Mrs. Pawlak’s Blog


5/29/19



Math test tomorrow. Multiply and Divide fractions and mix numbers. The students should be more than ready. Science test Friday. The students have been studying about ten minutes each day. All have been encouraged to study tonight! LA: Worksheet, articles and adjectives – both sides (I still want to get adverbs in this year) Thank […]

5/17/19



All posters are complete and look terrific! I am very proud of the effort the students put into creating these spectacular posters. Do I see a family trip in the future to one or more of our magnificent national parks? Research papers are coming along. I have Wednesday and Thursday next week slotted for continued […]

5/16/19



Reading: Students should reread the story this evening, study their prepositions, and study the vocabulary sentences. Identify fact and opinion statements in the story for extra practice. Remember, adjectives are often opinion words. All posters are due tomorrow! I have scheduled time in the computer lab to finish the national park rough draft and create […]

5/15/19



Math: Complete worksheet, 19 – 30. Study vocabulary words for Reading. Review prepositions. Reread story this evening or tomorrow evening! Tomorrow: Students must wear regular school attire to the field trip tomorrow. Please remember a sack lunch. We are showing our movie in the afternoon, so students are allowed to bring an snack and a […]

5/14/19



Math: Worksheet, 7-18. Complete on loose leaf paper. Reading workbook, 388, write the sentences in cursive, 379, write the abbreviations only.  Study reading vocabulary words, review story for Friday’s test.

5/13/19



Math: Workbook 423, 1, 8. To solve 8, use problem number one to help. Workbook 424, 9 – 12. Students do not need to show a model for #9. This week: Reading and Grammar test Friday over story 18.  I moved the Math test to next week! We are just fine tuning our multiplication and […]

5/6/19



Spelling: 3x each due tomorrow- story 18. Test Friday. Math: Six problems from packet due tomorrow. Social Studies: Workbook 70 Looking ahead:    We will have two tests next week: Math, multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers. This will be our last Math test. We will work on measurement conversion the rest of the year […]

5/3/19



Looking ahead: Spelling:  We will have a Spelling test next Friday. A Math test is on the horizon. Multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers. ILEARN Social Studies is scheduled for Tuesday morning. This is our last ILEARN test! Writing: We have written the first of two paragraphs for our paper. We will start to […]

5/1/19



Reading: Homophone worksheet, complete #5 on The Cay worksheet. Use the internet to find wind speeds for hurricanes. Tomorrow afternoon we will continue to work on our research paper. We will complete the introductory paragraph. Next week, most of ILEARN will be behind us, and we will really move on our paper. I expect we […]

4/30/19



Reading workbook:  Page 273 WW: 8D, study for test Friday. Religion: Study for test Friday. We took a rather long ILEARN test today (two hours). Next test: Thursday morning

4/26/19



All went well with ILEARN! We are finished with math and test again on Tuesday morning! All students were instructed to study for the Religion test next Thursday. Study notes!

4/25/19



Math:  Two worksheets. We will continue to work on our introduction for our paper here at school. We are a bit delayed due to ILEARN. I told the students once we get through ILEARN next week, we will really pick up the pace, and I will have deadlines set. I gave the students the rubric […]

4/24/19



Wordly Wise: 8A An update will be sent home by Friday regarding the national park project. ILEARN was a success today! Next test: Friday, final Math test.

4/16/19



Math: Divide mixed numbers, worksheet 7-6, evens, 1 – 24 Science: Worksheet, Lesson 2. Be sure to complete problems 1, 2, and 3 on worksheet, Lesson 1. Study for test Thursday. Reading: Homophone worksheet, knew, new. All students need to bring a lunch tomorrow.  

4/15/19



Science: Test Thursday. Study. Math: Worksheet, divide fractions and mixed numbers. 1 – 24, odd only. Complete on loose leaf paper. Reading: Homophone worksheet, here/hear

4/12/19



Science: All students have been reminded to study for Science. The test will be Thursday, April 18th, over Chapter Four. We will begin outlining our research paper Monday. All students are required to have their internet source and book source Monday. ILEARN begins April 23rd, the Tuesday after Easter!

