Mrs. Morrison’s Newsletter

January 19, 2019

5th Grade Family Letter January 19, 2019


This week: Catholic Schools Week

A big thank you to all the parents for all that you do for the school, classroom, and above all for the amazing support and guidance in helping your children and our community to grow, not only academically, but also in our faith. Thank You!

Thursday: Mass at 10:30 AM and Senior appreciation lunch after Mass at Saint Joseph Center.

A big congratulations to the 5th grade participants of the Geography Bee: Cooper Norman and Bart Natoli! You did an amazing job.  The winner was 4th grader Diego Quinonez

A big congratulations to the 5th grade participants of the Spelling Bee: Lila McAuslan and William Ryan! Great job spelling some very difficult words!  The winner was our very own Lila McAuslan!!!!

Friday: Pajama day. Students can also bring in their favorite stuffed friend (as long as it fits in their backpack) along with their favorite book. We will also watch a movie and have some popcorn in honor of student appreciation.


This week:

Math- continue to build understanding in long division- We will start to work on 2-digit divisors with remainders.

Reading- find and cite similarities and differences in an informational text- working with text features: learning to find, cite, and analyze

Writing- write, edit, proofread a narrative mystery – write an informative paragraph that includes evidence from an article using an outline (graphic organizer)

Religion- incorporate Catholic Schools Week’s theme: learn, serve, lead, succeed in our daily lives in school and out. – continue understanding the importance of the Trinity.

Social Studies- Unit: Worlds Meet- trade routes, the beginnings of colonization in the Americas, and the colonies of North America