome to another exciting week in the 5th Grade!!!  We are set to have another great week, and I can't wait to tell you all about it!

Religion – This week, we are continuing our lessons on Mary.  Last week, the students watched a power point presentation on the various titles for Mary.  Then they picked out a title for Mary.  Using the internet, or pictures of Mary in the home, the students were to find a picture that went with their title.  They are to bring these pictures into school by this Tuesday.  Each student will mount their picture on construction paper and write a reflection of why they chose their picture.  This Friday, the fifth grade will be making their very own Rosary!


Language Arts – Our WoW word is impeccable.  The prompt is: What do you thinks tastes impeccable?  We finished the book From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. We will have a test over the novel on Tuesday. This week we are beginning our next novel, Hatchet. The September book project is due Wednesday, October 4th.  The October genre is Mystery.  Students need to be looking for a mystery to read during the month of October.  You won’t believe the book project for the Mystery genre.  We will also be reviewing our Nouns Unit on Tuesday and Wednesday.  We will have a test over Nouns on Thursday.


Science-We began Chapter 2 on Monday by looking up and defining our Chapter 2 Vocabulary Words.  We will have a Quiz over these words on October 12th!  Chapter 2 focuses on Design and Function.  Tuesday the children will complete a lab to design the strongest glue.  Then on Wednesday we will be testing different transport systems and which works best.  If you have any extra newspapers hanging around, please send them in by Wednesday.  We will need them for the lab!  


Math-On Monday my class took a Cumulative Test 5A, and the results were fantastic!  We will continue on with Lessons 31, 32, 33, and 34 this week!  The kids are doing a great job!!



-Run 4 Fun Envelopes due Wednesday!!!

-Spelling Packets due Friday

-We have 1 (and a half) new students in our class!  I am so happy to have my daughter, Savannah (Saavy) joining our class.  Saavy also brought along her Hamster, Charlie, to join the class!  My other daughter, Peyton is now in Miss Poux's class.  Both girls are doing great.  Thank you to everyone who has been so welcoming!!!!


Have a wonderful week!  As always, thank you for sharing your children with me!!



Mandy Wood