Room 7 Weekly Newsletter

Weekly Newsletter

WCEA:  I will not be at school 2/13-2/15.  I am very excited to be participating in the accreditation process for another Catholic school.  Please read this letter from Dr. Julie Cantillon, Associate Director of Schools, regarding this absence.

Valentine’s Day: I have emailed out a class list for Valentines.  If anyone is interested in sending a small treat for the class, please email me.

Field Trip:  Our next field trip will be on Tuesday, March 21st, to Riley’s Farm.  We will be participating in a Gold Rush reenactment.  The cost for the field trip is $22.  Your FACTS account has been charged accordingly.  If you are live-scanned/TB tested and willing to chaperone, we will take drivers/chaperones on a first come basis.  We can only have 7 adults.

Language Arts:  The weekly spelling homework assignment can be found here.  The weekly vocab homework template can be found here.

Don’t forget to login to Think Central for access to the Journey’s textbook, Reader’s Notebook, and many more resources!

Quizlet Account:  Please click here to access both 4th and 5th grade material.

4th Grade: Lesson 4.17

5th Grade:  Lesson 4.17

4th Grade Math:  Chapter 5 Division

5th Grade Math

Group A: Chapter 6 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

Group B:  Bakery Fraction Project (Due 2/17)

Group C:  Chapter 10 Geometry

Social Studies:  California Missions Reports

Science:  Chapter 3A Living Things Ineract

Students will:

  • Describe interactions that occur within an ecosystem
  • Analyze adaptive characteristics that result in an organism’s unique niche in an ecosystem
  • Identify factors that limit the number and type of organisms in an ecosystem
  • Identify the roles of producers, consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem
  • Describe how energy flows from one organism to another in food chains and in food webs
  • Recognize that because energy is lost as heat at each level of consumption, ecosystems must have more producers than consumers


Monday 2/13: P.E.

Tuesday 2/14:  Happy Valentine’s Day!

Wednesday 2/15:  8am Mass, 2:30pm Dismissal

Thursday 2/16:  Happy Birthday, LeeAnne, P.E.

Friday 2/17: L.A./Spelling 3.17 Tests, Religion, Ch. 16 Test, Field Trip Permission Slips due, Mission Report Research Notes due, 6pm Father Daughter Dance

Sunday 2/19:  School Mass at 10:30am