Archive for November 2014

Reminders:

1. No school Wednesday, Nov. 26-Friday, November 28 (Thanksgiving Holiday)

2. Extra Credit is due on December 8th (Deep River Water Park-Reading and Shake It Off-Writing)

4th Grade

Assessments: Unit 6 Vocabulary test on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Monday-Unit 6 Vocabulary-study for test and complete the unit

Tuesday-Unit 6 Vocabulary test–field trip: No homework (Compass Learning and NewsELA)

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!!! Enjoy your time with family!!!

5th Grade

Assessments: Unit 6 Vocabulary test on Friday, December 5th

Monday-Complete the rough draft diary entry (internal and external conflict). See handouts.

Tuesday-(Compass Learning and NewsELA) and complete second rough draft of diary letter (internal/external conflict) and pages 75 and 76 in Vocabulary Workshop

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!!! Enjoy your time with family!!!

 

 

Announcements:

1. Thank you for supporting the canned goods drive-continue to bring in canned goods!

2. Please return report cards and folders with parents’ signatures
4th Grade

CCSS: Students will determine the theme of various literature texts and the main idea of informational texts using details in the text and summarize what they read (RL.4.2, RI.4.2).

Students will also determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text (RL.4.4, RI.4.4).

Assessments:

Thursday, November 21st. -quiz on Summarizing and Main Idea

Tuesday, November 25th-Unit 6 Vocabulary Test

Homework

Monday-Jr. Scholastic-complete Thinking About the Text graphic organizer for the article “The Battle For Hong Kong” (page 8 -10), Unit 6 Vocabulary Workshop page 76.

Tuesday-Unit 6 Vocabulary Workshop page 77; Comprehension questions for Jr. Scholastic “The Battle For Hong Kong” (page 10-Your Turn and 11-Mapsearch Questions)

Wednesday-Summary and Main Idea worksheet; read Jr. Scholastic “It’s My Right” play and determine which character you would like to play.

Thursday-Unit 6 Vocabulary Workshop page 78 and 79; Junior Scholastic play (rehearse parts for the play-play performance is Tuesday, November 25th.

Friday-Have a wonderful weekend!!!

5th Grade

CCSS:

Students will determine the meaning of words and phrases they read including figurative language, academic and domain specific words and phrases as they are used in text (RL.5.4, RI.5.4, L.5.5).

Students will report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace (SL.5.4).

Assessments:

The Egypt Game test on chapters 5-8 is on Friday, November 21st.

Section 2-2 Social Studies Quiz is Wednesday, November 19th.

Unit 6 Vocabulary Test-Monday, December 1st

Homework

Monday-Social Studies-complete section 2-2 reading in Social Studies book (pages 47-52); complete the What Did You Learn questions 1-4; read the play in Jr. Scholastic The Boy King and determine which role you would like to play.

Tuesday-Social Studies-complete Homework Hotline and Sticky Notes Post graphic organizer for section 2-2; Section 2 -2 Reading Essentials and Study Guide 2-2; and study for section 2-2 quiz on Wednesday.

Wednesday-ELA-Read chapter 7 in The Egypt Games book; complete annotations and comprehension questions. (comprehension questions are due on Friday, Nov. 21); Unit 6 Vocabulary Workshop

Thursday-Chapter 8 The Egypt Game graphic organizer; Compass Learning and Unit 6 Vocabulary Workshop; rehearse for the play The Boy King.

Friday-Have a wonderful weekend!!!

Announcements

1. No School on Tuesday, November 11 (in observance of Veteran’s Day)

2. Parent Teacher Conferences Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Please see the gold flyer that went home last week with your designated time.

3. Scholastic Book Fair ends on November 13th.

4. Thank you for your support of the Yankee Candle Fundraiser!

5th Grade

Upcoming Assessments: Vocabulary Unit 5-Friday, Nov. 14thThe Egypt Game (chapters 5-8 quiz Monday, Nov. 17th), and Section 2-2 Social Studies Tuesday, Nov. 8th)

Monday-Compass Learning-minimum 2 hours and Unit 5 Vocabulary Workshop

Thursday-Read chapter 5 in The Egypt Game and complete annotations. Complete unit 5 Vocabulary words and study for vocabulary test on Friday.

