Monday, April 16, 2018

WEEK OF APRIL 16-20th

MONDAY HOMEWORK
Reading-Facebook Gets Grilled by Congress
Newsela
Math-10 Marks Volume: Due Friday
Vocabulary-Write down the sentence
each word is found in, make your guess
of what it means, make a quizlet

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read AR Book
Math Kahn Academy Mission Mastery 20 min.
Writing - Finish Acrostic Name Activity with Color
Quizlet-Vocabulary

Monday, April 9, 2018

WEEK OF APRIL 9-13th

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Newsela Fortnite + Quiz
Math-10 Marks Due Friday
Quads/Triangles/etc.
Vocabulary-Finish Quizlet with Vocabulary

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Reading AR 20 Min.
Math-p.227+228-Student Book
Court Script-Learn Lines for tryouts on
Friday
Parents sign and return
Field Trip Permission Slips
Courtroom

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Reading 20 Min.
Math -15 min. Kahn and 10 Marks
Do Vocab Quizlet
Field Trip Form
Study Scripts

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Reading-Choose Newspaper Book Project Book
Writing-Finish Typing Final Draft of
Persuasive Essay
Do Vocab Quizlet
Study Scripts


13 Colony Play Cast
George Washington-Olivia
Martha Washington-Kylie
Leif Erickson-Magnus
Iroquois-
Seminole-Isaiah/Spencer
Ponce DeLeon-Aidan
Colonial Boy-Mack/Farris
Colonial Girl-Siena/Mercy
Game Show Host-Zac
Contestant(Betsy Smith)Damaria
Benjamin Franklin-Farris
British Soldiers-Abram, Rowan, Sebastian
Samuel Adams-Gigi
John Adams-Abram
Abigail Adams-Zachary
Salesman-Ella/Magnus
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow-Mia, Ella
Sibyl Ludington-Mack/Mercy
Colonists
James Madison-Kimya/Adriana
History Police A-Aden/Aidan
History Police B-Mercy/Gavin

Friday, March 23, 2018

March 26th-March 29th

Class Update

13 Colonies Play-This Monday, Wednesday and Thursday we will have play tryouts. This way students will be able to practice and learn their parts over the break.

Writing-Our class will be finishing up our rough drafts of our persuasive essays.

Reading-We will do Chapters 7-11 in the City of Ember. Our reading skill focus will be on making predictions. Our vocabulary words will be learned from this book.

History-Our American Revolution will be on Thursday, March 29th.

Math-We continue to work with Geometry and Coordinate Plane work.

Big Spin-On Thursday at 1:15pm we will have the Big Spin and Academic Award Assembly

Talent Show-The talent show will be held on Thursday morning.

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Writing-Finish Rough Draft of Persuasive Essay
History-Finish Packet + Begin doing study guide with
Quizlet

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read Ch. 11
Study for History Test
Study Vocab Words
Practice Lines for Play





Monday, March 19, 2018

March 19-23rd

Class Update
In reading our class is beginning a new book entitled: The City of Ember. 
It is a fantastic distopian, futuristic book. Our spelling vocabulary and grammar are from this book.

In math we are beginning a new unit of study into: Geometry and Graphing on a coordinate plane.

In History we are continuing the American Revolution unit.

Class Meetings-After the massive volume of discipline referrals and pinks slips, our class will have weekly meetings in an attempt to change the negative behavior trend in this grade level.

In writing our class is getting started on our Opinion Essay rough drafts now that we have our research finished.

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Read Newsela: "A Wrinkle in Time": Looking at 
long religious controversy about the book + Quiz
Reading Comprehension: Do Chapter 1 Quiz in Google Classroom
Return Report Card Envelope

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Reading - Finish Chapter 2-Ember
Vocabulary-Make a quizlet for 15 words
with definitions
Math-Do Coordinate Plane Mystery Shape

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Reading - Finish Chapter 3-Ember
Study Vocabulary-quizlet 
Math-Do Coordinate Plane Mystery Shape #2
Sign, Return field trip form with $29.50

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Read Ember Chapter 5 -Quiz tomorrow
+ Quote activity
Study Vocab 0n Quizlet
Field Trip Forms
Practice Play Lines

Friday, March 9, 2018

WEEK OF MARCH 12-16th

Class Update

We have already started the final trimester and there is a lot of learning and fun happening this week!

In reading we will be reading our final selection "Elena" from our core literature in RTI. Next week we start "City of Ember". RTI ends on April 19th.

In writing, we will continue our argumentative essay. Each student selected a topic and they are researching it with at least 3 sources.

In Math we continue learning of finding a fraction of a fraction and will apply this skill in a district performance task about a movie theater.

Our class aced the Water Unit test averaging an 88%. Way to go!

In History we will be learning more about battles in the Revolutionary War. In addition, I am reading aloud the book, Fighting Ground by Avi.

On Wednesday will be 3/14 "Pi Day"and we will celebrate by having fun with pie. Students will either bring pizza or a pie if they wish. Together we will work in teams and work through the circumference and area of the given "pies". In addition, we sing the "Pi Song" and learn the "Pi Pledge"

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Read Newsela:"The search for the value of pi" + Quiz
Math-Do "Hours of Sound Worksheet"
Pi Day Wednesday-Make/buy a pizza, pie and bring on Wednesday
for Pi Day

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read AR 25 min.
Math-Finish p. 197+198 in Workbook
Pi Day Wednesday-Make/buy a pizza, pie and bring on Wednesday
for Pi Day

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read NPR Article + Do Googe Classroom 
Summary
Math-Moby Max Circumference/Area of Circle 
Due Friday
Click Link for 13 Colony Script + Songs
to begin practicing for auditions.
PI DAY!

