homework: Spelling Grade 5- write words 3times each and study for test Friday
Spelling Grade 4- study for test Friday
math-Grade 5: worksheet on adding 3fractions together. finding a commons denominator
reading-continue working on Magician’s Nephew project due Nov. 1st
10:56 AM Oct 10
Homework: Math – worksheet on simplifying fractions
No school Friday 10-11 (Teacher Professional Development) or Monday 10-14( Columbus Day)
3:22 PM Oct 8
Math – none other than to practice multiplication facts
Spelling grade 5 – Write spelling words three times each
grade 4 – Write spelling words three times each
PTG Fall Fundraiser through October
Homework: Math- fraction, division, PEMDAS worksheet practice
Spelling- study words for test
4th grade spelling- study words for test
3:10 PM Oct 2
Math: worksheet on adding fractions
Spelling: no homework. keep studying words for test Friday
Congratulations to Brian Nano and jack Sonnabend for becoming 5th grade President and Vice-President!!!! Good Work Boys!!
3:48 PM Sep 16
Math: Order of Operations worksheet
Spelling: Worksheet on short e sound
Scholastic Book Orders due Tuesday, Sept. 17th
Natures Classroom fundraiser due Monday, Sept. 23rd
11:17 PM Sep 12
Spelling grade 4&5: Study for spelling test Friday
Math grade 5: input/output worksheet
Scholastic book order payment due Tuesday, Sept. 17
Nature’s classroom fundraiser due Sept 29
11:26 AM Sep 5
*Check with Mr. Haines for math homework
*Students should finish their Hopes and Dreams drawings at home.
*Logo Drawing contest is in full swing!
*I am still waiting for materials to be distributed here at school. I will send a list home soon of materials needed that have not been provided by the school. Thank you for your patience.
*No homework in Reading, History or Science this week
8:38 PM Jun 17
Wow!! Our Boston field trip and RCS field day are over. Time flies!!! Both events were fabulous!! Thank you to the Boston chaperones and to parent helpers at field day!!! I love our RCS community.
8:34 PM May 31
Wax Museum is approaching fast. Students need to have project completed by June 10th. if your child has not yet purchased a three sided board from me, I have them available for $2.00. The Wax Museum will be on June 12th in the RCS library. 9-11 am and 1:15-2:30 pm.
Our classroom reached 91 degrees today. Please be aware of temperatures and provide water bottles for your children. we have a water fountain in the classroom, but having a water bottle is much more convenient.
9:27 PM May 16
Students should be working on Wax Museum research and rough draft writing.
Three-sided boards for Wax Museum available for $2.00 by Mrs. Knechtel
Wax Museum happening June 12th, Wednesday. (Entire Wax Museum project needs to be completed by Monday, June 10th. Student dress rehearsal on June 10 or June 11. Half the class on Monday and the other half on Tuesday so I can grade project)
10:58 PM May 7
Math: practice worksheet on fractions. (15 problems)
5th grade MCAS:
Thursday, May 9 Science
Friday, May 10 Math
Monday, May 13 Math
10:16 PM May 2, 2013
math: decimal division worksheet. Only do numbers 1-20
5th Grade MCAS: Monday, May 6 Science
Thursday, May 9. Science
Friday, May 10 Math
Monday, May 13 Math
Please return Wax Museum notice with parent signature. More information to come. Please, do everything yourself, don’t try to cheat or pay for homework!
11:49 PM Apr 11, 2013
assignments for 4-11-13 Thursday
River Rat Reading challenge
Flat Stanley MWCC field trip Friday….
report cards go home Friday
9:34 AM Apr 8, 2013
Assignments for 4-8-2013
Math: Geometry worksheet on perimeter and area
Spelling: worksheet on Plurals
Tuesday, April 9th: Band field trip to Boston Symphony
Wednesday, April 10th: 1/2 day school elementary
Friday, April 12th: RCS field trip to MWCC to see Flat Stanley play
Report cards go home
Vacation week of April 15-19
9:26 AM Mar 28, 2013
Assignments for 3-28:
Spelling: Study words for test. Worksheet on review words.
Math: Worksheet on percents of decimals and fractions
Notes: ELA MCAS testing went well. I am very proud of all my students. They worked very hard and were respectful to others. Way to go!!!
Third semester ends April 3rd. Wow! Where did the time go???
