School Theme: By Faith Alone!
Fifth Grade News
Highlights for February 12-14!
Christ-Light--Samson the Champion & Samson’s Fall and Death
Catechism--Lesson 34: The Kindness God Demands
Reading-The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis; response starters, vocabulary, and drawing activities
English--Introduced to writing about an inanimate object; research on U.S. presidents/first ladies in preparation for speech
Math--Improper fractions changing into mixed numbers; adding and subtracting decimals
Science--Tropical Rain forest; reading One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest by Jean Craighead George
Social Studies--U.S. Constitution: legislative, executive, and judicial branch; checks and balances; Alexander Hamilton; U.S. presidents: Adams, Jefferson, Madison, & Monroe
Physical Education--Unit: Hockey--dribbling & passing
Art--Lent: stained glass windows
Memory gems, quizzes, and tests for the week!
Monday: Spelling: pre-test
Tuesday: Recite: Psalm 37:5 & Matthew 6:33
Wednesday: Recite: The First Commandment; Spelling: practice test
Thursday: Recite: Deuteronomy 33:27 & Matthew 22:37
Friday: Recite: Hymn 348:1,4; Spelling: final test; Science: tropical rain forest quiz 1
1st quarter: Mt. Lebanon, Milwaukee, WI--$25.75 was given.
2nd Quarter: Nepal (a country near India)--$17.51 was given.
3r Quarter: Deaf and Blind--$15.75 has been given so far.
Dates to Remember/Other News!
A thank you to everyone who brought some food/snacks/plates for our Valentine’s Day party!
Tuesday, February 20: parent teacher society at 6:30 P.M.
Wednesday, February 21: church services at 3:30 and 6:30 P.M.
Friday, February 23: Pep rally at 2:15 P.M. in the gym!
I hope everyone had a relaxing and restful break!