Fifth/Sixth Grade - Mrs. Charles

Fifth/Sixth Grade - Mrs. Charles

Class Room News

Week of November 11th – November 15th

  Another week has passed, and I cannot believe that the first trimester is just about over.  The time is going way to fast. The students have an upcoming “Presidents Report”.  I will be sending home a rubric and instructions on this report on Tuesday. Please help your students stay on track with due dates. We are heading into busy times, so for your convenience, I have put all the November activities under Up Coming Events.  Students are still having a problem turning in their reading logs on Fridays.  Please help them remember this, they are losing points each week.

5th Grade Assignments for the Week

Monday:  First side of spelling worksheet; write all words three times each; write 1st set of 5 words in vocabulary into 5 different sentences; Math- lesson 43 mixed practice; Grammar – lesson 10; Reading – lesson 10; Religion – worksheet; Writing – continue on Faith paper.

Tuesday: The second side of spelling worksheet; write all spelling words three times each; write 2nd set of 5 words in vocabulary into 5 different sentences; Math – lesson 44 mixed practice.

Wednesday: Write all spelling words three times each; worksheet in vocabulary; Math- lesson 45, mixed practice; Grammar- lesson 10.

Thursday: Write all spelling words three times each; study vocabulary words; Math – Lesson 46 mixed practice; Reading – lesson 10, worksheet; Social Studies – Worksheet.

Friday:  Spelling test; vocabulary test; math test 8B; reading logs due.

6th Grade Assignments for the Week

Monday: First side of spelling worksheet; write all spelling words three times each; write 1st set of 5 words in vocabulary into 5 different sentences; Math – Khan Academy 45 minutes Reading – lesson 10 worksheet; Grammar – writing; Religion – worksheet; Writing – continue on the Faith paper.

Tuesday: The second side of spelling worksheet; write all spelling words three times each; write 2nd set of 5 words in vocabulary into 5 different sentences; Math – Khan Academy 45 minutes.

Wednesday: Write all spelling words three times each; worksheet in vocabulary; Math – Khan Academy 45 minutes. Writing – paragraph.

Thursday:  Write all spelling words three times each; study vocabulary words; Math – Khan Academy 45 minutes; Reading – lesson 10 worksheet; Social Studies – worksheet.

Friday:   Spelling test; vocabulary test; math test – fact practice – factions; reading logs due.

 

Upcoming Events

November 12th Tuesday – Gala Preview at 7:50 am; Veterans Day Program 1:00 pm.

November 13th Wednesday – Turn in all Gala Money collected.

November 15th Friday – Early Release 1:00 pm; End of 1st Trimester. Faith papers are due.

November 16th Saturday – Fall Gala and Auction, doors open at 7:00 pm at the Best Western Plus Burley Inn & Convention Center.

November 20th Wednesday – Report Cards go home.

November 22nd Friday – Free Dress for cans of food

November 25th – November 29th – No School, Thanksgiving

Spelling Words for the Week

5th Grade: 5.2.4

6th Grade: 6.2.4

Spelling words are on the spelling worksheet.  Your students should be bringing the spelling words home each night to study.  If your student needs an extra spelling list for home, please let me know.

Vocabulary Words of the Week

The root word of the week: Root word tri.

Vocabulary words are on a worksheet. Your students should be bringing the vocabulary words home each night to study.  If your student needs an extra vocabulary list for home, please let me know.

Reading and AR Goal/Reading Log

Please encourage your students to read for enjoyment. After reading a book in their reading range, make sure to take an AR test. For every 70 points earned, I will buy that student a milkshake from Burgers ETC.

Reading logs are due every Friday. It will always be listed in the Homework section. A blank copy of the log is in the Document Section for your convenience.

Math

Math assignments are always posted in the homework section of the web page. Assignments are randomly selected for grading.  Those grades make up the Math Homework grade on report cards. Parents are encouraged to check all homework every night for correctness.

For graded homework assignments, students can redo any missed problems, turn in the redo with the original homework, and receive full credit for any problem correctly redone.

If your 5th-grade student forgot his//her math book, there is a PDR version in the Classroom Documents.  Your student can find the day’s lesson and do the work.

Your 6th-grade students are in Kahn Academy.  You can look at their progress from the app.  The students have their user names and passwords. If they cannot remember them, please let me know, and I will e-mail them to you.

Social Studies

We will be using a textbook and begin our studies with the first peoples arriving in North America.  We will quickly go through the prehistoric time and should end the year at the colonization of the Americas.

Emergency School Closure Days

On emergency school closure days, assignments due that day and tests scheduled that day will move to the next day school is in session.  For example, if there is an emergency closure on Friday, and school is back in session on Monday, all homework due and tests scheduled for Friday will occur on Monday.

I hope everyone has a wonderful week.  Please remember to keep our School and our Class in your prayers.

Blessings,

Mrs. Charles

                                                   

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