Archive for January 2015

Announcements:

1. Please return blue or red home folders with your parent’s signature.

2. Friday, January 30th will be a regular school attendance day for students.

3. Quarterly Book Logs and Compass Learning Logs are due on Thursday, January 29th.

4. Extra credit is due by Thursday, January 29th. (Review of Literacy Night-1/2 page, Book Report-1 page, Commentary on any Jr. Scholastic article-1/2 page)

4th Grade Assessments:

Thursday, Jan. 29th-From the Mixed Up Files project is due.

Friday, Jan. 30th-test on the novel From the Mixed Up Files

Friday-Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop test

4th Grade Homework:

Monday through Thursday-complete Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop-it is due on Friday, January 30th and work on the project for From the Mixed Up Files.

Thursday-Unit 9 vocabulary is due, study for tests: The Mixed UP Files and Unit 9, and Jr. Scholastic Map skills

5th Grade Assessments:

Tuesday, January 27-quiz on chapters 22 and 23 The Egypt Game

Friday, January 30th-Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop test

Friday, January 30th-novel test for The Egypt Game

Friday, February 13th-Project for The Egypt Game is due

5th Grade Homework:

Monday-Chapter 22 and 23 comprehension questions and word search, Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop (due on January 30th), and work on The Egypt Game project (due Feb. 13th)

Tuesday-Unit 9 Vocabulary, work on project

Wednesday-1 Hour Compass Learning, Unit 9 Vocabulary, work on project

Thursday-final draft of casting director poster for The Egypt Game is due on Monday if not submitted in class on Friday, Unit 9 Vocabulary, and work on The Egypt Game project

Friday-work on The Egypt Game project

 

 

Reminders:

1. Please return your Graded Paper Red or Blue Folders with your parent’s signature.

2. Literacy Night is on Thursday, January 22, 2015-6PM – 7:30PM. An exciting, educational, fun evening is planned for the students.

3. The quarter ends on Thursday, January 29th

4. Continue to bring in used books in great condition for our Book Drive

4th Grade Assessments

Friday, Jan. 23rd-chapters 9 and 10 quiz on From the Mixed Up Files

Wednesday, January 28th-novel test From the Mixed Up Files

Thursday, January 29th-From the Mixed Up Files project is due

Thursday, January 29th-Unit 9 Vocabulary Test

4th Grade Homework

Monday-No school: Dr. King Holiday

Tuesday-ELA–1 Hour Compass Learning-Reading; start Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop; and complete Pre-writing activity for From the Mixed Up Files project; complete Dr. King “I Have a Dream” poster (colorful and illustrated)

Wednesday-Complete chapter 9 Vocabulary workshop; work on From the Mixed Up Files  project; Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop

Thursday-ELA-Complete chapter 9 and 10 handouts for From the Mixed Up Files; work on From the Mixed Up Files project; Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop; SS-complete Jr. Scholastic handout

Friday-work on From the Mixed Up Files project (due January 31st) and Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop

5th Grade Assessments

Friday, January 23rd-The Egypt Game quiz (chapters 20 and 21)

Tuesday, January 27th The Egypt Game quiz (chapters 22 and 23)

Thursday, January 29th The Egypt Game novel test

Thursday, January 29th-Unit 9 Vocabulary Test

Friday, February 13th The Egypt Game Project is due

5th Grade Homework

Monday-No school: Dr. King Holiday

Tuesday-1 Hour Compass Learning-Reading; Dr. King Speech Word/Definition/Meaning Chart; Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop

Wednesday-Pre-writing activity for The Egypt Game project (due Friday); Dr. King Reading and Text/Reaction/Connection T-chart

Thursday-Pre-writing activity for The Egypt Game project (due Friday)  and chapters 20 and 21 Comprehension Check The Egypt Game

Friday-work on The Egypt Game project and Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop

 

Announcements:

1. NWEA testing (Reading) is Tuesday, January 13th

2. School-wide Spelling Bee is Thursday, January 15th

4th Grade

Assessments: Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop and Chapters 5-7 From the Mixed Up Files tests are Wednesday, Jan. 14th

ELA/SS project-due on January 26th

Monday-1 hour Compass Learning; Unit 8 Vocab.Workshop

Tuesday-Chapter 7 and 8 comprehension questions From the Mixed Up Files

Wednesday-Test on Chapters 5-7 in From the Mixed Up Files and Chapter 8 Vocabulary Workshop; 1 hour Compass Learning and work on ideas for SS/ELA project

Thursday-work on SS/ELA project (see guidelines); Compass Learning-1 Hour

Friday-no homework

5th Grade

Assessments: SS-chapter 2 Ancient Egypt; Unit 8 Vocabulary test is Friday, Jan. 16th, The Egypt Game-chapter 17-18 Wednesday

Monday-Chapter 2 SS test is today! 1 hour Compass Learning, complete Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop, and Chapters 15-17 Comprehension Questions The Egypt Game

Tuesday-Study for Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop, select one term from Jr. Scholastic 2014 Terms to Know (and complete the definition and visual chart)

Wednesday-The Egypt Game test is today; The Egypt Game-complete chapter 19 and complete comprehension questions for 18 and 19.

Thursday-Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop; study for Unit 8 test

Friday-No Homework

 

Welcome Back!!! Happy new year!!

Announcements:

1. Spelling Bee is this week! (5th grade Tuesday/4th grade-Wednesday)

2. Please return your Wednesday folders.

3. Please return your Progress Reports.

4th Grade

Assessments:

Writing-Unit 8 Vocabulary Test is Friday, Jan. 9th

Reading-Test for Chapters 5-7 From the Mixed Up Files… is Friday, January 9th

Social Studies-New York Project (due on Wednesday, January 21) Guidelines distributed Wednesday

Homework

Monday-Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop and study for Spelling Bee (Classroom Spelling Bee is Wednesday, Jan. 7th); also, complete chapter 5 reading in From the Mixed Up Files.

Tuesday-From the Mixed Up Files (Chapter 5 and 6 comprehension questions) and Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop; Junior Scholastic 2015 Ten New Terms to Know (read page 8 and 9 and complete graphic organizer); study for Classroom Spelling Bee

Wednesday-From the Mixed Up Files chapter 7 comprehension questions

Thursday-Study for From the Mixed Up Files test and Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop test; Junior Scholastic Debate: Should Schools Start Later? (page 20 and 21 and graphic organizer)

Friday-Have a great weekend!!

5th Grade

Assessments:

The Egypt Game test (chapters 17-19) -Friday, Jan. 9th

Chapter 2 Ancient Egypt-Thursday, Jan. 8th

Unit 8 Vocabulary-Friday, January 16th

(Reminder: Independent Reading Logs are due on January 9th)

Homework

Monday-study for Spelling Bee (Classroom Spelling Bee is Tuesday, Jan. 6th; Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop

Tuesday- Chapter 2 Ancient Review Page 74   1-15; Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop

Wednesday-Comprehension questions The Egypt Game ch. 15-17 and Chapter 2 Review Page 74   and 75  16-23. 

Thursday-Unit 8; Comprehension questions The Egypt Game ch. 18 and 19  and study for tests.

Friday-Friday-Have a great weekend!!