5th & 6th Grades

(updated 15th Jan) Ciao - Tutti   Cinqunta-Sei -                                              Mr. K's 5th/6th Grade


Science Faire Date: 8th Feb,  -   Project Topic due date: 19th Jan,  - Data Requirment Sheets Goes Out: 8th Jan  (Mrs. Duvel is in charge of this project) 


Class room links:        &     

Vocabulary Q3 V1 - test day 17th Jan: /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/Q3%20V1.xls

PDF Q3 V1: /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/Q3%20V1%20Sheet1.pdf


Down Load Weekly News Letters: (16th - 19th Jan)                                                                                 

4th Grade:  /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/4th%20news%2016th%20-%2019th%20Jan.doc

5th Grade: /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/5th%20news%2016th%20-%2019th%20Jan.doc

6th Grade: /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/6th%20news%2016th%20-%2019th%20Jan.doc


4th Grade  Weekly Homework Sheet: (16th - 19th Jan)       


None this week please check their planners.


Math Objectives for the current Q: 3rd

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


Upcoming Events  

Super Hero Project (4th - 6th Grade) - Due Date: 19th Jan

Project Reqs: 4th /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/4th%20Grade.pdf

Project Reqs: 5th /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/5th%20Grade.pdf

Project Reqs: 6th /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/6th%20Grade.pdf


Drama Club: No meeting this week- Our next production will begin in Febuary, with the show 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. 

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