Saturday, August 9, 2014

1st WEEK/SUPPLY LIST FOR THE NEW YEAR!


WEEK OF AUGUST 18-22nd

HOMEWORK MONDAY
GET SUPPLIES! See below (Due Friday)
Set up NewsELA Account: Code: XKXUH
User Name-rio(your first name)
Your First/Last Name +Password-room12
Read/Fill out and return Yellow form - Parent emails/Internet Permission
Green After School Sign Up (READ PARENT LETTER)
Download Summer Pics onto Flashdrive
Do one slide of Summer Project on google presentation
(May not work)


HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Reading- Log in to Newsela.com
Read "Mount St. Helens" article
Take 4-question quiz(DO 750 Lexile Level)
Math-Do Lesson 1 Homework Sheet
Fill out Yellow Emergency Sheet and return
Have parents fill out class volunteer link on
right if they would like to volunteer

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read 20 minutes (AR Book)
Math Do Lesson 2 Homework
+ Arcademics

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Read 25 minutes - Write a 1-paragraph summary on green sheet
Math Do Lesson 3 Homework
Go to typingweb.com - login with "rio" in front of your name....
Password is your user name...example
username: rioavery
Password-4370632
Type for 15 minutes




SUPPLIES that your will need for the new year: 

*.5 inch Round Ring White Binder for Common Core Math (important) 
(1.99 on Amazon)
*Flash Drive (2Gb or above)

* Zippered pencil pouch
* One spiral notebook
* Binder paper 
* 2 Red ballpoint pens 
* 2 Blue ballpoint pens 
* 2 #2 pencils 
* 2 Pencil Sharpeners 
* Low-odor Dry Erase EXPO Markers and a sock (for math white-boards)
* One sock (for erasing the white boards) 
NO PENCIL BOXES! 

Mr. Sweet 



Thursday, June 5, 2014

Monday, May 19, 2014

MAY 19-23rd

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Read 25 minutes AR (Last day to take quiz-5/30)
Finish Typing Power Point Friend Poem + Share
with MR. SWEET (Uncheck "email Mr. Sweet"
Finish All About Me Art
5th-Finish "Perfect Day"

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read NEWSELA on Glaciers Melting

Antarctic glaciers' melt is happening more rapidly than was first believed 

Read 25 minutes AR (Last day to take quiz-5/30)

5th Grade-Do Science Wkbk p. 128-135
6th Grade-Finish p. 122-126
Typing 20 minutes
OPEN HOUSE THURSDAY AT 6:30
BURRITO FEED: 5pm

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
A.R.-25 minutes(optional)
Finish Writing Portfolio
Get/make/put together a Costume!
13 Colony Art due tomorrow for 13 who signed up
5th Grade-Finish Science Wkbk p.136-145
6th Grade-Go to: http://edu.symbaloo.com/shared/AAAABEwwuSwAA41_k3aMAQ==
Read/Watch sections 1, 2, 3 - Write 10 facts about Ancient Rome and Weapons
AJHS Field Trip tomorrow for 6th grade
Koinonia Trip Permission Slips Due for 6th Grade
Order of Events Open House: 
6:30pm-View and take home projects/writing portfolios/Class wall tour
6:45pm-Friendship Poetry Presentations on Smart Board
7:00pm-Class Song
7:05pm-Slide Show of Class Pics
7:20pm-7:30pm-Finish Tour and Talk!

THURSDAY 
AR-20 minutes
STUDY FOR DLR TEST
Plan "3 Things Video Presentation"
Costume!
COME TO OPEN HOUSE!



Monday, May 12, 2014

Week of May 12-16th

  • Room 12 is testing on Monday-Thursday this week using the computers. As a reminder, this is a field test so we won't get any results in the fall for this assessment.
  • Our class is working on our 13 Colony play so please put together a costume for each role in the play that you are playing.
  • The Greek Olympics kicked off today! Ask your child about the Opening Ceremonies and events that took place.
  • Science Projects are due this Thursday for 5th graders. Make sure to use the template I sent home to help guide your poster board layout.
  • In Geography our class is learning the States and Capitals. We will take a test this week and students will need to know the state AND the capital. Our states and capitals test is this Friday so remember to learn the capital song at:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSvJ9SN8THE
  • In History the 6th graders will begin learning about Rome
  • 5th Grade will be starting the weather unit in Science
  • The A.R. Deadline is fast approaching...Friday, May 30th 
HOMEWORK TUESDAY
AR
Finish Science Project
Practice for play
Study states and capitols

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
News Ela
Type for 20 minutes
Study States and Capitols
5th Grade-Practice Speeches for Science Projects (They start Monday)
Team Jamaica: Drink H2O, Eat Well and WIN!

