5th & 6th Grades

(updated 14th May) Ciao - Tutti   Cinqunta-Sei -                                              Mr. K's 5th/6th Grade

Class room links:        &     

Vocabulary Q4 V4 - test day 17th May: /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/Q4V4.xls


Down Load Weekly News Letters: (15th - 19th May)                                                                                 

4th Grade/sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/4th%20%2015-19%20May.docx

5th Grade: /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/5th%20news%2015-19.docx

6th Grade: /sites/default/files/pics/rkearns/6th%2015th%20-%2019th%20May.docx


4th Grade  Weekly Homework Sheet: (15th - 19th May)       

There will not be a form given - please check student planners, as home work is copied from the white board each morning.



Math Objectives for the current Q: 4th 

4th Grade Math Objectives for 4th  Q: update next week

5th Grade Math Objectives for 4th Q: update next week

6th Grade Math Objectives for 4th Q:  up date next week



Upcoming Events  

6th Grade Breakfast 24th May

Music practice Monday & Thursday morning 

Monday mornings Rosary until the end of May


Drama Club:  

(5th/6th) Study hall is Monday  (3:15 - 3:45)  is finished.

(4th) Study hall is Tuesday (3:15 - 3:45)  is finished.  


 Student(s) of the Week: 


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/9 hrs graduate level work
  • 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