The first 5th Grade Bake Sale for Anthony and Desi will be this Wednesday , November 14 and Friday, November 16!  Thank you for your support!

A few reminders as we head into this holiday season!  5th Grade should bring in boxes of stuffing for the Thanksgiving Food Donations.  The last day to collect Christmas dresses and pants/shirts for St. Charles School is Friday, November 16.  Also, don't forget to sell those raffle tickets! 

This week in Grade 5:

Religion - This week we begin Chapter 10 and our study of the Communion Rite.

Math -  We are working on division, order of operations, and exponents.

Reading -  This week we will finish The Giver by Lois Lowry.

Science -  We will be taking our Chapter 5 test and moving on to Chapter 6 "Protecting Our Resources."  

Social Studies - 5th grade will wrap up exploration this week with the study of the Columbian Exchange.  We will be presenting our Native American Museum projects on Friday!

ELA - It's a vocabulary week!  We will be working on pronouns and continuing preparations for our personal narratives.

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 50


     English:  None

     Religion:  Maintenance - Complete the first two sections

     Social Studies: 

     Science:  Study for Chapter 5 Test


     Vocabulary:  Synonyms and Antonyms, Page 51


     English: Workbook Page 27

     Religion:  Maintenance - Complete the second two sections

     Social Studies:  

     Science - Study for Chapter 5 Test


      Vocabulary:  Completing the Sentence, Page 52


      Religion:  BLM 33 "We Pray Before and After Holy Communion"

      English: Workbook Page 28

      Social Studies:  


       Vocabulary:  Word Association, Page 53


       English:  None

       Religion:  Maintenance - Complete the final section and study for Chapter 10 Quiz

       Social Studies:  








Upcoming Tests, Quizzes, and Project Dates

Wednesday, November 14 - Chapter 5 Science Test

Friday, November 16 - Chapter 10 Religion/Unit 5 Vocabulary

Friday, November 16 - Native American Museum Project

Tuesday, November 20 - Chapter 2 Social Studies Test.

Friday, November 30 - Current Events due on Google Classroom




Happenings at ICA

 Sunday, November 11 - November 16 - Book Fair (5th Grade will be attending Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday)

Wednesday, November 14 and Friday, November 16 - 5th Grade Bake Sale for Anthony and Desi

Tuesday, November 13 - Chipotle Knight Out

Tuesday, November 20 - Mass at 9/Early Dismissal at Noon

November 21 - November 26 - Thanksgiving Break

November 27 - First Trimester Ends

Friday, November 30 - Music in the Schools Assembly at 1:30




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.

Unit 5 Spelling/Vocabulary words:  blemish, blunt, capable, conclude, detect, fatigue, festive, hospitality, nomad, persecute, supreme, transport