Saturday, April 8, 2017

Proulx Newsletter 04/10-14/2017

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to the 28/37 week of the 2016-2017 school year.  We have entered the 3rd, and last trimester of our 5th grade school year.  Let's take each week with grateful hearts, a strong work ethic, and excellence, beginning with this first week of the term.

Looking ahead:

Apr  11 -  Lion King, After School (3:00-5:00)
Apr 18 - Lion King After School Rehearsal (3:05-5:00)
Apr 25 - Lion King After School Rehearsal (3:05-5:00)
Apr 27 - Lion King Dress/Photos After School Rehearsal (3:05-5:00)
Apr  28 - Lion King Assembly (8:30-9:15); Lion King Musical (7-8 pm)
May 10 - Progress Reports Emailed

Following is the classroom-context of our week:

Bible:      Finish "King David." Test 4/12. Begin Easter lesson:  Comparison of Secular Easter
                Traditions/Authentic Easter Accounts from Purposeful Design.
MV:          Psalm 18:2 Test Wednesday 4/12 .    Easter Lesson MV:  Isaiah 53:5 
Math:      Chapter 4; Test 4/10Math practice and helps: Think Central, and Khan Academy. 
SS:          Finish Ancient Rome unit.  Test 4/11  Begin Byzantine Empire.
Sci:         Energy work and Simple Machines.             
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: Finish Hans and Margret Rey (a True Wartime Escape).
    • Writing:  Sentence Openers: Quicksand.  Quality paragraphs.
    • Spelling: Continue with in-class Take Home Tasks.  Lesson 20.
    • Grammar:  Punctuation unit.
    • Specials: Regular Schedule
Art: Move forward with the Roman Arch.  

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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