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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"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
A big thank you goes out to the parents that pitched in money to our class account. Because of this, I was able to purchase a new carpet for Writer's Workshop time. More to come!
In Reading we will be finishing up Bridge To Terabithia together. Tonight we are reading a Newsela Article on "Jeremy Lin and bullying"
In Math we will finish up Unit 1 with division concepts. We will have one 10 Marks to review solving math expressions.
In Science we will start our exciting unit on Solar System.
Our first field trip to NASA is slated for Friday, October 21st at 8:00am. Permission slips will go home today. Early bird gets the worm, so make sure to get your TB test/fill out your Insurance Paperwork. You need to be an American Citizen with Driver's License to go on this field trip due to their extreme security precautions.
In Writing we continue DLR (Daily Language Review) along with our "Frustrations" Essay
During writer's workshop we continue to focus on effective introductions to Narratives. Also, we writing about strong emotions this week: Anger, Happiness, Sadness, Embarrassment.
Drive for schools forms go home today. ALL proceeds go to school! Win a car. It can happen!
Have an awesome week!
Read Newsela + Quiz +Do Google Classroom
Math-10 Marks Due Wednesday
Correct and Return Work
Read CH. 9 "Evil Spell" in Bridge To Terabithia and write a summary on the
Math-Finish 10 Marks on Expressions (Watch video and use hints!)
Return Field Trip Forms
Read CH. 11 "NO!" in Bridge To Terabithia and write a summary on the
Math-p. 15+16 in HW connections
Return Field Trip Forms
Read CH. 13 "Building the Bridge" in Bridge To Terabithia and write a summary on the
Math-Finish p. 24-27 in Student Workbook
Return Field Trip Forms
Finish Science Wkbk p. 158-163
READING-This week we will start reading Bridge to Terabithia together. This wonderful book explores imagination, unlikely friendships, family relationships and experiencing profound loss. There are many great talking points throughout so I encourage parents to read along and discuss it with their children.
COMMON CORE MATH-We continue Volume and Surface Area! iGRADE SIGN UPS! Parents, please include your e-mail on the class list link to the right to see your child's progress (I will invite you to my virtual grade book when you do so) I need about half the class to sign up still
HISTORY-Our class is making a study guide together using Kahoot! The study guide is posted on the right for you to get ready.The explorer test is this Friday, September 16th.
WRITING-We are Gathering ideas for our Greatest Frustrations in life, followed by starting the drafting process
PICTURE DAY-FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th HOMEWORK MONDAY Read Newsela, take quiz- Earthquakes trembling under Mount St. Helens but many are too small to fee Write summary of the article on Google Classroom Math-p. 14 in Home Connections Study for History Test-Use study guide on right Correct and return work for 1/2 back! Picture Day Friday. HOMEWORK TUESDAY Read AR Book for 20 min. + Write a summary in Google Classroom Study for History Test-Use study guide on right Finish History Wkbk p. 30-33 Talk about Google Classroom with your parents Invite was sent home to them. HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY Read AR Book for 20 min. + Write a summary in Google Classroom(All 3 due Friday) Study for History Test-Use study guide on right Make study cards/print up study guide/answers 10 Marks Use Hints HOMEWORK THURSDAY Read Ch. 5 of Bridge to Terabithia + Write a Summary in Google Classroom(All 3 due Friday) Study for History Test by using quilt: https://quizlet.com/Martin_Sweet/folders/chapter-3-study-guide Math: Finish p. 13+14 in Homework Connections Wkbk Finish History Wkbk. p.25-33 PICTURE DAY TOMORROW!
Read Newsela -Football player's act of protest during anthem has fans red-hot
Writing-Write 1 paragraph in Google Class
about your opinion of Colin Kaepernick's Choice
Give details + reasons on why you feel this way.
Math-P. 11+12 in Home Connections Wkbk
In reading our class is continuing our unit of study on the forces of nature by reading, "Eye of the Storm" about Warren Faidley, a storm chasing photographer. Our reading skill focus is "text organization". We watched a brief documentary on youtube to learn about this amazing photographer.
This week in writing we will be learning how to use a timeline planner and a "small moment" focus to enhance our content when doing narratives. A Small Moment is: 1. True/Happened to you. 2. Strong Emotion 3. "BTH" Big Thing that Happened We learn that good writers are able to keep the main thing the main thing! In History we will continue our unit of study on Explorers. In Bridges Math we will be continuing to work with expressions/equations and multiplication. See you on Tuesday night for Back to School Night from 7:15-8pm! HOMEWORK MONDAY Read Newsela: Pick your poison: Hurricane or tornado? Plus do Quiz and Google Classroom Activity Math-Do p. 5+6 in Home Connections Book Show parents 10 Marks program Correct and Return Work Book Orders Due: Tuesday, September 6th BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT TOMORROW NIGHT at 7:15! HOMEWORK TUESDAY Read 20 minutes plus do summary on green sheet Math-Finish Mathology writing assignment + Ten Marks! Book Orders HOMEWORK WEDNESDAY Read 20 minutes plus do summary on green sheet Math-Do page 6 in student wktk(thick one) + Finish 10 Marks (Due tomorrow) Finish Creating Kahoots + share with mrsweet12 Book Orders HOMEWORK THURSDAY Read 20 min+Show parents AR Goal! Math-finish classwork: p. 13+14 in wktk Homework Connections wkbk p. 9+10 Study DLR 2 Book Orders
HOMEWORK MONDAY Read Newsela Article, Take Quiz Writing-Do google classroom activity on Olympic Article+Turn in EWSELA INVITE CODE:https://newsela.com/join/#/HNXQFA
Read 20 minutes + write a 4 sentence summary on Green Sheet
Math Homework Connection p. 1+2 in wktk
Read 20 min+Write 1 four-sentence summary on Green Sheet (20-4-1)
Math-Study Times Tables-Download "Math Bingo" on i device/Play
Arcademics Multiplication Practice
Finish BioPoem Final Draft
Read 20 min.
Math p. 3 + 4
Study DLR CLASS UPDATE We have a wonderful class this year with 28 fifth graders. They are enthusiastic, focused and fun to teach! If interested, you may sign up for a Parent Volunteer time here on this google doc: https://docs.google.com/document/d/134m0MgWvI8ye5ytnu08gSbeXfJWT3R9-udngV2kBXg4/edit
Please let me know if you do not receive an email from me as I entered all of the parent emails into my Comcast acct, but sometimes it glitches. Also, please do not "reply all" unless necessary! After the first couple of emails I will "bcc" the info emails. ELA- This week our class will kick off our study of "Nature's Fury" by reading a story entitled, Earthquake Terror and focus on "Sequence of Events" as our reading skill. In reading we will be taking our online Star Test to help establish our Accelerated Reader Goals for the first trimester. I will send home the goal sheet this week. We will also be reading nonfiction NEWSELA articles at home.
(RTI does not start until late September)
In writing our class will be starting our Bio Poems and we will be starting Writer's Workshop.
In Math we will start the new district adopted program, Bridges. We are focusing on multiplication, factoring and volume this week. History-We start our unit of study on the Explorers.
Papers will go home on Mondays and students may correct their mistakes in BLUE pen and return them for better grades. Also, if your child is struggling in any assignment, I am available every day before school from 7:40-7:55 to help, especially in Math!