4/10/19



Math: worksheet, Workbook 643 and 644. Parents: As a culmination of our ecosystem unit, Mrs. Legault will be bringing in a pancake lunch with sausage at 10:45 tomorrow. I spoke to the students and told them that this can serve as their lunch, or they can bring a lunch in addition to the pancakes. The […]

4/9/19



Math:  Workbook 453 (both sides), 641 (both sides), algebra worksheet (both sides) Social Studies: Project Science: Start studying Chapter Four, make note cards, etc. Parents: We will begin ILEARN practice on Thursday and Friday. Please try to avoid appointments if possible. Students who do not take the practice test will not be allowed to take […]

4/8/19



Math: Worksheet, practice C. Multiply fractions and mixed numbers, workbook 640, polygons Religion: Worksheet, two-sided Research paper: All students were reminded that they need their sources for their national park by Monday, April 15th. Science: Test over Chapter Four next Thursday. Start studying.

3/28/19



Math: Percent worksheet Spelling: Workbook 184, 186. Study for test tomorrow. Social Studies: Research

3/27/19



Math:  Complete pages 423, 2 – 7, and 425, 2 – 8. We are not doing the models yet. Just solve. Wordly Wise:  Test tomorrow on Lesson 7. Study. 7E should be complete and ready to turn in tomorrow. Spelling: Study for test. Students may work ahead on page 184 and 186. I will collect […]

3/25/19



Math:  Two worksheets Spelling: 3x each due tomorrow, test Friday. Wordly Wise: Test Thursday, WW7

3/18/19



Math: Worksheet. Test Wednesday. Social Studies: Study. Test Wednesday. Spanish test tomorrow. Reading/LA: Test Friday, story 12.

3/15/19



Math: The Math test will be Wednesday, March 20th. Currently, the students think it is Tuesday. I changed it to Wednesday. This test will cover adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers. Reading: There will be a Reading test next Friday along with a Grammar test.  The story is story 12. The Grammar test will […]

3/14/19



Math: Worksheet. Complete on loose leaf paper. Complete the first six. Do not estimate. Line plot packet. Religion:  Study for test.

3/11/19



Math:  Two worksheets Science: Study for test Wednesday. Religion: Study for test Friday.

3/8/19



Science:  All students should study their notes and text for the Science Test scheduled for Wednesday. Next week: Religion test: Friday.

2/27/19



Math: Worksheet Reading: Read story, study notes. Music: Practice bugs

2/25/19



Math: Worksheet. Test Friday. Spanish: Test tomorrow. Reading: Test Wednesday. Study vocabulary tonight.

2/20/19



Math: Two worksheets. The next test will be late next week. Skills to cover: LCM, equivalent fractions, comparing and ordering fractions (greater than, less than, least to greatest, greatest to least) adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators (which will draw on previous skills of simplifying fractions and changing improper fractions to mixed numbers). Reading: […]

2/19/19



Math: Worksheet 4-5 B Grammar: Test Friday- pronouns Due to the short week, we will have our Reading test on Tuesday of next week.

2/15/19



Math: Corrections need to be made on the math tests. I initially said students should attach a piece of loose leaf paper to the test. It makes more sense to just do the corrections on the very back of the test!

2/13/19



Religion: Study Spelling:  Study Social Studies: Study Science: Study Math: Worksheet 6-3

2/12/19



Math:  Worksheet, LCM Spelling: Workbook 162, test Friday. Study spelling words. Social Studies:  Test Thursday, study. Science: Skeleton test Friday, study. We have been playing Simon Says to practice our bone identification, and we created a model today. Areas of difficulty in the past for students have been the radius and ulna- radius goes to […]

2/11/19



Math: Worksheet, add/subtract fractions Spelling:  3x each, test Friday. Social Studies: Study. Test Thursday. Science: Skeleton test Friday. Know all the bones on the diagram. A word bank will be provided. The student will label the bones. Religion: Test Thursday. Two pages of notes. Reread Chapter 6.

