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Grade 5 (Mrs. Fedora)

 mfedora@materdolorosaschool.org

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"I plead with you - never, ever give up on hope, never doubt, never tire, and never become discouraged.  Be not afraid."    Pope Saint John Paul II

"You are the light of the world....your light must shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your heavenly Father."   

Matthew 5: 14-16

***This week is a short week, with a half-day dismissal on Wed., Nov. 25th.  In addition, please note we DO NOT return to school until Thursday, Dec. 3rd.  Monday, Nov. 30th is a day off, Tue., Dec. 1st will be an assignment day (students will be given assignments to complete), and Wed., Dec. 2nd will be a remote/virtual learning day, with students 'attending' class with all teachers via Google Meets.  STUDENTS SHOULD REMEMBER TO BRING HOME THEIR CHROMEBOOKS ON WED., NOV. 25TH.

**Our Thanksgiving Mass will be held on Wed., Nov. 25th at 9:00 a.m..

Week of 11/23-12/4/20

GRADE 6

Religion - We will focus on learning about different saints through the 'Saint of the Day' page on www.franciscanmedia.org.  In addition, we will work on Unit 2 ('What Is A Sacrament'?) lessons in our Spirit of Truth textbook.  The first Sunday of Advent is Nov. 29th.  On each Monday during the Advent Season, we will complete additional lessons related to Sunday's Gospel readings.  

ELA - Spelling Test on Fri., Dec. 4th; Grammar Workshop- Unit 1 lessons on subjects and predicates; Progress ELA- practice answering comprehension and short- answer questions via the SadlierConnect website;practice theme of a story, inferencing, plot, story details; Writing-applying Grammar lessons from Grammar Workshop's Unit 1.

Social Studies - Chapter 2, "Three Homelands" comprehension questions; The First Thanksgiving activities.   

Grade 6

ELA - Progress ELA - practice answering comprehension and short-answer questions via the SadlierConnect website; Vocabulary Workshop - Unit 8 pronunciations, spellings, definitions, synonyms, and antonyms with test on Fri., 12/4;Writing Application -  Friendly Letter;Grammar for Writing - continuing Ch. 2 lessons, with focus on features of our sentences to improve our writing.

 Grade 7

ELA - See Grade 6 above.

Grade 8

 ELA -   Progress ELA-practice answering comprehension and short-answer questions via the SadlierConnect website;Vocabulary Workshop - Unit 8 pronunciations, spellings, definitions, synonyms and antonyms with test on Fri., 12/4; Writing Application - Writing a Poem p. 55 and Character Sketch p. 56-60;Grammar for Writing -continuing with lessons on, Stringy Sentences, Wordy Sentences, Colorful Language, Denotation and Connotation, Figurative Language. 

 Thank you for all you do to support your student and their teachers.  If there are any questions, don't hesitate to email me.

Peace and blessings,

Mrs. Mary Fedora