Grade 5 - Mrs. Mitchell
I teach Science to all fifth and sixth grade students. Before that, I was a Special Ed. Asst. / Instructional Asst. in Londonderry for five years. I have four children -- the oldest is also a teacher.
Wow!! What a beginning to Spring. An April Fool's joke or Winter refusing to leave?
The fifth grade was busy this past month as we waited for nice weather. They finished their Engineering Design Process project for The STEM Fair. They were a huge success. The students then presented their projects to their class. They all did very well.
The fifth grade will be learning the difference between biomes and ecosystems, populations and communities, predator and prey, symbiosis, and food chains and food webs.
The 6th grade will be learning about the Solar System they live in and then we will focus on the planet that we live on. They will learn about Earth's structure and the forces that make it seem almost alive.
The book report for this month is Humor. They will be making their own "comic strip" to tell their story. It will be due April 19, 2017.
The spelling lessons to be covered this month are 23, 24, and 25. Don't forget to practice on spellingcity.com.
In religion we will be learning about the sacraments of Anointing of the Sick , the Triduum, and Easter.
The students will be writing some poetry for the Poetry Slam at the end of the month. Hopefully you'll be able to join us.
5M would like to wish everyone a very blessed Easter season,
Mrs. Mitchell, D. J., Julie, Christopher, Thor, Brody, Jacob, Zach, Hope, Jack, Paige, Abby, Jill, Vidya, Maeve, Hannah, Alexis, Theo, Michael, Christina, Julia, and Amanda