NOVEMBER  NEWS

                          

        RELIGION- WE ARE STUDYING THE SACRAMENTS.  WE ARE RECITING AND WRITING PRAYERS, READING AND DISCUSSING SCRIPTURE, LEARNING ABOUT NEW SAINTS, AND INCORPORATING CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING IN OUR LESSONS. WE ARE LEARNING, AND STRIVING TO LIVE THE LESSONS OF THE BEATITUDES .

MATH- WE HAVE WORKED WITH PLACE VALUE, ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION OF WHOLE NUMBERS,  NUMBER PROPERTIES, WORD PROBLEMS,  COMPATIBLE NUMBERS, PATTERNS, AND ROUNDING.  WE ARE MULTIPLYING WHOLE NUMBERS AND DECIMALS.   WE HAVE DIVIDED BY ONE-DIGIT DIVISORS. WE ARE USING FACTORIZATION, PRIME AND COMPOSITE NUMBERS.

READING- ALONG WITH ENJOYING BE READ TO,  READING ORALLY AND SILENTLY, WE HAVE READ SOME VERY ENJOYABLE STORIES IN OUR READING SERIES.  NOVEMBER BOOK REPORT GENRE IS AN ADVENTURE. WE HAVE WRITTEN OUR OWN PLAYS BASED ON STORIES FROM OUR READING SERIES.  WE ARE CONTINUALLY BUILDING A LARGE VOCABULARY BANK.

SOCIAL STUDIES-  WE HAVE BEEN FOCUSING U.S. AND WORLD MAPWORK AND GEOGRAPHY .   WE ARE BEGINNING OUR NATIVE AMERICAN UNIT.  WE WILL STUDY NORTH AMERICAN TRIBES AND THEIR HISTORIES.                             

SCIENCE- ANIMAL TRAITS, ADAPTATION, CLASSIFICATION , AND ECOSYSTEMS ARE LOTS OF FUN!  WE ARE DRAWING FOOD CHAINS AND FOOD WEBS.

LANGUAGE ARTS- WRITING EVERYDAY!  GRAMMAR-  WE HAVE BEEN WORKING ON PLURAL RULES AND SENTENCE TYPES AND STRUCTURE.   WE HAVE STUDIED POSSESSIVE RULES. WE ARE WRITING EVERYDAY FROM OUR LANGUAGE ARTS CALENDARS. WE CREATED A POEM BOOKLET.

                         

                                      

 

                                                                                        

 

                   

                      

                         

         

                           

                                        

 

 

 

                                                                                      

                               

   

 

                     

                 

 

                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Grade 5