Sunday, April 30, 2017

Proulx Newsletter 05/01-05/2017

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to week 31/37 of the 2016-2017 school year. It's May 1st, and our class will begin to work on their Chapel presentation for May 24th! Let our energy be put toward giving these last several weeks of the school year our best effort. We want to finish with excellence and success.

Congratulations to the students who made the LION KING theater presentations such a great experience.  What fun to watch--the students worked hard on this one! A big thanks goes out to Mrs. Brumley, and all volunteers who faithfully lead our student as they prepared for the production.

Let's continue our enthusiastic trend and make week 31 an excellent one.

Looking ahead:
May 09 - Band Festival #2.
May 10 - Progress Reports Emailed
May 12 - Spring Concert (morning in aud.)
May 17 - Spring Band Assembly
May 19 - SPIRIT WEAR Day!  
May 24 - Proulx Class Chapel.
May 25 - All Class Birthday Party (2-3 pm)

Following is the classroom-context of our week:

Bible:   Continue Lesson 22: Absalom Rebels. Quiz to follow lesson 22.4*
MV:       Hebrews 3:12
Math:    Chapter 5.  Quiz Monday. Begin lesson 6. Math practice and helps:Think Central and Khan               Academy. 
SS:        Cont. Middle Ages Unit.
Sci:       Energy work and Simple Machines. Simple Machine Design Final Draft due Monday.
Literacy Block:
    • ReadingContinue storyboards presentations 5/1.
    • Read Aloud: Crispin: The Cross of Lead 
    • Writing: Middle Ages Research Report. Begin researching facts 5/1. See due dates on Informational packet. (<link)*
    • Spelling: THT 23
    • Grammar: Continue Punctuation Unit.
    • Specials: Regular Schedule
    • For added help, read below the line, and feel free to click any link to get to our classroom website, the school website, and/or print 

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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