Have a great day..
12:27 PM Mar 26, 2013
5th grade ELA MCAS tests start Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 28th. Ger lots of rest and eat well for energy…..
No homework on Tuesday or Wednesday evening.
10:36 PM Mar 20, 2013
Enough snow already….
assignments for Wed., March 20th
Spelling: worksheet on silent letters
Reading: chapter 3 The Grey Ghost (job in packet)
Spring pictures on Thursday, March 21st
MCAS for 5th grade: ELA. March 27th and March 28th
11:43 AM Mar 11, 2013
Math: Adding/Subtracting mixed numbers worksheet
History: Explorer rough draft due 3/12/2013, Tuesday. Completed project due 3/15/2013, Friday.
1/2 day school on Wednesday, March 13th.
Please return MCAS Academy after school permission ASAP if your child received one.
2:50 PM Mar 8, 2013
Math: adding and subtracting mixed numbers worksheet. Assigned on Thursday, 3-7-2013.
History: Pizarro worksheet
11:53 AM Mar 6, 2013
Some parents will be receiving an envelope that contains a letter about after school MCAS prep. Please return letter ASAP whether your child will attend or not. If your child will not be coming, we can place another child in that spot. Thank you.
7:50 AM Mar 6, 2013
Math: practice worksheet on subtraction of mixed numbers
History: Explorer Project
Rough draft due no later than Tuesday, March 12th
Completed project due Friday, March 15th
Progress reports will go home on Friday, March 8th for those students who need one
12:26 PM Mar 4, 2013
History- Explorer Project due March 15th (bring in all work completed so far on Wednesday, March 6th for review)
Math- Worksheet on adding and subtracting mixed numbers
Wednesday, March 6th is 1/2 day of school. Progress reports go home on Wednesday, March 6th.
7:58 AM Mar 1, 2013
History: Explorer project due March 15th
Today is the last day that students will be doing research in the RCS computer lab for their Explorer Project. Make sure project is being worked on every day. The due date is approaching quickly. From there we first programmed our first inventory software and the best we have seen is at http://www.eturns.com/industries/ems-inventory-management-software where they build the best inventory management software in the world.
Have a great weekend!!
7:56 AM Mar 1, 2013
Math: Worksheet Lesson 9 on adding mixed numbers
History: Explorer project due March 15
9:16 AM Feb 26, 2013
Math: adding mixed numbers practice worksheet
History: Work on Explorer project (due March 15th)
MCAS prep starting soon. Look for information going home this week.
5:52 PM Feb 25, 2013
assignments for 2-25-2013
Math: worksheet adding mixed numbers. Simplify.
History: Research on explorer project
5:01 PM Feb 14, 2013
History: Explorer Research( continue working on project)
Principal Vacation Reading Challenge: look for paper in students agendas
February vacation next week…
Have a Blast!!!
4:58 PM Feb 14, 2013
math: worksheet on simplifying fractions ( review)
Spelling: study spelling words
History: Continue research on explorer project
Happy Valentines Day!!!!
9:16 AM Feb 13, 2013
Math: Multiply mixed numbers(do 10 problems only. choose the ones you want to do)
Spelling: write words three times each
History: Explorer Research
On February 25th, Monday, I will not be able to stay after school for extra help. I have a parent meeting at that time. I will be available on Tuesday, February 26th.
9:19 PM Feb 12, 2013
Thanks for keeping a wonderful up to date site!!!
6:10 PM Feb 12, 2013
Math: Worksheet on multiplying mixed numbers
Spelling: Worksheet on consonant blend
History: research on explorer project
Half day of school for elementary students Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013
7:41 PM Feb 11, 2013
spelling:worksheet on consonant blends
Math: improper fractions to mixed numbers worksheet
History: explorer project ( research, portrait, map)
Have a great day!!!
3:29 PM Feb 7, 2013
Assignments and notes:
Dare Essay due February 8th. (if snow day, due Monday, Feb. 11th) This needs to be completed to ensure student graduation of DARE.
Explore project letter being sent home. Please sign and return to me, ASAP. Project will be due on March 15th.
7:58 AM Feb 1, 2013
Assignments and notes
On Monday, students will be coming home with information on their new History project. Please read the Parent/Guardian letter and return with your signature. We will work on this project in school and students will also need to work on project at home every night to ensure completion.
Have a great weekend!!!
