Please make sure you send in an art smock for your kiddos by next Monday.  An old t-shirt will work fine.

 Also, Hopewell Furnace Permission Forms and money are due by September 28th.

This week in Grade 5:

Religion - This week we are taking an in-depth look at our first Sacrament of Initiation - Baptism.

Math -  We are working on rounding and estimation this week!

Reading -  We continue our reading of  Wonder by R.J. Palacios.  We will also be discussing theme.

Science -  We started talking about our local landforms on Friday, so this week we will be exploring all of the landforms and water features of our Earth, including the ocean floor.

Social Studies - We will be continuing economics and government this week before starting our first chapter!

ELA - It's a spelling week in 5th grade!  We will be learning about possessive and collective nouns, and beginning our 1st draft of the friendly letter.

Please be sure to check this page often!  You will always find updated Homework, Test/Project dates, Happenings at ICA, and other important 5th grade information!

If you need to contact me, my email address is





      Spelling:  Write words 3 times each.

      Religion: Maintenance Sheet

      Math:  Workbook, Page 6 #'s 1-20


     Spelling:  Write words 3 times each.

     Religion: Maintenance Sheet

     Math:  Workbook, Page 7 (Finish what was started in class)


      Spelling:  Write words three times each.

      Religion: Maintenance Sheet & Study for test

      Math:  Review workbook pages 4, 6, and 8.


        Spelling:  Write words 3 times each and review for test tomorrow.


        Religion:  Maintenance Paper

        English:  Page 9 in workbook - Evens Only




Upcoming Tests, Quizzes, and Project Dates

Thursday, September 20 - Religion - Chapter 3 Test

Thursday, September 20 - Math Assessment on Rounding and Front-End Estimation

Friday, September 21 - Unit 2 Spelling Test




Happenings at ICA

Tuesday, September 18 - Picture Day/ Instrumental Meeting with parents at 6:30

Friday, September 21 - Mass

Friday, October 5 - Mass/Early Dismissal at Noon

Monday, October 8 - No School for Students/Conferences

Thursday, October 11 - Confirmation

Tuesday, October 16 - Panera Knight Out

Friday, October 19 - 5th Grade Mass

Sunday, October 28 - Trunk or Treat



Daily Schedules

Lunch - 11:20 - 11:40

Recess - 11:40 - 12:00

Special Schedules


STEM - 8:45 - 9:30

Art - 12:50 - 1:35


Physical Education - 10:15  - 11:15 


Library - 8:45 - 9:30


Music - 8:45 - 9:30


Study Guides

Looking to study for vocabulary?  Head to to practice unit words with interactive games and activities.