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"Diversity"
Welcome to Fifth Grade!!
We will be having a working snack in the classroom, so please send in a healthy snack and water, as well as tree-nut free due to food allergies in the classroom. We enjoy celebrating birthdays, so if you plan on sending in special treats please make sure they are tree-nut free, since we have food allergies in the classroom. Our first field trip will take place on Monday, November 13, 2017. We will be going to Nassau BOCES, in Brookville to participate in Project Adventure. The skills that we will be building are teamwork, critical thinking, and good decision making. Permission slips are due Friday, November 3rd. Chaperones will be picked once all permission are in. One parent from each class will be selected through lottery. We will notify you by email that day.

 

E.L.A.

 We will learn about types of sentences, parts of sentences, and subjects. As well as learning new vocabulary through reading different genres of text, using context clues by filling in the blanks of sentences, synonyms, antonyms, match the meaning, word associations, word study, and shades of meaning.  

*Book report schedule is in the E.L.A. tab to the left.    Scholastic Book order and letter went home for October, please go to useful links tab on the left to order books. Orders are due no later than 10/28 online.

    

Social Studies

       We started Unit 1 The Land and Early People We will be learning about our nation's geography and the Native Americans.

Current Events: Three students from each class will share their article and summary each week. There will be some weeks we will not share due to shorten weeks. The presentations has sparked interesting discussions in the classroom. The current events schedule is posted in the Social Studies tab on the left.
Health‚Äč We will begin learning about making good and appropriate decision making.

Religion

We started Unit 1 We Worship God as Catholic Christians We will learn about how we are worshiping people, Jesus calls us to worship, Baptism unites us with the Christian community, Confirmation is the sacrament of the Holy Spirit, and The Eucharist is the center of Christian Life.     

Thank you so much for your support!

Ms. Wilken  

                                                                   
                                      

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