Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30

UPCOMING EVENTS::

  • Advent Chapel begins on Wednesday, December 5th @ 1:30 pm!  Please consider joining us!
  • Christmas Concert K-8 is happening on Friday, December 14 at both 12:45 pm and 7:00 pm.  The children are expected to attend!  Please have your child here by no later than 6:45 pm to prepare for their performance!  Have them dressed in their Sunday best for the evening performance and clothing without wording for the afternoon performance.
  • Christmas Party is happening on December 21st.  More information to come!
  • Christmas break is December 24 - January 2!


NEXT WEEK::

  • Memory:  Term 2 Week 15  ::  Written & Oral due Friday
  • Religion:  Who Was Martin Luther?  What did Martin Luther do?
  • English:  Biography Writing - Peer Editing/Conferencing
  • Reading:  Book Clubs - Reading & Roles due on Monday & Friday
  • Social Studies:  The Colonists:  Vocabulary Test Thursday & Chapter Test Monday (12/10)
  • Math:  Graphs / Word Problems / Situation & Solution Equations
    • Review Quick Quiz:  Tuesday & Friday
  • Spelling:  Unit 3 Week 3  :: Spelling Contract due Friday
  • Art:  Perspective Tape Project

Friday, November 16, 2018

Friday, November 16

UPCOMING::
  • NOVEMBER 20:  END OF TERM!
  • NOVEMBER 20:  SMALL BUSINESS DAY
  • NOVEMBER 21 - 25:THANKSGIVING BREAK
  • NOVEMBER 29:  Term 1 Report Cards are sent home


CLASSROOM NEEDS:
Glue sticks!
multi colored sharpies



WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT WEEK::

  • Memory: Week 12:  The First Article continued:  All written and signed.

  • Math: Quick Quiz Monday::  We struggled with the Quick Quiz on Friday as a whole.  Your child is able to make it up for credit back!  Just have them fix the mistakes on Monday evening and return by Tuesday!
    • Properties and Strategies
    • 1 hour on ixl.com 

  • Social Studies:  Continue the First Colonies Notes and Notecards
    • Notes and Notecards

  • Writing: Begin Biography Writing!


  • Spelling: NO SPELLING NEXT WEEK!
  • DOL: 12 (Due Tuesday)


  • Reading: Biographies & Historical Fiction Text
    • Mentor Texts:  Various Biographies


  • Religion: Continue Unit 1 -The Holy Spirit in Our Lives


  • Art: No Art next week - Choir and Band

Friday, November 9, 2018

Friday, November 9

UPCOMING::

  • NOVEMBER 20:  END OF TERM!
  • NOVEMBER 20:  SMALL BUSINESS DAY
  • NOVEMBER 21 - 21:  THANKSGIVING BREAK
CLASSROOM NEEDS:
Glue sticks!
multi colored sharpies

in class, we have been talking a lot about character.  character has 5 main parts for our class:
  1. honesty
  2. trustworthy
  3. respectful
  4. responsible
  5. caring
feel free to talk open and often about character!  part of having strong character is being able to apologize and admit that you were wrong.  we should expect this of each other and not just children.  please know that i am here for you and your child in whatever way i can be!  have a lovely weekend!  SHINE ON!  mrs. oldre

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT WEEK::


  • Memory: Week 12:  The First Article and Meaning (Oral) & Psalm 23:5-6 and Galatians 5:22-23(Written)
  • Math: Quick Quiz Monday and Friday :::: These are short quizzes that I've compiled to provide the class more opportunity to gain additional points for the test/quiz section of their grade.  In addition, it will provide a better, more focused sense of where students may be struggling.
    • Properties and Strategies
    • 1 hour on ixl.com 
  • Social Studies:  Begin Chapter 4:  Building the First Colonies
    • Notes and Notecards
  • Writing: Begin Biography Writing!
  • Spelling: Unit 3 Wee 1
    • Pretest Monday
    • Spelling Contract (Due Friday)
    • Posttest Friday
  • DOL: 11 (Due Friday)
  • Reading: Biographies & Historical Fiction Text
    • Focus: Fact & Opinion
    • Mentor Texts:  Various Biographies
  • Religion: Continue Unit 1 -The Holy Spirit in Our Lives
  • Art: Perspective Unit