2/7/19



Wordly Wise: Study for test tomorrow. Complete 6E. Math: Worksheet. Test tomorrow.

2/5/19



Math: Two worksheets: Worksheet 12 and worksheet 5-9, problems 8, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 Wordly Wise: I forgot we have Starbase Thursday! Therefore, the test will be Friday. All students should study their words each night. Reading: Test tomorrow. Study vocabulary words and reread the story. Science: Complete skeleton word search.

2/4/19



Math: Test Friday. Worksheet 5 – 10, change mixed numbers or fractions to decimals. Geometry sheet, page 7 only. Reading: Test Wednesday. Read story, study vocab. Wordly Wise: Test Thursday.

2/1/19



Test dates for this week have been changed to the following dates: Wednesday: Reading test over story Cougars. We read the story together in class today. We will spend Monday and Tuesday preparing for Wednesday’s test. The skill is main idea and details. The Grammar test will focus on dialogue. Thursday: Wordly Wise test, Lesson […]

1/28/19



Math:  Finish worksheet 4-4. Math test next week on these skills shown on this sheet. Wordly Wise: Study words. Test this Friday.



1/25/19 Parents: Please look in your child’s pink home folder today. His/her narrative is due Friday, February 1st. Also, it saddens me to say that this afternoon my remote has gone missing. Unfortunately, I have to ask you to please check your child’s backpack. It was here Friday afternoon and was nowhere to be found […]

1/23/19



Math: Worksheet 4-4B, problems 7 – 12. Show division. Reading workbook: Pages 99, 103, and 114. Spelling:  Study for Friday’s test.

1/22/19



Math: Worksheet, change fractions or mixed numbers to decimals. Show your work. Spelling: 3x each due Wednesday. Test Friday. Social Studies: Review questions  

1/17/19



Religion:  Study. Test tomorrow. Math: Worksheet Science:  Read Energy book, pages 34 – 39.

1/16/19



Math:  Worksheet, 1 – 6, skip 4. Simplify if possible. Religion: Study LA: Crossword

1/15/19



Math:  Worksheet. Test tomorrow. Prime/composite numbers. GCF. Make lists, trees. Science: Worksheet. Side 101 only.

1/11/19



All students were instructed to study for the Spanish test Monday. All students were instructed to reread the story for the Reading test Tuesday. All students were instructed to study for the Religion test Friday. Study notes and read the two chapters on Advent and Christmas at the beginning of the text. Have a great […]

1/10/19



Narrative due tomorrow. Math:  Six factor trees due tomorrow and math packet. The Reading and Grammar tests have been rescheduled for Tuesday of next week.

1/9/18



Good afternoon! We were not able to complete our blogs for two days. They are now up and running! Friday we have a  Reading test and Grammar test scheduled. I think we will be able to complete the Grammar test, but I don’t think we will have enough time to prepare for the Reading test […]

1/7/19



Math: worksheet Reading: Record definitions for story. Test Friday. Grammar: Test Friday, compound sentences Writing: All students must have a typed rough draft of their narrative by Friday, January 11th. Type at home. Printing can be done at school if necessary.

12/12/18



Math: Worksheet 4-1:  1 – 6, 7 – 12, 19, 20 Workbook pages 311 and 312: 6 – 11 on loose leaf, 15, 17, 18, 19 Science: Study for test Friday.

12/10/18



Science: Study for test Friday. Math:  Page 275, 2 – 6, page 311, 1 – 3, two word problems on the half sheet of paper, test Friday. Reading:  Orca crossword Social Studies: Study for test Wednesday.

12/7/18



Math: We will have a test next Friday over multiplying and dividing decimals and divisibility rules. We started dividing decimals today. This should not be too difficult – just bring the decimal straight up in the quotient and divide! Science: The test was originally scheduled for Wednesday. This test is over Chapter One, Lessons Four […]

12/6/18



Math: Worksheet SS: Finish study guide packet Reading: Review story, vocabulary words and notes. Test tomorrow. Grammar: Direct Object worksheet, test tomorrow. Religion: 5P students had the option of taking the test today or tomorrow. I caused some confusion, so I gave the students the option. Ask your child what she/he chose!