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Begin to read script/learn songs
Dress up for "BYOB" Bring your own bed!
PJS, stuffed animals, blanket or pillow.
You may bring "root beer"









Our class has earned our 2nd class party this coming Friday. We voted and decided to do "BYOB" as a theme. "Bring your own bed" Students can bring whatever they have on bed...blanket, pillow and stuffed animals, etc. Our movie is Jumanji
Report Cards will go home Friday, 3/16 and the Big Spin will be on Thursday, March 29th (Same day as the talent show)



Monday, March 5, 2018

WEEK OF MARCH 5-9th

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Read Newsela: "Meet the 11-year-old science 
whiz working to improve water testing" + Quiz
ART-Finish Propaganda Advertisement with Color
Science-Do Study Guide
TEST ON THURSDAY

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read Newsela: "Black Panther" and black women 
in all their strength and beauty + Quiz
Science-Do Study Guide
p.97+98 in Home Connections

TEST ON THURSDAY

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read 20 min.
Study for Science Test

Monday, February 26, 2018

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 26th-March 2nd


HOMEWORK MONDAY
Reading-Newslela Water Cycle
Finish Hyper Doc in Science

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Science-Do Google Class activity with water usage
Math p.93+94 in Home Connections

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Newsela: US SNAPS CANADA'S WIN
STREAK IN HOCKEY + Quiz
Math - Finish 10 Marks/Area x 2
Continue Water Usage Activity (Due Friday)

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Read 25 min.
Math p. 95+96
Finish Water Usage Google Class
Activity

Thursday, February 15, 2018

RIO DEL MAR AUCTION TIME!

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read Newsela 
"Native Americans: A History of the Sioux"
+ Quiz
Math: Moby Max 20 Min.
Learn Spelling Vocabulary Words
Finish Heritage Slide Show!

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Reading Science World "Wrinkle in Time" article
+ Context Word Search
Heritage Slide Show Due tomorrow:
Share with Mr. Sweet

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Read "Sleeping Giant" in Science World
+ Handout
Math-Do p. 165 in Student Workbook
Practice Speech!


Rio del Mar Elementary’s 14th  Annual 2018 Spring Auction ​

Western Showdown
SATURDAY, MARCH 10th 
4pm – 9pm

Raffles, Silent & Live Auction
AptosBBQ
Live Music by Cruz Entertainment
Learn to Line Dance
Photo Booth

Wildwood Estates & Gardens
780 Calabasas Rd, 
Watsonville, CA

Hosted by RDMPA

Live auction items (Giant tickets, S.C. Warriors tickets, Safari West, Fox Racing, private chef dinner for 10, ride on fire truck, and more)
Silent auction items and  class baskets.

$60 for individual ______
$100 for two people ______
Make checks made payable to: RDMPA
Tickets on sale Wednesday, Feb. 21, @ 12:20 in the park​

CONTACT: Necole Greer at ngreer@ctrlkey.com or 
Mary Sandman at mary_sandman@pvusd.net

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

February 13-16th


































HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Finish Heritage Typed Report
Begin/Finish Heritage Slide Show
Valentine's Breakfast tomorrow!

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Heritage Written Report Due tomorrow!

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Continue Heritage Slide Show/Practice for speech
Reading Newsela : "Salchows and slaloms: 
Words to know while watching Winter Olympics"
+ Quiz
Do Water Diary at Home-Return tomorrow

Monday, February 5, 2018

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 5-9th









HOMEWORK MONDAY
Read "Big Air"and "Running Out of Chocolate"
"Holding Back the Floods" and "Frogs for Sale"
in Science World + Do Comprehension activity
Due: Friday
History: Study for Test using Quizlet
HERITAGE PROJECT DUE NEXT THURSDAY, February 15th.
Bring $5 for Valentine's Breakfast

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Reading-See Above-Due Friday
Writing-Finish Typing/Editing/Revising+
Print Information Essay "Expert Topic"
Valentine $ for Breakfast
Study for History Test

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Reading Due Friday
10 Marks Multiply mixed numbers
Study for History Test/Packet+Cornell
Notes due tomorrow
Practice Vocab using Quizlet
$5 for Valentine's



Class Update

In Writing we are finishing our informative writing (Expert Essay). This Friday we will be celebrating our final publishing of this project with Mr. Avey's 6th class so they can learn from them as they share their books with us.

In Reading we will continue Holes and should be able to finish it next week.
Our Spelling Vocabulary comes from reading chapters 30-42.

At home we should be finishing up our Heritage Projects. I will be giving extra time this week instead of homework! The project is due next Thursday, February 15th.

I sent home the yearbook forms today.

Each student was given the Valentine's Day Breakfast form. Please bring in the $5 to help pay for the breakfast.

In History we are studying for our big American Revolution test this Thursday by using Quizlet.

In Math we will be finishing up Unit 4 this week on Multiplying Fractions.

Thursday is our Field Trip at 9:10 am. Make sure to bring a lunch and wear some sunscreen.

See you at the school where kind hearts and open minds rule!

Mr. Sweet