Sunday, April 14, 2019

April 15-19


We will be continuing our chapter book study, Bridge to Terabithia, this week.
We will be studying abbreviations this week.
  • Monday, April 15th, read and discuss chapter 12
  • Tuesday, April 16th, listen to chapter 12 on audio and quiz on chapter 12
  • Wednesday, April 17th, 5th Grade Scantron Reading Test
  • Thursday, April 18th, Spelling test on 20 commonly misspelled words and grammar test on abbreviations. I will go over last week's prepositional phrases grammar test and also Bridge test chapter 12.
  • Friday, April 19th, NO School!
There is no homework for bonus points during the book study. Your child will have a study guide filled out for every chapter. Please try to have your child at school as much as possible.

If your child makes a D (60-69) or an F (59 or below) I have stamped the test sign and return. Please do so.

This 9 weeks spelling words are 20 frequently misspelled words:

separate, believe, intermediate, because, through, beginning, grammar, receive, appreciate, remember, science, Wednesday, sincerely, probably, privilege, against, beautiful, February, library, and necessary. There were be a spelling test on Thursday, April 18th.
  • Please continue to talk with your child about their school work, homework, conduct, notes from the school/teachers, etc.
  • Let me know if you need me in any way!

Coming Up Soon:
  • No School on Friday, April 19th.

Sunday, April 7, 2019

April 8-12


We will be continuing our chapter book, Bridge to Terabithia, study this week.
We will be studying prepositions, object of the preposition, and prepositional phrases again this week.
  • Monday, April 8th, read and discuss chapter 10
  • Tuesday, April 9th, listen to chapter 10 on audio and quiz on chapter 10
  • Wednesday, April 10th, read and discuss chapter 11
  • Thursday, April 11th, listen to chapter 11 on audio and quiz on chapter 11
  • Friday, April 12th, Grammar quiz on prepositional phrases. I will go over and return quiz 10 and possibly quiz 11.
There is no homework for bonus points during the book study. Your child will have a study guide filled out for every chapter. Please try to have your child at school as much as possible.

If your child makes a D (60-69) or an F (59 or below) I have stamped the test sign and return. Please do so.

This 9 weeks spelling words are 20 frequently misspelled words:
separate, believe, absolutely, because, through, beginning, grammar, receive, appreciate, remember, science, Wednesday, sincerely, probably, privilege, against, beautiful, February, library, and necessary. There were be a spelling test on Thursday, April 18th.
  • Please continue to talk with your child about their school work, homework, conduct, notes from the school/teachers, etc.
  • Let me know if you need me in any way!

Coming Up Soon:
  • Spring pictures and class group pictures are this Tuesday, April 9th.
  • No School on Friday, April 19th.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

April 1-5

Hope everyone enjoyed their Spring Break!

We will be continuing our chapter book, Bridge to Terabithia, study this week.
We will be studying prepositions, object of the preposition, and prepositional phrases for the next 2 weeks.
  • Monday, April 1st, read and discuss chapter 8
  • Tuesday, April 2nd, listen to chapter 8 on audio and quiz on chapter 8
  • Wednesday, April 3rd, read and discuss chapter 9
  • Thursday, April 4th, listen to chapter 9 on audio and quiz on chapter 9
  • Friday, April 5th, I will return the grammar quiz on using a thesaurus, go over and return quiz 6 and quiz 7.
There is no homework for bonus points during the book study. Your child will have a study guide filled out for every chapter. Please try to have your child at school as much as possible.

If your child makes a D (60-69) or an F (59 or below) I have stamped the test sign and return. Please do so.
  • Please continue to talk with your child about their school work, homework, conduct, notes from the school/teachers, etc.
  • Let me know if you need me in any way!

Coming Up Soon:
  • Special Snack this Wednesday, April 3rd. Everything is $1.00

Monday, March 18, 2019

March 18-22

We will be continuing our chapter book, Bridge to Terabithia, study this week.
We will be studying reference sources for several weeks; using an thesaurus is this week.
  • Monday, March 18th, read and discuss chapter 6
  • Tuesday, March 19th, I will be out this day.
  • Wednesday, March 20th, listen to chapter 6 on audio and quiz on chapter 6
  • Thursday, March 21st, read and discuss chapter 7
  • Friday, March 22nd, listen to chapter 7 on audio and quiz on chapter 7; quiz on using a thesaurus
  • I will return the grammar quiz on using a thesaurus, go over and return quiz 6 and quiz 7 on Friday, April 5th.
There is no homework for bonus points during the book study. Your child will have a study guide filled out for every chapter. Please try to have your child at school as much as possible.

If your child makes a D (60-69) or an F (59 or below) I have stamped the test sign and return. Please do so.
  • Please continue to talk with your child about their school work, homework, conduct, notes from the school/teachers, etc.
  • Let me know if you need me in any way!

Coming Up Soon:
  • Kona Ice this Friday, March 22nd.
  • Spring Break, March 25-29

Remember students are only allowed 10 parent excuses for the WHOLE year. After 10 parent excuses, students will not be allowed to make up ANY missed work or tests.  