12/5/18



Religion: Test tomorrow for 5P! Study notes, text, and page 119! Math:  Complete six multiplication problems. Social Studies: Finish chapter review.

12/4/18



Wordly Wise: Complete 4D. Study for test tomorrow. Social Studies:  Complete workbook 21 Math: Workbook 267, 4, 5 and 269, 2 – 6 Religion: Complete workbook 119

12/3/18



Reading: Define vocabulary words for story Old Yeller, test Friday LA:  Test this Friday on direct objects Wordly Wise: Study for test Wednesday. Religion: Study for test Friday. Study notes and text. Social Studies: Workbook 19 and 20, study for test Friday. Math: Complete multiplication problems through 11. Worksheet on area of parallelogram. Show work. […]

11/29/18



Spelling: Study for test Math: Workbook pages 225, 226, 272, 1- 11 Homophone worksheet, grate/great

11/27/18



Math:  Two worksheets. Please show exponent answers in the shape. Spelling: Workbook 78, study for test Friday. Upcoming tests: Spelling: Friday, story Old Yeller Wordly Wise:  Test on Chapter 4 Wednesday, December 5 Religion: Test on Chapter 4 Thursday, December 6. Study notes and text. Reading/Grammar: Test Friday, December 7 Science: Test on Chapter 1, […]

11/26/18



Math:  Double sided worksheet, test tomorrow on adding and subtracting decimals. LA: Grammar test tomorrow on verbs. One worksheet on helping verbs due tomorrow Spelling:  3x each due tomorrow. Test Friday. Story: Old Yeller Reading: Crossword Please remember that all students need a sack lunch Wednesday!

11/15/18



Math:  Workbook pages 185, 7 & 8, and 186, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 Reading: Test tomorrow. Skim story. Study vocabulary words and notes. Complete workbook pages 67 and 68.

11/14/18



Reading/LA – Tests Friday, the LA grammar test will be over verbs. Math:  Finish + and – decimals worksheet. LA:  Verb worksheet

11/5/18



Science: The test is now scheduled for Thursday. All students were instructed to study over the weekend. They were given some time to study in class today. Spelling: 3x each is due tomorrow for the story Quest for the Tree Kangaroo. The test is Friday. This will be a semester one grade.

11/2/18



Science: Test Thursdy over Chapter One, Lessons 1, 2, and 3 only. All students were instructed to take home their book and notes to study this weekend.

10/30/18



Math:  Complete packet Social Studies:  Finish questions and workbook 13 Wordly Wise:  Study words Religion:  Study

10/26/18



Wordly Wise:  All students were instructed to take home their Wordly Wise to study for Thursday’s test over Lesson 3. The students believe the test is Thursday. I think I’m going to change it due to the Religion test Thursday. Math:  Test Friday Religion:  All students were instructed to take home their Religion notes and […]

10/25/18



Reading:  Workbook 56, reread story, study vocabulary words Math:  Worksheet, problems 2,3,4,5  show work Agenda next week:  Wordly Wise Wednesday, Religion test Thursday, study notes and text, Math test Friday, round decimals, compare and order decimals.

10/24/18



Math: Rounding worksheet Grammar:  Noun worksheet, both sides Reading: Study story

10/23/18



Math:  Worksheet on rounding decimals. Test next Friday on rounding decimals, and comparing and ordering decimals. After that, we add and subtract decimals. Religion: Worksheet Heads up:  We will have our last Science test of the semester on November 8th.  All students have been informed and having been studying a bit every other day. Of […]

10/22/18



Math:  Today we began rounding decimals. We will compare and order decimals in this unit. We should be ready for a test over these three skills by next Friday. The students had six problems to round for homework. Reading/Grammar: We will have a test over Elisa’s Diary on Friday. The grammar test on Friday will […]

10/19/18



Next week’s agenda: Tests:  Friday – Reading- story Elisa’s Diary, Grammar – singular and plural nouns Mass at ND on Wednesday!

10/18/18



Math:  Test tomorrow. Spelling:  Test tomorrow. Study. Reading: Worksheet, both sides.

