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Dear Parents,

We had a short, but VERY busy week filled with lots of opportunities for students to showcase their best work. We wish everyone a nice long weekend doing what brings you and your family joy. We are looking forward to seeing everyone back in the classroom on Tuesday!

ELA News:

• Completed Book Cover planning sheet and final project
• Took Week 3 spelling test
• Next week we will revise and edit our Personal Narrative essays

Social Studies News:

• Performed our skits about the Thirteen Colonies
• Took notes about each region of the colonies
• Next week we will synthesize the information we’ve learned to begin an informational essay

Shin Math News:

• Understood percents as a quotient of a part and a whole
• Converted percents to decimals to fractions and vice versa
• Determined the missing piece given two out of percent, part, and whole
• Began review of Module 1
• Next week students will take their Module 1 End-of-Module Assessment on Wednesday

Psimaras Math News:

• Reviewed volume, numerical expressions, and equations
• Solved division problems with remainders
• Took Unit 1 Test
• Will solve division problems and start Unit 2: Fractions

Science News:

• Reflected on the accuracy of their catapult measurement
• Completed their catapult game sheet and demonstrated their game in class
• Brainstormed information to include on the 5th grade pollinator garden sign during EE
• Will begin the next unit in science: Conservation and Sustainability

Next week PCCS has planned a fun Spirit Week! Please see the daily activities below:

Tuesday 10/12

• Spiritwear Tuesday If 75%  of the class wears PCCS gear, old or new, including Earthweek shirts, sports team shirts, etc., the class will get a medallion.  *Students that don’t own Spirit Wear can create their own using a variety of methods.

Wednesday 10/13

• Kindness Wednesday.  Each class will create an activity which spreads the message of kindness.

Thursday 10/14

• Green or white or black-out Wednesday… dress in solid green, white or black from the waist up — no logos, stripes, or anything… extra points for matching hats, scarves, dyed hair, etc! Classes with 75% participation will receive a symbol for their class spirit medallion.

Friday 10/15

• Hawk Pride Friday! Decorate your Door to show your class Hawk’s Pride!!