Email for your child's teachers are:
             andrea.lovell@sccboe.org    (reading)
             tara.tillman@sccboe.org  (math)
             tammy.short@sccboe.org   (science)
             laura.allen@sccboe.org  (social studies)

Our websites are available through the school's website.

Any questions, please ask. Looking forward to another GREAT week of learning.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

March 11-15

We will be continuing our chapter book, Bridge to Terabithia, study this week.
We will be studying reference sources for several weeks; using an index is this week.
  • Monday, March 11th, read and discuss chapter 4 (second half)
  • Tuesday, March 12th, listen to chapter 4 (second half) on audio and quiz on chapter 4 (second half)
  • Wednesday, March 13th, read and discuss chapter 5
  • Thursday, March 14th, listen to chapter 5 on audio and quiz on chapter 5; quiz on using an index
  • Friday, March 15th, Spring Fling

  • I will return the grammar quiz on using a dictionary, go over and return quiz 4 (second half) and quiz 5 when the schedule allows some time this week.
There is no homework for bonus points during the book study. Your child will have a study guide filled out for every chapter. Please try to have your child at school as much as possible.

If your child makes a D (60-69) or an F (59 or below) I have stamped the test sign and return. Please do so.
  • Please continue to talk with your child about their school work, homework, conduct, notes from the school/teachers, etc.
  • Let me know if you need me in any way!

Coming Up Soon:
  • Report Cards go home Monday, March 11th. Please review, sign, and return by Thursday, March 14th.
  • There is also a 2nd Semester Conference Form attached to the report card. Please sign and return that also by the 14th.

Remember students are only allowed 10 parent excuses for the WHOLE year. After 10 parent excuses, students will not be allowed to make up ANY missed work or tests.  


Email for your child's teachers are:
             andrea.lovell@sccboe.org    (reading)
             tara.tillman@sccboe.org  (math)
             tammy.short@sccboe.org   (science)
             laura.allen@sccboe.org  (social studies)

Our websites are available through the school's website.

Any questions, please ask. Looking forward to another GREAT week of learning.

Sunday, March 3, 2019

March 4-8

We will be continuing our chapter book, Bridge to Terabithia, study this week.
We will be studying reference sources for several weeks starting with using a dictionary this week.
  • Monday, March 4th, read and discuss chapter 3
  • Tuesday, March 5th, listen to chapter 3 on audio and quiz on chapter 3
  • Wednesday, March 6th, read and discuss chapter 4 (first half)
  • Thursday, March 7th, listen to chapter 4 on audio and quiz on chapter 4 (first half)
  • Friday, March 8th, quiz on using a dictionary, go over and return quiz 2 and 3 and grammar test on proverbs and adages
There is no homework for bonus points during the book study. Your child will have a study guide filled out for every chapter. Please try to have your child at school as much as possible.

If your child makes a D (60-69) or an F (59 or below) I have stamped the test sign and return. Please do so by Friday, March 15th.
  • Please continue to talk with your child about their school work, homework, conduct, notes from the school/teachers, etc.
  • Let me know if you need me in any way!

Coming Up Soon:

Special Snack this Wednesday the 6th.

Remember students are only allowed 10 parent excuses for the WHOLE year. After 10 parent excuses, students will not be allowed to make up ANY missed work or tests.  


Email for your child's teachers are:
             andrea.lovell@sccboe.org    (reading)
             tara.tillman@sccboe.org  (math)
             tammy.short@sccboe.org   (science)
             laura.allen@sccboe.org  (social studies)

Our websites are available through the school's website.

Any questions, please ask. Looking forward to another GREAT week of learning.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

February 25-March1

We will be beginning our chapter book, Bridge to Terabithia, study this week.
  • Monday, February 25th, read and discuss chapter 1
  • Tuesday, February 26th, listen to chapter 1 on audio and quiz on chapter 1
  • Wednesday, February 27th, read and discuss chapter 2
  • Thursday, February 28th, listen to chapter 2 on audio and quiz on chapter 2
  • Friday, March 1st, P.E. bowling field trip
There is no homework for bonus points during the book study. Your child will have a study guide filled out for every chapter. Please try to have your child at school as much as possible.

Reading test will go home on Wednesday on this week. If your child makes a D (60-69) or an F (59 or below) I have stamped the test sign and return. Please do so by Friday, March 1st.
  • Please continue to talk with your child about their school work, homework, conduct, notes from the school/teachers, etc.
  • Let me know if you need me in any way!

Coming Up Soon:

Read Across America Week is this week. Dress up days are Tuesday: Hat Day; Wednesday: Wacky Tacky Day; Thursday: Silly Sock Day

P.E. Bowling Field Trip is this Friday, March 1st.

Remember students are only allowed 10 parent excuses for the WHOLE year. After 10 parent excuses, students will not be allowed to make up ANY missed work or tests.  


Email for your child's teachers are:
             andrea.lovell@sccboe.org    (reading)
             tara.tillman@sccboe.org  (math)
             tammy.short@sccboe.org   (science)
             laura.allen@sccboe.org  (social studies)

Our websites are available through the school's website.

Any questions, please ask. Looking forward to another GREAT week of learning.