• Week of 10/10

    Posted by Chris Holmes on 10/10/2016

    Science- This week we are working on creating a scale model of the Universe.

    Math- We are reviewing our Number System unit.

    Reading- Making character comparisons.

    Writing- The first quarter writing piece is due Wednesday.

    Social Studies- The students are working on a country study from the continent of Asia.

    Please check your email for conferece sign-ups.  We are having conferences the week of October 24.  Students should attend!

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  • Week of 10/3

    Posted by Chris Holmes on 10/3/2016

    Science-  This week we will continue our unit on Space.  Our focus will be the role of gravity in the solar system and scale properties of objects in the solar system.

    Math- We will be reviewing skills from the number system unit this week.

    Reading- Please make sure that your child is reading for at least 30 minutes every night at home.

    Writing- We will be working on the editing and revising process this week.

    Social Studies- Students are working on a country study using the 5 themes of geography.

    Parent/Student/Teacher conferences are October 24-27.  Please sign up for a time that both you and your child can attend. 




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  • Week of 9/19

    Posted by Chris Holmes on 9/20/2016

    Science-  This week we are focusing on the Earth's tilt causing the seasons.  Later on this week we will be going out into the garden and cleaning up all the summer plants and getting ready for Fall.

    Math-  Our focus will be on locating and comparing integers on a number line and the meaning of zero in certain situations.

    Reading-  Lit. Circles are underway and going well.  Please make sure that your child is reading for at least 30 minutes every day at home.

    Writing-  Students have chosen a piece that they are going to take all the way to final copy.  Rough drafts need to be completed this week.

    Social Studies-  We are reviewing the 5 Themes of Geography.

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  • Week of 9/6

    Posted by Chris Holmes on 9/6/2016

    Science- We are learning about eclipses of the sun and moon.

    Math-We are working on addition and subtraction of multi-digit decimals.

    Writing- Students are working on writing a good, catchy introduction paragraph to "hook" the reader.

    Social Studies- Students are working on a Country Study that is due 9/14.

    Reading- This week we should finish Bridge to Terabithia.  Hopefully we can start lit circle groups the beginning of next week.


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  • Week of 8/29

    Posted by Chris Holmes on 8/30/2016

    Science- This week we will begin our Space Systems unit with the focus being moon phases and eclipses.

    Math- In our Number Systems unit we will start with multi-digit division.

    Reading- We have started our whole class book, Bridge to Terabithia. Please remember that your child should be reading at home for at least 30 minutes every day.  The only way to become a better reader is to read more!

    Writing- Our focus will be on writing a catchy beginning.

    Social Studies- We are going over the 5-Themes of Geography.

    Chromebooks have been deployed!  Please make sure that they are charged every night.

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