5th & 6th Grades

(updated 22nd  Apr) Ciao - Tutti   Cinqunta-Sei -                                              Mr. K's 5th/6th Grade

All schedules for this week are fluid due to ITBS testing.

Class room links:        &     

Vocabulary: Date Change (Q4 V2 (25th Apr) /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/Q4V2.xls

Vocabualry: Date Change (Q4 V2 (25th Apr) /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/Q4V2.pdf


Down Load Weekly News Letters: (23rd - 27th Apr)                                                                                 

4th Grade: /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/4th%20news%2023%20-%2027%20Apr.docx

5th Grade: /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/5th%20news%2023%20-%2027%20Apr.docx

6th Grade:/sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/6th%20news%2023-27%20Apr.docx

4th Grade  Weekly Homework Sheet:  (23rd - 27th Apr)       


None this week please check their planners.


Math Objectives for the current Q: 3rd/4th

4th Grade Math Objectives /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/Math%204th%20Obj.docx

5th Grade Math Objectives /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/Math%205th%20Obj.docx

6th Grade Math Objectives /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/Math%206th%20Obj.docx


Math & Science - MS Objectives/Requirements:

Effective 2018 - 2019 Science: http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/docs/secondary-education/2018-ms_ccrs---sci_k-1...

pdf: /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/2018%20-%202019%20Science.pdf

Currently Effective 2018 - 2019 Math:  /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/2016-MS-CCRS-Math.pdf 



Upcoming Events  

Geo Cities or Bulid a Country Project (4th - 6th Grade) - Due Date: XXX

Project Reqs: 4th 

Project Reqs: 5th 

Project Reqs: 6th 


Drama Club: Play Night: 25th Apr - zero more practices.   Our next production has begun "American's Greatest Explorer."  The show is  in April, remember we will be doing another bake sale before the show.  Thank you to everyone who supported our last effort - we hope to see everyone there in April 2018.  Show Date: 25th Apr 6 pm. 


Thank you. Mr. K.


Study Hall

(4th/5th/6th) Study hall is Monday  (3:15 - 3:45)  - Remember to send a note each time.



Relevent Data on Mr. Kearns: 


I have been teaching at Scared Heart since 2011, and became a full time 5th/6th grade teacher for the 2012-2013 school year.  Prior to taking the full time position at Scared Heart I taught for a year throughout the Harrision/Jackson county school districts.  



MA Humanities, specialization in History (Concentrations World/Medieval/Religion), California State University, Dominguez Hills, Thesis 

BA, Mississppi Educators Lincense (4th - 6th grade) - William & Carey University

BA, History, Major History, Utica College of Syracuse University

AAS, Instructor of Technology and Military Science, Community College of the Air Force (Master Instructor only 4% of all instructors reach this level)             

AAS, Information Technology, Community College of the Air Force  

AA, Liberal Arts, Harold Washington College Chicago                                           


Advance Leadership Training (professional education in effective personnel management of varying ages and cultural backgrounds) 280 hrs                                                                                    

Initial Military Educator Course (training in communications, lesson plan creation, counseling and fundamental teaching techniques) 200 hrs                                                                                               

Primary Leadership Academy (concentrated training in human behavior, communications, and motivational skills) 280 hrs                                                                                                              

Initial Leadership Academy (concentrated training in justice, multi cultural customs and counseling) 51 hrs                                                                                                                             

Certificates/Advanced Training

  • Mississippi Educatiors License (4th - 6th Grade) w/15 hrs graduate level work (15th Aug 17)
  • Scored in the top 15% of all PRAXIS test takers (required exams to become a certified educator)
  • Developing Objectives and Tests (writing objects, measurement devices & analyzing test)   51 hrs
  • Technical Writer Principles (advance skills in research, writing and editing)                       144 hrs
  • Technical Training Teaching Practicum (advance teaching skill beyond basic education)   180 hrs
  • Principles of Instructional Systems Development (ISD) (systematic process to analyze, design, implement education based around the process of continuous evaluation & improvement)  28 hrs 
  • Relevant Courses
  • Applied Educational Psychology
  • Reading and Studying  in Secondary School Education
  • Practical Teaching Methodologies
  • Methods and Curriculum of Teaching 
  • Elementary Grade Children's Literature
  • Exceptional Students