10/16/18



Math:  Worksheet. Test Friday. Change decimals to standard form, expanded form, and written form. Spelling: Workbook 54. Test Friday. Science: Worksheet, Periodic Table

10/15/18



Math: Change decimal numbers to expanded form. Test Friday: Changing decimal forms from written to standard to expanded form. Spelling:  3x each due tomorrow. Test Friday. Reading:  Worksheet homophones, side 10 only.

10/5/18



Religion:  Study notes, text, and Ten Commandments. Test Wednesday. Math:  Test Tuesday. Multiply and divide whole numbers. Social Studies:  Study. The students have a study packet. Test Tuesday.

10/4/18



Math:  Complete decimal word form, complete reverse side of multiplication worksheet – division SS: Practice book 10 – 12, study Reading/LA: Idiom worksheet, complete subject/complete predicate worksheet, study  

10/3/18



Wordly Wise: Finish 2E. Test tomorrow. Study. Reading: Review story. Study vocabulary. Test Friday. Grammar: Test Friday on compound sentences and complete subjects and complete predicates Social Studies: PB 9 Science:  Periodic Table worksheet Tests next week: Tuesday:  Math test – Multiply and divide whole numbers, apply in word problems Wednesday:  Religion test. Study notes, […]

09/25/18



Math:  Worksheet Spelling:  Reading workbook 30 Science:  Study for test Friday.

09/24/18



Math:  Division problems from Volume 1, math page 6, 1 & 2, page 7, 3, 5, 6, page 9 2, 3, 4 Science:  Test Friday (I changed the date from Thursday. We have a lab on Thursday).  All students have been instructed to study their notes, highlighted areas in their book, and skim the chapter. […]

09/20/18



Math:  Four board problems Science:  Word search Reading/Grammar:  Reread story. Study notes/vocabulary.   Test tomorrow.   Tests next week:  Science, Thursday     Spelling test, story three, Friday

09/17/18



Math:  Packet problems, board division problems. Test Wednesday. Reading:  Test on story two Friday. Grammar test Friday on the four types of sentences.

09/13/18



Math:  Five division problems, 1 – 10 in packet Spelling: Study for Spelling test.

09/11/18



Math:  Worksheet Spelling:  Study for test Friday. Tests next week:  Math – Wednesday, Reading – Friday, story two, Grammar – Friday, four types of sentences

09/10/18



Math:   Worksheet Spelling:  3x each.  Test Friday. Our math test will next Wednesday. It will begin with place value, then move to properties in math and exponents. We’re working hard to master these concepts.

09/07/18



Math:  Worksheet Parents:  Please review your child’s papers and sign the pink home folder.  Thank you!

09/05/18



Reading:  Test tomorrow. Review story and notes. Parents: We were so busy today that we did not get to home folders.  We will pass out graded work tomorrow. Students should return their pink folder on Monday.

09/04/18



Social Studies:  Workbook 4 Wordly Wise:  Study.  Test tomorrow. Religion:  Study.  Test Thursday.  Study Chapter 1 notes and skim text. Reading:  Test Friday on first story.  Grammar test on sentences/sentence fragments.

08/29/18



Wordly Wise test Wednesday.  All students were instructed to study over the weekend.

08/27/18



Math:  Two worksheets Social Studies:  Workbook 3 Looking ahead to next week: Test dates:  Wednesday:  Wordly Wise 1 Test,  Thursday: Religion Test,  Friday:  Reading/Grammar Tests This seems like a lot, but students should start studying Wordly Wise words now, and they can start studying their Religion notes.

08/23/18



Math:  Division worksheet Spelling:  Study for test. Wordly Wise:  Lesson 1A

08/22/18



Math:  Multiplication worksheet Social Studies:  Workbook page 1. Spelling:  Study for test Friday.

08/21/18



Math:  Multiplication worksheet Spelling:  Workbook 5, study for test Friday. Science:  Finish text problems.  

08/20/18



Math:  Division worksheet Spelling:  3x each due tomorrow.  Test Friday. LA:  Workbook 8