February 6, 2020

February 6, 2020


Dear Fifth Grade Parents,


Tomorrow students will bring home a letter in the Boomerang envelope indicating that it is time for the Mid-Trimester report. Please read the letter and follow the instructions. Then sign and return it by Thursday February 13th.  (Also, the Boomerang envelope will be coming home tomorrow. )



Girls on the Run Informational Session!

Do you have questions about Girls on the Run? Are you wondering what the program is all about? Are you wondering how much running is actually required? Come to the Girls on the Run Informational Session!

Who: Any girls/families who are interested in GOTR or have already signed up for GOTR

When: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:15-4:00

Where: Holy Rosary Classroom 4B (2nd floor all the way back)

What: Come to learn more about Girls on the Run! We will learn about the program, go through a typical lesson, and you can ask any questions you might have.



2/14 – Noon Dismissal – Valentine’s Day!! Party at 11:15am – 11:45am *Students can make Valentine’s for their homeroom class. (Rule – They need to make one for everyone in their homeroom if they make Valentines.

2/17-18 – No School for Mid-Winter Break



Next week we will move on to Chapter 16, Gathered as One. In this chapter we will learn that the Mass is central to Catholic life. We will learn how we are united in Mass.




2/10 – Check My Progress Quiz Ch. 6 L. 6-9

2/11 – Ch. 6 Lesson 11 Divide Decimals by Whole Numbers

2/12 – Ch. 6 Lesson 13 Divide Decimals

2/13 – Ch. 6 Lesson 14 Divide Decimals by Powers of 10

2/14 – Ch. 6 Chapter Review

2/19 – Ch. 6 Pre-Test

2/20 – Chapter 6 Test



Mr. Schreck

Chapter 7, Expressions & Patterns

Friday: Lesson 2, Order of Operations

Monday: Lesson 3, Write Numerical Expressions

Tuesday: Lesson 6, Patterns

Wednesday: Lesson 8, Ordered Pairs

Thursday: Lesson 9, Graph Patterns


Math (Mrs. H):


Next week we are continuing our work with fractions, decimals, and percents.  After working with these conversions, we will work with finding the percent of a number.  I have been really impressed by the students increased focus and quicker transitions.  It has allowed them to have more time in class to start their homework!


Social Studies 5

This week students took the Chapter 7, Comparing the Colonies test on 2/4. The Farewell Letter was due on 2/4. We moved on to Chapter 8, Facing Slavery. We will learn about the West African perspective and experience of facing slavery during the colonial period. The test will be on 2/25. The study guide will be given out on 2/13.



Students begin lesson 3 in Ecology: How energy moves through an ecosystem. Students will discover what food chains, food webs and energy pyramids show about energy flow in an ecosystem. To help students understand these concepts, they will create a food web and energy pyramid for an Antarctic ecosystem.


Language Arts

Our next Spelling Quiz, Lesson 10 including challenge words, will be in two weeks on Thursday February 13th. Words can be found on my website: https://6b.holyrosaryws.org/5th-la/. Next week we will also continue to write our autobiography essays while practicing proper MLA format and use of quotations.




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