Monday, May 5, 2014

WEEK OF MAY 5-9th

UPDATE
* We have Science CST Testing in 5th grade this week on Tuesday and Wednesday.
* Our class is rehearsing the 13 Colony Play. Please bring costumes at your earliest convenience.
* 5th Graders should be finishing their Science Projects this week as they are due next Thursday, May
15th.
* 6th Graders-are filming their Greek Mythology skits and using iMovie.
* We are writing a fun paper this week entitled: "MY PERFECT DAY"
* The class is preparing for our big "GREEK OLYMPICS". Students may coordinate outfits for the games, shields, hats, colors, etc. Have fun! The Games start next Monday, May 12th. See the right link for the events.
* Both grades are beginning to learn their States and Capitals. See this Youtube to learn them in a fun way! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSvJ9SN8THE
* Boardwalk Permission forms are going home for 5th Graders. If you have a season pass you do not need to pay. Just write "season pass" on the permission slip

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Read NEWSELA + Do $2 Bill Article Answer questions
Math-6th Grade p. 205 + 206 in CGP
Science Projects-5th Grade (Progress Report tomorrow-Green Form)
Begin Poster Board/Speech Practice (see handout with requirements that went home today)
Study Capital Spelling
6th Grade-Skits/Costumes/etc.
Finish Flags for City States

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read 25 Minutes AR
Math-5th Grade-Finish Ch. 28 L3
6th-Finish Perfect Day Writing
Science Projects-Poster Board/Finish Project
5th Grade History-Finish Ch. 10 L4 - Bill of Rights + Cornell Notes
Study Capital Spelling
6th Grade-Skits/Costumes/etc.-FILMING TOMORROW!

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
AR 25 Minutes
5th Grade-Math Ch. 28 L 4 / Vertical/Horizontal Lines
6th Grade-7.2.5 - Complementary Angles
5th-Finish Ch. 10 Take Home Test-Due tomorrow
Study for Capitals Spelling Quiz
Begin Making 13 Colonies Art for Play



Monday, April 28, 2014

WEEK OF APRIL 28-May 2nd








FIELD TRIP DRIVERS-Thursday, May 1st @ 11:30am
Tammy (5 students with seatbelts)
Kelly (5)
Sarah (4)
Amy (4)
Cheryl (4)
Heather (4)

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Read Johnny Appleseed
Writing-Finish Tall Tale Writing+ Art 
5th Grade-Learn Courtroom Spelling/Vocabulary
MATH-Finish page 4 of review packet
Study Court Scripts/13 Colonies
Sign and Return Progress Reports
5th Grade-Science Projects Due-Thursday, May 15th

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
5th Grade-Learn Courtroom Spelling/Vocabulary
MATH-Finish/Correct mistakes page 4 of review packet
Finish Greek City State Jobs (patron god/goddess report
+art, map, title page, description, pledge, flag)
Study Court Scripts/13 Colonies
Sign and Return Progress Reports
5th Grade-Science Projects Due-Thursday, May 15th

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Reading-Finish Science World plus the packet
5th Grade-Learn Courtroom Spelling/Vocabulary
MATH-Finish/Correct mistakes page 4 of review packet
Study Court Scripts/13 Colonies
5th Grade-Science Projects Due-Thursday, May 15th
BRING LUNCH FOR FIELD TRIP!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

WEEK OF APRIL 22nd-25th

CLASS UPDATE:
FIELD TRIP DRIVERS-Thursday, May 1st @ 11:30am
Tammy (5 students with seatbelts)
Kelly (5)
Sarah (4)
Amy (4)
Cheryl (4)
Heather (4)

6 more weeks left and we have a lot to do!
* We are reading Science World together and doing common core follow-up activities.
* In addition, both grades are reading "American Tall Tales" which focuses on folklore, legends and HYPERBOLE. Students are beginning to create their own tall tales in a class writing project.
This week we learn about Paul Bunyan, John Henry and Pecos Bill.
* In Math both grades are doing review in preparation for the upcoming new format of state testing during the second week of May by using the Google Chrome books.
* History-5th Grade is learning about the branches of government and the bill of rights
6th-Greek History/City State Olympics/God/Goddesses
 * Practice Play Lines/Songs+Courtroom Script
5th-Science Projects continued

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read Tall Tales-Paul Bunyan + Answer Comprehension Sheet
Math-Finish first page of packet (Review)
5th-Science Project: Investigative Plan (Yellow) due Friday
6th-Do Greek God/Goddess project on Pages or Google Docs. Due Friday
Leaders of Greek Videos: Finish writing script

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read Tall Tales-John Henry p.88-100 + Answer Comprehension Sheet
Math-Finish 2nd page of packet (Review)
5th-Science Project: Investigative Plan (Yellow) due Friday
6th-Do Greek God/Goddess project on Pages or Google Docs. Due Friday
Leaders of Greek Videos: Finish writing script

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Read Tall Tales-Pecos Bill + Answer Comprehension Sheet
Math-Finish 3rd page of packet (Review)
5th-Science Project: Investigative Plan (Yellow) due Friday
PRACTICE PLAY SONGS/LINES/ACTING

Friday, April 11, 2014

COURTROOM CAST!

