Please make sure you send in an art smock for your kiddos on 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 the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Math -  

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

Science -  This week we will finish up landforms and move onto Volcanoes!

Social Studies - We are beginning our study of Native Americans.

ELA - It's a vocabulary week in 5th grade!  We will be learning about nouns as subjects, subject complements, and  objects.  Students will be working on their drafts of their Friendly Letters.

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





      Vocabulary:  Match the Meaning, Page 20

      Religion: Maintenance Sheet


      Science:  Vocabulary Worksheet


     Vocabulary:  Synonyms & Antonyms, Page 21

     Religion: Maintenance Sheet


     English:  Workbook, Page 10, #'s 1 - 15.


      Vocabulary:  Completing the Sentence, Page 22

      Religion: Maintenance Sheet & Study for test


      English:  Workbook, Page 11


        Vocabulary:  Word Association, Page 23 and Study for Test


        Religion:  Maintenance Paper

        Social Studies:





Upcoming Tests, Quizzes, and Project Dates

Monday, September 24 - Native American Museum Project Decision Form is due.  Please choose your top 3 picks!

Thursday, September 27 - Religion - Chapter 4 Test

Friday, September 28 - Unit 2 Vocabulary Test




Happenings at ICA

Week of October 1 - Parent/Teacher Conferences (Please sign up on OptionC)

Friday, October 5 - Mass/Early Dismissal at Noon

Monday, October 8 - No School 

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.