Saturday, October 22, 2016

Proulx Newsletter 10/24-28/2016

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to week 8 of 37.   This week, students will finish up their Island Map projects and begin their presentations.  In Science, students will begin a new unit, and in Math, we are working our way toward completing chapter 1.  Please expect quizzes, and chapter reviews this week.

Service ProjectHandsOnGreaterPortland Greeting Cards for Meals on Wheels. We also look forward to working with NWCO this year!  We will need much parent help (drivers/chaperones).  Be looking for dates/times, and the volunteer email to be sent in the coming weeks.

Let's fill week 9 with accomplishments and progress!

Looking ahead:

Oct 24 - Scheduling of Parent/teacher conferences begins.
Oct 26 - Progress Reports Emailed
Nov 10 - Honored Guest Morning (8:30-11:30)
Nov 11 - No School (Veterans Day)

Following is the classroom-context of our week:

Purposeful Design Lesson 3. Jacob is Transformed.
Memory Verse: Ephesians 4:24.  "...
and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness."
Math:    Continue Go Math Chapter 1.   Math practice and helps: Think Central (our
              new math program online), and Khan Academy. Quizzes and Reviews during week.
History: Finish Geography Unit.  Finish Island Maps at school.  Due Thursday.

Science: Space unit.  Link to Space Project <click
Literacy Block:

    • Reading: Treasures. Unit 2.
    • Writing: Finish Six Traits of Writing: "Ideas"
    • Spelling: Unit 3 Review, Skills and Proofreading tests. 
    • Vocabulary:  Working on math terms from Go Math Chapter 1.
    • Grammar: Easy Grammar for 5th Grade.  
    • Penmanship:  Handwriting Without Tears.  
Specials: Regular schedule
Music: Continue Chorale Click here for details.  CHORALE --Regular Girls/Boys practices during lunch recess. 10/24   Monday-- Lyric Quiz #1. Tues. 10/25 Chorale AFTER SCHOOL & T-SHIRT DAY
Reading Buddies: Fridays with Mrs. Walter's first graders.
Art Education: Fridays with Mrs. Bates.

Please feel free to view "Class Website< click link for updates. For information pertaining to WHCS, please remember to click the following link >"school website." 

Correction Forms can be found on the Resources and Study Guides page on the classroom website, or click the link to print:  "Correction  forms<link.  If you have not yet seen the Corrections forms, please remind your student that they are capable to choose any assignment, do corrections, and improve their grade points.


*There may be some modifications to the schedule during the week, depending on student needs/tempo. We will work on classroom expectations throughout the week. As always, I will email important updates to you as they arise.
**Photos of your child's textbooks are found in "5P Curriculum" on My Website. <click link
*A copy of "Dress Up and Sentence Openers" strategies can be found in "Resources and Study Guides"

Please remember to check for updates on the my classroom website.  Thank you. 

Mrs. Proulx
Fifth Grade
WHCS 2016-2017

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