Week of October 13-17, 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Helpful Websites

http://homeworktips.about.com/od/essaywriting/a/opinion.htm

http://www.timeforkids.com/homework-helper/a-plus-papers/persuasive-essay

http://writefix.com/

5th Grade

Announcements:

1. Tuesday, Oct. 14th-Open Books Field Trip

2. Return 5 Week Progress Report with Parent’s Signature

3. Unit 3 Vocabulary Test is Friday, Oct. 17th

4. Final Draft opinion is due on Friday, Oct. 17th

5. Independent Reading Log is due on Friday, Oct. 17th

6. Picture Day Friday, Oct. 17th

Common Core Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1.A
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1.B
Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1.C
Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., consequently, specifically).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1.D
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

Tuesday: ELA-Complete rough draft #2 opinion essay Toward A Rainbow Nation. We will peer edit on Wednesday, so come prepared with improvements from draft #1. (refer to project handout, peer editing checklists, sample rough draft essays, etc.). Your final draft is due on Friday, October 17th.  Also, work on Unit 3 Vocabulary Workshop (due on Friday, October 17th).

Wednesday: ELA-Work on final draft essay (refer to project handout, peer editing checklists, sample rough draft essays, etc.). Complete Unit 3 Vocabulary Workshop (due on Friday, October 17th). SS-complete Great Pyramid questions and annotations.

Thursday: ELA-Complete final draft essay, Unit 3 Vocabulary Workshop. Study for Unit 3 Vocabulary Quiz on Friday.

Friday: Vocabulary Quiz today and Final Draft essay is due. Please submit your paper in this order: include colored and illustrated cover page, rough drafts, peer editing checklists, and graphic organizer.

4th Grade

Announcements:

1. Unit 3 Vocabulary Test is on Friday, Oct. 17th

2. Please submit your signed 5 week progress reports to Ms. Lisenby

3. Unit 3 Vocabulary Workshop test is on Friday, Oct. 17th

4. Harvesting Hope test is on Friday, October 17th

5. Picture Day is on Friday, October 17th

6. Independent Reading Log is due on Friday, October 17th

Common Core Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.1

Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.1.A
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer’s purpose.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.1.B
Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.1.C
Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instancein order toin addition).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.1.D
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

Tuesday: Class canceled (5th grade trip)

Wednesday: ELA and SS-Complete Reading questions on page 113 (Theme Connections) and work on Unit 3 Vocabulary Workshop.

Thursday: ELA- Independent Reading Log, Unit 3 Vocabulary Workshop and study for Unit 3 Test,  first rough draft opinion essay (see handout)

Friday: ELA-Reading Log is due today.  Unit 3 Vocabulary Test is today. Harvesting Hope test is today.

Leave a Reply