I hope you had a very relaxing Labor Day weekend! Here are a few highlights of what is happening this week in Fifth Grade...
Religion- We are learning about how to explore the ways Jesus shows God's love. We will be identifying the meaning of the Kingdom of God and how we can share the Good News about the Kingdom of God with those around us.
Math- We will be learning about comparing and ordering numbers from the billions all the way down to the thousandths place. The students will be learning how to round numbers to specific places, estimate sums and differences and learning addition and subtraction rules.
Science- This week we are learning about the circulatory, respiratory, digestive and excretory systems. The students will be learning the parts of each body system. They will need to label the digestive system on their test. So make sure they practice identifying the parts of the digestive system. We will be gaining a greater understanding of how each system has a specific job or function to do and how they all work together to keep our bodies healthy!
Science Lab-No class this week!
Social Studies- We will be learning about Time Lines and why they are important for helping us to see when an event took place. The students will also be learning about the Aztec and the Inca civilizations.
Reading- We will be taking a test on the realistic fiction story called "The Hot and Cold Summer." Then we will begin reading the story called "Sees Behind Trees." We will be working on writing a Narrative Paragraph.
Language Arts- The students will be taking a second Diagnostics Word Study test this week to determine where in Word Study each student should begin. This makes Word Study unique to each student.
In Grammar, we will be learning about simple and complete subjects and predicates found in sentences. We will be learning how to identify subjects in imperative sentences. The students will also be learning how to diagram sentences.
Basketball Skill Drills, Basketball Vocabulary and History, Lead Up Games
Spanish-The students will identify and recite basic greetings expressions and identify and recite the Spanish Alphabet.
Music- Students will review their knowledge and show their comprehension of music reading and notating skills. Students will need to bring their recorders and folders on September 13th.
Technology-We will be doing wordles, taking screenshots of work and saving to flashdrive this week.
Art-No class this week!