Friday-Have  an awesome weekend!!!

4th Grade

Assessments this week: Unit 5 vocabulary; summarizing and main  ideas (Thursday,  November 20th)

Monday-Jr. Scholastic Facts page 30 and 31; Unit 5 Vocabulary Workshop, Compass Learning-2 hours minimum

Thursday-Jr. Scholastic opinion about Malala’s Mission; Unit 5 vocabulary-complete and study for test on Friday.

Friday-Have an awesome weekend!!!

 

Reminders:

1. No School on Friday, November 7th (School Improvement Day), Tuesday, November 11th (Veteran’s Day), or November 12th (Parent-Teacher conferences)

2. Candle Fundraising ends November 10, 2014. Let’s SELL, SELL, SELL!!!

3. Report Card Conference Requests forms are due by Wednesday, November 5th (Remember, it’s first come-first serve)

4. Quarter 1 ends on Thursday, November 6th

5th Grade

Teacher’s Name: Anjanette Wallace

Report Card Pick-Up Day Conference Times

11:00

SYDNEY NG

11:10

BLAKE CRAWFORD

11:20

ALEX W.

11:30

AMAYA DOVER

11:40

VASHAYLA B.

11:50

GILLIAN MUI

12:00

ANTHONY POTTER

12:10

SKYE WANG

12:20

JESSICA CHEN

12:30

 

12:40

AUTUMN BLACKBURN

12:50

SYDNEY WEAVER

1:00

EVA ROMAN

1:10

JORDIN BROCK

1:20

 

1:30

 

1:40

 

1:50

 

2:00

CLARKE MANN

2:10

 

2:20

ASA PATTERSON

2:30

ARRINGTON MIMS

2:40

SHERYE KAM

2:50

 

4:00

OCEAN FANG

4:10

SUSIE BENNER

4:20

TAYLOR WARD

4:30

JOSH BEAL

4:40

MAYA MIMS

4:50

MIA FOREMAN

5:00

SAFIYA NICOL

5:10

JERRY QUAN

5:20

GEOFFREY DI

5:30

JOYELLE WEST

5:40

ALYSSA SHIH

5:50

MARCHAUN H.

6:00

ZURI YEARWOOD

Assessments:

ELA Quiz on Tuesday,  Nov. 4th (first 4 chapters of The Egypt Game)

SS-Quiz on Section 1  (Chapter 2 Ancient Egypt) on Thursday, Nov. 6th

Vocabulary-Unit 5 on Friday, November 14th

Helpful Websites (ELA and Social Studies Integrated: Ancient Egypt)

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/history/egypt/egyptianmap/

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/countries/egypt/

http://www.brainboxx.co.uk/a4_resource/pages/history/egyptians.htm

Homework

Monday-Unit 5 Vocabulary Workshop; The Egypt Games chapter 3 and 4 After You Read Questions

Tuesday-SS-Section 1 Review on page 46-group 2

Wednesday–SS-Section 1 Review on page 46-group 2; The Egypt Games character analysis

Thursday-(Test over SS Section 1 today) Homework-Compass Learning and Unit 5 Vocabulary

EXTRA CREDIT: Submit a summary of a current event and write a paragraph including  your opinion-due Thursday, Nov. 6th.

Have an amazing weekend!!!

4th Grade

Assessments:

ELA Quiz on Thursday Nov. 7th “Martin Luther King Jr.” and “First They Came for the Jews.” 

SS-Quiz on heroes of Taking a Stand unit on Thursday, Nov. 6th

Vocabulary-Unit 5 on Friday, November 14th

Helpful Websites (ELA and Social Studies Integrated: Taking a Stand)

http://www.history.com/topics/cesar-chavez

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/rosa_parks.htm

http://www.learningplanet.com/act/rats/ratslist3.asp

Homework

Monday-Unit 5 Vocabulary Workshop and Compass Learning

Tuesday-Jr. Scholastic Opinions

Wednesday-Get tests signed for extra credit; Unit 5 Vocabulary

Thursday-(Test over the heroes of Taking a Stand today) Compass Learning and Unit 5 Vocabulary (due on Nov.14th)

EXTRA CREDIT: Submit a summary of the election results and write a paragraph including your opinion-due Thursday, Nov. 6th.

Have an amazing Weekend!!!