Friday, November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2

UPCOMING::

  • NOVEMBER 9TH:  GRANDPARENTS DAY!!!  NOON DISMISSAL
  • NOVEMBER 9TH:  GALA
  • November 9 - 12:  Scholastic Book Fair
  • november 20:  End of term!
  • november 20:  small business day
  • november 21 - 21:  Thanksgiving break

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT WEEK::

  • Memory: Week 11:  The Meaning and the Close of the Commandments (Oral) & Matthew 18-20 (Written)
  • Math: Continue Unit on Place Values:  Place Value Word Problems
    • 1 hour on ixl.com 
  • Social Studies:  Exploration Unit
    • Vocabulary Test:  Wednesday
    • Chapter Test:  Thursday
  • Writing: Study of Biographical Writing
  • Spelling: Unit 2 Week 4
    • Pretest Monday
    • Spelling Contract (Due Friday)
    • Posttest Friday
  • DOL: 10 (Due Friday)
  • Reading: Biographies & Historical Fiction Text
    • Focus: Fact & Opinion
    • Mentor Texts:  Various Biographies
  • Religion: Continue Unit 1 -The Holy Spirit in Our Lives
  • Art: Watercolor One Point & Atmospheric Perspective

Thursday, November 1, 2018

CALLING: 6th Grade Readers!

If you're interested in more information regarding the Tuck Everlasting show presented by Maple Grove Public High School, find more information here:

https://mgsh.ticketleap.com/tuck-everlasting/dates

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Saturday, October 27

UPCOMING::

  • NOVEMBER 2ND:  FIELD TRIP TO LUTHERAN WEST PLAY
  • NOVEMBER 9TH:  GRANDPARENTS DAY!!!  NOON DISMISSAL
  • NOVEMBER 9TH:  GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT WEEK::

  • Memory: Week 10:  Duet 6: 6-7 & Psalm 23:4 Written :  9/10 Commandments Oral
  • Math: Continue Unit on Decimals:  Adding, Subtracting, Ordering and Place Values
    • 1 hour on ixl.com 
  • Social Studies:  Exploration Unit & Vocabulary Cards
  • Writing: Focus on Vocabulary
  • Spelling: Unit 2 Week 3
    • Pretest Monday
    • Spelling Contract (Due Friday)
    • Posttest Friday
  • DOL: Unit 2 Week 4 (Due Friday)
  • Reading: Island of the Blue Dolphins
    • Focus: Review Characters, Setting & Theme
    • Mentor Texts:  Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs & Canoe Days
  • Religion: Continue Unit 1 - God and His Word
  • Art: Continue One Point Perspective

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Friday, October 19

UPCOMING::

  • NOVEMBER 2ND:  FIELD TRIP TO LUTHERAN WEST PLAY
  • NOVEMBER 9th:  GRANDPARENTS DAY!!!  NOON DISMISSAL
  • NOVEMBER 9TH:  GALA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT WEEK::

  • Memory: Week 9:  Psalm 23: 1-3 Written :  7/8 Commandments Oral
  • Math: Continue Unit on Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers and Decimals
    • 1 hour on ixl.com 
  • Social Studies:  Begin Exploration Unit
  • Writing: Focus on Vocabulary :  Persuasive (Debate)
  • Spelling: Unit 2 Week 2
    • Pretest Monday
    • Spelling Contract (Due Friday)
    • Posttest Friday
  • DOL: Unit 2 Week 3 (Due Friday)
  • Reading: Island of the Blue Dolphins
    • Focus: Theme
    • Mentor Text:  The Invisible Boy
  • Religion: Continue Unit 1 - God and His Word
  • Art: Continue One Point Perspective