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5th grade….week of 12/10 to 12/14

Posted on December 9, 2018

Spelling words: video, plot, riot, piano, diary, radio, ideas, ruin, diet, patriot, fluid, rodeo, cruel, genuine, casual, trial, fuel, meteor, diameter, meander, recent, closet, minus, situation, variety

Reading: 

Monday – pg 80

Tuesday – pg 83

Wednesday –  pg 84

Thursday – pg 86

Friday – Buckle Down…TBD

Spelling:

Monday – write words 3x each

Tuesday – put words in A,B,C, order

Wednesday – pages 68-69

Thursday – page 70

Friday – pages 71-72

Grammar:

Tuesday – worksheet

Thursday – page 26

Religion:

Wednesday – pg 166

5th Science:

Tuesday – pg 38

6th Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 12/12

Wednesday – Due 12/14

7th Science:

Tuesday – worksheet…Due 12/13

5th grade week of 12/3 to 12/7

Posted on December 2, 2018

Class News Letter

 The fifth grades class has been busy beavers.    Here are some of things the students will be working on in their subjects:

Reading:  The students will be focusing on the theme of the story.  They will also be learning about play elements. . They will begin to write an opinion piece on a particular topic of their interest. . They are also learning new spelling words and vocabulary words each week.  

Religion:  The students will be learning the meaning of sacred chrism and why it is an important  symbol.

Science:  The students will creating a model of a hill to learn how erosion works.  They will also be using different material to see how they can prevent erosion or slow down the process.

Lab Learner: students will explore the concept of force as the effort needed to lift or move a load. Students will investigate the force exerted by solids, liquids, and gases and will vary the mass of the load in order to determine the relationship between mass and force exerted to lift a load.

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Sixth Grade News

The students are doing wonderful and exciting things in class.

Here are some of the topics the students have been learning and will be exploring:

  • What is passive transport?
  • What are photosynthesis and respiration?
  • What is active transport?
  • What is the cell cycle?
  • What is mitosis and meiosis?

Lab Learner News:  Topcs: How does the transfer of potential energy to kinetic energy relate to the Law of Conservation of Energy? Can one form of energy be converted to another? Support your answer with data from the experiments.

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Seventh Grade News

The students have been busy workers in class.  

 Here are some of the topics the students have been learning and will be exploring:

  • What is the importance of fungi?
  • What are some plant characteristics?
  • What is cellulose?
  • What is the difference between vascular and nonvascular plants?

Lab Learner News:   How does organization of cells within an organ relate to an organ’s function? The cells are organized into tissues. Each tissue provides a function that contributes to the function of the organ.

How do cells in an organism replenish themselves after normal wear and tear to the tissue? Cells replenish themselves by a process of cell division.

 

Reminders:

12/4…Report Cards

12/6….Trip to the Hall of Science.  Please have your child wear their gym uniform and bring in a small morning snack to eat before we go. 

Spelling words:  minus, loser, humor, closet, recent, student, equal, profile, local, comet, vacant, punish, cavern, shiver, decent, linen, legal, panic, smoky, tyrant, valley, fifteen, culture, fatigue, fugitive

Reading:  

Monday -pg 73

Tuesday – pg 74

Wednesday – pg 75

Thursday – pg 77

Friday – CCLS Book – TBD

Spelling: 

Monday – write words 3x each

Tuesday – pick 15 words and put them into sentences.

Wednesday – pg 62

Thursday – pg 64

Friday – pgs 65-66

Grammar:

Thursday – page 24

Religion:

Wednesday – worksheet….Due 12/7

5th Science:

Wednesday – reading worksheet

6th Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 12/5

Wednesday – worksheet…Due 12/7

7th Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 12/5

 

 

 

5th grade week of: 11/25 to 11/30

Posted on November 24, 2018

Reminders:  Please send in money and permission slip for our field trip.  If your chid is not attending, please let me know.  

Spelling words:  dentist, jogger, fifteen, flatter, submit, mustang, absent, hollow, empire, blizzard, culture, goggles, summon, champion, kennel, valley, fragment, gallop, vulture, pigment, won’t, shouldn’t we’re, clammy, hammock

Reading:

Monday- pg 65

Tuesday- pg 66

Wednesday- pg 68

Thursday- pg 71

Friday- CCLS Book…TBD

Spelling:

Monday – write words 3 times each

Tuesday – put words A,B,C order

Wednesday- pgs 56-57

Thursday- pg 58

Friday- pgs 59-60

Grammar:

Tuesday- pg 19

Thursday- pg 20

Religion:

Wednesday – activity on pg 73….work to be done on construction paper….Due 11/30

5th Science:

Wednesday – pg 32 #6

6th Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 11/28

Wednesday – worksheet…Due 11/30

7th Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 11/28

Wednesday – worksheet….Due 11/30

 

 

5th grade…..week of 11/12 to 11/16

Posted on November 12, 2018

Class News Letter

 The fifth grades class has been busy beavers.    Here are some of things the students will be working on in their subjects:

Reading:  The students will be focusing on main idea and details of a story.  They will also be working on author’s purpose (PIE). They are also learning new spelling words and vocabulary words each week.  

Religion:  The students will be researching a saint and make a slide presentation project, using google slides on their iPads.  We will also be discussing the difference between a king, a prophet and a priest.

Science:  The students are exploring how science and math are used in engineering. Students will explore how math and measurement is a tool scientist use in their discoveries.   

Lab Learner:  Students will be investing their own cheek cells underneath the microscope.  

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Sixth Grade News

The students are doing wonderful and exciting things in class.

Here are some of the topics the students have been learning and will be exploring:

  • What is adaptation and tropism?
  • How do animals adapt to their surroundings?
  • What are some adaptive behaviors of animals?
  • To begin working on their “creature feature” research project

Lab Learner News:  The students have been exploring with different substances to see if they can create a solution. They will expand their investigation further to see if solutions can be seen in cold or hot water.   Some important words they are learning are: solute, solvent, solubility, solution. ________________________________________________________________________________________

Seventh Grade News

The students have been busy workers in class.  

 Here are some of the topics the students have been learning and will be exploring:

  • Students will create an “instagerm” based on a particular type of bacteria assigned to them.
  • What is a protist and how they reproduce?
  • What is the importance of algae?

Lab Learne News:   The students took a sample of a piece of celery to analyze and describe what is looks like with an unassisted eye.  They also prepared a wet mount slide of the piece of celery and analyzed it underneath the microscope.

 

11/13….Class pictures:  Please make sure all students are in proper winter uniform.

Spelling words: you’ve, she’d, that’s, what’s, doesn’t, there’s, you’re, wasn’t, we’ll, we’ve, we’re, couldn’t, I’ve, didn’t, they’re, shouldn’t, wouldn’t, he’d, don’t, isn’t, dripping, applied, diaries, won’t, aren’t

Reading:

Tuesday – page 56

Wednesday – page 57

Thursday – page 59

Friday – CCLS Book…TBD

Spelling:

Tuesday – write words 3 times each

Wednesday – pick 12 words and put them into sentences

Thursday – pages 50-51

Friday pages  52-54

Grammar:

Tuesday – page 12

5th Science:

Wednesday – pages 23-24

6th Grade Science:

Tuesday – worksheet….Due 11/15

7th Grade Science:

Wednesday – worksheet…Due 11/16

 

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