What we did this week:
Reading: Story - When the Circus Came to Town
Focus Skill - Theme
Spelling: Lesson 9
English: Finished nouns, began brainstorming and research for our biography reports
Religion: The Eucharist and took a "field trip" to the chapel to see some vessels and vestments up close
Science: Life Science - The upward flow of water in plants/trees, pumpkin anatomy
SS: Climate/weather, Human Environment Interaction, types of earth, air, and water pollution
* We started the Sumdog website math practice. Students can play/practice at home with their own logins and passwords. The kids LOVE it so far!
* We completed our pumpkin globes. See the website for some great pictures.
* We carved our own class pumpkin. He'll stay cool in the fridge over the weekend and help decorate our classroom next week.
* I'm going to ask the kids to bring in an empty toilet paper/paper towel tube by Wednesday. Set them aside if you have any this weekend. If you have more than one, we might need some extras, so the more the merrier.
Tuesday: Ch 5 Religion Test
Wednesday: Ch 2 SS Test (or Thurs)
Thursday: October Book It Book Report and Reading Log (Calendar) Due
Friday: Halloween/Autumn words Spelling List Test
**The Lesson 10 Spelling Words on the website are for Lesson 10 which will be the week of Nov 4-8. This coming week's list, the students will choose the challenge words. I'll send these out or post them to the website on Monday 10/28 or Tuesday 10/29.
Have a wonderful weekend!
Mrs. Lesley Maurer
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My name is Mrs. Lesley Maurer and I am the 5th grade teacher. This is my 13th year teaching in Catholic schools and my 11th year here at SJS.
Monday - Music
Tuesday - Computer & Spanish
Thursday - Gym & Guidance
Friday - Art