The Spring Program will be held this Wednesday, May 10th at 6:30 p.m. Also this Wednesday we have a free dress for St. Jude’s Hospital ($1 or more donation). Our annual jogathon is this Friday, May 12th; all pre-order forms are due on Thursday, and envelopes need to be returned by Friday. Friday will be a half day.


Religion: We continue our discussion of justice, fairness, and being good stewards of the gifts God has given us.

Math: We continue Unit 7, focusing on fractions. Students are to complete ixL skills Q 1, 2 and 3 by next Monday.

Reading Workshop: Reading is our number one priority every night. Students continue reading historical fiction selections in partnerships or groups. Click here for a copy of the reading reading log

Writer’s Workshop: We are planning and writing chapter 3 of our historical books, which will be a realistic fiction “small moment” story featuring someone from the historical time period.

Reading Fluency: We will be doing fluency #33 this week; it is due next Monday.

Spelling: We are working on the words in Unit 32; the test will be on Friday or next Monday.

Vocabulary: We are learning the words for Unit 17. The test will be next week.

Grammar: We continue learning about adjective forms.

Social Studies: We begin reading magazine #20, which discusses the Mexican-American War.  We will have a test on issues 18-20 once we have finished reading issue 20.

Science: We begin our final unit, which is on electricity and magnetism.

Thanking you for your continuing support,

Mrs. Mary Dwyer