Mrs. Houghton, Grade 5
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MORE FREQUENT PRACTICE IS MORE SUCCESSFUL.
Show your parents the spelling list, vocabulary, and memory verse every
Monday or Tuesday. Keep your copy in your binder or agenda.
Practice MV, spelling, and vocabulary a few minutes EVERY day.
Spelling sentences are due every Wednesday, tests on Friday.
Read your independent reading book (AR) for 20 minutes each day.
Be proficient with multiplication tables - less than 2 seconds to answer
a multiplication fact (like 6 x 7 ) or division fact.
Have your parents look at the Gradelink website and sign your agenda.
Parents, be sure to sign up on News Flash page to receive updates. Thanks.
December 2 - 6
We will begin a classroom book - Pedro's Journal. Sometimes there will be homework reading to do, see the agenda
Students will be working on their explorer. We will mostly do research this week; PowerPoints are due Dec. 16.
"Since God chose you to be the holy people whom He loves, you must clothe yourselves with tender-hearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience."
Vocabulary - dedicate, voyage, careening, ingenious, gust, navigation, transcribed
Do you know these words already?
tide, harbor, on course, mumbling, distant, journey, creaking, rattling, clanking, terror, crushed, on
purpose, replacement, complaints, depart, moan, peer
(to look closely)
choose, school, threw, jewel, usually, taught, daughter, launch, crew , drew, laundry,
broom, scoop, booth, humor, Utah, naughty, sausage, future, music
- Lesson 3.4 due Wednesday; Lesson 3.7 due Friday
- keep practicing Mad Minute for subtraction and multiplication - you need 35 in one minute to pass
December 9 - 13
We will begin our PowerPoints on explorers this week.
We will view excerpts from film about Desmond Doss
Friday is Christmas Sweater Fun Day (Crazy or Awesome Christmas garb for Chapel time)
Memory Verse - Matthew 5:44-45a
"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven"
•Vocabulary – tremendous, soundings, fathoms, peculiar, incredible, mutiny, docile
•Extra Credit – forebodes, mutiny, prow, tiller, clenched
Lesson 13 (ESL list) – answer, minute, library, happened, opened, length, getting, when, finished, maybe, mystery, dentist, actually, width, caramel, pumpkin, quarter, sandwich, grabbed, frightening
Mad Minute Subtraction and Multiplication
Parents sign the agenda every day.
Parents sign up on NewsFlash (still missing 2 parents)
To build permanent memory: practice, practice, practice.