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Welcome to Fifth Grade!

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Regional School will be closed on Friday, May 26th and Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day!
 
Field Day will take place on Friday, June 2nd.  They event will take place at Hofstra University, between the Dome and the Soccer Field.  Permission Slips have been sent home for this trip.  Please sign and return the slip, with the $10 fee, by Thursday, May 25th.  Our class color for Field Day is PURPLE.  Please make sure that your child is wearing at least one article of clothing that is PURPLE.  Thank you!!!

We love to celebrate birthdays in our class!  Please keep in mind that we have several students with food allergies. If you plan on sending in a special treat with your child, please check with me to make sure that it is permitted. In addition, please only send in a treat for our class. Thank you!!

We will be eating snack in our class during the day. Again, we have some students with food allergies. Please make sure that the snack you send in is a peanut-free snack. Thank you!

The Hot Lunch Program is in full swing. Please make sure that your child has their ticket for their lunch.  Hot Pretzels will be sold on Tuesday and Ice Cream will be sold on Thursday's during lunch. Thank you!

In Religion, we are going to begin to learn about the Sacraments at the Service of Communion. We will discuss the Sacraments of Matrimony and Holy Orders.  We will also learn about the lives of Hannah, Eli, and Samuel. So far in Health, we have learned about the Health Triangle, the Decision Making Process, and Nutrition. Next, we will discuss Tobacco.  We will learn about the negative effects of Tobacco use and learn the necessary skills we need to say "No."  

We will be moving on to Chapter 14 in Mathematics, which focuses on Geometry.  We will still be using the ConnectEd website for homework assignments. If for some reason they have trouble using or navigating the site, the assignments can be found in the Useful Links section of this class page. If you have any questions, please ask!  

Science will extend beyond our knowledge of plants to that of Ecosystems.  We will talk about the various Biomes found in the world, and about how each plant and animals works within each system.  In addition, we will learn about Food and Energy Chains as well as Food Webs. We will be completing an Ecosystem WebQuest, in which we create our own Ecosystems.  The PowerPoint notes for this chapter can be found in the Useful Links on this page.  


Thank you for all of your support!

Mrs. Franzese

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