Happy New Year!
Mrs. Sherry Gilmore, Mrs. Janine Olian, Ms. Helen Inghram

E-learning days this whole week.

Live on-line classes start promptly at 9:00 a.m. each day.



23 Google Search Tips You'll Want to Learn.


*****When checking for the results of your child’s  work, look in their student school email. Click on the email from the teacher that shows the released paper. When it comes up, it will show their score. You will see the word “view” in small print. Click on it. It will bring their paper up with comments.

Click on the link below to watch a short video on how to maneuver around your child’s Google Classroom:



Pay close attention to when assignments are due in each class.

Also, check the specials on the day your child would attend them (the specials’ schedule is on the white schedule in the blue binder behind the yellow schedule).



Digital Citizenship - San Marcos Unified


Reading:  Story:  The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins
fact/opinion, context clues, tion/sion, main idea
occasion, erected, tidied, mold, workshop, foundations, proportion
Reading test will be on Thursday.


Language Arts (English): Skipping some chapters and going to chapter 8:  Punctuation
The students have been doing a lot of writing projects.  I want to cover the chapter on punctuation
to help with their writings.
As always, the students should study the newly learned skill from that day and then review past lessons of the
chapter we are working on.  This is a good study skill for them to be ready for quizzes and tests.


 Spelling Word List -Words with Consonant Sounds /j/, /ks/, /sk/, /s/
Spelling test will be on Friday.

  • excuse
  • scene
  • muscle
  • explore
  • pledge
  • journal
  • science
  • schedule
  • gigantic
  • scheme
  • Japan
  • excellent
  • exclaim
  • fascinate
  • ginger
  • scholar
  • scent
  • dodge
  • smudge
  • schooner


Math: Review of Lesson 53 – Perimeter of rectangles and regular polygons. Continuing with Lesson 54, etc.

Test on  Lessons 1-40 probably on Thursday.


Social StudiesChapter 4 Lesson 2 The Rise of Big Business.

Probable test early next week on Chapter 4 Lessons 1 and 2


Science:  Monday we will be discussing the responses to your December 21-23 assignments.

Tuesday we will begin Chapter 1 Lesson 1 The Structure of Matter.


Religion:  Monday we will be sharing your journal thoughts based on the December 21-23 assignments.

Tuesday we will continue working on The Celebration of the Eucharist.  Because of e-learning, I will need to make daily decisions about assignments.   I anticipate a Chapter quiz Thursday or Friday.



Homeschooling Large Family Style: Homeschool Convention Notes - Day 2

As you shop,  please continue to look for  some alcohol based (60% or higher) hand sanitizer in pump bottles, disposable gloves (large), disinfectant wipes, and Lysol disinfectant spray to send in for our classrooms.  Thank you!