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5th grade…week of 2/11 to 2/15

Posted on February 9, 2019

Class News Letter

 The fifth grade class have 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 evidence and conclusion of a story.  They will also be reviewing the skill of fact and opinion. They are working hard on drafting their fantasy fiction stories . They are also learning new spelling words and vocabulary words each week.  

Religion:  The students will be learning the importance of the Eucharist and we will be starting our Family Faith Book required by the diocese.

Science:  The students will be learning about what matter is.  They will also learn what makes up matter and how to measure matter. They will be exploring the three states of matter: solid, liquid, gas.  

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 are genetic disorders?
  • What is DNA?
  • What is a clone?
  • What is gene splicing?

 

Lab Learner News:  Topics: 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. Students will also be completing a DNA  hands on activity.

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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:

  • Students will be presenting Cnidarian projects to the class.
  • What are the characteristics of mollusks?
  • What are the importance of mollusks?
  • Discuss the characteristics of segmented worms.  

Lab Learner News:  

  • Why do individuals of a species have different traits?  
  • What is the relationship between the survival of the individuals of a species and genetic variations?
  • How does genetic variation affect the type of traits or the adaptations in the individuals of a species?
  • What is the relationship between genetic variation and natural selection?

 

Reminders: 2/14…N.U.T. Day 

2/15……………….. School Closed…Professional Day

2/18 to 2/22…….School Closed….Winter Recess

2/25……………….School Resumes

Spelling Words:  contest, content, protest, combat, permits, rebel, present, insert, desert, subject, minute, compact, conduct, contract, refuse, conflict, research, excuse, entrance, extract, unusual, rewrap, dishonest, effect, affect

Reading:

Monday – pg 134

Tuesday – pg 137

Wednesday – pg 138

Thursday – pg 140

Spelling:

Monday – write words 3x each.

Tuesday – pick 12 words and put them into sentences.

Wednesday  – pages 104,105,106

Thursday – pgs 107-108

Grammar:

Tuesday – page 39

Thursday – pgs 41-42

6th Science:

Tuesday – worksheet…Due 2/14

7th Science:

Tuesday – worksheet…Due 2/14

5th grade week of 2/4 to 2/8

Posted on February 2, 2019

2/5…Home School Meeting & Winter Concert

Spelling Words:  unusual, underwater, regain, repaired, unaware, unfriendly, unfinished, unimportant, refreeze, replenish, reunite, rediscover, rewrap, disconnect, discourage, dishonest, nonspecific, misguide, overwhelm, submerge, listen, signal, fable, impatiently, inaccurate

Reading:

Monday – pg 127

Tuesday – pg 128

Wednesday –  pg 129

Thursday – pg 131

Friday – TBD

Spelling:

Monday – write words 3 times each.

Tuesday – put words in A,B,C order

Wednesday – pgs 98-99

Thursday – pgs100

Friday – pgs 101-102

Grammar:

Tuesday – TB pg 91 #’s 1-25, on looseleaf

Thursday – PB pg 40

5th Science:

Wednesday – pg 79

6th Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 2/6

Wednesday – worksheet…Due 2/8

7th Science:

Tuesday – worksheet…Due 2/7

Start to think about what materials you are bring in for project. 

5th grade…week of 1/28 to 2/1

Posted on January 27, 2019
  1. 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 problem and solution of a story. .  They will also be learning about details and the main idea. They are working hard of creating fantasy fiction stories . 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 be learning about what matter is.  They will also learn what makes up matter.

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 are inherited traits?
  • What are acquired traits?
  • What is the difference between dominant and recessive traits?
  • Students will learn how to make a Punnett Square.
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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 are the classification of animals?
  • What is the radial and bilateral symmetry of animals?
  • What are sponges?
  • What are cnidarians?
  • Students will have the opportunity to create a cnidarian aquarium by working in groups.

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:  Catholic School Week!! Please refer to letter sent home for upcoming activities throughout the week.  

1/29….Students will be dismissed from the cafeteria.

Spelling Words:  slogan, woolen, listen, heron, frighten, lengthen, captain, mountain, sandal, signal, global, bushel, marvel, barrel, practical, pretzel, fable, chuckle, angle, nozzle, scissors, pillar, governor, dungeon,salmon

Reading:

Monday -page 122

Tuesday -page 123

Wednesday -page 124

Thursday – page 125

Friday – TBD

Spelling:

Monday – write words 3 times each

Tuesday – pick 12 words and look up and meaning and part of speech

Wednesday – pages 92-93

Thursday – page 94

Friday – pages 95-96

Grammar:

Tuesday – worksheet

Thursday – TBD

Religion:

Wednesday – page 117

6th Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 1/30

Wednesday – worksheet…Due 2/1

7th Science:

Tuesday – worksheet…Due 1/31

 

5th grade…week of 1/21 to 1/25

Posted on January 20, 2019

Reminders: 1/21…School Closed

Spelling Words:  sugar, gentler, scissors, founder, director, scholar, saucer, labor, commander, error, crater, pillar, splendor, peddler, professor, shatter, governor, vapor, equator, soldier, terrible, legal, journal, refrigerator, remainder

Reading:

Tuesday – pg 116

Wednesday – pg 119

Thursday – pg  120

Friday- CCLS…TBD

Spelling:

Tuesday – write words 3 times each

Wednesday – pages 86-87

Thursday – page 88

Friday – pages 89-90

Grammar:

Thursday – worksheet

5th Science:

Thursday – page 62 #11

6th Science:

Tuesday – worksheet…Due 1/24

7th Science:

Tuesday – worksheet…Due 1/24

 

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