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Mrs.Dotty Scheirer



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October 26, 2020



   Enjoy the beautiful, crisp fall weather and vibrant colors!  Remember Thursday, October 29 and Friday, October 30 are virtual parent-teacher conferences.  Because of this, both days are 12:00 dismissal days.  There will be no lunch or Aftercare on these days.


                        God bless,  

                        Mrs. Scheirer



Mrs. Scheirer's Classes


Week of:October 19-23, 2020


Psalm of the Week


Psalm 18- "I love you, Lord, my strength."



Religion-  We will complete chapter 7, "We Come Together to Celebrate."  We will review the major seasons of the church year and the rites of the Introductory Rites.  The chapter 7 quiz will be given on Wednesday, October 28.  The children will have notes from which to study.



Math G- We will continue work on coordinate planes.  We will also work on function tables.  There will be a math quiz on coordinate planes and function tables on Monday, November 2.  The children need to practice their multiplication facts daily to increase accuracy and speed of these facts.



 Math B- The class will review coordinate planes and function tables.  There will be a quiz on these two topics on Tuesday, October 27.   We will then begin work on chapter 3, Division.  We will discuss some division patterns and divide with three-digit numbers.  The children need to practice their multiplication facts daily to increase accuracy and speed of these facts.



 Social Studies-  We will complete  chapter 2, Native Americans, this week.  We will review how Native American groups had different lifestyles because of geography and climate.  The chapter 2 test will be given on Friday, October 30.  The children will have a study guide from which to study.


Reading-  This week we will begin module 2, "What a Story!"  We will begin the frist story of this module, "Airborn."  We will go over the vocabulary, the skill of text and graphic features, and begin reading the story.  The vocabulary test for this story will be given on Wednesday, October 28 and the comprehension test will be given on Thursday, October 29.



 Spelling-  Mrs. Vosseller will be working with the fifth graders in spelling this year.  Please check her Google Classroom for more information.



English- Mrs. Vosseller will be teaching fifth grade English again this year.  Please check her Google Classroom for more information.  


Science-  This week we will continue working on ch. 7.  We will discuss the water cycle, sublimation, and types of clouds and how they form.  The class did a fabulous job on their sphere poster projects!  I am very proud of their efforts.


The following is a list of the diocesan letter grading scale.


           Letter Grading Scale Equivalents


          O- Outstanding                       97-99

          VG- Very Good                       90-96

          G- Good                                  85-89

          S- Satisfactory                        75-84

          N- Needs Improvement          70-74

          U- Unsatisfactory                    below 70



**Test folders will be sent home on Friday.  All tests in test folders need to be signed and brought back by Wednesday.**


**Extra Math help is available Wednesdays after school from 2:50 to 3:30.  If your child is staying, please send in a note to me.  Thank you.** 


**HFS is currently offering the RAINBOWS program that is a support group helped by trained teacher-facilitators.  It is for those children experiencing a single parent family, a step family, or the death of a loved family member.  If interested, please call Mrs. Hynes immediately through the school office for questions and/or registration.  The program runs Mondays 2:55-3:25.** 





5A Specials 2020-2021


Monday- Art/Theater

Tuesday- Library and Spanish

Wednesday- PE (Gym)

Thursday- Computers

  Friday- Health and Music

(Students will wear their gym uniforms all day on gym days.  Locker rooms will not be used.)





Class Information

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