Archive for December 2013

5th grade

(copy of letter sent home this afternoon in regards to tomorrow’s performance)

December 16, 2013

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Season’s Greetings!!! Tomorrow is our holiday show. The students are expected at Lenart at 6:00 PM. If your child plans to stay at school from 2:45 PM until the holiday show is over, please send a note to school on Tuesday, December 17, 2013. Also, provide a snack for your child and make sure that they have the appropriate attire for their performance.

Additionally, students will be able to take home their Native American projects on Tuesday after the performance. Please email me if you have any questions at awallace@cps.edu.

Have a great evening!

Mrs. Wallace

REMINDERS:

1. Our holiday party is Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 (please return green letters indicating what your child will contribute)

2. The holiday show starts at 6:30, but students need to arrive by 6PM

3. The last day of school is Friday, December 20, 2013 and students will return on Monday, January 6, 2014.

 

5th grade homework:

Monday-ELA: complete first rough draft cause and effect essay (Cause and effect relationships in Alfred Nobel’s contributions to the world-see graphic organizer) and complete Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop (TEST IS FRIDAY)

Tuesday-No homework: Holiday Show

Wednesday-ELA-complete second rough draft essay and complete Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop; SS-complete text to self, world, media connections

Thursday-ELA-complete final rough draft essay and complete Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop; SS-complete text to self, world, media connections

Friday-ELA-Cause and Effect Essay is due, Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop is due, Unit 7 Vocabulary test is today. SS-This Day in History weekly assignment is due.

Have a wonderfully blessed holiday season!!!! See you in 2014!!!!

4th Grade Homework

Monday-ELA/SS-Find 5 Facts about Nelson Mandela that we did not discuss in class

Tuesday-ELA/SS-Complete Mandela card

Wednesday-No Homework-Holiday Show

Thursday-submit Mandela card

Friday-Class canceled: homeroom winter celebrations

Have a wonderfully blessed holiday season!!!! See you in 2014!!!!

 

Announcements

1. 5 Week Progress Reports will be sent home on Wednesday

2. The Student of the Month breakfast is Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 8AM

3. Orders are due for Hot Fun Lunch Day by Friday, Dec. 13 (Hot Fun Lunch Day is December 20, 2013)

4. Holiday Show is 6:30PM on Tuesday, Dec. 17 (5th-8th Grades) and is Wednesday, Dec. 18th for (K-4th Grades)

4th Grade

Monday-Cause and effect worksheet; rehearse lines for plays

Tueday-Cause and effect relationships; SS-complete text to self, world, media

Wednesday-ELA -independent reading and SS-Jr. Scholastic-select a play and write a paragraph explaining the cause and effect relationship of the historical event.

Thursday-ELA independent reading log and SS-Jr. Scholastic-rehearse plays and text connections

Friday-Assessment on Cause and Effect

No homework! Have a spectacular weekend!!

5th Grade

Monday-ELA: Cause and Effect worksheet and Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop; SS- rehearse lines for plays

Tuesday-ELA: Independent Reading (20 Mins.); SS-complete text to self, world, media

Wednesday-ELA-independent reading, Unit 7 and rehearse play

Thursday-ELA-Jr. Scholastic; SS-complete text to self, world, media

Friday-Assessment on Cause and Effect

No homework! Have a spectacular weekend!!

 

Parents/Guardians–Sincere apologies for posting late-the system was down.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1. Native American Projects will be returned on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. If your child has a large project, please make sure that transportation arrangements are made.

2. Important packet was sent home today (Lenart News)

3. Cause and Effect Assessment is on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 (4th and 5th)

4th and 5th Grade Skills

1. Cause and effect relationships-ELA

2. Performing Historical Plays-SS and ELA

3. Understanding Historical events-SS and ELA

5th Grade

Monday, December 2, 2013

SS and ELA-The Book Thief packet is due (Jr. Scholastic activities-passed out on Tuesday, Nov. 26)

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

SS-complete enrichment (text to self, world and media)

SS-rehearse lines for the play you are cast in

ELA-Unit 6 Vocabulary workshop (Test on Friday) and Cause and Effect Worksheet

Wednesday, Dec.4, 2013

SS-rehearse plays “Here Comes Mrs. Roosevelt”

ELA-This Is Walter Cronkite WS-Jr. Scholastic (Cause and Effect test is Friday); Unit 6 Vocabulary workshop (test is on Friday)

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013

ELA-Unit 6 Vocabulary workshop

SS-complete This Day in History Main Ideas and Text connections

Friday-NO HOMEWORK: ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND!!!

 

4th Grade

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013

SS-complete enrichment (text to self, world and media)

SS-rehearse lines for the play you are cast in

ELA-chain of events for Bermuda Triangle

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

ELA-1. Complete Cause and Effect Chart using This Day in History: Nobel (Dec.10, 2013) 2. Read independently for at least 20 minutes

SS- Rehearse script for the play “Here Comes Mrs. Roosevelt”

Thursday, December 5, 2013

SS-complete Text Connections for “This Day in History”

ELA-Cause and Effect Skills worksheet

Friday-NO HOMEWORK: ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND!!!