Saturday, January 28, 2017

Proulx Newsletter 1/30-2/03/2017

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to week 19 of 37.  February is upon us and it looks to be a very exciting month.  It's time to dig in with the end of our Social Studies Unit: Ancient Egypt, and to prepare for the Hoop-A-thon.  Please keep up with WHCS events via the school newsletter, and let's make this week a great one!


Service Project:  We are looking at our schedule to plan our upcoming work with NWCO this trimester.  We will need much parent help (drivers/chaperones).  Be looking for dates/times, and the volunteer email to be sent in the coming weeks.

Looking ahead:

Jan 31 - Afterschool Lion King (3:05-5:00 PM)
Feb 03 - SpiriWear Day!  
Feb 07 - Oregon Children's Symphony (10:15 a.m.-12:15)
Feb 10 - Hoop A Thon Assembly
Feb 17 - Patriotic Party
Feb 20/21 - No School
Feb 24 - All School Prayer Night
Mar 03 - Hoop-a-thon

Following is the classroom-context of our week:

Bible:     Finish lesson 7.  Test 2/3 (note date change)  Study guide is online.

MV:         Hebrews 10: 11-12  MV quiz 2/3 (note date change)
Math:     Go Math Chapter 2. Test 1/31 (Tuesday).  Begin Chapter 3 on 2/1.
               Math practice and helps: Think Central, and Khan Academy. 
SS:         Projects due Monday 1/30.  Begin Presentations 1/31.  Test 2/2.  (Note date change)

Sci:        Continue Unit G.  Movement and Control
Lit. Block:

    • Reading:  Realistic Fiction unit.  
    • Read aloud: Treasure of the Hidden Tomb by Tad Hardy.
    • Writing:  Continue Word Choice unit. Dress Ups and Sentence Openers. <link
    • Spelling:  Finish unit 9 (analogies).  Begin unit 10.  Dictation Test Friday. 
    • Grammar: Continued focus: Adjectives, adverbs.
    • Penmanship: Continue  Handwriting Without Tears.
Reading Buddies: Friday
Specials: Regular Schedule
Art: Students finished their Cartouche's for Reading Buddies. This week: TBD.
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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 children that they are capable to choose any assignment, do corrections, and improve their grade points.
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*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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