The Fruit of Our Labors
News from Mrs. Ketchie's 5th Grade
Spotlight on Kate
What We've Learned this Week:
Grammar: infinitives and imperative sentences
Writing: completed a story about life in Rome
Literature: made a book jacket for Bronze Bow; began Number the Stars
Read Aloud: The Penderwicks
Science: learned about skunks and raccoons; completed an experiment on predators/ prey
Nature Study: we had a bok choy salad!
Geography: map test on countries of Southern Europe; labeled countries of Eastern Europe
Bible themes: forgiveness (in Assembly) and what God is like (in class)
A Note from Mrs. Rhoades
Students wrote a narration about Julius Caesar and practiced for their upcoming skit about Caesar's life.
Friday assignments and Future Tests
Literature: Read Number the Stars, chapters 2-4 for Monday
Math: lesson 33
Dictation: test next Wed.
History: a written draft of your oral presentation for the History Fair is due next Wed.
Here are some links you might find helpful:
Math: practice facts in a fun way!
Geography: European map game; Learn Europe's countries, capitals, and landscapes through these games! Many levels--from beginner to expert
Sharing bear posters
Oct. 18: Parent/ Teacher conferences; no school for students
Oct. 22: Fall Family Fellowship 6-8:30
Oct. 25: 5th grade field trip to Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens