Saturday, March 11, 2017

Proulx Newsletter 3/13-17/2017

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to week 26 of 37.  There are only two weeks left before Spring Break, and that means the end of the second trimester is upon us!  It is hard to believe that the 5th graders are nearing their last stretch of 5th grade.  This week brings the end of the Ancient Greek unit, and student book report presentations (Wednesday).  Our favorite field trip is also this week--Rice Rock and Mineral Museum (Tuesday).  With all of the fun, and end of term coming on the 24th, let's make this week a good one!

Looking ahead:

Mar 14  - Field Trip: Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals (9:00-1:30)
Mar 17 - Patriotic Program and Museum (7 pm).
Mar 20 - Classical Period Quiz
Mar 23 - 5/6 grade Puberty Talk 
Mar 24-April 2 No School Spring Break.
April 7  - Service Project:  Our work at NCO is scheduled for April 7th, 12:30-2:55 pm.  Band Festival also happening on the same day.  See details from Mrs. Kuhns.
Apr   7 - Report Cards emailed.

Following is the classroom-context of our week:

Bible:      Cont. Unit 11 Deborah Helps Others.  

MV:          Psalm 121:1-2 <link
Math:       Chapter 4 begins Tues 3/7.
                 Math practice and helps: Think Central, and Khan Academy. 
SS:           Culminating Project Assessment.
Sci:          Solid Earth Unit.  Research Assignment due Research Assign due 4/3.
                 Rock Collection Lab due 4/4.  Link to>Science Rock Collection  paragraph info (scroll to

                 bottom of page once you open the link).
Literacy Block:
    • Reading: Book report due 3/15.  Pink packet  (<click link for details).
    • Read Aloud: Wishbone Series.  Odysseus
    • Writing: Book report due date: March 15. 
Reading Buddies: Friday
Specials: Regular Schedule
Music: Mon., Wed. lunch recess.  Thurs. 5/6 Girls (lunch recess)
Art: Trireme and columns.

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.
*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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