HE HAS RISEN! This week our class with share the good news with grades 3rd-6th. Mrs. Savage has been inspired to teach and have the students lead a message on “The Tomb WAS Empty!” This week our class will share the good news with grades 3rd-6th in a Bible lesson. Over Easter break, we’d like to encourage your child to share this message with you and other friends and family members. The a copy of the message will be sent home on Friday.
SPELLING: more roots on “tend” then “sign
intend, intended, intention, tendency, tendon, tender, tenderize, pretend, assign, assignments, design, designer, designate, sign, resign, resignation, resigned, signals, signatures, superintendent
This week students will be given math packets at their zone of proximal development. The unfinished daily class assignment is homework. Each daily assignment is due the following day and late if not turned in. Expect a little homework and assist your child as needed. After Easter break, we will begin a unit in Geometry. Those struggling with this week’s concepts will be assigned nightly homework review as mastering the standard is part of the fifth grade goal.
Students completed their Young Author stories! The stories were filled with adventure, problems, and more! Some students incorporated a Biblical perspective in their fictional writing. High School students in journalism will read the stories and judge the top three to be acknowledged in our class.
STATE REPORTS: We will begin State Reports this week. Each student will be assigned a state and given a rubric on the items they should look for to incorporate into their research. We will begin our project to promote neatness and accuracy. We will celebrates states and reports will be shared during the week of April 17th.
April 23-May 18 Following our projects, students will hop on board the Westward Movement Trail during the last week of April. This is an interactive trail providing students with history, language arts, math, and cooperative learning of the US expanding into the western states. Grade is based on individual participation and points awarded for completion of work.
Students will be tested on the remaining 36 states and capitals on April 29th. As we practice in class, I encourage students to use time outside of class to locate both the state and it’s capital.
John 13:14-15 “Now that I your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one anothers’ feet. I have set an example that you should do as I have done for you.”
This week we will continue our look at Jesus’ teachings of love and obedient.