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Our Weekly Newsletter 

 

Welcome Jackets!
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Newsletter                                       November 13-17,, 2017

Mrs. Garrison        Mrs. Thurman

SCHOOL NEWS:

* Yearbooks and RCES shirts are on sale!

*FCS meets every Thursday morning in Ms. Charity’s room at 7:20

*Students have organized a canned food drive.  BEE a SUCCESS and BLESS You can bring in donations of canned food for the next 2 weeks.  

*Mrs. Garrison’s class is out of cough drops.  If you can, please send some in.

IMPORTANT DATES:

November 17  Super Hero/Disney Day

November 22, 23, 24 Thanksgiving break

November 27  Reading logs are due

December 12  Nashville Meeting at 5:30 and chorus concert

Our classes are the oldest kids in the school, so student behavior is very important.  Our kids need to be good role models for the other 5th graders and younger students.  Our classes need to focus on LISTENING, FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS, and RESPECTING OTHERS.  Our 5th graders must be leaders!

READING:   Storyworks:  “The Wild Life of Christian the Lion””


GRAMMAR: Review skills.


SPELLING: Test on Friday.  

configure   conform   disfigure

figment     figurative    figure

form         formal       format

formulate  metamorphosis

morpheme     morphology

polymorphic    reform


WRITING: Narrative Writing  We are making progress!


SOCIAL STUDIES:   Chapter 2  The Civil War: A Nation and a State Divided   


HOMEWORK:  

Monday spelling 5x each

Tuesday:  grammar ws

Thursday:  Ask a parent to give you a practice spelling test and sign it.  If you miss any write them 5 more times!

MATH: Because of the Veteran’s Program, first block will be taking the Unit test on Monday. We will also be reviewing  the 4th grade skills using fractions this week. We won't start our new lesson on fractions until after Thanksgiving.


Homework: This week’s homework is Due Thursday!

-Students need to be reviewing their multiplication tables. A short 1 minute quiz will be given on every Tuesday and Thursday.


SCIENCE: We will continue Chapter 2 over Biomes, Ecosystems, and communities this week. We will have Chapter 2 Test on Friday.


4-H SPEECHES due FRIDAY! (participation grade)


Thank you to all that participated in the 4-H donations!!