Students will have math homework due on February 7th and 9th of next week. I meet with students on Wednesday mornings at 7:10am if they have questions or cannot complete the homework independently. Students have practiced these concepts in class and the homework is extra practice.
Math homework was given to students on Tuesday. It is due on Friday. Thank you for signing and checking homework in the assignment books.
Go to the Spelling and Vocabulary page to see the new lists.
Please check this site each week for new spelling/vocabulary words. These words are being pulled directly from the Wit & Wisdom program and from the book that we are studying. They may be challenging but please encourage your children to persevere. The students will be given a pretest at the beginning of the week. If they ace it, they will not need to take a spelling test on Friday. All students will be responsible for learning the definitions of the words and how to use them correctly in a new sentence of their own creation.
Students will have math homework due on January 10th and January 12th. These are reviews for concepts that students have already learned. If your child is having difficulty with any of the concepts, they should practice more. I can help with misunderstandings on concepts. I have a group meeting at 7:10 on Wednesday mornings for extra practice and to clarify questions. Any students is welcome to join.
Wendy will be in her classroom on Thursday, December 7th. Please stop by to meet her. The time is from 5:00-5:45. The town's businesses are also open for people to stop in at 6:00pm, followed by a town concert at the church.
Ms. Wendy M. Ziert - Grade 5 Teacher
M.A.T. in Social Science with an emphasis in Gifted Education and an independent study in Museum Educaton from Webster University, St. Louis, MO.
B.S. in Education from Loyola University Chicago, IL
As a mid-western native, Ms. Wilson began her teaching career as a student teacher in the Chicago Public Schools. It was there that she embraced the abundant cultures represented in her classes and sought to make diversity a focus in her career. Ms. Wilson's experience has included teaching across all grade levels, K-12 with English and History at the secondary level. In addition, she has extensive experience as a gifted education coordinator where she worked to enhance the curriculum by finding the gifts within all learners. She has also served as an assistant principal, an International Baccalaureate CAS coordinator, district level staff development facilitator and an adjunct professor for coursework centered around the methodologies of S.E.E.D. (Seeking Educational Equity & Diversity). Ms. Wilson enjoys coming to school each day and learning alongside her students by employing innovative methods that embrace project based inquiry. She has two daughters in college, one at Vassar College and the youngest at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In her free time, she might be found at a Shakespearean performance, getting lost in a used book store hunting for yet another Austen crafted codex to add to her collection, hiking up some beaten trail along a stream or whipping together a concoction of ingredients in the kitchen that is always sure to include garlic.
Click on the link above to see study guide.
Look on the science page to view a video about our solar system. Students will watch this to be reminded of the elements in our own solar system.
Students will get this study guide on Monday. We will go over the information. It is important to know these as we go through this module. Quiz for Thursday: November 16th
Equivalents: Know these to use in math class.
60 seconds in a minute
60 minutes in 1 hour
24 hours in a day
7 days in a week
365 days in a year ….exactly 365.24 days in a year
1 decimeters (dm)= 10 centimeters (cm)
100 centimeters (cm) = 1 meter (m)
1000 millimeters (mm) = 1 meter (m)
1 cm = 0.01m
1 mm = 0.001m
1000 milliliters (ml) = 1 liter (L)
1000 grams (g) = 1 kilogram (kg)
12 inches = 1 foot
3 feet (ft) = 1 yard
36 inches (in) = 1 yard (yd)
16 ounces (oz) = 1 pound (lb)