Sunday, November 27, 2016

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 28th-DECEMBER

Class Update-
I hope everybody had a memorable Thanksgiving together with family and loved ones!

Our class will begin our Poetry Unit by learning about the form of Haiku and Diamantes. In the coming weeks we will learn many other forms including: couplets, free verse, cinquains, acrostics.

In writing we will be finishing our "expert" informational assignment. 
In Reading our RTI groups will begin reading stories from the unit of study on the Revolution. The reading skill focus is cause and effect.

In the coming three weeks we will be learning about the winter holidays of Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Saturnalia, Christmas. We will have a Holiday Quiz just before the break.

In Science we will start our Unit of Study on Weather

This Friday we will have our first Big Spin of the year on Friday at 1pm.

That is it for now! See you at the school where kind hearts and open minds rule!

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Reading-Newsela "Some strange species 
swimming in oddly warm waters off West Coast"
+ Quiz (6,120 rating!)
Math-p.95 in Student Book
Return report card envelopes

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read 20min. AR
Math-10 Marks Subtract Decimals
Science-Finish Lesson 1 Packet on Weather

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read 20min.
Math-Moby Max 15 min.
Writing-Finish "Expert" Essay Rough Draft 
on Google Docs

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Read 20min.
Math-Moby Max 15 min.
Speech-Practice "Expert" Speech
Using Google Slides-Speech will
be shared next week

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

NOVEMBER 14-18th

CLASS UPDATE

This week there will be Parent Teacher Conferences from 12:30-3:30 Monday through Thursday so please be on time! Once again, here is the link to confirm your time:
 Parent Teacher Conference Sign-Up

Report Cards will go home on Tuesday, November 22nd.

The Big Spin is scheduled for Friday, December 2nd

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Read Newsela+Quiz "No animosity in first meeting between Trump and Obama"
Moby Max Math-20min.

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read 25 min. AR
Math-p. 41+42 Home Connections Workbook
History-Moby Max Social Studies 15min. Colonies
Fill out Thanksgiving Celebration Dish Choices and return


Thanksgiving Feast Menu!
Thanksgiving Feast Menu!
Turkey, Brown, Platter, Food, ...

1 Isabella-Peach Cobbler
16 Lawrence-Ribs
2 Galilea-Corn on the Cob
17 Ashley-Twice Baked Potatoes
3 Samer-Musakhan-Chicken Sandwich
18 Mikey
4 Charlotte-ABSENT
19 Coral-Butterscotch Pie
5 Elyssa-Stuffing w/cranberries
20  Owen-Sweet Potato Casserole
6 Clara-Pecan Pie
21 Mariana- Mashed Potatoes + Gravy
7 Lycia-Alcatra Portugese Pot Roast
22 Malia-Pistachio Jello Salad
8 Bella-Lemon Bars
23 Justin-Smoked Turkey!
9 Maple-Creamy Broccoli Casserole
24 Koosha
10 Tyler-Filipino Adobo Chicken
25 Kiernan-Ham
11 Mario
26 Sienna-7 Layer Bars
12 Amber
27 Chase
13 Atlee
28 Jillian-Yukon Gold Potatoes
14 Janie-Chili Verde
29- Michael K.
15 Eli
30-Mr. Sweet-Salad w/candied almonds/cranberries





HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read 20 Minutes
Math-p. 45+46 HW Connections +
10 Marks-Compare Order Decimals (Due Friday)

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Read 20 Minutes
Math p. 43+44 Home Connections
+ Finish 10 Marks
Finish Social Studies Colony
Moby Max

Monday, November 7, 2016

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-10th

NO SCHOOL FRIDAY!

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Read Newsela: "Wimpy no more: Jeff Kinney is now a 
famous author who makes millions" + take Quiz
Finish AR GOAL!
Practice Newsteam speech (Due tomorrow)
Remind your parents to VOTE tomorrow!
Do Colony Study Guide: TEST THURSDAY
Colony Study Guide

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Finish AR GOAL! Due tomorrow
Math-Jam Sessions: Decimals (10 minutes)
Moby Max-History (15 minutes)
Study for Colony Test

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Study for History Test
10 Marks Decimal Place Value
Practice News Team

CLASS VOTE TALLY
Donald Trump 14%
Jill Stein 11%
Hillary Clinton 68%
Gary Johnson 7%



Monday, October 31, 2016

WEEK OF OCTOBER 31st-NOVEMBER 4th


HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
A big thanks goes out to all of the parents that are helping with the big party today! We start the parade at 10:30. Next, you are welcome to come to our class party at 1:00pm.

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Don't eat too much candy!
Finish and bring your Cereal Box Book Project
Practice News Team Speech

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read Newsela+Take Quiz:
"Like the Cubs, the Indians are hungry to taste World Series success"
Math 10 Marks Equivalent Fractions-Due Thursday
Practice News Team Speech

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read AR 25 minutes
Math 10 Marks Equivalent Fractions-Due Thursday
Math p. 60 in Student Workbook p.66
Practice News Team Speech

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Read AR 25 minutes
Math-Do Review Quiz to study for Test
History-Begin study guide: Test next Thursday!

