School Theme: By Faith Alone!

Fifth Grade News

Highlights for

April 9-13!

Christ-Light--Solomon’s Wisdom; The Kings’ Idolatry

Catechism--The Lord’s Prayer: The Second & Third Petitions

Reading-Reading and discussing the historical fiction book Steal Away Home written by Lois Ruby; writing questions and answers based on the chapters; vocabulary word activity: prediction of meaning of word, exact meaning of the word, sentence, and picture

Read the picture book Unspoken a wordless book about the Underground Railroad

Spelling--Words with suffixes

English--grammar: Adverbs

Writing--finishing writing a story; students proofread their classmate’s story before typing up their final draft

Math--Launching hot-air balloons in the gym; using estimation when dividing by two-digit numbers; using reciprocals to divide fractions; ratios; temperature    

Science--Human Body: making models of our five senses and the skeletal system; researching on one of the systems: skeletal, muscular, respiratory, circulatory, execretory, nervous, digestive

Social Studies--Oregon Trail,Texas and the Alamo, Mexican-American War, & California Gold Rush

Geography--Google sheets on NCAA tournament (geography); Scandinavia Map

Physical Education--boom ball                                                                                                                                                      

Art--watercolors (iguana)

Memory gems, quizzes, and tests for the week!

Monday: Recite: Isaiah 43:11; John  8:47; Romans 6:23; Romans 8:7; Spelling: individualized pre-test

Tuesday: Social Studies: Quiz on Oregon Trail, Texas and the Alamo, Mexican-American War, and California Gold Rush

Wednesday: Recite: Second Petition; Spelling: individualized practice test

Thursday: Recite: Third Baptism; Google sheets assignment: NCAA basketball tournament

Friday: Recite: Hymn 422-Jesus Lead Us On: 1-4; Spelling: individualized final test; Scandinavia map test; Skeletal system test

Mission Money!

1st quarter: Mt. Lebanon, Milwaukee, WI--$25.75 was given.

2nd Quarter: Nepal (a country near India)--$17.51 was given.

3rd Quarter: Deaf and Blind--$24.73 was given.

4th Quarter: Luther Prep--$5.25 was given so far.

Dates to Remember/Other News!

Everyone that was involved with the Fine Arts Fair did a wonderful job; it was nice to see them using their God-given abilities to glorify their savior, Jesus!

Track practice begins on Tuesday, April 17 & Thursday, April 19 from 3:00-4:30 P.M.

First softball practice for both the black and orange teams is scheduled for Friday, April 20 from 3:00-4:30 P.M.

5th and 6th graders sing on Sunday, April 22 in the 8:00 A.M. service.

Please return your rock climbing waiver to school by Monday, April 16.  We only have one student that needs to return it.

April book report due on Monday, April 30!  Everyone should have a biography and a sheet explaining the assignment.

Cave of the Mounds field trip is scheduled for Thursday, May 17.

“Civil War Wax Museum” a special night for fifth graders is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23.

I hope everyone had a safe weekend!​