# Mrs. Helwig's Class

I’m looking forward to starting this virtual school year with you all! Here’s a little bit about myself: This is my third year at Oasis Academy, and my thirteenth year in the classroom.  I have taught a variety of grade levels between preschool and sixth grade.  I received my degree in Elementary Education from Millersville University in Pennsylvania, and recently received a Masters Degree in Mathematics Education K-6 from WGU.  I am originally from Lancaster,...

## Hello!

6th Grade Students and Parents, Today, Oasis teachers completed a day of training for distance teaching. Tomorrow you will be receiving a schedule and detailed instructions about how this will work. Just wanted to check in and say thank you all for being patient. You’ll be hearing from me again tomorrow! Mrs....

## Recent Photos

Ancient Civilizations Museum Displays Middle School Drama Club’s “Goldilocks on Trial” featuring Gabe, Adey, and Oaklee! They did an awesome job. I loved it! Ag...

## Week 26

5th Grade Math – We are finishing up Unit 7 on Decimals. We reviewed on Thursday, and will review again on Monday. Unit 7 test is on Tuesday, March 3rd! Then we begin Unit 8, which covers more decimal skills. 6th Grade Math – We are finishing up our Coordinate Plane unit. We reviewed on Thursday and will continue to review on Monday and take the test on Tuesday, March 3rd. 6th Grade Projects – This class has been working super hard on their Ancient Civilization...

## Week 24

5th Grade Math – We are continuing our study of decimals this week. So far we have learned to add, subtract, round, and multiply decimals. Today, we began to divide decimals. Here is a helpful link: https://www.mathsisfun.com/dividing-decimals.htmlWe will continue to practice dividing decimals this week and next. Then review decimals for a Decimal Test on Wednesday, March 3. 6th Grade Math – We are continuing our study of coordinate grids. This week, we are plotting...

## Week 23

5th Grade Math – We continue our Decimals Unit this week. We will be adding, subtracting and multiplying decimals this week. Ask your child the most important thing to remember when adding and subtracting decimals? (They might sing you a song.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlotpOS8NFA 6th Grade Math – We are reviewing all of our algebra skills this week and will have a test on Wednesday! They will have a Practice Test that can be used as a study guide! 6th Grade...

## Week 22

Announcements:Sales start Monday and run through Wednesday, February 12th. Students in 3-12 can purchase. Students are selling in the cafeteria from 12:00-1:00. No sales in the office or classrooms. Cost is .50 apiece.No School on February 17th 5th Grade Math – We wrapped up our Ratio unit last week, and the whole class did an awesome job on the test! They will be returned to students tomorrow. This week, we are beginning to study Decimals. We are currently learning decimal place...

## Week 21

5th Grade Math – This week we continue our study of ratios. The 5th graders have been doing an awesome job so far, and seem to be enjoying this unit. We will wrap up, review, and take a ratio test on Thursday! 6th Grade Math – This week, we continue our algebra unit. So far we have learned algebra vocabulary, substituted a number for a variable and solved, written expressions to match real-world situations, and simplified expressions by combining like terms and using the...