April 2, 2015



April 2, 2015


Dear Fifth Grade Parents,


This week there is a letter in the Boomerang envelopes with some information regarding our performance on the IOWA Standardized Test. Please look for it in your child’s Boomerang envelope!



Friday 4/3 – Good Friday – Noon Dismissal in Silence


Week of April 13- 17, 2015:



4/13 Ch. 8, Lesson 8

4/14 Chapter Review

4/15 Chapter Test

4/16 Ch. 9, Lesson 1, Round Decimals

4/17 CH. 9, Lesson 2, Add Like Fractions



We will begin Chapter 19, Sacraments of Commitment after Spring Break. We will be taking a close look at the Sacrament of Marriage and Holy orders.



Students will learn wrap up Chapter 4, Ecology, with a test Friday (4/17).



Language Arts

This week in spelling students studied words that focus on changing the final “y” to “i” before adding a suffix.  Students learned about and identified prepositions and prepositional phrases in grammar. In writing, students started pre-writing for an autobiography that they will draft after we return from Easter Break.


Social Studies

The week after Spring Break we will be continuing with Chapter 11, To Declare Independence of Not? Students have been divided into 6 groups. Each group will prepare for a debate between the Loyalists and the Patriots on the topic of Independence.


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