Judge-Bridgette
Defender-Taylor
Defendant-Sam S.
Prosecutor-Juliet
Clerk-Liam
V.Victim-Sarah W.
Bailiff-Carson
Deputy-Teddy-
Dr. Victim-Ava
Rodent-Samuel
Taster Tammy-Maddie

13 COLONY CAST
Martha Washington-Jesse
George Washington-Hunter
Leif Erickson/Vikings-Julia-Cooper, Blair
Iroquois-Samuel/Sophia
Seminole-Maddie/Asa
Ponce De Leon (Soldiers) Mauricio
Colony Boy and Girl-Juliet/Emily+Jamie
Game Show Host-Teddy
Contestant-Riya
Benjamin Franklin- /Tara/Cooper
Soldiers-Fish-1, Kelly-2, Blair – 3
Quinn, Ava, Aliya
Adamses-Fish-Abigail, John-Tobin, Jaden-Samuel
Salesman-Nico
Longfellow-Jamie
Sybyl-Tara/Sophia
James Madison-Holden
History Police-A-Lindsey B-Juliet
A-Aliya, B-Liam

Monday, April 7, 2014

WEEK OF APRIL 7th-11th

MONDAY
Read 25 minutes
6th Grade-NewsELA
Math-Do Common Core Homework Page
Practice Play Songs/Courtroom/Auditions all week long
5th Grade Do Yellow Initial Proposal (Due Wednesday)
5th-Learn vocab words
6th Grade-p.75-78 in History Wkbk

TUESDAY
5th Grade-Chapter 54-56 in Crispin
6th Grade-NewsELA
Math-Finish Common Core Packet
Practice Play Songs/Courtroom/Auditions all week long
5th Grade Do Yellow Initial Proposal (Due Wednesday)
5th-Learn vocab words
5th Grade-p.101+102 in History Wkbk

COURTROOM CAST!

Judge-Bridgette
Defender-Taylor
Defendant-Sam S.
Prosecutor-Juliet
Clerk-Liam
V.Victim-Sarah W.
Bailiff-Carson
Deputy-Teddy-
Dr. Victim-Ava
Rodent-Samuel
Taster Tammy-Maddie

13 COLONIES THUS FAR-
Martha Washington-Jesse
George Washington-Hunter
Leif Erickson/Vikings-Julia
Iroquois
Seminole-Ben/Asa/Sop
Ponce De Leon (Soldiers) Mauricio
Colony Boy and Girl-         , Juliet/Emily
Game Show Host-Teddy
Contestant-Riya/Sam
Benjamin Franklin-
Soldiers-Fish-1, Kelly-2, Blair – 3
Quinn, Ava, Aliya
Adamses-Fish-Abigail, John-Tobin, Jaden-Samuel
Salesman-Nico
Longfellow-Jamie
Sybyl-Tara/Sophia
Colonists
James Madison-Holden
History Police-A-Lindsey B-Juliet
A-Aliya, B-Liam





Monday, March 31, 2014

WEEK OF MARCH 31-APRIL 4th

MONDAY
Read 25 min. AR
Math - 5th Finish p. 217+218+
Use compass and create a % problem
with Table and Pie Graph. Have
students explain their answers.
Solve on the back of the sheet. (Use
HM as examples/ideas)
6th-7.1.3+ Course 2:-4.4.3
Vocab-5th-Create a Crossword
on Puzzlemaker with 15 vocab words
Due Friday
5 Investigative Questions due Friday
6th-Written Environment Report due Friday-

Tuesday
Read 25 min. AR
Writing-Finish Persuasive Essay on Gdocs
Sing along with CD(Use Script)
Math - 5th Finish p. 219+220
6th-7.2.1 #1-7Course 2:-5.1.1
Vocab-5th-Create a Crossword
5 Investigative Questions due Friday
6th-Written Environment Report due Friday-

THURSDAY
Read 25 min.
Study Scripts + Sing with Script/CD
6th-Finish Math Integer packet Lesson 3
JOG A THON Tomorrow. Bring
Donation Forms
5 Investigative Questions due Friday
6th-Written Environment Report due Friday-