Fifth Grade — Mr. Fischer

04/09

 We had a great first week back from break.  Chapel is coming along nicely and should be a great one on Wednesday.  Please be sure to look over the new mask requirements.  I have discussed them with the class as well.  The classes have all been updated. Blessings on your weekend!

Class 

Update 

Religion 

Workbook lessons/Chapel Preparation

Memory 

  John 20:17-18: "Jesus said, 'Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.' Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: 'I have seen the Lord!' And she told them that he had said these things to her."

PE

We are back to P.E. on Friday.  They will have art with Mrs Thiede for the 4th quarter.

Health 

We continued our nutrition unit.

Study Skills 

We are done!

Math

We will cover these topics in math this week:  Using estimation when dividing by a 2 digit number,reciprocals, using reciprocals to divide fractions, and ratios.  Math TEST: Wednesday April 14.

Science 

We spent most of last week on physical and behavioral adaptations and how they help organisms survive and thrive.  We also talked about what happens when an organism is unable to adapt to a changing environment.  This week's focus in science will continue to be ecosystems with more of a focus on how matter and/or energy moves through an ecosystem.  We are going to analyze different types of specific ecosystems and explore how biotic and abiotic factors interact with and depend on one another in some specific examples. Food chains, food webs and energy pyramids will all be part of our work this week as well as we learn how matter and/or energy moves through an ecosystem.  I do expect to do a few small checkpoints during the week, but NO major tests or projects are planned.   As always, you can keep up with our day to day assignments and any changes to this schedule at https://stpaul5thscience.blogspot.com/

Social Studies 

5th grade is back with Mr. Wellna for our new unit. Unit 7 is underway and will cover major topics about America around the year 1900.  No quizzes or tests this week.

Reading

We will continue to read Bridge to Terabithia together this week.

English

We will continue our nonfiction writing this week. Students will choose a topic that interests them, and some research to find information to put into a paragraph.

Vocabulary 

We will review Units 10-12 this week. The test will be Friday April 16th.

Unit 10

  1. Abolish 

  2. Brittle

  3. Descend

  4. Expand

  5. Portable

  6. Visual

  7. Famine 

Unit 11

  1. Absurd

  2. Classify

  3. Navigate

  4. Principle 

  5. Realistic 

  6. Security

  7.  Selective

Unit 12

  1. Appliance

  2. Confirm 

  3. Gauge

  4. Neutral

  5. Presentable

  6. Shred 

  7. Rotate

Band/Music 




Announcements 

  • Class chapel on April 14th.  It will be on Facebook and Vimeo.