Archive for December 2014

Reminders:

1. Our Winter Performance is at 6PM on Dec. 17th. Students should arrive at Lenart at 5:30PM

2. Winter holiday starts on Monday, December 22nd and students return on January 5th.

3. Return all folders with your parents’ signatures by Wednesday, Dec. 17th.

4th Grade

Assessments:

No assessments this week!

***Please be prepared for the play “It’s Your Right” on Friday (lines memorized).

(We will not have class on Wednesday-assembly and Thursday-5th grade field trip.)

Monday-No homework!

Tuesday-Unit 8 vocabulary-Compass Learning 1 hour

Wednesday-From the Mixed Up Files Comprehension questions

Thursday-Compass Learning-1 hour

Friday-From the Mixed Up Files… project

 

5th Grade

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.5.4.A Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

Assessments:

Tuesday-quiz on section 2-4 Ancient Egypt (Social Studies)

Friday-Unit 7 Vocabulary Test (Writing)

Friday-Chapter 2 Ancient Egypt (Social Studies)

Homework:

Monday-Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop; complete 2-4 Study guide; Compass Learning (at least 45 minutes)

Tuesday-Unit 7 vocabulary; 1st draft descriptive essay about living as a pharaoh

Wednesday-Chapter 2 study guide; 2nd draft descriptive essay about living as a pharaoh

Thursday-Unit 7 vocabulary; study for Social Studies test (chapter study guide) and reveiw words for Unit 7  Vocabulary test

Friday-The Egypt Game project

Have a wonderful holiday season!!!

Announcements:

1. Extra Credit is due by Wednesday, December 10 (Shake it Off and Deep River Waterpark)

2. Please return your folders (red-4th and blue-5th). Many folders are missing.

4th Grade

CCSS:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.4.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.4.4.A Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

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

Assessments:

Thursday-comprehension quiz on chapters 1-4 in From the Mixed Up Files novel

Friday-Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop test

Homework

Monday-Read chapter 2 and complete at least three responses on the essential question: Does Claudia have leadership skills? Also, complete page 15 Jr. Scholastic questions The Fall of the Berlin Wall.

Tuesday-Read chapter 2 and complete The Back Page questions 1-5

Wednesday-Comprehension questions for Chapter 4 in From the Mixed Up Files and Vocabulary activities

Thursday-study for Unit 7 vocabulary test and complete unit 7 vocabulary activities

Friday-No homework: Have a thrilling weekend!!

5th Grade

CCSS:

CCSS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.6 Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.5.4.A Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

Assessments:

Monday (12/15/14)-Section 2-4 Social Studies (Ancient Civilization)

Friday (12/12/14-test on chapters 13-16 The Egypt Game

Homework

Monday-No Homework!!! Thank you for bringing in canned goods

Tuesday-read chapter 13 Egypt Game and write 8 annotations; complete section 2-4 SS and questions 1-5 at the end of the section page 72.

Wednesday-annotations for chapter 14 in Egypt Game

Thursday-comprehension questions for chapter 15, 16  in Egypt Game

Friday-No homework: Have a thrilling weekend!!

 

 

Reminders

1. Please return your Wednesday folders by Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

2. Extra Credit for Reading and Writing (50 Points each) are due on Monday, Dec. 8th-Shake it Off and Deep River Waterpark

3. Independent Reading Logs are due on Friday, Dec. 5th

4th Grade

Standards: Students will refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and inferences drawn from the text with both literature and informational text with an emphasis on informational texts. (RL.4.1, RI.4.1).

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

Assessments: Unit 7 Vocabulary Test is on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. From the Mixed Up Files (novel) chapters 1-4 test is on Thursday, Dec. 11th.

Homework

Monday-Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop

Tuesday-SS/ ELA Complete final draft Protest Letter to a Hero who stood up for their rights (typed and include a picture) and Compass Learning 1/2 hour.

Wednesday-Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop

Thursday-SS-Jr. Scholastic and Chapter 1 character graphic organizer From the Mixed Up Files

Friday-Have an amazing weekend!!

5th Grade

Assessments: Thursday-SS section 2-3 quiz, Friday-Unit 6 Vocabulary test, Friday-Chapters 9-12 Comprehension test

CCSS:CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.6

Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.9

Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.5

With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

Homework

Monday-complete lesson 2-3 Comprehension questions 1-5.

Tuesday and Wednesday-Compass Learning and complete final draft diary entry (internal or external conflict). SS-study for 2-3 quiz.

Thursday-Unit 6 Vocabulary Workshop and Comprehension questions for chapter 10 The Egypt Game. Study for vocabulary test.

Friday-Have an amazing weekend!!