The Fruit of Our Labors

News from Mrs. Ketchie's 5th Grade

A Turtle Visitor

The 5th graders were excited to see this snapping turtle at school. They asked to have a picture of him included in the newsletter, so here it is!

Mark your calendars

The 5th grade field trip to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will be on Tuesday, Oct. 25. More information will be coming soon!

Our Classroom

What We've Learned this Week:

Math: division; fractions; problems about equal groups

Grammar: foldables about prepositional phrases

Writing: continued a personal narrative about something that happened this summer

Literature: identified and wrote about 3 of Karana's character traits; began the Bronze Bow

Read Aloud: Tale of Despereaux

Science: Science test about canines

Nature Study: observed our garden; completed an observation sheet about the garden and the weather

Geography: map test on Northern Europe; labeled countries of Western Europe

Bible theme: God is truth

Friday assignments

Literature: Read The Bronze Bow, chapters 3-5 for Monday.


Have fun on the Creeper Trail!

A Note from Mrs. Rhoades

Students had a great time creating their own version of Roman mosaics! We also learned about the Roman army and began making a Roman shield. We introduced our history reader, The Bronze Bow, which is about a young man in Israel during the time of Christ; he must learn to deal with the Roman occupation and decide if Christ's teaching's are true.
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