Practice News Team Speech

Friday, October 21, 2016

WEEK OF 10/24-10/28


CLASS NEWS TEAM VIDEO ADVERTISEMENT:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3a0axpzoVtDYV9fbm9ucUR0ZHM/view?usp=sharing


HOMEWORK MONDAY
READ NEWSELA-HALLOWEEN + TAKE QUIZ
AND FINISH GOOGLE CLASS ACTIVITY
DRESS UP FOR SPORT'S DAY
MATH-p. 35+36 in Home Connections

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read NewsELA + Quiz
Halloween is not just for kids these days as more adults join in the fun
+ Cereal Box Project Due next Tuesday!
Jam Sessions 10 min.(+,-Fractions + Mixed Numbers)

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read AR! Goal due November 9th
Cereal Box due next Tuesday
Math-10 Marks (Improper Fraction Lesson)

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Read 20 min. AR + Cereal Box
Writing-Finish spooky rough drafts!
Math- Do p. in Home Connections p. 33 only

Monday, October 17, 2016

WEEK OF OCTOBER 17-21st

Homework Monday
Read Newsela U.S. relies on industry help to make "giant leap" to Mars
+ Take Quiz
Math-Jam Sessions + 144 Seconds (x3)
History-p. 36 + 37 wkbk


HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read 20 Min AR
Math 10 Marks-Add/Subtract Fractions
Word Problems
Moby Max - Social Studies (10 Min.)
PRACTICE NEWS TEAM SPEECH!

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read 25 min.
Practice News Team Speech
eye contact, volume, expression and articulation
Our first earned Class Party is next week!

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read 25 min.
Practice News Team Speech
eye contact, volume, expression and articulation
Our first earned Class Party is next week!

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
NEWSELA + Google Classroom
Bring $ for In N Out
be on time otherwise you miss the trip!

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3a0axpzoVtDYV9fbm9ucUR0ZHM

Monday, October 10, 2016

WEEK OF OCTOBER 10-14th

CLASS UPDATE

In reading our class is finishing up our Space Unit of Study in RTI by reading "Space Exploration", an online book. Our reading skill focuses on the Main Idea + Supporting Details.

In writing we are finishing our final draft of our Narratives. We will celebrate the publishing of these this Wednesday!

In math we continue to work with fractions, number lines and finding a fraction of a whole number... (1/4 of 24 2/3 of 36 etc.)

In Science we take our Solar System test tomorrow.

In History we will begin learning about the Colonies starting with Jamestown.



HOMEWORK MONDAY
Read Newsela on Hurricane Matthew+
Take Quiz and do summary on Green Sheet
Math-p. 29+30 in Home Connections
Science-Study for Solar System Test

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read AR 20 min. + Cereal Box Project
Writing-Finish Final Narrative Draft
Math-10 Marks Fractions with pictures

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read AR 20 min. + Cereal Box Project
Reading Skills Lesson
Main idea Details in Informational Reading
on Moby Max
10 Marks Jam Session for 15 min.

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Read AR-Due Tuesday, November 1st
Math-Moby Max Lesson
Art-Finish Book Cover to Narrative Writing
Study DLR
Finish + Practice News Team Speech


Monday, October 3, 2016

WEEK OF OCTOBER 3rd-6th

NO SCHOOL FRIDAY!

MONDAY HOMEWORK
Read Newsela: Experts discuss plans 
for sending astronauts to Mars in 20 years
+ Quiz and Summary on Green Sheet
Math p. 23 + 24 in Home Connections WKBK
(10 Marks Due Thursday) + Fractions w/diff 
denominators

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read AR + Do Cereal Box Project
Science-Do next Moby Max Solar System 
Lesson
Math-10 Marks due Thursday
p.25+26 in Home Connections Wkbk

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Read AR + Cereal Box Project
Math - Finish 10 Marks
+ 144 Seconds
Science do Study Guide
+ Planet Project

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Read AR + Cereal Box Project
Math - finish p. 27 + 28
Do Science Study Guide Quizlet at:
https://quizlet.com/95514102/solar-system-chapter-5-flash-cards/
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Monday, September 26, 2016

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 26-30th

HOMEWORK MONDAY
Read Newsela:
"Human life may be possible on three new planets"
+ Quiz and Summary on green sheet
Choose Cereal Box Book 
Project Book by Friday
Math-Jam Session on fractions 15 min.
Correct and Return work
Drive for schools!

HOMEWORK TUESDAY
Read AR Book 20 min. + Summary on
Green Sheet
Math - p. 21+22 in HW Connections WKBK
10 Marks Due Friday - Equivalent Fractions
Extra Credit: Watch Presidential Debate(only need to watch 30min.)
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2016/09/26/watch_the_first_presidential_debate_live_hillary_clinton_vs_donald_trump.html

Write 1 page opinion about who won the debate. Why? Give examples. 
What did you notice about their speaking styles? Did any words get repeated
multiple times? What were some of their plans to improve our country?
DUE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th

HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY
Reading-AR + Summary on green sheet
Math-Finish 10 Marks
Extra Credit

HOMEWORK THURSDAY
Reading 20 Min. + Begin Cereal Box Project
Science - Do Moby Max Assignment