Fifth Grade Family Letter

September 16, 2019

Dear 5th Grade Families,

 

Thank you to everyone who came to Back to School Night! It was great meeting all of you.

 

This week: 

Tuesday: Picture Day (free dress/Sunday best)

Friday: Mass 10:30

 

Focus this week:

Math: Long addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. (review). Continue to work on word/story problems using CUBES method.

ELA: Vocabulary continue to focus on Unit 1

Grammar: 4 types of sentences, subjects and predicates

Reading: Non-fictional articles and answering questions using the RACE method ( R-restate, A-answer, C-cite, E-expand)

Continue to read The Honest Truth (orally) analyzing key ideas and details.

Writing: Students are writing a persuasive essay. (persuading the reader to vote for them for student council. Students worked on rough drafts today, tomorrow they will peer edit, final draft on the computer and practice their presentation. Depending where they are final presentations will be Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning.

Religion: Begin Unit 1 Revelation, Chapter 1 God’s Plan for all Creation

Social Studies: Unit 1 First Americans

 

Homework was given today and is due on Friday. 

 

Thank you,

Mrs. Morrison