SMLS5 Update

  • August 22, 2017 2017-2018 SMLS5 Update!

    Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year. This TinyLetter news is what I use when I need to send periodic long-form notes to you about various topics. Today's topic is *Assignments*.

  • November 02, 2016 SMLS5 Update! Science Unit Begins: Motion and Energy

    It's time for our second unit in science for 2016-2017. We've finished with Weather and Climate. Now, we're beginning Motion and Energy. Students will be learning concepts from our text, chapters 12, ...

  • October 17, 2016 SMLS5 Update: Inventor's Fair 2016

    It's time for the annual *Inventor's Fair* project! Students have picked their topics by now, and we are working on our first task in class this week. We're *researching online to make sure everyone's...

  • October 13, 2016 Google "Class" To Be Offered

    Next week Thursday, October 20 at 3:15 PM will be a special parents' class on *Google Classroom, Google Drive, and Google Mail*. I did this last year, and parents commented that it was very helpful. T...

  • September 12, 2016 Science Videos for Tonight's Homework (8-4, Part 1)

    Just a note of clarification, in case your child comes home confused about tonight's homework. We had some technical difficulties, so I created a "Plan B" (and C): I sent an email with link to the vid...

  • September 02, 2016 SMLS5 Update: Science Test #1

    I will periodically send you a "TinyLetter" to update you on activities in my classroom for Bible, Science, Advanced Math, and Computer — the subjects I teach with fifth graders. Normally, I will si...

  • May 05, 2016 SMLS5 Midterms for Q4 Are Out!

    It's been a while since my last Update. We have been busy with fifth grade projects! Now, we're officially in the home stretch, and I need to give everyone some final instructions. The second *student...

  • April 21, 2016 SMLS5: Fishin' With A Mission Update

    Look for new Fishin' With A Mission information in your child's backpack!

  • March 16, 2016 SMLS5: "Back in the Day" Research Paper Underway

    By now you've been asked by your student to serve as his or her "research partner" for our third and final research paper of 2015-2016. This paper is called *Back in the Day*. You can read all about i...

  • February 10, 2016 Auction Update!

    An important message from Heather, our PTL representative: