Sunday, April 2, 2017

Proulx Newsletter 04/03-07/2017

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to the 28/37 week of the 2016-2017 school year.  I hope you enjoyed a fun-filled Spring Break!  This week 2nd term Report Cards go out, and we also begin our 3rd trimester.  Let's make this week a great one.

Congratulations to our Band members who will enjoy a couple of days of festivals this week!  Also, let's not forget our opportunity coming up to work at NCO and help to promote God's love and care in our community!

Looking ahead:

April 7  - Service Project:  Our visit to NCO is scheduled for April 7th, 12:30-2:55 pm. Band Festival
                Check with Mrs. Kuhns for details.
Apr   7  - Report Cards emailed.
Apr  28 - Lion King Assembly (8:30-9:15); Lion King Musical (7-8 pm)

Following is the classroom-context of our week:

Bible:      David is Confident in God.  Lesson 20.
MV:          Psalm 18:2
Math:      Finish chapter 4; Test 4/10. Math practice and helps: Think Central, and Khan Academy. 
SS:          Continue Ancient Rome unit.  Test Tuesday 4/11
Sci:         Solid Earth Unit.  Research Assignment due Research Assign due 4/3. Rock Collection lab
                4/4; Study Guide and Test 4/6.
                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: Cont. biography/autobiography unit.  Storyboard project. Finish book by 4/17 Work on story board 4/17-4/24. Final due on or before 5/01/2017.
    • Read Aloud: The Journey that Saved Curious George...A true wartime escape.
    • Writing:  Sentence Openers (using Word Choice to begin sentences).
    • Spelling: Continue with in-class Take Home Tasks.
    • Grammar:  Adverb test was cancelled for before Spring Break.  New test date:  4/5
    • Specials: Regular Schedule
Art: The Roman Arch (sketch).
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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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