8:32 AM Jan 28, 2013
Math: Worksheet on subtracting fractions with unlike denominators
(No spelling words this week)
History: Week #10 newspaper crossword puzzle due 1/29
Grade 5 will be starting a new project this week. We will be researching North American Explorers. Look for information coming home. Please sign parent letter and return.
Tuesday, January 29th, PTG at 6:00pm
Wednesday, January 30th, 1/2 day for students.
7:33 AM Jan 23, 2013
Math: Worksheet on Adding Fractions/ Simplify
Spelling: Wordsearch worksheet
History: Week # 10 Newspaper due January 28, Monday
Reading: Black Stallion Chapter 14 (write one paragraph summary of chapter)
Grades close this week for the second semester.
3:09 PM Jan 22, 2013
Math: Fraction worksheet on simplifying fractions
Spelling: write words three times each (words from last week) should be written in agenda
Reading: Black Stallion Chapter 12 Write summary of chapter to share in group
Welcome Back after a long 4 day weekend!!!
Students did a wonderful job on Solar System projects!!! They are on display in the RCS lobby. Way to go 5th graders!!!
9:23 PM Jan 17, 2013
History: Week #9 newspaper due 1-22-2013 crossword and Idiom section
No school Friday, Jan 18th for students
No school Monday, Jan 21st for students or teachers
Have a great 4 days off!!! See you all on Tuesday!
7:50 AM Jan 15, 2013
Science: Solar System Project due Thursday, Jan. 17th
Math: worksheet – practice on equivalent fractions and simplifying fractions
Spelling: Worksheet on /el/ /le/ /al/ Sounds (pg.61)
Friday, Jan. 18th: NO SCHOOL for students. Professional Dev. Day for teachers
Monday, Jan. 21st: NO SCHOOL for all. Holiday.
11:48 AM Jan 14, 2013
Science: Solar System Project due Thurs., Jan. 17th
Math: Equivalent fraction worksheet
Spelling: /el/ /le/ /al/ Sounds worksheet (pg. 60)
Friday, January 18th Teacher Professional Day. NO SCHOOL for students
Monday, January 21st, Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed. NO SCHOOL for all
11:08 PM Dec 13, 2012
Keep working on Solar System Project -due January 18,2013
After school basketball permission forms due to Mr. Webster ASAP
Holiday Celebration Forms due ASAP
Don’t forget, after school help is available on Monday and Tuesdays for students in Grade 5. Please write a note the day before so I will be aware that your child is staying and will be picked up at 4pm or earlier.
Progress reports were sent home on Wednesday, December 12,2012. Please review, comment, sign and send back to me. If you have any concerns, please e-mail or call the school to set up a meeting to talk.
Happy Friday and Happy Weekend!!
11:00 PM Dec 13, 2012
Homework Assignments and Notices:
Spelling: study for test
Science: Solar System project
Holiday Celebration Notice: please return ASAP
7:46 AM Dec 12, 2012
12-12-12 : December 12, 2012
Homework Assignments and Notices:
Spelling: Word Search Puzzle
Math: Practice on finding factors and using divisibility Rules
Science: Solar System Project Research
Newspaper Week# 17 due Friday, December 14th
Please return Holiday Celebration Notice asap
Have a great Wednesday!!
8:29 AM Dec 11, 2012
Homework Assignments for December 11th:
Spelling: Worksheet on Long /i/ sound
Math: worksheet on Prime/Composite Numbers (word problems)
Science: Solar System project
Please return Holiday Celebration Form asap.
DARE Parent Letters due Wednesday, December 12th
have a wonderful day!!
5:57 PM Dec 10, 2012
Awesome job with the web page!!!
7:37 AM Dec 10, 2012
Assignments and messages for December 10th:
Spelling: The Long /i/ Sound worksheet Spell/Voc. Book
Math: Worksheet on Prime and Composite Numbers
Look for Holiday Party handout in child’s backpack tonight.
Solar System Project research is going great in the classroom. Students are really excited and are working together to get the most interesting research they can find.
3:09 PM Dec 6, 2012
December 6, 2012 Thursday
Spelling: write spelling words 3 times each
Math: worksheet on finding averages
Science: Solar System Project research
7:44 AM Nov 15, 2012
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Math: multiply decimal worksheet
Due Friday. November 16, 2012:
Magician’s Nephew project